Tag Archives: Album

Album Review: Dave East Ruggedly Carries on the New York Rap Tradition on Paranoia 2

The Lowdown: A sequel at least in name to last year’s Paranoia: A True Story, the latest from this Harlem rapper with the Nas co-sign carries on the New York rap tradition. Decidedly less commercial than its immediate predecessor, Paranoia 2 returns to the Kairi Chanel mixtape vibe that initially endeared him to lyrically minded hip-hop

Joe Perry Debuts New Album, 'Sweetzerland Manifesto,' in Concert: Videos, Set List + Photos

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, Joe Perry premiered tracks from his upcoming solo album, Sweetzerland Manifesto, with a guest star-filled show at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles. You can see pictures from the evening below. Perry was backed by Dean and Robert DeLeo of Stone Temple Pilots on guitar and bass, respectively, Buck Johnson on

How a 1995 Compilation Album with Kate Bush, David Bowie, and Queen Saved Christmas Music

Dusting ‘Em Off is a rotating, free-form feature that revisits a classic album, film, or moment in pop-culture history. This week, Nina Corcoran looks back at The Edge of Christmas and how a collection of new wave songs changed the path of holiday music. Growing up, I never understood why people hated Christmas music. It’s

American Nightmare announce new album, share thrashing single, “The World Is Blue”: Stream

Photo by Amy Lee American Nightmare have announced a new album, the long-awaited follow-up to 2003’s We’re Down Til We’re Underground. The self-titled release is due out February 16th through Rise Records. The hardcore outfit’s third overall but first since disbanding in 2004 spans nine tracks, including titles like “Flowers Under Siege”, “Gloom Forever”, and “Colder

The Shins announce The Worm’s Heart, a “flipped” version of their latest album, Heartworms

The Shins released their latest album, Heartworms, back in March of this year. A few days later, James Mercer’s outfit unveiled an alternate take of the single “Name For You”, something they did again with “Cherry Hearts” in October. Now, the indie pop band have announced a full-length “flipped” version of Heartworms they’re calling The Worm’s Heart.

Big Sean and Metro Boomin team up for new album, Double or Nothing: Stream

Just last week Big Sean and Metro Boomin announced the existence of a new collaborative album called Double or Nothing. Right on schedule, the project has been released and is streaming below via Spotify. The 10-track collection marks the duo’s first full-length collaboration and comes on the heels of the lead single, “Pull Up N Wreck”, featuring frequent

Album Review: Morrissey – Low in High School

On the November 16th episode of Sarah Silverman’s new Hulu show, I Love You, America, the actress and comedian inserted a monologue prior to the opening that addressed her friend, and fellow comedian, Louis C.K’s career-long string of masturbatory assaults. Why is this fact opening a Morrissey review, you ask? Well, because during Silverman’s monologue,