Reviews Archive

6 Apr 2018

Album Review: ‘Altered Sweet’

I’ve been a Matthew Sweet fan ever since his 1991 breakthrough album Girlfriend. I loved that album and played it constantly. Unfortunately, I always wanted Girlfriend 2 when it came to Sweet’s subsequent albums. He led the power pop movement
20 Dec 2017

Album Review: ‘Songs of Experience,’ U2

U2’s 14th studio album, Songs of Experience, finds the 50-something rockers searching for a voice, an identity, and relevance in a world of hip-hop and bubblegum pop. This hasn’t been a problem for them in the past; they’ve successfully reinvented
18 Dec 2017

Review – ‘Underneath the Tree’, Kelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson is venturing into dangerous territory with her Christmas hit “Underneath the Tree”. It’s just different enough from Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” to avoid a lawsuit, but the two are so