Reviews

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

Album Review: Yeah Yeah Yeahs - Mosquito

I said this when I reviewed the last Yeah Yeah Yeahs record, It's Blitz: Karen O is one of the best frontwomen in today's music. Karen O and her equally important bandmates Brian Chase and Nick Zinner are back with a new record, Mosquito.

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Album Review: Dawes - Stories Don't End

As we've seen from earlier songs like "A Little Bit Of Everything," Dawes are not afraid to lay it on thick to find the emotions that resonate, and with "Stories Don't End" seem to have made a conscious decision to put Goldsmith's words front and center.

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Album Review: Cold War Kids - Dear Miss Lonelyhearts

Cold War Kids are one of the most underrated American indie rock bands of the past five years. They write and record songs that are quintessentially modern rock. It's not a cool thing to do when you've been a band for close to a decade, but it's also why their new album, Dear Miss Lonelyhearts is a refreshing return to normal in 2013.

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Album Review: The Strokes - Comedown Machine

As recently as three years ago, fans were concerned whether we would ever see a new record from The Strokes, but the band rewarded our long wait with Angles. Fast-forward almost two years to the date and The Strokes have released their fifth studio record, Comedown Machine.

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Album Review: Low - The Invisible Way

Low are celebrating a few landmarks with their latest album, The Invisible Way: It's the Duluth trio's 10th studio recording, and it marks their 20th anniversary as a band.

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Album Review: David Bowie - The Next Day

I hardly feel worthy of reviewing an album by possibly my favorite artist of all time, but it's my job to let the millions of Bowie fans know: you can rejoice! We've all been so hungry; it's time to be fed.

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