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Round-Up Reviews: August 2019

This month has seen some of rap’s biggest stars and pop music’s most polarising enigmas drop new albums, as well as some band called Slipknot coming back? Here are August 2019’s Round-Up Reviews for projects from the likes of Young Thug, Kano, Rick Ross, Clairo and, of course, the aforementioned Slipknot. Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: August 2019”

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Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!: Album Review

There are moments of haunting serenity, larger than life atmospheres and bold soundscapes; it is quite simply the best work of Lana Del Rey’s career. She has always been somewhat polarising in her style, but rarely has she found herself this captivating. Norman Fucking Rockwell is LDR’s magnum opus, an Art Pop album we will celebrate for years to come. Continue reading “Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!: Album Review”

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BROCKHAMPTON – Ginger: Album Review

Opting for a tamer sound than could be heard previously, Brockhampton offer up plenty of cool and intriguing ideas; but ultimately their weakest album to date. It was always going to be difficult to follow their prolific run that came before this, and all credit to them for trying something unique rather than refreshing tried and tested methods, but Ginger is simply no more than a decent album amongst a discography of great ones. Continue reading “BROCKHAMPTON – Ginger: Album Review”

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Taylor Swift – Lover: Album Review

Perhaps the journey Taylor Swift has been on has helped her gain a little more insight and perspective on life, love and legacy as both an artist and human; she sounds like she is free of the frustration that came with the reputation era and can finally get back to business as one of pop music’s shining lights. Lover has given her the platform to make bright and wishful music again, leaving her past demons behind and using her own advice: Shake It Off. Continue reading “Taylor Swift – Lover: Album Review”

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Infest The Rats’ Nest: Album Review

Right, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard are absolutely fucking mental. They’ve embarked on their next genre hop and it’s thrash metal done in its purest form; basically just screaming at us for not looking after the planet. The result is enthralling, manic, thunderous and utterly absurd; but in the best kind of way. Your MCM’s favourite band could literally never be as versatile as these guys. Continue reading “King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – Infest The Rats’ Nest: Album Review”