Revolution Radio manages to survey almost the entire bag of tricks Green Day has pulled from over the past 25 years.
Enjoying the Pixies’s sixth album, Head Carrier, is mostly a matter of managing expectations.
The hooks on WALLS are surprisingly hard to come by for an album this ostensibly geared toward radio.
American Band is concise, laser-focused, and brutally efficient, lyrically and musically.
Skeleton Tree is at once Cave’s darkest, most emotionally devastating work to date, and his most painfully vulnerable.
The time has come to at long last grant Trompe le Monde its rightful title as the Pixies’s best album.
Even with improved production values and greater musical eclecticism, Real is still fittingly unadulterated.
Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not is the warm, comforting blanket of Marshall-stack fuzz we need right now.
The album is a testament to the depths to which Tyler is willing to pander in order to remain relevant.
The album is full of squiggly synths, bubblegum melodies, drum machines, and syrupy Hollywood strings.
The album is an astoundingly well-realized, consistently surprising, and mostly brilliant genre-bending experiment.
The album represents a significant step forward in terms of the band’s emotional range and melodic richness.
Post Pop Depression seeks to deliver a proper send-off for Iggy the songwriter and pop pioneer.
The success or failure of each of the album’s songs largely hinges not on whether Kozelek’s babbling is charming or not.
Whatever the end results, Adams at least deserves credit for putting so much effort into 1989’s arrangements.
On their new album, Blitzen Trapper isn’t afraid to cater to those who yearn for a return to rock’s golden age.
Crosseyed Heart finds Richards leaning on genre exercises, some of which are more successful than others.
On their eighth album, the band encapsulates a broader purview of Memphis’s influence than ever before.
The album is the strongest affirmation yet of Dan Bejar’s inexhaustible restlessness.
Star Wars is by far the noisiest and most adventurous Wilco album in over a decade.