Archive of posts with category 'Album Review'

Sonder - Into Review

As a longtime Brent Faiyaz fan, it was like discovering a goldmine when I first found out about his side project/band Sonder. The group consists of Brent, two producers, Dpat...

Kendrick Lamar - Mr. Morale and the Big Steppers Review

After a 5 year wait, this album is not what I expected at all. Kendrick puts the theme of it best in his very first lyric here; “I’ve been going...

Classic Hip-hop Review #1: Outkast- ATLiens

In the mid 90s, hip-hop was primarily based around two areas, the east coast and the west coast. Fans constantly argued about which side of the country had the better...

Classic R&B review #1: Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

There are very few music artists I can think of that have mastered multiple art forms to an equal skill level. Lauryn Hill is one of these few. She holds...

J. Cole - The Off-Season Album Review

The Off-Season:   The newest and sixth studio album by J. Cole, one of the figureheads of the rap game for the last decade, was released this Friday. Originally titled...

Chimes Of Freedom - The Songs Of Bob Dylan Various Artists

A behemoth at 73 songs. A lotta meh, a few stinkers by luminous egos and a few gems.  Overall, kept thinking that the best person who covers Bob Dylan songs...

Hermit Thrushes–Mystery Ocean

  Haven’t heard a band that made this much sense in a long time.  Been obsessively listening to their previous releases, Benaki and Slight Fountain, but thinking Hermit Thrushes’ Mystery Ocean...

Orchestraville -- Poison Berries

Been waiting a long time for this record. A long time. Like 8 years long. And now Orchestraville’s Poison Berries is at last here.  Odds are you don’t  know this...