Reviews

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

Album Review: Metric - Fantasies


Metric holds a soft spot in my heart next to beer and grilled cheese sandwiches -- all things that I never get sick of.

Album Review: Gomez - A New Tide


Gomez - A New Tide

I found "A New Tide" to be a pleasant listen. Who's to say they should be writing songs according to industry expectations?

Album Review: The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love


The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love

"The Hazards of Love" is a strange concoction brewed from Colin Meloy's obsession with the British folk revival of the 1960s. It's as if the archetypes and themes of those folk songs were sucked up by an F5 twister (Meloy) and dropped into a foreign landscape: the rock opera.

Album Review: U2 - No Line on the Horizon


U2 - No Line on the Horizon

"No Line on the Horizon" may not be as immediately captivating as some of U2's other albums, but it is still a thoughtful and challenging addition their catalog.