Album Reviews

Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.

'Juniper' EP by Myrkur, reviewed by Stephan Boissonneault
7.0

Juniper EP

When Amalie Bruun—known as Myrkur in the music community—dropped her self-titled EP in 2014, it seemed like the answer black metal needed. Bands (all…

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'Some Rap Songs,' the brand new Earl Sweatshirt, album review for Northern Transmissions by Stephan Boissonneault
8.5

Some Rap Songs

Earl Sweatshirt has always been an enigma in the hip-hop world. Much like his co-conspirator Tyler, The Creator, Earl’s approach to rap is never…

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Review of 'Ex:Re' by Ex:Re
8.0

Ex:Re

Often when an artist from a successful group shifts their focus to a solo project, it’s due to a feeling of subconscious unfulfillment. Such…

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Jeff Tweedy Warm Review For Northern Transmissions
7.0

Warm

Wilco or not, Jeff Tweedy brings out a complexity in his work through powerful writing and intriguing performances. As bland a simple acoustic palette…

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Daniel Romano Finally Free Review For Northern Transmissions
7.0

Finally Free

While Daniel Romano’s album cover for Finally Free might suggest pure party energy, there’s a sorrow to this music that makes it stick with…

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Foxwarren Foxwarren Review For Northern Transmissons
8.0

Foxwarren

A strong artistic voice and a belief in their word is what gives Foxwarren such an interesting appeal. Foxwarren is able to craft pop…

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'Rodkill' by Capital Punishment album review, including new material. The band that includes Adam Sandler, reissue comes 35 years after the original release
8.0

Roadkill

It’s wild to think 35 years after the release of their debut LP ‘Roadkill’, Capital Punishment are readying new material via Captured Tracks, an…

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