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Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory Review – Danceable Club-Rap with Needle-Like Precision

Vince Staples sounds like he wants to have a good time on¬†Big Fish Theory¬†but the subtext suggests otherwise. ‘If I die today/Would you even know I existed?’ he asks on ‘Ramona Park is Yankee Stadium’. Staples is very much a Continue reading Vince Staples: Big Fish Theory Review – Danceable Club-Rap with Needle-Like Precision

The Butterfly Effect: Snoh Aalegra’s Minute Masterpiece

From the beginning, whether it’s the crackle of the one-minute long intro/interlude ‘It’s Just a Fever’, the abruptness of the cyan stripe that strikes through the pop-art inspired album cover, or the glamorously smoky vocals akin to Golden Age Hollywood, Snoh Aalegra instils a strong sense of the cinematic on her debut Don’t Explain. Continue reading The Butterfly Effect: Snoh Aalegra’s Minute Masterpiece