Mutations – Beck ★★

Year Album Artist Stars Score Genre 1998 Mutations Beck ★★ 43 Rock Alternative Rock The first of Beck’s soft rock, no nonsense efforts, Mutations is almost offensively inoffensive.  The songs are slow, they don’t really go anywhere, and Beck doesn’t do anything to impress or really even show any kind of emotion in his vocalContinue reading “Mutations – Beck ★★”

YEAR IN REVIEW: My favorite songs of 2015

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) The lists are a bit longer than usual because I liked a lot that came out this year, but here are my favorite Alternative, Hip-hop, and Pop songs from 2015.

YEAR IN REVIEW: My favorite albums of 2014

by Nicholas Cicale (@nickcicale) Flying Lotus’ electronic-jazz-rap fusion album You’re Dead! is not your typical top album. It doesn’t have singles, catchy hooks, or even discernible lyrics. Instead, You’re Dead! creates an atmosphere. Most of the nineteen tracks are well under three minutes in length and run together, making the album more like one, longContinue reading “YEAR IN REVIEW: My favorite albums of 2014”