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DAVID BOWIE – NEVER LET ME DOWN (1987)

Never Let Me Down is chaotic, overproduced, and overdone, but under the production lies songs on par with Bowie’s standards. Continue reading

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DAVID BOWIE – TONIGHT (1984)

Tonight branches out from the dance pop of Let’s Dance, but its reliance on covers leads to David Bowie’s blandest studio effort ever. Continue reading

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DAVID BOWIE – LET’S DANCE (1983)

David Bowie’s first full-fledged dance pop album is lopsided, but its highs vastly make up for the lows. Continue reading

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SEPULTURA – ARISE (1991)

Sepultura’s final thrash metal album is one of the genre’s finest, with experimentation that foreshadows their groove metal future. Continue reading

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SLAYER – DIVINE INTERVENTION (1994)

Slayer’s sixth shows the band in artistic free fall, but still has enough to interest fans. Continue reading

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QUEENS OF THE STONE AGE – VILLAINS (2017)

QotSA offer a “retro” rock album, full of energetic nostalgia with a dark undercurrent. Not even a sanitized production job can impede on some of the group’s best material. Continue reading

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ARCADE FIRE – EVERYTHING NOW (2017)

Arcade Fire’s fifth effort is an intentionally radio friendly dance pop album with an ambitious concept, but it falters due to inconsistent and unoriginal songwriting. Continue reading

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