CrasH Talk isn’t witHout it’s moments, providing some of Q’s best tracks to date, but I can’t Help feeling a bit let down by tHis. It sadly feels more like a casH grab than the coHesive, conceptual masterclass we know He is capable of. It isn’t necessarily bad, just not on the level that it could Have been considering ScHoolboy Q’s obvious talent. It probably didn’t Help tHat tHis album was anticipated for tHree years; as the result ultimately sounds somewHat complacent. Continue reading “ScHoolboy Q – CrasH Talk: Album Review”
After a year long break from their five album run in 2017, King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard returned with a new sound, a new drive and a new source of inspiration. The result is perhaps the band’s most refined and impressive work to date; quite the compliment given the band’s consistently commendable discography. If Fishing For Fishies does one thing, it’s live up to the theme of boogieing, serving as one of the most enjoyable albums you’re likely to hear this year.
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Just under five months after the release of his last album Oxnard, Anderson .Paak returns to his crooning best with a soulful trip into the roots of jazz and funk music. Oxnard was his rap coming-of-age, but Ventura is where Anderson feels most at home, releasing slick and seductive neo-soul from the heart with an extra dose of finger snapping. Continue reading “Anderson .Paak – Ventura: Album Review”
A segment we used to do in the early inception of Viberant, welcome back Round-Up Reviews! Here we will do small pieces on ten big albums worthy of note that we never got around to writing full reviews for. This month’s instalment features projects from 2 Chainz, Weezer, Juice WRLD, Sigrid and more; enjoy and let us know your thoughts on some of these albums! Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: March 2019”
It’s been a long, four year wait, but Foals have finally woken from their slumber. As one of the last few surviving 00’s indie bands, this record could’ve catapulted Foals back to the forefront of British music – or seen them sink into irrelevancy. Following the enormous What Went Down is no small task, and with the departure of bassist Walter Gervers, it was debated whether Foals had already peaked – but the release of this record has put those doubts firmly back to bed. Continue reading “Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost – Part 1: Album Review”