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Outrage! Is Now | Death From Above: Album Review

Artist: Death From Above Album: Outrage! Is Now Release date: 2017 The Toronto hard-rock duo, Death From Above released their new single, “Freeze Me” earlier this year, the same day they announced their name change. Death From Above was locked in a legal dispute since

American Dream | LCD Soundsystem: Album Review

Artist: LCD Soundsystem Album: American Dream Release date: 2017 LCD Soundsystem is back with their new album, American Dream, released on Sept. 1. The band has not produced an album since the earlier half of 2014, and the gap in music production shows on this

Okovi | Zola Jesus: Album Review

Artist: Zola Jesus Album: Okovi Record Label: Sacred Bones Record Musician Zola Jesus returns with an epic array of her classical goth pop melodies in her fifth studio album, Okovi. This emotionally indebted work was released on Sept. 8 and marks her second return with

Beast Epic | Irone & Wine: Album Review

Artist: Iron & Wine Album: Beast Epic Release date: Aug. 15th, 2017 After nearly four years, Iron & Wine released its newest album on Aug. 15. The lead singer, Sam Beam has returned to hiss original roots in Beast Epic, bringing back warm and familiar

Orc | Oh Sees: Album Review

Artist: Oh Sees Album: Orc Release date: Aug. 25th, 2017 Released on Aug. 25, Oh Sees’, Orc explores sinister-sounding, trance inducing jams in some of the most interesting ways imaginable. Focusing primarily on the music, Oh Sees, formerly known as Thee Oh Sees, explores a

The National | Boxer

Ten years after The National gifted fans with their fourth studio album, Boxer,the record still invokes the spirit of a hopeful and buoyant optimism for life overall—even in self-identifying broody pessimism. After listening to the special gray pressing the band released to commemorate the 10

Foster The People | Doing It For The Money

Foster the People’s latest single off their newest album, Sacred Hearts Club, titled “Doing It for the Money” warranted an absurd music video and the band delivered in spades. The visuals border on psychedelic and are almost undecipherable in thought. It is hard to grasp

Kesha | Rainbow

On Aug. 11, Kesha Rose Serbert (more commonly known as Kesha), released her third studio album Rainbow, is an intimate look inside the singer’s rebirth. In 2014, Serbert filed a lawsuit that asked for separation from her music label to avoid contact with her then-producer,

Grizzly Bear | Painted Ruins

Indie-rock group Grizzly Bear has returned with the Aug. 18 release of their new album, Painted Ruins. The group’s previous album, Shields was released back in 2012, and their hiatus seemed to aid in the development of the band’s new sound. Their romantic and experimental