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Review: Former ‘X Factor’ contestant returns with mellow sound

By | Mar 18, 2015

Olly Murs returned with his fourth studio album on March 10.

Review: Electric duo’s album creates ‘Another Eternity’ in half an hour

By | Mar 17, 2015

Purity Ring returns with a 35-minute album that crosses genre boundaries with electric intensity.

Review: Big Sean brings huge hits with even greater wordplay

By | Mar 4, 2015

Big Sean’s third studio album delivers with witty wordplay in “Dark Sky Paradise.”

Review: Strong vocals propel punk band’s style expansion

By | Mar 2, 2015

Screaming Females unveil a newfound range of musical style in “Rose Mountain.”

Review: Overwhelming instrumentals drown out R&B soul

By | Feb 25, 2015

Rhythm and blues singer Raheem DeVaughn returns with “Love Sex Passion,” an overproduced album that sacrifices quality for quantity.

Review: ‘Smoke + Mirrors’ reflects band’s lack of cohesion

By | Feb 23, 2015

Following up their previous success in “Night Visions,” Imagine Dragons offers individual gems in a muddled overall album.

Review: Sisqo’s return marred by lackluster lyrical skills

By | Feb 19, 2015

After a fourteen year hiatus, R&B singer Sisqo returned for the last album in his “dragon trilogy.”

Review: Kodaline deviates from original sound in new release

By | Feb 17, 2015

Irish alternative-rock group Kodaline disappoints fans by straying from their signature, ghostly sound.

Review: Fifth Harmony’s debut album displays mature sound

By | Feb 12, 2015

“Reflection” marks a strong debut for Fifth Harmony, boasting girl-empowering lyrics and strong vocal range.

Review: ‘Full Speed’ can’t keep pace with hip-hop greats

By | Feb 11, 2015

Kid Ink’s newest album, “Full Speed,” bungles his genre with inconsistent style and lack of lyrical prowess.

Review: Punch Brothers deliver discography-defining album

By | Feb 5, 2015

“The Phosphorescent Blues” is the Punch Brothers’ best album yet, combining Romantic-era motifs with elements of bluegrass.

Review: Indie band returns with album dedicated to fans

By | Jan 28, 2015

The Decemberists’ seventh studio album, “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World,” pleases fans with an updated, folksy sound.