Album Review: The Black Keys – ‘El Camino’

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The Black Keys – ‘El Camino’ Record Label: Nonesuch Producer: Danger Mouse, The Black Keys Released: December 6, 2011 Music Trajectory Rating: 4.5/5 Admittedly, I am late to writing up and publishing a review of this album but, admittedly, it took me some time to see the brilliance in this album. So, yes, it is …

Album Review: Florence and the Machine ‘Ceremonials’

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Florence + The Machine – ‘Ceremonials’ Label: Island Released: October 31, 2011 Music Trajectory Rating: 5/5 Taking what worked with first album Lungs and amplifying those qualities to craft a fantastic album from start to finish A couple months ago I came across the video for “Shake It Out” when I was surfing nme.com, a …

Album Review: Coldplay ‘Mylo Xyloto’

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 Coldplay – ‘Mylo Xyloto’  Label: Parlophone Released: October 24, 2011 Music Trajectory Rating: 3/5   They have a ton of potential but can they ever put it together for one great album? Coldplay is a band that I have liked off and on ever since they burst onto the scene with their very first single …

Album Review: Blink-182 ‘Neighborhoods’

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Blink-182 – ‘Neighborhoods’ Label: DGC, Interscope Released: September 27, 2011 Music Trajectory rating: 3.5/5   Back from hiatus and still relevant, Blink-182 continue where they left off Blink-182 is a band that I have followed since the early days with releases like Cheshire Cat and Dude Ranch. Each album they have released I have been …

Album Review: The Strokes ‘Angles’

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The Strokes – Angles RCA, Rough Trade Released March 18, 2011 It’s not the masterpiece we were all hoping for but it is still a solid album Music Trajectory rating: 4/5 The Strokes 4th studio album Angles was released several months ago now but I felt I needed to take the time to listen to …