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April 3, 2020   |   Ithaca, NY

Review: Alabama Shakes delve into new musical style with sophomore album

By | Apr 27, 2015

Southern rock band Alabama Shakes continues to demonstrate its ability to bring rock music from previous decades into the modern age.

Review: English indie group explores effects of long-distance love in new album

By | Apr 22, 2015

“Glitterbug” strays away from the previous album’s optimistic party lyrics with this pleasing, yet unremarkable album, using the long-distance metaphor as a lament of their lack of American fans.

Review: New album explores complexities of love

By | Apr 21, 2015

Though the album is only nine songs long, each track has a different aspect to it that listeners will be able to understand and connect to emotionally.

Review: Indie-dance duo delivers lackluster lyrics in ‘New Glow’

By | Apr 14, 2015

The best word to describe this album is simply “fun.”

Review: Muddled musical styles make for a confusing listen

By | Apr 14, 2015

Failure to stick to a cohesive and consistent sound makes “Future Hearts” more like a muddled amalgam of tunes.

Review: Death Cab for Cutie returns with typical somber sound

By | Apr 8, 2015

“Kintsugi” is a catchy album filled with heartfelt and poetic reflections on love and loss.

Review: New artist breaks genre boundaries in first release

By | Apr 7, 2015

With undeniably sleek vocals and heartfelt lyrics, Bay has put himself out there and is an artist to keep an eye on.

Review: Mellow artist bares soul in new release

By | Apr 7, 2015

Stevens’ ability to turn great loss and suffering into perfectly simple chords and flawless lyrics is a demonstration of his genius as a musician and what makes “Carrie & Lowell” Stevens’ best album to date.

Review: Van Morrison teams up for duet album

By | Mar 31, 2015

Although to many, converting existing works to duets is a route only taken by washed-up artists with nothing to offer, Morrison defies the odds.

Review: ‘To Pimp A Butterfly’ soars with powerful wordplay

By | Mar 30, 2015

The most captivating part of the album is not the rhymes, nor the blend of beats and verses. It’s a simple conversation between two great artists.

Review: Modest Mouse distinguishes itself from indie-rock peers

By | Mar 24, 2015

After an 8-year hiatus, Modest Mouse returns with an upbeat, socially conscious setlist.

Review: AWOLNATION album ‘Run’ stumbles on style shifts

By | Mar 23, 2015

Known for their iconic song “Sail,” AWOLNATION’s latest album branches out into several different styles.