Hinds’ shortcomings are readily apparent, but their infectious energy is undeniable.
In the spirit of its mischievous name, Jade Hairpins never takes itself all that seriously, and that is all to the good. Why dampen eccentricity this joyful with any reservations?
Charli has successfully dramatized her impatiently jagged state of mind, supplying an emotionally honest stream of consciousness that suggests what she (and no doubt many others of her generation) is feeling and thinking in quarantine.
On her solo debut, the former Paramore lead singer undergoes a startling transformation.
Car Seat Headrest’s drive to show us something fresh permeates Making a Door Less Open, and that is admirable.
An admiration for certain defeat permeates much of The Mountain Goats’ album Songs for Pierre Chuvin.
The Strokes are finally growing up — and their maturity is a sight to behold.
Childish Gambino is hamstrung by ambition, but 3.15.20 still contains a bevy of enjoyable songs, including one or two tracks that brush against brilliance.