The band’s sophomore effort continued their evolution and made them cultural mainstays.
Articles by Grant Sharples
The alternative songwriter’s past experiments find cohesion on his 14th studio album.
How a straightforward indie-folk band arrived at creating two of the most remarkable albums of 2019.
The pop-punkers’ second album with Matt Skiba is weighed down by stereotypical lyrics and cloying choruses.
The evolving songwriter continues to redefine both his art and what it means to be an artist.
The 2019 remake may falter as a film, but its soundtrack will stand the test of time.
Sorting through the entire catalog from the sad Cincinnati indie rockers.
An album of radio-friendly songs that plays it safe when risks might’ve yielded something more.
The Oxford rockers fall back on their signature heavy guitars and rhythmic percussion on the first half of their double album.
The second album from the New York garage rockers is a pivotal step in the band’s evolution.
James Mercer’s songs still beam with vitality a decade and a half later.
Canadian four-piece’s seventh LP comes off as inconsistent and uninspired more times than not.