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M. Ward: More Rain

album cover“Within Ward’s canon, More Rain may not work overtime to distinguish itself, but like nearly all of his releases, it’s a companionable listen with a lot of craft hidden under its layers.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…Spalding — who also co-produced the album alongside legendary producer Tony Visconti (David Bowie) — builds the release largely around angular, electric guitar-rich prog rock, kinetic, rhythmically rich jazz fusion, and lyrically poetic pop.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“As the title implies, it may take the 1975 a while to get to the point on I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It, but when they do, the results are revelatory.” -Allmusic.com

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Blur: The Magic Whip

album cover“There are hooks, there are songs — songs that sink their hooks in slowly and fully, registering in the subconscious without notice — but it’s Blur claiming their status as an art-pop band, favoring texture and mood over wit and flash.” -Allmusic.com

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Granger Smith: Remington

album cover“…Smith is something of a throwback himself: he’s a reminder of how pop-country sounded in the years between Garth Brooks and bro-country.” -Allmusic.com

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Anvil: Anvil is Anvil

album cover“Instead of worshipping the past, Anvil updated their vintage sound and made a thrash metal album that’s of its time rather than stubbornly anachronistic.” -ConsequenceofSound.com/Jon Hadusek

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album cover“Despite… internal tension, the first and lasting impression of No Cities to Love is one of joy, a joy that emanates from a group who realized the purpose and pleasure of being in a band during their extended absence.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Considering the genre, the songs on Hellelujah are pleasing and fun, providing pounding, propulsive, no-frills, balls-to-the-wall mosh-pit metal.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…B’lieve I’m Goin Down… is an impeccably arranged album beneath its soothing, sleepy surface, with every element assisting in an illusion of deep, shimmering, and alluring melancholy.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…Threat to Survival proves that Shinedown still have plenty of gas left in the tank, and while the occasional foray into the shallower end of the mainstream may divide some listeners, there’s enough here to keep longtime followers satiated (and probably a little curious/nervous as to what the future holds) until the next ride.” -Allmusic.com

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Shamir: Ratchet

album cover“Ratchet is a fully realized, entertaining portrait of an artist who knows where he’s from and where he’s going.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Led by Florida native Adam Roth and Swedish multi-instrumentalists Fredrick Eriksson and Sebastian Fritze, the California-based band’s aesthetic falls somewhere between Lord Huron’s high-desert expanse and the Killers’ jagged glitz.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Ultimately, with Froot, Diamandis has crafted an arch, swaggeringly impressive album that balances its pop sweetness with a deep-rooted maturity.” -Allmusic.com

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Leona Lewis: I AM

album cover“… I Am appeals on a pure sonic level, eclipsing the often monolithic glare of Spirit and Glassheart, but the songs here, largely co-written by Lewis and Gad with other collaborators, are her strongest compositions…” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“The sound is first-rate, and it all makes you wonder why Frampton has never done a complete ‘unplugged’ album.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…Raitt is now in full control of her career, delivering consistently great music as a result.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“…with one track lifted from their previous effort (‘Mighty to Save’) and a string of competent but unremarkable covers, God’s Not Dead suggests Newsboys need their batteries recharged.” -Allmusic.com

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Deerhoof: Fever 121614

album cover“…Fever 121614, Live in Japan delivers most of what makes the band so engaging in concert.” -Allmusic.com

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Wolfmother: Victorious

album cover“…Victorious amounts to little more than a thrown-together mess.” -Allmusic.com

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album cover“Undeniably great sounding, the record puts Animal Collective’s brightest colors forward and, if history is any indication, is no predictor whatsoever of what they may do next.” -Allmusic.com

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