Music

Kanye disappoints with ‘Jesus Is King’

Kanye West is simply too talented to make a terrible album. As a producer alone, the man understands music and can utilize samples in such interesting ways that a poor album from him would be an above-average project for many other artists....

Sunn o))) return with titanic ‘Pyroclasts’

If you haven’t heard of Sunn 0))) (pronounced ‘Sun’), picture a self proclaimed ‘guitar band’ whose music sits in the liminal spaces at the edge of music itself. For 20 years now they have been producing some of the loudest, slowest, most...

Selena Gomez drops two new singles

After the release of the single ‘Bad Liar’ in 2017, arguably the greatest ‘tide-over-in-between-albums-single’ of all time, these two new releases from Selena Gomez had a lot to live up to. Initially upon starting her lead single ‘Lose You...

Juana Molina release entrancing EP ‘Forfun’

In Juana Molina’s first version of Paraguaya, someone is holding the corner of a silk, black dress, and then walking along the length of a polished old table, wooden, turning around and twisting, the fabric twists and folds around the spinning...

Cigarettes After Sex’s ‘Cry’ lacks variation

After a long-awaited two years punctuated by rare single drops, Cigarettes After Sex return with their new album, Cry, which carries much potential, but ultimately lacks sustenance.  It opens with a characteristically Cigarettes sound in ‘Don’t...

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