Reviews

Albums For The Apocalypse #5: Beach House’s “Bloom”

March 29, 2020 | By
Albums For The Apocalypse #5: Beach House’s “Bloom”

I was going to start off by saying that Bloom is to dream pop what Loveless is to shoegaze; but the more I thought about it, the more I realized they’re more or less the same genre. Then again, Bloom isn’t what I would consider to be an entirely dream pop affair. With song structures […]

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Albums for The Apocalypse #4: Hüsker Dü’s “Zen Arcade”

March 23, 2020 | By
Albums for The Apocalypse #4: Hüsker Dü’s “Zen Arcade”

              As someone who prides himself on his interest in all things punk, thrash, and hardcore (as well as being the only DJ at WXCI who strictly plays these genres) my answer for the greatest punk album of all time is cemented clearly in my mind. It’s the magnum opus of the crowning jewel […]

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Albums for the Apocalypse #3: Mount Eerie’s ‘Dawn’

March 22, 2020 | By
Albums for the Apocalypse #3: Mount Eerie’s ‘Dawn’

It’s certain that at this point of areas around the world legally mandating stay-at-home orders, that people are starting to feel a bit lonely being unable to go out. Surely we can venture to grocery stores and get the essentials, but socializing isn’t the easiest to do in a long line of mask-bearing lunatics willing […]

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Albums for the Apocalypse #2: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s ‘Infest the Rat’s Nest’

March 22, 2020 | By
Albums for the Apocalypse #2: King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard’s ‘Infest the Rat’s Nest’

With the threat of a global pandemic looming over our heads, what better album to listen to than one that deals with the complete and utter destruction of earth and mankind’s quest to rebuild. King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard’s fifteenth studio album “Infest the Rats’ Nest”, a concept album about the complete annihilation of […]

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Albums for the Apocalypse #1: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

March 22, 2020 | By
Albums for the Apocalypse #1: Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’

As many- ideally all- of you are practicing social distancing and self-imposedly bound to your own homes, it’s likely that you’re beginning to get bored. Bored of watching the same TV shows, eating the same meals, having the same conversations with the other residents of your home and most annoyingly bored of listening to the […]

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