The Chicks – Gaslighter

Back with a new name and one of the best producers in the business, The Chicks storm back onto the musical scene. Their first album since winning the 2007 Album of the Year Grammy with Taking The Long Way, a somber and reflective look at a world that had recently sent them a firestorm of … Continue reading The Chicks – Gaslighter

Kesha – High Road

You have to give Kesha credit for continuing to push onwards. After returning from a long legal battle with former producer Dr. Luke with the cathartic and triumphant Rainbow, one of the most successful pop artists of the early 2010s is back with her fourth studio album. Blending together the over-the-top party girl rap persona … Continue reading Kesha – High Road

Rapid Fire Reviews (The Weeknd, Kacey Musgraves, Hayley Kiyoko)

The Weeknd - My Dear Melancholy, Canadian pop/R&B superstar The Weeknd releases a 6-song EP a year and a half after the successes of Starboy that sees him return to a sound that many fans have been missing. My Dear Melancholy, is much darker than we’ve heard him get in a while. While it’s difficult … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (The Weeknd, Kacey Musgraves, Hayley Kiyoko)

Rapid Fire Reviews (Justin Timberlake, Black Panther, Rich Brian)

I've been pretty busy lately with midterms and the Olympics but a couple of these rapid fire posts should get things back on track! Justin Timberlake - Man of the Woods Timberlake’s fifth studio album and his first in five years follows one of the best pop albums of the decade with a confusing amalgamation … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Justin Timberlake, Black Panther, Rich Brian)

Miley Cyrus – Younger Now

Miley Cyrus' sixth studio album is a return to her roots, abandoning the ridiculous persona that coloured her previous two albums and somewhat problematically distancing herself from the hip-hop genre as a whole, saying the materialism associated with it doesn't represent her anymore. Younger Now reverts back to some country-tinged, mostly acoustic pop music, Cyrus' voice still … Continue reading Miley Cyrus – Younger Now

Little Big Town – The Breaker

Now deep into their careers, harmonious country quartet Little Big Town recruit some of their genre's best songwriters and right the wrongs of their Pharrell Williams-assisted bubblegum pop misfire of 2016, Wanderlust. While there may not be anything on the project that stands out quite like their Grammy-nominated ballad "Girl Crush", there is more than enough … Continue reading Little Big Town – The Breaker