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The Essential 2017 Summer Album Roundup

2017 has provided one of the most saturated summers for big releases in recent memory. Everything from superstar DJs, to teenage pop wunderkinds to quintessential indie rock bands have Continue reading The Essential 2017 Summer Album Roundup

The Pointlessness of Pop Star Feuds

The MTV VMAs often provides a pedestrian affair, as the world’s most popular pop stars battle it out in a quest for the coveted water cooler moment. Naturally, the Continue reading The Pointlessness of Pop Star Feuds

DJ Khaled: Grateful Review – Another One? Nah, You’re Alright Mate

You gotta hand it to DJ Khaled, he knows how to recruit. His latest album features no less than 34 collaborators across its bloated 22-track listing and they’re Continue reading DJ Khaled: Grateful Review – Another One? Nah, You’re Alright Mate

Swet Shop Boys: Sufi La Review – Heems and Riz MC Swap Conscious Rap for Tongue-in-Cheek Anthems

On their debut album, Cashmere, the Swet Shop Boys’ broadness of discussion was only outdone by the South Asian diaspora that came to inform their work. Like so many of the Continue reading Swet Shop Boys: Sufi La Review – Heems and Riz MC Swap Conscious Rap for Tongue-in-Cheek Anthems

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

The new Kendrick Lamar album is the inevitable standout this week but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be furthering your musical horizons. This week’s collection of essential releases is one of the most eclectic of the year so far. 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

Frank Ocean is at his Freest on ‘Biking’

Frank Ocean debuted his latest track ‘Biking’, featuring verses from Jay-Z and fellow Odd Future alumni Tyler, The Creator on the third episode of his Beats 1 show ‘blonded RADIO’. It was played straight after Continue reading Frank Ocean is at his Freest on ‘Biking’

Waves is the Order in Kanye’s Disordered Masterpiece

‘Waves’ almost didn’t make the cut. It only made the final draft through the insistence of Chance the Rapper, causing the delay of the release of The Life of Pablo. ‘Waves’ is certainly an amalgamation of Kanye’s life as an artist and all of his masterpieces.
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