Album Review: Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center

I'm of the opinion that collaboration doesn't get celebrated enough in mainstream music. Sure, there are plenty of landmark records that are a direct result of two or more amazing artistic talents linking up (DOOM and Madlib's Madvillainy, The Postal Service's Get Up, etc.) but generally speaking, I think collab records are one the more exciting … Continue reading Album Review: Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center

Album Review: Future – Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd

Atlanta rapper Future needs little introduction. The trap-rap powerhouse has been one of the leading faces of the current rap generation for much of this decade and a highly influential figure on both the commercial and artistic fronts of mainstream hip-hop for many years now. Known for his signature auto-tune croon style of rapping, Future's … Continue reading Album Review: Future – Future Hndrxx Presents: The Wizrd

Album Review: Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

In this decade, there aren't many artists who come as praised and respected by critics, fans and musicians alike as Sharon Van Etten. Prior to her latest release, each of her four studio albums had been well received for their harrowing portrayals of the human condition and consistently stellar vocal performances. She is a champion … Continue reading Album Review: Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow

Honorable Mention: Tash Sultana – Flow State

BACKGROUND: I’ll never forget the first time I heard a song by Tash Sultana. I was scrolling through Instagram and one of my friends posted a video he’d made using Sultana’s song “Notion” in the background. Although I had never heard of this artist, it all sounded somewhat familiar to me. I don’t know what … Continue reading Honorable Mention: Tash Sultana – Flow State