ACRN’s Top 10 Disappointing Albums of 2019

10. Avril Lavigne – Head Above Water, [BMG; 2019] By Maria Lubanovic, Copy Editor If you told me Avril Lavigne would release an album with cover art of her naked behind a guitar as a way to show a raw and emotional edge, I wouldn’t have flinched. That’s a classic comeback move for a lot of…

Album Review: Rostam – Half-Light

By Maria Lubanovic, Staff Writer [Nonesuch; 2017] Rating: 8/10 Key Tracks: “Bike Dream”, “Wood”, “Don’t Let It Get to You” Half-Light is the debut solo album of Rostam, one of the key members of Vampire Weekend for 10 years, before he left the group last year. On this record, he’s taken the band’s whimsical and imaginative…

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…