Published 02/23/2019

Okay, hold up now. This isn’t just some washed up musician with past mainstream appeal throwing whatever she can together to make more money. For one, Lavigne’s only 34. For two, and more importantly, there are some high-quality moments to be found on here thanks to Lavigne not…


Published 02/21/2019

This is some fun stuff. This is music creation at some of its purest, paying no attention to labels, expectations, or cultural status. It also doesn’t try so hard to be unique or different. The composition comes across as rather free and effortless, which is a wonderful thing…


Published 02/19/2019

On one end, this album is slightly on the underwhelming side, as its main compositional focuses and techniques in the timbral area weren’t as immensely captivating of a trip as they set out to be. On the other end, though, this album pleasantly surprises, as it never becomes…


Published 02/15/2019

Nope. This is one to stay away from. Far away. Please. It’s rather infuriating that the most popular, widely talked about album today is so ugly and annoying. Yet here we are, powerless to stop its rise to power and influence, and all I can do is try…


Published 02/14/2019

It started as an understated, subdued, and rather tame delivery of ideas, which I thought right off the bat was something that needed improvement. Over time, though, the easygoing nature of the album really came into its own, and the tameness was not so much a deterrent, but…


Published 02/12/2019

Forget what this band has done in the past. Forget about your expectations. None of that helps with musical opinion, it only clouds your judgement. I urge you to take this in as simply an album meant to be listened to, and… lo and behold, you’ll probably end…


Published 02/10/2019

This is a collaboration from two different musicians who are quite talented in their own right, and shows us up close that hard work and mastery of technique will pay off no matter what the subject material is or who you work with. On the other hand, this…


Published 02/04/2019

Trying to balance a rather fine line between being peaceful and being engaging, it really ended up being neither in the grand scope of the whole work. …


Published 02/03/2019

For listeners who can fully appreciate unhurried tempos and soft-spoken deliveries, this is an album that never loses interest and keeps finding new ideas to grasp attention. It’s quite varied in song to song as to what the showcased elements are and how the sections are constructed and…


Published 02/03/2019

The music world has been trying to define and clarify the development of rock n’ roll in this postmodern age, and it’s safe to say that we won’t really have an answer while currently living in the era. However, it might be obvious to those who have closely…

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I’m Sam Mullooly, founder of the music review platform Album Analysis. I provide in-depth analysis and critique of new albums in a unique, music-oriented way.

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