Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 2011 House of Balloons The Weeknd ★★★★½ 87 Hip-Hop R&B Alternative R&B I really love how House of Balloons flows from beginning to end, that the subjects and themes return from song to song, and put the main character through a wringer of emotions and situations delivered with R&BContinue reading “House of Balloons -The Weeknd ★★★★½”
Tag Archives: 2011
Best Albums of the 2010s
by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) We’re already six years into the 2010s, so I thought it would be a good time to list my favorite albums of the decade, so far anyway. This is a tentative list, so as I hear new things and change my mind on other albums the list list will be update. I’ll tryContinue reading “Best Albums of the 2010s”
2011 NL MVP: The Rise, Fall, and Possible Resurgence of Ryan Braun
The 2011 National League race to the Most Valuable Player award was not without controversy, as Milwaukee Brewers’ Ryan Braun won a close battle with LA Dodger Matt Kemp. While Braun’s statistics were undoubtedly high (33 HR, 111 RBI, 41 SB), Matt Kemp outdid him in virtually every category (39 HR, 124 RBI, 41 SB).
2011 AL MVP: How Justin Verlander took over the league.
by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) 2011 was an amazing baseball season for American League hitters. With Jose Bautista, Jacoby Ellsbury, Miguel Cabrera and Curtis Granderson all knocking 30 balls out of the park and driving in over 100 runs each, the race for the AL Most Valuable Player award was bound to be a heated one. Continue reading “2011 AL MVP: How Justin Verlander took over the league.”
Album Review: 21
21 (2011) Adele Album Rating: 4/5 Album Length: Just Right Album Feel: Yes
Album Review: Take Care
Take Care (2011) Drake Album Rating: 3/5 Album Length: Too Long Album Feel: Yes
Album Review: Mylo Xyloto
Mylo Xyloto (2011) Coldplay Album Rating: 2.5/5 Album Length: Just Right Album Feel: No
Album Review: Watch the Throne
Watch The Throne (2011) Kanye West and Jay-Z Album Rating: 3.5/5 Album Length: Too Long Album Feel: No
Album Review: If Not Now, When?
If Not Now, When? (2011) Incubus Album Rating: 2/5 Album Length: Too Long Album Feel: No
Album Review: Born This Way
Born This Way (2011) Lady Gaga Album Rating: 2/5 Album Length: Too Long Album Feel: No