Album Reviews

Review: Ben Harper and The Innocent Criminals video

The Innocent Criminals have removed Harper from that music realm he and Jack Johnson dominated for so many years, and ...

They postponed their New Zealand tour dates to complete the album, was it worth it?

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The Sunday Star-Times weekly round-up of new music.

Album of the Week: PJ Harvey, The Hope Six Demolition Project

PJ Harvey's The Hope Six Demolition Project is out now.

REVIEW: There's a disconnect between the subject matter and the songs on PJ Harvey's latest

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Review: All Saints's Red Flag video

All Saints' come-back album Red Flag is a lot better than you might expect.

Never ever have you ever thought All Saints could make a good comeback, but they have.

Album Review: Lukas Graham

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REVIEW: Deeply personal and poetic storytelling is the highlight in Lukas Graham's "ghetto pop".

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The Sunday Star-Times weekly wrap of new music.

Birdy soars into pop realm

Birdy's new album Beautiful Lies.

REVIEW: The Skinny Love singer's set for some big, fat success.

Album review: Hollie Smith, Water or Gold

Hollie Smith's Water or Gold is out now.

REVIEW: Hollie Smith's Water or Gold feels like her most personal album yet

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Album Review: Zayn, Mind of Mine

Zayn's Mind of Mine is out now.

REVIEW: Zayn's debut album certainly goes off in a new direction

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Album review: Gwen Stefani, This Is What The Truth Feels Like

Gwen Stefani's This is What the Truth Feels Like is out now.

REVIEW: This is not what we hoped for from Gwen Stefani

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Review: Miike Snow's iii brings fun back to pop video

Miike Snow's Nick Zinner, Henrik Korpi Joachim Belaieff.

Take Timberlake circa 2006, Jamiroquai and MGMT, and you might have something sounding a little like this.

Album Review: Ray Lamontagne, Ouroboros

Ray Lamontagne's Ouroboros is out now.

REVIEW: Ray Lamontagne's Ouroboros - a mix of the ethereal and the heavy

Album review: Dave Dobbyn, Harmony House

Dave Dobbyn's Harmony House is out now.

REVIEW: Dave Dobbyn's returns with vigour and something to say

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Album review: Santigold, 99 Cents

Santigold's 99 Cents is out now.

REVIEW: Santigold flits through the genres and styles on 99 Cents

Lapsley gives electronica a new charge

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REVIEW: If Adele did an electronica album, it might sound a little something like this...

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Album review: Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, This Unruly Mess I've Made

Macklemore and Ryan Lewis have a new album out and will be on tour here in July.



Simple Plan comeback, still not perfect gallery

Simple Plan have realsed Taking One for the Team, their first album since 2011.

REVIEW: Throwback to a time when Blink 182 reigned supreme, American Pie was top of the box office and professional skateboarders were A-list celebrities.

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Album review: Doprah, Wasting

Doprah's debut album Wasting is out now.

REVIEW: Doprah's debut - a little bit Bjork, Radiohead and Lana Del Rey.

Keating's ode to love and Ireland

Ronan Keating's Time of My Life is out now.

REVIEW: Ronan Keating's album is one for the love birds, and lovers of Ireland.

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Kanye West 'The Life of Pablo' reviewed video

The Life of Pablo is an improvement even on Kanye West's last offering, Yeezus.

Kanye West's new album, The Life of Pablo is reviewed. What's the verdict?

Jackie Bristow, Shot of Gold

Jackie Bristow

Jackie Bristow's fourth album is a haunting road trip through the American heartland, writes Chris Chilton

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