It’s that time again, let us reflect on all the great albums released this year with our definitive Top 50 Albums of 2019 list; featuring hip-hop megastars, thrash metal crossovers and pop masterclasses.
Five years after her mind-bending, earth-shattering debut, FKA Twigs has brought us MAGDALENE, a sophomore studio album so immersive and shimmering that it could only come from Tahliah Barnett; the world’s most kaleidoscopic popstar.
A nod to a Christian re-awakening or a cry for help? It’s never easy to tell what truly goes on inside the mind of mercurial superstar Kanye West, but one thing that is certain is that he’s found his next obsession; and luckily he could’ve picked a worse one than devotion to faith.
A vast change of pace and direction from 2016’s maniacal Atrocity Exhibition, Danny Brown’s fifth studio album uknowhatimsayin¿ sees the Detroit rapper in a more content state than ever. There’s still that same old quirk and comedy to his lyrics, but this time they’re reflective, progressive and hopeful rather than brash and unnerving.
With this double-length effort, the fifth and sixth albums of the Oxfordshire band’s career, Foals have propelled themselves into the literal world of rock stardom and the figurative world of dystopian fear. Their rallying cries to save the planet before it’s too late can be heard not just on the musical surface of brilliance, butContinue reading “Foals – Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost: Parts 1 & 2 Album Review”