While possibly making lots of musical decisions based on public image, Cyrus’s singular strength of crafting personal melodies couldn’t overcome empty and lackluster collection of short songs this album came to be, thanks to the shallow acoustic sound and the… Continue reading "Younger Now – Miley Cyrus"
In simply relying on fundamentals, Foo Fighters don’t overthink and succeed in creating a work that shows the spirit of gritty human emotion through engaging and smart musical tactics, namely their harmony, and although there were some whiffs in adding… Continue reading "Concrete and Gold – Foo Fighters"
The categorization of musical genres is something that seems so matter-of-fact and innocent today among all music lovers. There are labels of genres and sub-genres that have become mutually agreed upon and used to describe the music we listen to… Continue reading "Today’s genres suck! (A rant from a music nerd)"
Being dark in nearly every sense, this album succeeds in achieving a unified unique atmosphere with moody expressiveness and creative sound organization along with grounded and recognizable harmony, but leaving much to be desired from the lack of memorability, motivic… Continue reading "Sleep Well Beast – The National"
This reunion album is rightfully fully derived from James Murphy’s singular yet powerful musical strength, which are the spacious and versatile rhythmic drones, and while its successes in sound and some musical cohesiveness separate itself from other timbre driven works,… Continue reading "American Dream – LCD Soundsystem"
Its main interest point may be the metaphysical ideas and organization behind it that truly inspire contemplation, and it fully achieved success with the consistent, smart, and trance-like timbre, which quizzically left the rather plain melodic shapes to come off… Continue reading "Science Fiction – Brand New"
By today’s standards, the album’s main uniqueness comes mostly from the lyrics and themes that one may or may not pay attention to, and it does well to exemplify the strengths – interesting sounds, neat harmonic progressions, clear intent –… Continue reading "A Fever Dream – Everything Everything"
Overcoming the songwriting inconsistencies of finding intriguing melodies and interesting textures, which were highlights in only a few songs, was Kesha’s wonderful ability to communicate to her audience, both in blatancy and subtlety, with her obvious passion and intent turning… Continue reading "Rainbow – Kesha"