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The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week it was insanely difficult to choose who would feature on the weekly roundup of new music. Fleet Foxes and Lorde already confirmed that they would be releasing new albums but it was several surprise releases and returns that made this week particularly special. 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

Witness Review: Katy Perry is Out-Of-Touch with her Cringy Lyrics and Incoherent Concepts

Armed with cryptic, culinary visuals, a short-back-and-sides à la Miley Cyrus circa-2013, and a sudden penchant for social awareness and intense wokeness, Katy Perry has shifted from a Continue reading Witness Review: Katy Perry is Out-Of-Touch with her Cringy Lyrics and Incoherent Concepts

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

As well as the obvious, polarising choice of Katy Perry’s newfound ‘purposeful pop’, New Music Friday yields some beautifully quirky releases from all corners of alternative universe. 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: Dua Lipa Review – A Powerhouse Pop Star in the Making

With delays leading to a release nine months after its intended September date, Dua Lipa’s debut album could’ve been damaged by its injection into a Continue reading Dua Lipa: Dua Lipa Review – A Powerhouse Pop Star in the Making

Lorde Searches for Utopia in a House Party on ‘Perfect Places’

The most noticeable difference between Pure Heroine-era Lorde and the material she’s shared from upcoming sophomore record Melodrama is the Continue reading Lorde Searches for Utopia in a House Party on ‘Perfect Places’

The Week’s 5 Essential Releases Worth Listening To

This week was already geared up as a massive week for releases from the world of pop but it was to be the two big surprise returns that caught our eye at Vendor this week when New Music Friday rolled around. 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

Jack Antonoff & Lorde Team up Again for Bleachers’ New Single ‘Don’t Take The Money’

Jack Antonoff, creative force and frontman of indie-poppers Bleachers, is having a pretty good year. Antonoff has already worked with Continue reading Jack Antonoff & Lorde Team up Again for Bleachers’ New Single ‘Don’t Take The Money’

Lorde Trades Bristling Soundscapes for Minimalist Balladry on ‘Liability’

‘Liability’ this time sees Lorde not concerned primarily with her ex but with herself in the vacuum post-breakup. On comeback single ‘Green Light’, Lorde shot Continue reading Lorde Trades Bristling Soundscapes for Minimalist Balladry on ‘Liability’

Lorde’s Fluorescent ‘Green Light’ is Lorde Like You’ve Never Heard Her

With the exception of a track on the Hunger Games soundtrack, the last time we heard from Lorde was in 2013, when she released her debut album Pure Heroine, a menacing, detached vision of 21st Century Continue reading Lorde’s Fluorescent ‘Green Light’ is Lorde Like You’ve Never Heard Her

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