The blaring horns (isn’t everyone using those these days?) on the opening track of Fall Out Boy’s new album American Beauty/American Psycho are a flashy spectacle to be sure, but the album as a whole doesn’t offer much more than what we’ve already heard from them. Save Rock and Roll, their 2013 album, was a […]Read more "American Beauty/American Psycho by Fall Out Boy: Album Review"
The Minaj returns in her most intimate and different record yet. Moving on from her Pink Friday era she states off the bat: ‘I had to reinvent, I put the v in vent’, and throughout the 16 tracks we’re shown a different side to Minaj than the booty-shocking quirky rapper that we’ve become acquainted with. […]Read more "The Pinkprint by Nicki Minaj: Album Review"
It seems there are two ways to put out an album these days: 1) you hype it up like a monster Taylor Swift style, or 2) do a Beyoncé and drop it out of the blue. Azealia Banks has done the latter. Just when we thought her debut album would never appear, here it is, […]Read more "Broke With Expensive Taste by Azealia Banks: Album Review"
Sometime last August, Taylor Swift uttered one fateful phrase: ‘1989 will be my first official documented pop album’. To industry bosses, this caused understandable trepidation. Much buzz is currently made over how Swift is the best hope to revive a dying industry wallowing in plummeting sales, and therefore it is not without great assessment and […]Read more "Album Review: 1989 by Taylor Swift"