The Seattle music scene of the early 90s is one of the most iconic and important periods in rock music history, but its legacy, synonymous with nihilism, apathy, and self-loathing, continues its march towards unfortunate self-actualization.
Incubus’ new album is out and, on paper, it should be right up my alley, but something about 8 makes it feel like a degraded facsimile of past Incubus classics.
The past 10 years have been quite a roller coaster for Mr. Mayer, but ironically very little of that ride can be heard in his music. The Search for Everything might be the best we’ve gotten out of him since Battle Studies.
The Maine are back with Lovely Little Lonely, and coming off the well received American Candy, they, oddly dial back what made it such a strong record by falling back into their previously nebulous position of a former punk band trying to find themselves.
Ed Sheeran has away of capturing the tone and tenderness of a moment, wrapping it in metaphors, British accents and acoustic guitars then unleashing it as a direct attack on your feels. With his new release ÷ (Divide), Sheeran plays to these strengths more than ever before.
Brandon Boyd and company recently announced a brand-new album and tour. To tide us fans over until “8” is released this spring, let’s rank all of their past works.