Trench is very much a direct successor to Blurryface, inheriting familiar conceptual characters, as well as treading on similarly delicate topics, and then some.
Described as “a personification of teen love, melancholy & everything in between”, No Rome is the alias/”art project” of Manila-born Rome Gomez. Garnering international acclaim through the release of several tracks and EPs over the past few years has landed him a record deal with Dirty Hit, and RIP Indo Hisashi is his label debut. Here’s what we think.
In our third edition of the Weekly Singles Roundup, unfortunately there’s no BROCKHAMPTON single this week, but we’ll be taking a look at Robyn’s first piece of new music in 8 years, along with new singles courtesy of Future, Zayn and Slaves.
Being a collaborative effort between Liam, Ellis and I, a great deal of our posts on here are based on an amalgamation of all three of our opinions. I’d say most of the time we agree; we can all agree on Frank Ocean being incredible and we can unite in our disdain towards artists like Russ, but there are plenty of occasions where Liam has been wrong and Ellis has been wrong. The great thing about music, though, is that they aren’t wrong at all, they just hold views that they’re perfectly entitled to- and I just happen to disagree. Here’s a brief Q&A that might shine a light on the reasons we don’t always see eye to eye when it comes to music.
2017 was a very turbulent time for the world, and what Humanz did well was represent this. However, it’s scope was somewhat tarnished, as the record often found itself all over the place. After a very quick turnaround, this endearing band of cartoon misfits return, but will The Now Now see them strike the same cultural notes as they did previously? And perhaps more importantly, will it all gel together better?