Album Review: Chance the Rapper – The Big Day

After arriving earlier this decade with two stellar mixtapes and an unmistakably charismatic persona, Chance the Rapper seemed poised to be one of the most special hip-hop artists of the 2010s. He fulfilled that promise with 2016's Coloring Book, an album that furthered his unique style of gospel-infused pop-rap and polished it enough to blow up … Continue reading Album Review: Chance the Rapper – The Big Day

Leslie Stevens wades deeper into cosmic country with new somber and psychedelic ballad “Sinner”

Leslie Stevens has long been touted for her skills as a strong and diverse vocalist, a trait on full display on the title track and latest single from her upcoming sophomore effort, Sinner. Backed by gentle percussion and waning steel guitar, Stevens' cadence as a singer is resonant, well-paced and fluid in its ability to … Continue reading Leslie Stevens wades deeper into cosmic country with new somber and psychedelic ballad “Sinner”

Angel Olsen assumes ethereal form on new single “All Mirrors”

Over the course of her three studio albums, Angel Olsen has assumed the position of many musical characters: the delicate folk singer; the emotive garage rocker; and the potent wordsmith. In a swift sonic change, "All Mirrors," the lead single and title track from Olsen's upcoming fourth album, finds her shape-shifting once again, veering her … Continue reading Angel Olsen assumes ethereal form on new single “All Mirrors”