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Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Midge Ure, “Orchestrated”

The idea of an orchestral album by Midge Ure isn’t a question of when, but rather why it took this long for it to happen....

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Reissue Review: Miracle Legion, “Portrait of a Damaged Family”

A "lost" album get a new life with a re-release...

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Album Review: Lucius, “Good Grief”

The Brooklyn five-piece returns with a hook-filled second album, Good Grief....

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Album Review: Nick Urb, “Until the End of Days”

In recent years, Detroit has become infamous for its epidemic of dilapidation and, to be frank, ruin porn. But going under the surface,...

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Album Review: Nova Heart, “Nova Heart”

Here's a fresh twist on some classic New Wave sounds....

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ALBUM REVIEW: Tony Fazio, ‘Another Way’

  It’s rare in 2015 to find an artist who’s straight-up blues. So many would-be blues artists (would-be meaning...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Kevin Jenkins, ‘Til The Story’s Told’

Let’s face it. As humans, we love a good success story, particularly when it’s taken that story’s protagonist a...

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ALBUM: The Aurian Haller Band, ‘House of Words’

Personally, one of the most enriching parts of music is not only the ability to blend styles, genres, and perspectives, but also languages...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Shannen Nicole, ‘Captive’

Talent – real, raw talent – can’t be taught; it’s in your blood, uncontrollably flowing throughout your life, work,...

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ALBUM REVIEW: The Splashing Pearls, ‘Tabloid Tales’

Get your aural tastebuds ready, because the Splashing Pearls are going to rearrange everything you ever thought you loved about music. This...

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Listening Booth: Mark Knopfler, “Tracker”

"Tracker" takes us on a slow journey across Mark Knopfler's career...

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Listening Booth: The Bottom Dollars, “Meet Me in Cognito”

The Bottom Dollars channel The Clash's energy with an Americana twist....

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Album Review: Elvis Costello and the Roots, “Wise Up Ghost”

“Now we’re in a hall of mirrors With my secret fears and terrors” –from “Come The Meantimes” by Elvis...

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Spin Cycle: Bon Jovi, What About Now

Yep. He's still around....

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Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience: Spin Cycle

OK, so how good is "The 20/20 Experience?" I mean, really?...

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Spin Cycle: Matt Pond, The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand

Mike A. reviews the new solo album from Matt Pond, The Lives Inside The Lines In Your Hand....

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Spin Cycle: Frightened Rabbit, Pedestrian Verse

Scottish indie-rockers Frightened Rabbit are back with "Pedestrian Verse", and just as self-deprecating as ever. Popblerd has the review!...

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2012 Christmas Album Roundup: Spin Cycle

Once again, Popblerd listens to this year's Christmas albums so you don't have to! This year brings us music from Cee-Lo, Sufjan Stevens,...

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Spin Cycle: Matthew Ryan, In The Dusk Of Everything

Singer/songwriter Matthew Ryan delivers another outstanding album of confessional music with his latest, "In The Dusk Of Everything." Check...

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Spin Cycle: The Coup, Sorry to Bother You

Boots Riley is just as pissed off as ever on "Sorry to Bother You". Check out our review....

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Spin Cycle: A.C. Newman, Shut Down the Streets

New Pornographers front man delivers a third solo effort, heads for the woods. ...

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Spin Cycle: Mumford & Sons, Babel

Scottish hitmakers Mumford & Sons are back with another agreeable, hooky collection of stomping folk-rock. How does "Babel" stack up...

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Spin Cycle: Band of Horses, Mirage Rock

Band of Horses reign it in and craft a harmonic homage to 70s AM radio on fourth album "Mirage Rock"...

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Spin Cycle: Alanis Morissette, Havoc and Bright Lights

Alanis Morissette is back with "Havoc and Bright Lights", her first release since 2008's "So-Called Chaos". Popblerd has the review!...

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Aimee Mann “Charmer” — So Nice, We Reviewed It Twice

Give two critics THREE months to listen to one album, and of course we will wait ‘Til Tuesday to publish our reviews. Which in this...

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Spin Cycle: Pet Shop Boys, Elysium

A quarter century after "West End Girls," the Pet Shop Boys are still here. Mike A. reviews Neil and Chris's brand new album Elysium...

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Spin Cycle: Easy Star All-Stars, Easy Star’s Thrillah

After tackling Radiohead, Pink Floyd, and Beatles records, Easy Star All-Stars give the King of Pop the reggae royalty treatment with Easy...

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Album Review: Jackie Gleason, “Music for Lovers Only”

Love life in the ruts? Pick up Real Gone Music's reissue of the classic Jackie Gleason album Music for Lovers Only and bring back the...

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Album Review: The Fixx, “Beautiful Friction”

The Fixx return with an impressively strong album....