album reviews

Album Review: “Lenya Wilks”

Released: March 26th 2013 Label: Z x 5 Productions Purchase: Amazon | iTunes This review is way overdue. But I just had to go through with it and say I’m speechless. Absolutely and utterly speechless. No worries, this is not a rant. I’m actually just very impressed by Lenya Wilks‘ [...Read More]

April 21, 2013 // 6 Comments

Music Review: Rihanna’s “Unapologetic”

Released: November 19, 2012 Label: Roc Nation/Island Def Jam Purchase: Amazon A little step up from her previous oversexed Talk that Talk, but still not even close to impressive. Unapologetic sounds mostly exhausted and rushed. There’s nothing wrong with putting out an album every year to [...Read More]

November 19, 2012 // 4 Comments

Music Review: Christina Aguilera “Lotus”

Release date: November 13, 2012 Label: RCA Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Six albums already under her belt (yes, that includes the questionable Bionic) Christina Aguilera is back on the scene to do what she does best, sing her throat heart out. With a strong force of musically gifted producers and [...Read More]

November 13, 2012 // 3 Comments

[Music Review] Yuri Koller “Open Doors”

Yuri Koller is a Toronto based vocalist, songwriter, and producer. His latest effort, Open Doors, came to us via a short sweet email from the man himself. It is a mashup of hiphop, RnB, and soul. Personally, I struggled to find any soul esque notes in his music, hence it just being a contemporary [...Read More]

November 11, 2012 // 2 Comments

Music Review: Q Parker “The Manual”

Released: October 30, 2012 Label: Malaco Records Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Many of you may know Quinnes ‘Q’ Parker as one fourth of 90s r&b group 112. However, Q has since branched out on his own and is now ready to show the world just what he has to offer as a solo artist. [...Read More]

October 30, 2012 // 2 Comments

Music Review: Leona Lewis “Glassheart”

Release date: October 12, 2012 Label: Sony/Syco Music Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Almost seven years in the biz and three years since her last  album ‘echoed’ in our ears,  with the exception of Hurt pleasantly filling the cold space in between, Leona Lewis has returned with her third [...Read More]

October 17, 2012 // 2 Comments

[Music Review] Brandy’s Two Eleven

Release date: October 16, 2012 Label: RCA [Sigh!] Where do I begin and end with this album review, hold on tight to your seats. This captain is pissed. I’ve been looking forward to Brandy’s album return. There are not enough adjectives in the Oxford dictionary to describe the atrocity [...Read More]

October 15, 2012 // 29 Comments

Music Review: A Fine Frenzy “Pines”

Released: October 9th, 2012 Label: Virgin Records Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Rating: 4/5 A Fine Frenzy releases the kind of music you’re not only compelled to listen but dared to feel in your soul. If an instant connection with her flawless piano melodies or dramatic strings isn’t [...Read More]

October 10, 2012 // 2 Comments

Music Review: Ellie Goulding’s “Halcyon”

Release date: October 9, 2012 Label: Interscope Records Purchase: Amazon | iTunes Rating: 5/5 Ellie Goulding is like  a sweet breath of fresh air to music since her debut. The talented European has undeniably shaken the industry with her enchanting and unique voice, soothing and thought provoking [...Read More]

October 3, 2012 // 3 Comments

Music Review: “Poison” by SECRET

Released: September 13, 2012 Label: TS Entertainment Purchase: Kpoptown | Yesasia Rating: 4.8/5 Don’t call them little girls, call them women. And SECRET‘S certainly portraying a more mature concept for their comeback EP. Their voices show significant growth, and their fierceness as [...Read More]

September 15, 2012 // 2 Comments