Music Reviews

Narrow Stairs Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Melancholy indie rock for aching hearts.
By Death Cab for Cutie
(2008)
"Violet Hill" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Shrewd lyrics for thinking teens.
By Coldplay
(2008)
Flight of the Conchords Music Poster Image
age 13+
Goofy parody from HBO sensations; some iffy stuff.
By Flight of the Conchords
(2008)
"Anywhere I Lay My Head" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 13+
Doleful-sounding debut from actress' cover album.
By Scarlett Johansson
(2008)
Pretty. Odd. Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Pompous, but more pleasant than first album.
By Panic at the Disco
(2008)
Yael Naim Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
Apple commercial darling delivers sweet songs.
By Yael Naim
(2008)
Flock Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Smart, cynical, somewhat violent, and even funny.
By Bell x 1
(2008)
Vampire Weekend Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Charming, evocative, and just a teensy bit foul.
By Vampire Weekend
(2008)
Matinee Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 10+
Popular ska-soul-pop artist will delight tweens.
By Jack Penate
(2008)
Some People Have Real Problems Music Poster Image
age 12+
Safe, sophisticated lyrics from indie darling.
By Sia
(2008)
Sawdust Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Indie sweethearts' songs are poetic, but harmless.
By The Killers
(2007)
In Rainbows Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Moody, thought-provoking music best for teens.
By Radiohead
(2007)
The Reminder Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
iPod ad boosts singer's safe vocals, pure poetry.
By Feist
(2007)
Neon Bible Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 13+
Raw, wide-eyed band reacts with intense lyrics.
By Arcade Fire
(2007)
Weekend in the City Music Poster Image
age 14+
Deep lyrics give way to memorable indie rock.
By Bloc Party
(2007)
Some Loud Thunder Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 14+
Avant-garde music makes for okay CD.
By Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
(2007)
Too Young To Fight It Music Poster Image
age 12+
Clean indie pop is too good to pass up.
By Young Love
(2007)
Hissing Fauna Are You the Destroyer? Music Poster Image
age 12+
Spacey, high-inducing music blends many sounds.
By Of Montreal
(2007)
Wincing the Night Away Music Poster Image
age 13+
Poetic indie rock that's smart and unobtrusive.
By The Shins
(2007)
Boys Like Girls Music Poster Image
csm_music
age 12+
Polished pop rock that's sweet and simple.
By Boys Like Girls
(2006)

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