Album Reviews

15 Albums You May Have Missed in 2015
By: Music Director Anthony Spak (@spakdaddy) DJ Zach Micklea (@zachmicklea) DJ Kevin Hawthorne (@KevinHawthorne3) As the end of the year draws near, the internet becomes littered with “Album of the Year” lists that clog up our news feeds and spark aggressive debates in the comments sections. This year, three of […]

15 Albums You May Have Missed in 2015

  WXOU is happy to present a pre-release stream of Oberhofer’s new album, “Chronovision.” Enjoy! “Chronovision features Oberhofer’s signature amped psych-pop with orchestral flourish, New Wave flare, and grungy fuzz, but multiplied with his intensity that only time and life’s gut checks can enhance. The road to Chronovision was winding, owing to Oberhofer’s resolve […]

Early Ears: Stream Oberhofer’s new album, “Chronovision.”

Reviewer: Johnny Kassab Artist: Heems Album: Eat Pray Thug Himanshu Suri, known to the public as Heems, just dropped one of the most culturally charged albums I’ve ever heard. After being a founding member of the late & great rap group Das Racist with Kool A.D., Heems has finally taken […]

Heems “Eat Pray Thug” Album Review

Oba Rowland's new album "Found One."
  Oba Rowland Found One By: @DJ_Kobe 3.20.15 Last week I had the privilege to attend the listening session for Detroit native Oba Rowland’s newest album, “Found One.” “Would You” is a nice introduction to the project. Oba’s calm tone over the True Music laced track gives you the feeling of having […]

Oba Rowland “Found One” album review

Thurston Moore The Best Day (Matador Records) By: Andrew Grieve 10/31/14 Since Sonic Youth went on hiatus in 2011, Thurston Moore has kept himself busy collaborating with Yoko Ono and John Zorn, as well as moonlighting in black metal supergroup Twilight and his own side-band, Chelsea Light Moving, which released […]

Thurston Moore “The Best Day” Album Review

Nikki Yanofsky Little Secrets By: Erin Ben-Moche (@ebenmoche) 10/29/14 Nikki Yanofsky’s album, Little Secret should not be a secret to the public.  This twelve track album includes fantastic vocals and big band jazzy tones. Yanofky is only 20 years old and she resembles Christina Aguilera and Amy Winehouse perfectly. Yanofsky […]

Nikki Yanofsky “Little Secrets” Album Review