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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 Swiss Army Knife of Modern Pop Culture

It seems nowadays Beck shape shifts more frequently than a Transformer. Following on from the Grammy-winning Morning Phase, a hazy, deliberated folk album, Beck dropped the summer’s ultimate sleeper hit, the reverberating ‘Dreams’, in 2015. Continue reading The Swiss Army Knife of Modern Pop Culture

Listen To This: MAALA

MAALA and his mysterious moniker is a far-flung cry from his beginnings in the music industry. MAALA, real name Evan Sinton, placed third on New Zealand’s Got Talent in 2012. Sinton, with acoustic guitar in hand, covered ‘Blackbird’ by The Beatles in his audition and followed his success Continue reading Listen To This: MAALA