The Killers – Imploding The Mirage

After a couple side projects from lead singer Brandon Flowers, post-punk revivalists The Killers stormed back onto the scene with 2017’s Wonderful Wonderful and show no signs of slowing down. Often thought of as a highly influential band that left many imitators in their wake, their latest project sees them smartly sticking to a couple … Continue reading The Killers – Imploding The Mirage

The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form

Polarizing and provocative pop-rock outfit The 1975 have only striven harder and harder to make the kind of experimental and mind-opening music to match what often comes across as delusions of grandeur and strained connections of their work to global activism as their careers have progressed. After somewhat of a breakthrough with their past album, … Continue reading The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form

Rapid Fire Reviews (Takeoff, Imagine Dragons, Muse)

Takeoff - The Last Rocket The second of three solo albums from the members of ultra-popular rap trio Migos, Takeoff’s project is thankfully shorter than most of the rap odysseys his label drops all too often and is easily more enjoyable than the preceding album from Quavo. Takeoff is perhaps the Migo with the most … Continue reading Rapid Fire Reviews (Takeoff, Imagine Dragons, Muse)

Twenty One Pilots – Trench

Uncategorizable alternative duo Twenty One Pilots release their fifth studio album, and first after becoming household names with 2015’s uneven but hugely successful Blurryface. While I’ve often struggled with the duo’s consistency in the past, as they seemingly mashed disparate styles together for no reason other than the fact that they could, Trench sees them … Continue reading Twenty One Pilots – Trench

Panic! at the Disco – Pray For The Wicked

Veteran pop-rock “band” Panic! at the Disco, down to its final member in multi-instrumentalist and vocalist Brendon Urie, releases its second studio album as a solo act which greatly improves on predecessor “Death of a Bachelor”. Fresh from a stint on Broadway, Urie elevates his usual flair for the dramatic here and delivers some impressively … Continue reading Panic! at the Disco – Pray For The Wicked