Reviews

Music and album reviews from the staff of 89.3 The Current.

Album of the Week: Tash Sultana, 'Flow State'


Tash Sultana

From busking on the streets Melbourne to going viral with a live bedroom recording of the song "Jungle," Tash Sultana has become one of Australia's biggest breakout success stories of the past year.

Album of the Week: Cat Power - Wanderer


Cat Power Wanderer

Cat Power are back at the best possible time: during an fall full of melancholy feelings, Chan Marshall returns with her suitably melancholy new album, 'Wanderer.'

Album of the Week: Metric, 'Art of Doubt'


Metric, 'Art of Doubt'

In Art of Doubt, Metric have managed to write a dystopian album for the current age. A time capsule of missed opportunities, regret, insecurity, and impostor syndrome. The apocalypse is here and guess what, it's all in your head.

Album of the Week: Interpol, 'Marauder'


Interpol, 'Marauder'

Since their debut 'Turn On The Bright Lights,' Interpol has stayed true to their brand of modern rock that once felt like a more decadent version of their post punk and shoegaze influences.

Album of the Week: Death Cab for Cutie, 'Thank You for Today'


Death Cab for Cutie, 'Thank You for Today'

There might not be a more consistent voice in indie rock by an artist with a career that spans over two decades and multiple Grammy nominations. On the new album, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard sings about the changing landscape of home and reflects on the relationships orbiting his life.