Sam Baker

Articles

An album in review: Ryan Adams' "Prisoner"

With an onslaught of pressure from modern record labels to produce quality records frequently and consistently, and the need to secure a loyal consumer base, an artist’s ability to experiment with his or her sound seems somewhat futile in the modern era.

An Album in Review: I Decided

Big Sean falls into this category of the indistinguishable, mainly due to the artist’s tendency of constant reinvention and his inability to decide on a sound.

Album Review: The xx's "I See You"

Grab a microphone, plug a Fender Stratocaster into a 40-watt amplifier, and strum bar-chords as hard as you possibly can, and chances are, you will probably generate enough decibels to get your point across.