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Monday, November 12, 2018

In Kelela’s sea — On the singer’s debut, ”Take Me Apart”

Kelela’s asymmetrically shaved head has become a marker for the singer. As of late, she has accented the end of her locks with diamonds, inducing regality and elegance, two descriptors which encapsulate her ambitiously...

The unequivocally cool king of British indie makes his triumphant return with “The Ooz”

Archy Marshall is an agent of mystique and low profile in a media climate where that is hard to accomplish. Being a very enigmatic character, he has nearly as many stage monikers as projects...

“Beach House 3” is just as honest as it is fun

Ty Dolla $ign is a singer, first and foremost, who is more than capable of dropping some bars on a track. What makes him such a pleasure to listen to is his strength in...

Under the Radar: Issue 15

Divine Council UTR Hailing from Richmond, Virginia, Divine Council comes at you with a more laidback spin on the traditional Atlanta trap sound, with beats similar to those of artists that have become staples...

Though unoriginal “Awaken, My Love” is an ambitious step forward for Childish Gambino

2016 was a landmark year for Donald Glover. The actor, screenwriter, comedian, rapper and singer came into the year most recognized for his acting roles on the NBC show “Community” and in the feature...

Hammock “Departure Songs” Review

Hammock's fifth full length album, “Departure Songs,” is their first double album and their most progressive piece to date. Hammock offers elegant soundscapes with majestic swells and crescendos. “Departure Songs” meets all of the...

Youth Lagoon “Wondrous Bughouse” Album Review

Youth Lagoon’s sophomore album “Wondrous Bughouse” is nothing short of a magnum opus. It has something for everyone: the bubblegum pop kids, the experimental cats and the beat groovers. The album’s lush quality is...

Paramore fights through loss and depression with new synth-pop album “After Laughter”

Every time a well-established band comes out with a new record, a wave of fans come out of their dark corridors and proclaim that the band have lost their way — that they don’t sound like their “old...

Frank Turner “Tape Deck Heart” Review

Frank Turner is easily one of the most emotionally expressive songwriters in music right now. On Turner’s fifth solo album, “Tape Deck Heart,” his first since 2011’s “England Keep My Bones,” Turner pours out...

Damon Albarn’s “Everyday Robots” brings intense emotion and hypnotizing lyrics

Damon Albarn may just be the hardest-working man in show biz. He was the frontman of popular '90s alternative rock band Blur, the vocalist and main songwriter of experimental-electro band Gorillaz and collaborated with...