Michelle Kennedy In the Pines is a complicated listen and certainly not for the faint of heart. Based around the compelling poetry of Pulitzer Prize winner Alice Notley, there is some narrative thread but it is tenuous. Tenuous isn’t all bad though because what AroarA (Andrew Whiteman and Ariel Engle, his wife, collaborator and stunning [...]
Michelle Kennedy Just a few days ago, the gorgeous and incredibly cinematic album Images Du Futur by Montreal’s tres cool band of the moment Suuns was long-listed for the illustrious Polaris Music Prize.
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Rating: 4.5 / 5 Reviewer: Michelle Kennedy Little darling, I’m along for the ride/You’re the one I want to be quiet beside/Rest your head until you dream of a rhyme/So many sparrows, so little time.
Rating: 2 / 5 Reviewer: Michelle Kennedy Goodness gracious Ke$ha has managed to achieve the exact level of mediocrity that all her previous efforts have led us to expect – only this time with dubstep!
Rating: 2.5 / 5 Reviewer: Michelle Kennedy Upon listening to P!nk’s new album, The Truth About Love, it becomes important to differentiate between pop music and popular music. Pop music can certainly be, but is not always, popular and similarly, popular music isn’t always pop music.
Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Michelle Kennedy Fear Fun, the first solo album released under indie-wunderkind Joshua Tillman’s Father John Misty moniker, is a weird one. Not bad weird, but not great weird either. Just good weird.
Rating: 4.5 / 5 Reviewer: Michelle Kennedy Listening to Boys & Girls for the first time, relishing in it’s unabashed honesty and Howard’s androgynous vocal prowess, it’s nearly impossible to believe this is the band’s first release.
Rating: 4 / 5 Reviewer: Michelle Kennedy Jack White may well be rock and roll’s greatest trickster—a shape shifter of the highest order. The White Stripes were always a deceptively simple band; accessible and ever straightforward. But diving into their music, audiences were treated with a depth and precision often lacking in their garage-rock revivalist [...]