Fusing psychedelic pop, noise rock, lo-fi, and synth punk, this Julian Casablancas side-project is incredibly dense, diverse, and fun.
Hellfyre Club’s freshest, youngest face releases his first official full-length. Also, kudos on referencing my favorite Silver Jews song.
Art rap vet Busdriver drops one of his most exciting and confounding albums yet.
After 13 years of studio album silence, Aphex Twin makes a mild return.
There are some great songs at the core of Banks’ Goddess, but the album’s potential gets lost in bland production and her underutilized vocal range.
DOOM and Bishop Nehru drop a collaborative album that’s disappointingly short on stand-out material and chemistry.
West Coast rapper Kendrick Lamar graces us with a new single.
The magical monthly segment where I briefly touch down on a gauntlet of albums I didn’t get a chance to review this past month. These are just my short, straightforward, passionate, biased opinions.
Saor – Aura
Yob – Clearing the Path to Ascend
Bones – Skinny
King 810 – Memoirs of a Murderer
Cymbals Eat Guitars – Lose
Dilated Peoples – Directors of Photography
J. Mascis – Tied to a Star
Ariana Grande – My Everything
White Fence – For the Recently Found Innocent
Kimbra – Golden Echo
Swedish #sadboy and rapper Yung Lean drops his first commercial project here with Unknown Memory.