Reviews

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

Album of the Week: Thom Yorke, 'ANIMA'


Heavily laced with electronics and still steeped in a process that mystifies the most dedicated fans, Thom Yorke and longtime collaborator and producer, Nigel Godrich, deliver an album that is arguably Yorke's best solo work to date.

Album of the Week: Chance the Rapper, 'The Big Day'


Chance the Rapper, 'The Big Day'

The album is 22 songs of Chance's genius at work along with an impressive list of credits spanning from Nicki Minaj to Justin Vernon of Bon Iver, Coco Rosie to Benjamin Gibbard of Death Cab for Cutie.

Album of the Week: The Black Keys, "Let's Rock"


The Black Keys,

You hear all the trademarks of The Black Keys on "Let's Rock" - the fuzzed out guitar tones, crushing drums, and the melodic rock songs that take in bits of influence from 70s AM radio choruses, and scuzzy garage rock.

The Chart Show: Courtney Barnett #2 All-Time Hall of Famer


Courtney Barnett

Being inducted to our Chart Hall of Fame for the 11th time this week puts Courtney Barnett at Number Two on the All Time Hall of Fame Chart right behind The Black Keys, who are our highest new entry at number three!