Album Reviews

By: Reid Smith Photo courtesy of bandcamp.com Album: Volcano Artist: Temples Record Label: Fat Possum Records Release Date: March 3rd, 2017 Rating: With their sophomore album, Temples sends a message that they’re more than a 60’s nostalgia act. The neo-psychedelic group from Kettering, England went from uploading their songs on YouTube to playing Coachella and […]

By: Dylan Reynolds Album: American Nightmare Artist: Bad Rabbits Record Label: Bad Records Release Date: November 21, 2016 Rating:        Bad Rabbits, the Boston-based funk rock band, has never confined themselves to a single genre. From a stint as Slick Rick’s backing band to a spot the Van’s Warped Tour, these chameleons have found a […]

Scribed by: Conor Battles Album: You Want it Darker Artist: Leonard Cohen Label: Columbia Rating:  Not content to give the people their concise, carefully-wrapped and tied-off goodbye, Cohen takes the opportunity to send a message about life and death “I’ve got some work to do. Take care of business. I am ready to die.” When […]

Scribed by: Erik Svensson Album: Ruminations Label: Nonesuch Release Date: October 14th Rating: Photo courtesy of NME.com Conor Oberst’s songwriting has never been so personal. He’s always been good at writing songs that feel true to listeners, but on Ruminations he writes about more personal subjects rather than stories of characters. Wildly contrasting his 2014 […]


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