The Sunset Tapes just sounds like it doesn't matter.
Oxnard has a stronger sense of direction than its predecessor and is a breath of fresh air in the current state of pop rap and neo-soul.
Action Bronson has a lot of irons in the fire right now; unfortunately, it sounds as if White Bronco should've been kept in there a little longer.
Come Over When You're Sober, Pt. 2 features more dynamic vocal performances and a more diverse instrumental palette than its predecessor, but is still let down by shallow songwriting and bland production.
Anti-folk vet Jeffrey Lewis delivers wild and passionate renditions of songs from one of New York's most underappreciated musical figures.
"Where did we all go wrong?"
Mark Kozelek's latest endeavor follows his jet-lagged excursions through Europe, but his narratives often overpower the music.
Not All Heroes Wear Capes is a pretty cohesive listen for a producer-guided album, but it's not fire from front to back.