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Alice in Chains | Rainier Fog | Album Review

BMG Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Five years after Alice In Chains’ last album released in 2013, their sixth album, Rainier Fog, made its release on Aug. 24. Illustrating the band’s deep-rooted past, the 10 tracks characteristically venture into the emotional turmoil of it,

Troye Sivan | Bloom | Album Review

EMI Rating: 4 out of 5 stars YouTuber turned musical artist Troye Sivan is redefining what it means to be a male sex icon with his second studio album Bloom. The album chronicles his journey of coming out and defining his sexuality. Bloom encompasses the

The War and Treaty | Healing Tide | Album Review

Strong World Entertainment Rating: 3 out of 5 stars Dynamic husband-wife duo The War and Treaty creates a spectacular and soulful listen for all audiences. Healing Tide, released on Aug. 10, treats listeners to astonishing vocal abilities from both Michael and Tanya Trotter.  The album,

Jason Mraz | Know. | Album Review

Atlantic Rating: 5 out of 5 stars Jason Mraz’s newest release Know. returns audiences to his true troubadour vibe of catchy guitar riffs and spot-on street corner rhymes all about knowing love. The album reads as a meet cute where boy-likes-girl-and-asks-girl-out-on-a-date, breezing through 10 tracks song

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Gorillaz | The Now Now | Album Review

Parlophone & Warner Bros. Records Rating: 3 out of 5 stars On July 21, the iconic animated ensemble Gorillaz released their sixth studio album. Their sixth album, The Now Now, followed the successful 2017 album, Humanz, the Gorillaz refreshing and politically-charged comeback album. After seemingly

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Kamasi Washington | Heaven and Earth | Album Review

Young Turks Rating: 5 out of 5 Kamasi Washington’s new album Heaven and Earth is a tour-de-force of powerful fusion jazz. Washington’s two-part album harkens back to works like Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew with its wandering interludes that transform into impassioned solos and memorable motifs.

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Years & Years | Palo Santo | Album Review

Polydor Records Rating: 4 out of 5 stars Years & Years’ second studio album, Palo Santo, opens with a chorus of deep, breathy voices whispering “when I pray” immediately followed by tribal drums and lead singer Olly Alexander’s hypnotic voice singing the haunting lyrics “In the

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King Tuff | The Other | Album Review

Sub Pop Records 4 out of 5 stars King Tuff’s new album, The Other, released on April 13, takes after neo-garage bands like The Donkeys or Ty Segall but brings his own gothic psychedelia to the genre. Opening with its namesake song, The Other starts