Reviews

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

Album of the Week: Beck, 'Hyperspace'


Beck, 'Hyperspace'

Beck talks with Jill Riley about his new record, working with Pharrell Williams, and his recent high-profile recording session at Paisley Park.

Album of the Week: Michael Kiwanuka, 'KIWANUKA'


Michael Kiwanuka, 'KIWANUKA'

On Kiwanuka's self-titled album, he embraces all his influences from Curtis Mayfield to Joni Mitchell, all while cementing his identity as a powerful voice capable of crafting songs that confront personal narratives and the human condition.

Album of the Week: CHVRCHES, 'Love Is Dead'


CHVRCHES, 'Love Is Dead'

'Love Is Dead' displays many of the attributes that made CHVRCHES a compelling act from the start, it'll be an instant favorite for anyone who enjoys a well-crafted and engaging release.

Album of the Week: Rex Orange County, 'Pony'


Rex Orange County, 'Pony'

As Rex Orange County embarks on a new tour to support his album, 'Pony,' the English songwriter faces the scrutiny of any emerging artist making a major label debut.