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,…

Album Review: Angel Olsen – Phases

By Emily DiAlbert, Contributor [Jagjaguwar; 2017] Rating: 9/10 Key Tracks: “Special”, “All Right Now”, “How Many Disasters” It’s hard to believe that alt-rock queen Angel Olsen has only been in the business for six years. But yes– it’s true, and Phases, her latest record, takes you back in time to Olsen’s early years and beyond….