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Top 20 Albums of 2019… So Far

2019 has been a stellar musical year thus far, seeing rising stars embark on instant classic debut albums, seasoned veterans return to a heroes welcome and innovative minds delving into even weirder avenues of experimentation. In a half-year where music from Ariana Grande, Billie Eilish, Tyler The Creator and even the Jonas Brothers has come out; what has made the cut for our list of the best albums so far this year?
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Top 40 Vampire Weekend Songs

Vampire Weekend are one of the most hailed and respected bands of the modern era for their eclectic sense of cultural influence and, first and foremost, their ability to craft together bangers and incredible albums. Here are their top 40 songs according to us: Continue reading “Top 40 Vampire Weekend Songs”

Reviews

Denzel Curry – ZUU: Album Review

Last year Denzel Curry dropped one of the most cutting-edge hip-hop albums of the year in TA13OO; this year he returns with new intentions and new sounds that may not hold the contextual meaning of the predecessor, but that was never the plan. ZUU is all about the hits and Denzel does that better than just about anyone these days.
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Death Grips @ O2 Academy, Leeds – Saturday 8th June 2019: Gig Review

In a frantic set full of energy and aggression, Sacramento hip-hop trio Death Grips conquered England with noise and explosive primal desires. It was a gig full of surreal moments and a lot of ringing sounds in my ears, this is my take on a night that you sparsely see these days. Continue reading “Death Grips @ O2 Academy, Leeds – Saturday 8th June 2019: Gig Review”

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Skepta – Ignorance Is Bliss: Album Review

Skepta’s fifth studio album is his most polished and refined effort to date, opting for vastly expressive production and introspective lyrics while still managing to maintain that cutting edge braggadocio that made him a grime legend. Ignorance Is Bliss feels like the work of a veteran who simply refuses to settle; still pioneering change and artistically developing over a decade after his inception. Continue reading “Skepta – Ignorance Is Bliss: Album Review”