Modern-day pop music is often maligned, and much of that criticism, frankly, is justified.
Most of what we hear on the radio is overproduced, overstylized, gimmicky junk that makes this generation’s pop music an easy target for those who grew up in a time when The Who, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and heck, even Nirvana, were the biggest bands in the world.
But not all of the music being produced today is dreck and, in fact, there have been a handful of albums released in the past two months that, if nothing else, serve as a reminder that quality music knows no time or era.
Though somewhat hard to find — you aren’t likely to find many of these at your local electronics store though they are readily available for download on iTunes — here are five recently released albums worth tracking down and checking out.Cold War Kids, “Dear Miss Lonelyhearts”
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