Album Reviews – 45th Edition

Arcade Fire takes another unproductive dive into the well of synthpop, Lou Reed finds a rather distinctive songwriting style in the bleak reporting of the destructive life of a couple, David Bowie creates and kills a rock and roll myth during the course of an album, and Iggy Pop emerges out of the wreckage of The Stooges’ implosion in the most unexpected way possible.

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Album Reviews – 29th Edition

Bruce Springsteen finds utter darkness in his first encounter with folk music, Iggy Pop roars back to form with a little help from his friends, the Alabama Shakes pair their blues roots with sonic weirdness, and Beady Eye turns in a loose, wild, and fun rock record.

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