Review: The Red Hot Chilli Peppers, “The Getaway” (2016)

The Chilli's wrestle between their funk-rock roots with moodier, ambient landscapes. It's hard to review any new The Red Hot Chilli Peppers (RHCP) albums after the departure of guitarist John Frusciante. Their last album with Frusciante - the double-LP Stadium Arcadium - showcased the height of the band's songwriting powers, although there was certainly a lot of filler. (I... Continue Reading →

Review: Explosions in the Sky, “The Wilderness” (2016)

Catharsis. Crescendo. Introspection. Reverb. Texas post-rock band Explosions in the Sky (EITS) finally return with a brand new album, The Wilderness - their first in 5 years. But was their venture out of the wilderness worth the wait? One of the issues with post-rock music is that is can quickly become formulaic and predictable. EITS reached their peak... Continue Reading →

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