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Albums of the Year 2019: When I Get Home -Solange

Solange’s beautiful and tight album about her hometown of Houston is a masterclass of an ode to a home. Featuring many elements of Houston music, such as chop-and-screw, and Houston artists like Gucci Mane, Solange uses short, yet powerful songs to tell a grander story of homesickness and a misrepresented city. At times slow and […]

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Albums of the Year 2019: 1000 gecs – 100 gecs

There are 3 stages to listening to 100 gecs. Step 1: cover your ears and ask whoever put it on to turn it off because you think it’s appalling. Step 2: that person (probably me) insists you listen to it again and you find it amusingly stupid, maybe you’d even put it on as a […]

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Albums of the Year 2019: Father of the Bride – Vampire Weekend

When Lorde said “please could you be tender” in her  song ‘Hard Feelings’, Ezra Koenig and the Chris’ said yes Ella we can, and then they went and made this album. After waiting the lifetime of a small child for their fourth album, expectations were high. Vampire Weekend somehow managed to exceed and subvert and […]

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Albums of the Year 2019: Clairo – Immunity

Clairo’s early career suffered from accusations of being an industry plant, and whilst this is easily disputed, the authenticity of her sound was clouded by collaborations on her EP diary 001 and her work with producers such as SG Lewis, where her lyrical skill and ability to work across through different genres was overshadowed, only […]