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album cover“The album starts with a cluttered, uptempo rock-R&B hybrid and never really stabilizes after that, abruptly moving into one of a few ballads suited more for a pop-oriented R&B artist, later involving a contemporary country number seemingly written by an algorithm, and a triumphant Tye Tribbett-driven gospel belter, among other approaches.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“While you can certainly pick out some of the influences — a Billy Idol drumbeat here, a Smashing Pumpkins-esque guitar sound there — they are are used in unexpected ways on songs that would sound as good and as catchy if Murray and Cain simply played them on acoustic guitars.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“For the most part, Pronto Monto holds up quite well within the McGarrigles’ catalog and its return from the abyss of Warner’s vaults is a welcome event.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Lyrically, themes of encroaching middle age and the contentment of family life provide much of the album’s emotional arc, and while it would be easy to accuse Bridwell of descending into the musical comfort zone that often gets unfairly labeled as ‘dad rock,’ he’s writing from an honest place about the life he’s living.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Though performed in the studio rather than on-stage, much of Rehab Reunion has the same loose candor of a live album, even if it focuses on a very specific version of the Noisemakers.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“While case/lang/veirs doesn’t approach the greatness these women have managed on their own albums, it does offer more than a few beautiful moments they could not have achieved on their own.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…it is a tribute to the Grateful Dead as sonic adventurers, pioneering new avenues into space and beyond.” -Allmusic.com

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Deerhoof: The Magic

album cover“Given the youthful wonder and spontaneity that drive their music — no matter how sophisticated their ideas and playing are — it’s an inspired concept.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“With its stream-fishing quantity of songs notwithstanding — 16 cuts, well over an hour in duration — Dress to Impress fulfills its intent.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Blood, Sweat & 3 Years, the big-label debut from electronic production trio Cash Cash, is a celebration of the many facets of dance in the 2010s EDM era, from trap to tropical and everything in between.” -Allmusic.com

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Blink 182: California

album cover“The guys have grown up and the results are as catchy and enjoyable as anything they ever did in their youthful heyday.” -Allmusic.com

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Schoolboy Q: Blank Face

album cover“As a release born firmly in the age of streaming, playlists, and The Life of Pablo, it’s a sprawling album to argue about and examine.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…Youth Authority, a record that gleams but also roars, an album that still feels the pull of adolescent rebellion even as middle age sentimentality begins to descend.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…there’s a melancholic comfort to its ebb and flow, a gentle rocking motion that feels comforting; it’s a tonic to the cloistered, scattered King of Limbs and even the sleek alienation of Kid A.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…with Freeman playing the guitar, the group’s sound was instantly recognizable regardless of who joined him in the studio or on stage. And it is that guitar playing that distinguishes the 10 tracks heard on True Stories.” -Soultracks.com/Howard Dukes

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album cover“Clean Your Clock is raucous and raw, with the set captured as it was played, with a lot of energy and passion along with some minor imperfections.” -Loudwire.com/Chad Bowar

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album cover“…the album inches away from being a labor of love and into pure nostalgia trip, but even then the album is pleasant enough that it’s hard to complain.” -Allmusic.com

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Flume-Skin

album cover“While it could have benefitted from some editing, Skin still shows a lot of growth — it’s more mature, and more memorable, than Flume.” -Allmusic.com

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David Nail-Fighter

album cover“…a mature, confident record from a singer who sees no reason to grandstand.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Man Machine Poem is an appropriate farewell, but not a perfect one, and that’s just the way it is.” -Allmusic.com

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