Reviews

Music and album reviews from the staff of 89.3 The Current.

Album Review: Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits

I won't deny Divine Fits the label of supergroup, if that's what it takes to convince you to listen. After all, they fit the profile if you follow their respective bands. Yet, "A Thing Called Divine Fits" isn't about flaunting chops or propping-up egos.

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Album Review: Bloc Party - Four

Perhaps after witnessing the rise of EDM here in the States, and the way Skrillex and others use metal rifts as punctuation, Bloc Party thought they could be the rock band equivalent to ride this new wave to further success.

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Album Review: Beach House - Bloom

Over the last six years, Baltimore-based duo Beach House has quietly honed a lovely, enveloping sound. On their fourth album, "Bloom," the band delivers the best music of their career.

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Album Review: Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again

He is a 24 year old with the voice and music of someone three times his age. When you hear his debut album, Michael Kiwanuka could fool you into thinking that you were listening to a long-lost Bill Withers record.

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Album Review: Soul Asylum - Delayed Reaction

While their sound is familiar, it's not sloppy or dated in any way. It has a grounded feel to it, with just as much passion as before, but with more of the kind of focus that only growing up and having a family can give you.

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