Out of Tune: Best Coast’s The Only Place fails to inspire

Summer is here! After wiping away the tears of seasonal affective disorder and compulsorily playing Alice Cooper’s “School’s Out”, you know it’s time to break open that long yearned for, sun-baked music you’ve been dreaming of during those… Read More

Critical Voices 2.0: Green Day’s 21st Century Breakdown

Come on people… Just look at the artwork! With the almost catatonic demand for listeners to “Sing us the song of the century,” so begins Green Day’s 8th studio album 21st Century Breakdown, their first release since 2004’s… Read More

Critical Voices 2.0: Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band’s Outer South

Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Bland Remember the days when being a socially conscious teenager meant turning to a Bright Eyes record for poetic verse that summed up all the political and social grievances that you thought… Read More

Critical Voices 2.0: Bob Dylan’s Together Through Life

This summer, the Voice’s “Critical Voices” feature makes it’s way to the internet in a bold new way. We’ll be doing weekly album reviews and, thanks to the glory of the internet, you now have the immediate ability… Read More

We’ll believe in anything

The new Wolf Parade album, At Mount Zoomer, isn’t as good as 2005’s Apologies to the Queen Mary. It’s better. Dan Cook tells you why, over on the main site.