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Young Thug releases first studio LP

Young Thug’s first studio LP, one that comes after being a feature of trap for years, is one that may not be a masterpiece, but certainly lives up to its title: So Much Fun. Young Thug, better known as Thugger, has been one of the earliest...

Taylor Swift returns with new album

It is fair to say that Taylor Swift’s last album, Reputation, was divisive between fans and critics alike. Thankfully, Lover, her seventh studio album, is a such a much needed palette cleanser. ‘I Forgot That You Existed’, the opening track,...

HOMESHAKE – Helium Album Review

Helium, the fourth album from HOMESHAKE (the solo project of Montreal based producer Peter Sagar) is another woozy meander through dreamlike synths and echoing vocals. Sagar has come a long way from his roots playing rhythm guitar for Mac DeMarco,...

JID – DiCaprio 2 Album review

Technical prowess and lyrical complexity are skills hard to come by in an age of showy mumble rap and buzzy trap beats. It is in these areas where the auspicious East Atlanta rapper JID exhibits his appeal. On DiCaprio 2 he combines the much flouted...

LCD Soundsystem: live on Electric Lady Sessions

Electronic rock outfit LCD Soundsystem return with their third live album, Electric Lady Sessions, capturing the raw energy of their performances during a momentary pause on their tour last year. The most striking thing about any of LCD’s releases...

Album Review: Emily King’s Scenery

American singer-songwriter Emily King’s third album Scenery sees her take a step away from her New York City roots. Freshly signed to independent label ATO Records and newly residing in the peaceful expanse of the Catskill Mountains in upstate New...

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