The National shine on ‘Sleep Well Beast,’ their first album in four years. ‘Sleep’ is an adventurous alt-rock LP unafraid of darkness and experimentation.
Queens of the Stone Age returns strong with the utmost consistency on their compelling, hard rocking new album, ‘Villains.’
★★★½: Arguably, Canadian alt-rock darlings Arcade Fire deliver their weakest album to date with ‘Everything Now.’ Regardless, it has still has its moments.
Coldplay returns with a five-song EP, Kaleidoscope. Throughout its course, the British band switches between alternative rock and pop.
Nevada, alternative rock collective Imagine Dragons returns with its third studio album, ‘Evolve.’ The question is, did they indeed evolve? No, not really.
Alternative, Indie-rock darlings Spoon shine on ‘Hot Thoughts,’ successfully tweaking their sound and expanding the horizons.
The Single Wrap-Up runs down the list of singles and tracks reviewed over the past week. Ed Sheeran, “How Would You Feel (Paean),” is this week’s best bet.
The Flaming Lips return after more than a two-year hiatus with ‘Oczy Mlody,’ yet another intriguing, if weird, addition to their distinct discography.
Brent Faulkner’s review of The 1975’s ‘I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It,’ submitted to Starpulse.com.
X Ambassadors Show Incredible Potential on Debut Album ‘VHS’ X Ambassadors • VHS • Interscope • US Release Date: June 30, 2015 The following silly, probably pointless story will make some people quite sad. So, I often peruse iTunes to see what’s new and hot. For the longest time, I see this album from…