Tag Archives: Album Review

Reflecting on Angel Olsen’s All Mirrors

By Riley Younger Angel Olsen tackles themes of love, taking a chance on it, losing it and expressing it on her fifth studio album, All Mirrors. The St. Louis native is known for her fluid and lyrically thoughtful melodies coupled … Read More >

How I’m feeling about “~how i’m feeling~”

By Martha Kowalski After many years it brings me great joy to finally say the words: Lauv has released a debut studio album. Since 2015, singer-songwriter Ari Staprans Leff – professionally known as Lauv – has produced dozens of songs … Read More >

Letting Noname Go: Room 25 Album Review

by Izzi Bavis [NOTE: I originally wrote this in June, 2019. There is a brief reflection at the end which was written in February, 2020.]  It took me back to riding the Red Line on a freezing February night in … Read More >

Girl Band: “The Talkies” Review

Author: Daniel Palmeter Album Rating: Girl Band has a reputation for creating noisy music. That may even be an understatement. Their 2014 release Holding Hands With Jamie was received as a hallmark in the development of noise rock. And after … Read More >

Brian Eno- Discreet Music Album Review

Author: Ben Farrell To kick off the monthly throwback album review series here at WSUM, we’ve chosen a record whose minimalism is its defining feature. Brian Eno’s 1975 LP Discreet Music garnered critical acclaim, and got him in the studioRead More >