In 2018, Jackie Cohen wasn't sure if she was a songwriter. 12 months later, she's toured the U.S. and Europe, and also released one of this year's most addicting debut albums.
New music roundups are a monthly recap dedicated to covering the latest music in a series of short, descriptive reviews. This month’s edition includes new releases from Carly Rae Jepsen, Mac DeMarco, Vampire Weekend and more. Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated What does a new Carly Rae Jepsen album mean? Lovesick synth-pop anthems by the … Continue reading New Music Roundup: May
On their fifth studio album, the Long Beach rock trio infuses their signature sound with meditations on age, death, and what it means to embrace adversity.
Few, if any, rappers this decade have endured as significant a personal and artistic evolution as Tyler, The Creator. His last record, 2017's Flower Boy, was a true coming-of-age album. After a half-decade of anti-establishment antics and abrasive hate-raps, Tyler's complicated persona unearthed a previously unknown side of vulnerability and openness that widely changed his public perception … Continue reading Album Review: Tyler, The Creator – IGOR
Ahead of their recently announced third studio album Head Arrangements, Santa Barbara psych-rock duo The Shorelines returns with another entry in their catalog of lo-fi surf-jazz, on a new cut titled "Love Is Here." Intricately assembled and moderately paced, the track is gentle yet familiarly stimulating. The melody finds a balance between dueling instruments, with … Continue reading The Shorelines return with another entry in their growing catalog of lo-fi surf-jazz