Hear Me Out: Best of 2015

By | 2016-01-14T09:00:00-05:00 January 14th, 2016|Entertainment, Music|

10. Madonna, 'Rebel Heart' In 2015, it was strange hearing Madonna sound so... human. A cluster of cuts from the queen's 13th studio album imparted a rare authenticity and striking vulnerability typically not ascribed to [...]

Hear Me Out: Best Of 2014

By | 2014-12-23T09:00:00-05:00 December 23rd, 2014|Entertainment, Music|

10. Against Me!, 'Transgender Dysphoria Blues' Breaking from the aggressive rock roar of Against Me!'s sixth LP is "Two Coffins," a whisper among the glorious chaos of "Transgender Dysphoria Blues." Its simplicity might standout sonically, [...]

Hear Me Out: Tori Amos, Neon Trees

By | 2014-05-08T09:00:00-04:00 May 8th, 2014|Entertainment, Music|

Tori Amos, 'Unrepentant Geraldines' It took Christmas carols, 400-year-old classical music themes and a lovestruck "light princess" for Tori Amos to recapture her burned-out muse. The fire, though, is back with "Unrepentant Geraldines," the piano [...]