Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 4:25pm
BMO Rights Management

Karen O and Danger Mouse’s album collaboration is fantastic not because the songs are engaging (which they are) or for good lyrics (all together haunting, energetic and hypnotizing), but because the album seemingly breaks all the rules.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 5:42pm
RCA Records

Freddie Gibbs and Madlib's newest single “Bandana” suggests an iconic album.

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:46am
Warner Bros.

Maybe there’s no time better than now to grow into myself.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 11:24am
Billy Joel

Billy Joel reaches for both the everyman charm of Bruce Springsteen and the campy virtuosity of Elton John ― however, he misses both marks, falling flat on his face in the middle.

Tuesday, March 12, 2019 - 9:19am
Wikimedia Commons

In the past, artists could hide behind the shield of a stage-name, a wig or an eye-catching outfit. However, in the digital age it is becoming more and more difficult for anyone –– celebrity or regular Joe –– to maintain privacy.

Monday, March 11, 2019 - 9:05am
Def Jam Recordings

Rap or Go to the League is paradoxical, an unremarkable album filled with super high peaks.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 5:16pm

“The Bones” is nothing new, but it deserves a space after that throwback Taylor Swift bop in your next “country” playlist.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 - 4:16pm
Bob Dylan

I don’t think I’m going too far out on a limb to request for him to at least be considered for a Nobel Prize in Literature.

Monday, February 25, 2019 - 3:15pm

Despite veering away from her traditional sound, her sophomore attempt conveys more personality and shows potential for even more growth as her life and understanding of it changes.

Sunday, February 24, 2019 - 4:31pm

To answer the question, good album art is iconic, a symbol of the music, the artist, and the era of hip hop that it falls in. Good album art is beautiful, drawn by artists with a vision, or photographed with care. But most importantly, it captures the essence of the album. Music is an experience, and the cover is a part of that experience.