The new LP by New York noise-rock outfit, the Walkmen, is certainly a musical journey but will it take listeners to where it suggests it’s headed?
Coming off a surprisingly weak album, White Stripes main man Jack White attempts to silence any doubts about his future by unveiling a brand-new side project, the Raconteurs. David reviews whether this new album will save his reputation as a garage-rock prodigy.
Snow Patrol has done the impossible with its new album, “Eyes Open.” The Northern Ireland-reared, neo-New Wave export has refined its sound and bested its million-selling, breakthrough release.
Living legends of rock ‘n’ roll buffoonery, the Red Hot Chili Peppers have completed a new double album, “Stadium Arcadium.” Soundbytes lets you know whether you need to spend two hours with Flea and Co.
In the world of roots rock, British outfit Gomez continue to be anonymous pioneers in combining odd musical bedfellows like psychedelia and modern studio effects with old- timey music. Soundbytes reviews whether their latest will raise their profile.
Tanking album sales, record label splits and a dustup with Jay-Z have left the career of hip-hop duo Mobb Deep in something of a tailspin of late. But by joining forces with 50 Cent’s G-Unit crew on their new comeback record, has the New York pair forsaken what makes them distinct to be just one of the gangstas?