On his new album, a collaborative effort with some of the most intriguing names in modern hip-hop and pop music, Ed Sheeran flops. Really, really hard. It sounds like he has held each of these featured artists at gun point and forced them to record a verse or hook for him. It’s a real shame because this could have been great; a daring crossover between Ed’s acoustic catchy pop flavours and the rich sounds of grime and rap. We were instead given a dumpster fire with next to no redeeming features. Yikes. Continue reading “Ed Sheeran – No.6 Collaborations Project: Album Review”
Bon Iver is the pet project and brain child of American folk singer/songwriter/producer extraoidinaire Justin Vernon. He has, at the time of writing this, released three critically acclaimed albums and has his fourth effort i,i on the way; but what are his best songs? These are our top 20 Bon Iver songs:
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Jaden aimed for the stars on ERYS, and for that you can admire him in a way, but his musical shortcomings will always rear their ugly heads. He just comes across like an artist who isn’t anywhere near as woke as he wants us to think he is, and huge budget production won’t hide the fact he is borrowing everyone else’s style rather than crafting his own.
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On his candid surprise of a sophomore album, Daniel Caesar dives into a deeper world of introspection and understanding than on his last album. CASE STUDY 01 is a generally more squeaky clean and refined listen than Freudian was, opting for more consistency rather than the obvious big hit R&B formula he achieved before.
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Taking a brief glance at some of the month’s big releases that we never got around to doing full reviews on. Albums from Avicii, Madonna, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club & more are featured here on June’s edition of Round-Up Reviews! Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: June 2019”