Tag: CD Review

CD Reviews, Music

On Second Thought… Prince, “Chaos and Disorder”

Prince's "Chaos and Disorder" reconsidered....

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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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CD Review: Weather Report, “The Legendary Live Tapes: 1978-1981”

Rob Smith explores the expansive live box set by electric jazz pioneers Weather Report....

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Led Zeppelin, “In Through the Out Door”

Is there anything revelatory in the deluxe edition of Led Zeppelin's "In Through The Out Door?" Yes and no. ...

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CD Review: Aisles, “4:45 AM”

Respectful yet decidedly unique, Aisles has found a way to honor and still retain their own voice....

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CD Review: Riki Michele, “Push”

With an exceptional group of collaborators, Riki Michele brings the album of her solo career....

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CD Review: The J. Geils Band, “House Party: Live In Germany”

The band invites you to a soiree in West Germany tonight at 1979....

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CD Review: Steve Taylor and the Perfect Foil, “Goliath”

You should not have to wait a quarter century for one of the best albums of the year....

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CD Review: Robin Aigner, “Con Tender”

Aigner presents a sophisticated side of folk that traps you with her voice, but keeps you with her wordplay....

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CD Review: The Pineapple Thief, “Magnolia”

The Pineapple Thief return with tenth album, "Magnolia"...

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CD Review: Weezer, “Everything Will Be Alright In the End”

Weezer finally went and did it......

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CD Review: Engineers, “Always Returning”

Engineers invite you to get lost in "Always Returning"...

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CD Review: Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, “Hypnotic Eye”

Petty and company pull a fast one on their new album....

Music

Video Premiere: Life In A Blender, “Frankenstein Cannot Be Stopped”

Popdose premieres the new video, Frankenstein Cannot Be Stopped, from Life In A Blender's latest album...

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CD Review: Life In A Blender, “We Already Have Birds That Sing”

Fresh, bizarre, intricate, yet not afraid to be a little rude, Life In A Blender's "We Already Have Birds That Sing" is a short, but punchy...

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CD Review: The Choir, “Shadow Weaver”

Can an album be reflective, thought-provoking, and kick your butt at the same time?...

CD Reviews, Music, Television

CD Review: Vince Guaraldi Trio, “A Boy Named Charlie Brown”

It's not cartoon music. It's not jazz music. It's Charlie Brown music. ...

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CD Review: Gazpacho, “Demon”

The remarkable new album by Oslo's Gazpacho blows away the conventions of rock, prog, and the makeup of the "epic" song....

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CD Review: Paul McCartney, “New”

For McCartney's latest, the name says it all....

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Album Review: The Heavy Blinkers, “Health”

Following the releases of new albums by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Justin Timberlake, 2013 might go down as the year of the...

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CD Review: Drink A Toast To Innocence: A Tribute To Lite Rock

Are you ready to Lite Rock?...

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CD Review: “Girl Talk,” Kate Nash

Kate's anatomy of a break up....

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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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CD Review: My Bloody Valentine, “mbv”

With just about a month in hindsight, was My Bloody Valentine's "mbv" worth it?...

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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: 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. ...