Cry Cry Cry | Wolf Parade

Cry Cry Cry | Wolf Parade Album Review by James Kendall Wolf Parade return after a seven-year hiatus with Cry Cry Cry. It’s a solid alternative-rock album that doesn’t stray too far from their established sound but still feels fresh. My favorites are: “You’re Dreaming,” “Incantation,” “Valley Boy,” and “Lazarus Online.” Check out my review from Read more about Cry Cry Cry | Wolf Parade[…]

I Tell A Fly | Benjamin Clementine

I Tell A Fly | Benjamin Clementine Album Review by James Kendall “In little words – it’s a story about two wandering flies finding fleet. I am neither a politician nor prophet but, an artist who creates to only entertain is no better than a con. I hope this album fulfills its purpose.” – Benjamin Read more about I Tell A Fly | Benjamin Clementine[…]

Haiku From Zero | Cut Copy

Haiku From Zero | Cut Copy Album Review by James Kendall Cut Copy return with their best album since 2008’s In Ghost Colours. Haiku is a fun album full of jams that don’t let up at any point; the whole album just really works front to back. My favorites are: “Standing In The Middle of The Field,” Read more about Haiku From Zero | Cut Copy[…]

Sleep Well Beast | The National

Sleep Well Beast | The National Album Review by James Kendall “Forget it, nothing I change changes anything I won’t let it, I won’t let it ruin my hair.” – Matt Berninger on “Walk It Back.” The National’s latest album sees the band letting loose a little from their conventionally heavy-laden, melancholy sound. There’s still plenty Read more about Sleep Well Beast | The National[…]

American Dream | LCD Soundsystem

American Dream | LCD Soundsystem Album Review by James Kendall “Look what happened when you were dreaming, then punch yourself in the face.” – James Murphy on “American Dream.” James Murphy and co. have returned after their announced breakup back in 2011 after a monstrous final show in Madison Square Garden. Following his work on Read more about American Dream | LCD Soundsystem[…]

A Deeper Understanding | The War On Drugs

A Deeper Understanding | The War On Drugs Album Review by James Kendall The War On Drugs’ latest release, A Deeper Understanding, is a sonic journey through-and-through. The album does not let up from the opening notes of “Up All Night” to the closing jam session that is “You Don’t Have To Go.” The last Read more about A Deeper Understanding | The War On Drugs[…]

Painted Ruins | Grizzly Bear

Painted Ruins | Grizzly Bear Album Review by James Kendall Grizzly Bear returns with Painted Ruins, the latest in their ever-growing catalog of decent albums. This album proves to be another good release from them with several standout tracks but is accompanied by plenty more “Okay” tracks. Checkout my review of the album from Edge Essentials Read more about Painted Ruins | Grizzly Bear[…]