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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Lana Del Rey's new album is just OK, B


Despite some truly impressive work with her previous records, the Canadian pop singer's new record is just about half as good as the others, although it still does show some promising material.

Sunday, July 30, 2017

Dropkick Murphy's perform a show in Bangor, B+

This past week, Boston punk rockers headlined a show with Rancid at Bangor's Waterfront Pavilion in Maine. It was the first night of the tour, and the band was indeed ready to rock.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Glow is a fascinating look at female wrestling, A


Netflix's new show might not be for the faint of heart, but Glow is fascinating in every other way, making it it one of the best new television shows of the year.

Monday, July 24, 2017

Why you should still see Dropkick Murphy's


This year, you can head to your local concert venue and catch a great punk show-Dropkick Murphy's and Rancid. The two are joining forces for their 'From Boston to Berkeley Tour'. The Murphy's are still a powerful force in punk rock today, and their shows are well worth the time and admission wherever you live.

Sunday, July 23, 2017

The New Pornographers rock out Portland, ME A-


Last night, Canadian indie rockers performed a powerful double bill in Portland, Me last night at the State Theater with Spoon. The result was a great night filled with wonderful music from both bands, and The New Pornographers performed a great hour long set that got the place up and going for Spoon.

Friday, July 21, 2017

War for Planet of the Apes is a fine ending, A+


It goes without the saying that the POTA trilogy are some of the best science fiction films of the modern decade. War for Planet of the Apes maybe the best one yet, and is a superb conclusion to a trilogy of films that surpassed expectations in every way.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

4:44 is a great new rap record, A-


There maybe dozens of new rap and hip hop stars. But Jay-Z has returned with an album that confirms he's still a powerful force in the music business.