Perhaps no group was better suited to score the 2012 thriller-horror film Berberian Sound Studio than Broadcast, and the result of the pairing is a soundtrack that captures burgeoning anxiety, wide-eyed paranoia and primal fear through fragmented bits of disturbing audio.
The buddies from Gainesville bring it home again with a tighter and warmer sophomore album, forging ahead with no covers and opting for a varied collaboration instead with Petty still at the helm.
Hypnotic Eye is built with heart and steel; the sound of a consummate roots rock band revisting their own roots, which became the highest charting release in Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers’ storied career.
Nearly two decades removed from their supposed final studio album, A Tribe Called Quest covertly create their sixth which doesn’t falter or disappoint; a grab bag of uniquely crafted songs of black identity, social awareness, injustice, and an undying spirit of unity.
The twelth album from Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is a stylistic detour which some people didn’t expect, being built on a sleek Chicago blues backbone and filled out with spacious jam sessions and showcasing Mike Cambells’s excellent guitar chops.