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Review: Industrial rock performer returns to familiar territory

By | Sep 5, 2013

Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor takes a more cheerful tone with the group’s latest album, “Hesitation Marks.”

Review: Director’s visuals overshadow storyline in sci-fi flick

By | Sep 2, 2013

Director Neill Blomkamp’s science-fiction film “Elysium” is visually stunning but focuses too little on the plot.

Review: Daft Punk finds footing in reality

By | Jul 17, 2013

Electronic band Daft Punk has stepped out of its synthetic roots to focus on a more natural sound with latest album, “Random Access Memories.”

Review: Daft Punk finds footing in reality

By | Jul 14, 2013

Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo, together known as Daft Punk, made their musical debut 16 years ago with the album “Homework.” The duo has once again made magic with its latest album, “Random Access Memories,” which is a throwback to disco that augments its previously established electronic sound with an orchestra. It has been…

Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs offer quirky yet flawed album

By | Apr 24, 2013

Indie band Yeah Yeah Yeahs return with bizarre punk album, “Mosquito.”

Review: ‘Scary MoVie’ disappoints with boring comeback

By | Apr 24, 2013

The Scary Movie franchise returns for the fifth, and hopefully, last time.

Review: Christopher Owens releases eclectic solo album

By | Jan 22, 2013

Indie rock musician triumphs with debut solo album “Lysandre.”

Review: Rihanna shows off her attitude in ‘Unapologetic’

By | Dec 10, 2012

Rihanna hits the music scene hard with her bold album ‘Unapologetic.’

Review: ‘Next to Normal’ brings psychological drama to Hangar Theatre

By | Aug 29, 2012

This groundbreaking musical, from composer Tom Kitt and lyricist Brian Yorkey, explores the hidden issues within the seemingly normal life of the Goodman family.

Review: Bloc Party reverts to non-electro sound

By | Aug 27, 2012

The past few years have been rife with uncertainty for Bloc Party fans. While the British alternative collective was on hiatus, rumors of a break-up began to circulate. But all is right in the Bloc Party camp as they return with their fourth studio album, the unimaginatively titled “Four.”

‘Fastlife’: Jonas brother missteps with solo debut

By | Oct 26, 2011

Though Joe Jonas’ schoolboy good looks made him one of the most popular members of the Jonas Brothers trio, his solo debut hides his boy band image with dubstep beats, mature lyrics and a guest appearance by rapper Lil’ Wayne.

‘Ashes & Fires’: Artist creates twelfth album

By | Oct 26, 2011

Releasing at least one album a year in the last decade alone, Ryan Adams has created a collection of works with multiple genres including rock, folk, alternative and country. His latest work, “Ashes & Fires,” recalls his 2000 solo debut, “Heartbreaker,” and features the most consistent sound of his career.