Muse falls flat with ‘Simulation Theory’

    Muse Simulation Theory Warner Brothers Records · November 9, 2018 As someone who grew up on Muse, this album was a bit of a disappointment. Over the years, Muse has strayed further and further from their original sound with each new release. Their eighth album, Simulation Theory, continues this trend as they introduce more of the […]

    Robyn masters musical simplicity with ‘Honey’

    Robyn  Honey Interscope Records · October 26, 2018 With its artful sparseness and crooning notions of love and loss, Honey is exactly what Robyn needed to catapult herself back onto the pop throne. Honey is Robyn’s first full-length album since 2010. The Swedish artist, who’s hailed to have transformed pop music, has finally returned to […]

    CHVRCHES brings life to the decaying Orpheum Theatre

    CHVRCHES October 20, 2018 at Orpheum Theater CHVRCHES has struck a delicate balance between creating a high-quality performance while not trying too hard in the process. The Orpheum theater is not the best place to see a show. Like many true and proper theaters, it has formal seating, and thus, no GA or standing section (the […]

    Greta Van Fleet lacks originality in ‘Anthem of the Peaceful Army’

    Greta Van Fleet Anthem of the Peaceful Army Republic Records · October 26, 2018 This album is a perfect example of the disconnect between the critical world and the everyday listener. If you’ve heard the name Greta Van Fleet, you’ve likely heard the name Led Zeppelin somewhere in its immediate syntactic vicinity. The comparison has […]

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