The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Over the last few weeks and months especially, April 28th has slowly become one of the most anticipated new release Fridays of the year so far. A barrage of cryptic social media posts from the likes of Foster The People and Haim have only been amplified by relative silence since their last releases. As for the high profile album release this week, Gorillaz’s Humanz, excitement has been increased by an impressive output of singles over the course of 2017. Anyway, here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar: Continue reading The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

Dua Lipa and Miguel Team Up on the Sultry ‘Lost In Your Light’

Dua Lipa and Miguel seem like kindred spirits considering their recent artistic output. Miguel’s last album, Wildheart, pushed the kind of sultry R&B synonymous with Continue reading Dua Lipa and Miguel Team Up on the Sultry ‘Lost In Your Light’

Gorillaz Share Humanz Bonus Track ‘The Apprentice’

If you were unfortunate enough to miss Gorillaz’s global listening party for their upcoming album Humanz last weekend all is not lost; not only is Continue reading Gorillaz Share Humanz Bonus Track ‘The Apprentice’

Frank Ocean Explores Scrutiny on ‘Lens’

Frank Ocean’s ‘blonded RADIO’ has become a treasure trove since its surprise debut earlier this year. He has used his Beats 1 platform to premiere a number of new tracks including Continue reading Frank Ocean Explores Scrutiny on ‘Lens’

Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd are Tethered by Love and Fate on ‘Lust For Life’

In the swirl of cinematic Hollywood and modern pop, Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd seem connected by a dark, but divine fate. Del Rey continuously yearns for broken, unavailable men; the type that her Continue reading Lana Del Rey and The Weeknd are Tethered by Love and Fate on ‘Lust For Life’

The War on Drugs Return with 11-Minute Epic ‘Thinking of a Place’

The War on Drugs’ ‘Thinking of a Place’ plays out like one continuous shot. Unravelling over 11 minutes, Adam Granduciel sews together several episodes, whilst never quite Continue reading The War on Drugs Return with 11-Minute Epic ‘Thinking of a Place’

The Pulse of Emo Still Throbs in the Veins of Paramore’s Pop Confection ‘Hard Times’

Despite beginnings as a band with seemingly strict boundaries in alternative rock, Paramore always possessed enough pliability in their sound to shift into pop Continue reading The Pulse of Emo Still Throbs in the Veins of Paramore’s Pop Confection ‘Hard Times’

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

April 21st will be forever regarded as the week of the collaboration. With three intriguing team-ups in our five essential releases of the week, 2017 continues to offer many surprises, whether they’re matches made in pop heaven or chalk and cheese revelations. Here are the week’s five big releases that should be on your radar:

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Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. Review – Operating in a League all of his own

Above all, Kendrick Lamar is an extraordinary storyteller. and the final track on his fourth album DAMN., ‘DUCKWORTH.’, is the ultimate Continue reading Kendrick Lamar: DAMN. Review – Operating in a League all of his own

Alexandra Savior: Belladonna of Sadness Review – Savior’s Vintage Allure is Dampened by Alex Turner’s Indistinct Production

The initial appeal of Alexandra Savior is in her influences; the smokiness of Adele is apparent as is the detachment of Lana Del Rey’s careless, yet hypnotic slur. But under the guidance of Continue reading Alexandra Savior: Belladonna of Sadness Review – Savior’s Vintage Allure is Dampened by Alex Turner’s Indistinct Production