Hendra sounds like an adult contemporary/folk crossover album that could have been released in 1976.
Here and Nowhere Else is defined by the sound of raw energy giving way to coherence and control.
Music for Robots is an experiment that rarely rises from the lab long enough to breathe the open air.
It's Album Time slowly builds an argument that there's genuine talent behind the sheen of novelty, only to have Terje zigzag in the other direction.
For all its heady ideas and pretty moments, The Future's Void is a mishmash of half-completed thoughts that fails to fully connect.
The Cautionary Tales of Mark Oliver Everett is a roughshod batch of breakup songs too fragile to support the conceptual weight of its title.
For all its faults, Singles represents a band stepping into its prime.
Out Among the Stars is a reminder of how easy Johnny Cash made it all look even when he was slumping.
Mess may be Liars' darkest album, which is saying a lot for a band so well versed in cultic, gloomy theatrics.
The band's offbeat lyrical imagery and crunchy guitar-drum combinations work to enhance the album's messy, unpretentious charm.
Kiss Me Once continues an impressive streak of ruthlessly addictive dance music that dates at least as far back as 2001.
The Take Off and Landing of Everything gives us mostly familiar surroundings, but it makes for fine company.
There isn't a single moment on Supermodel that could be acutely identified to represent Foster the People's unique "personality."
Lost in the Dream masterfully conveys existential ambivalence with its vast distorted spaces.
On Piñata, eccentric sample masher Madlib and MC Freddie Gibbs employ the vintage sounds of the 1970s and storytelling beats of Blaxploitation movies.
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