ACRN’s Top 25 Albums of 2017

Tremendous year. 25 albums. The votes are in–here we go! 1. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN., [Interscope / TDE; 2017] By Jon Fuchs, Music Director DAMN. is only further proof that Kendrick Lamar is one of the greatest rappers of our generation. Instead of creating another concept record like good kid, m.A.Ad. city or To Pimp a Butterfly,…

ACRN’s Favorite Tracks of 2017

From monumental releases to rockstar controversies, 2017 was a huge year for music. As the year comes to an end, here are ACRN’s favorite tracks from 2017. Give these tracks a good listen; they deserve it. Sam Tornow, General Manager: Yves Tumor – “Limerence” In passing, “Limerence” can sound like an interlude. The light, ethereal…

Album Review: Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up

By Devon Hannan, Editorial Director [Nonesuch; 2017] Rating: 9.5/10 Key Tracks: “Third of May / Ōdaigahara,” “Fool’s Errand,” “Crack-Up” Fleet Foxes’ essence of grace and unadulterated beauty is never dull in a world that seems to have everything but (*ahem* Father John Misty). And while the world doesn’t revolve around one single being (*AHEM* Father…

ACRN’s Most Anticipated Albums of 2017

This year has already proven to be rough around the edges. Between politics and worldwide devastation, 2017 may seem unforgiving. Luckily for us, fantastic albums aren’t always made in fantastic times. That being said, 2017 will absolutely go down in history as a great year in music. Here are the albums that are going to…