Music Reviews

Ocean Avenue Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
Intelligent lyrics, terrific performances.
By Yellowcard
(2003)
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Game Theory Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Hip-hop band makes powerful music with a message.
By The Roots
(2006)
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Class of 3000: Music Volume One Music Poster Image
age 5+
Family-safe music from TV show doesn't talk down.
By Andre 3000
(2007)
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The Cool Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
Intelligent social commentary, some iffy content.
By Lupe Fiasco
(2007)
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Graduation Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Insightful, fairly clean, and never ever boring.
By Kanye West
(2007)
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THE E.N.D (Energy Never Dies) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Pounding party beats with some adult themes.
By The Black Eyed Peas
(2009)
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Ramones Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Punk pioneers fuse early rock 'n' roll with garage grit.
By Ramones
(1976)
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London Calling Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Punk rebels fuse aggressive rock with Jamaican roots music.
By The Clash
(1979)
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LONG.LIVE.A$AP Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 17+
Excellent but explicit rap debut; lots of iffy content.
By A$AP Rocky
(2013)
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Good Kid, M.A.A.D. City Music Poster Image
age 15+
Poignant hip-hop is profound and inspirational but graphic.
By Kendrick Lamar
(2012)
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Blink-182 Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
A good, honest blend of rock and punk.
By Blink-182
(2003)
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Splinter Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 16+
A terrific party CD for older teens.
By The Offspring
(2003)
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Phantom Planet Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Musically, this is an interesting, intelligent CD.
By Phantom Planet
(2004)
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Confessions Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 15+
Too racy for kids, but great for older teens.
By Usher
(2004)
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Phrenology Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Mature themes in sophisticated hip-hop.
By The Roots
(2002)
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Tyrannosaurus Hives Music Poster Image
age 13+
Full-tilt rock & roll fun.
By The Hives
(2004)
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American Idiot Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Punk rock opera actually rocks!
By Green Day
(2004)
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It's Already Written Music Poster Image
age 13+
Refreshing hip-hop shows respect for women.
By Houston
(2004)
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The Chronicles of  Life & Death (Death Art Version) Music Poster Image
age 14+
Interesting and evocative, but one CD is enough.
By Good Charlotte
(2004)
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Chuck Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Socially conscious punk rock.
By Sum 41
(2004)
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