ACRN’s Top 10 Disappointing Albums of 2018

1. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino, [Domino; 2018] By Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor From the minute that lead singer Alex Turner sings the first line, we can immediately tell that Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino is an Arctic Monkeys album. Unfortunately, all other uncanny stylistic choices have gone by the wayside. Sometimes, choices…

Album Review: Drake – More Life

By Eli Schoop, Copy Editor [OVO Sound; 2017] Rating: 6.5/10 Key Tracks: “Sacrifices,” “Gyalchester,” “Portland” Drake really wants to sound like he’s from East London, South Africa, Kingston, and Houston all at the same time: Also, he really misses Rihanna. These are the themes of More Life, a strange yet satisfying rebuttal to the stasis…