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”
In this month’s edition of Round-Up Reviews we look at some of the July 2019 releases that I didn’t get around to writing full reviews for. There’s albums from big names here, including Blood Orange, Iggy Azalea, Nas, the Dreamville record label (J. Cole, JID etc) and more! Continue reading “Round-Up Reviews: July 2019”
On his candid surprise of a sophomore album, Daniel Caesar dives into a deeper world of introspection and understanding than on his last album. CASE STUDY 01 is a generally more squeaky clean and refined listen than Freudian was, opting for more consistency rather than the obvious big hit R&B formula he achieved before.
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On his third solo album ANIMA, Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke continues to glide through a dystopian universe with the use of glitchy electronics and watertight production. It is a broad spectrum of sound, vivid imagination and a harrowing reality of a society in turmoil; all forming together to create the best solo project of Yorke’s career. Continue reading “Thom Yorke – ANIMA: 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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