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‘Music To Be Murdered By’ is Eminem mediocrity at best

Three stars. Eminem’s meteoric rise to the top of rap in the 2000s was unexpected, to say the least. Yet with every album he releases, he tarnishes the work that made his early work so good. Music To Be Murdered By lacks a lot of the infectious energy and witty lyrics from earlier albums, but […]

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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 Let Me Go’; think soft drums, haunting reverb guitar melodies and melancholic vocals which, as ever, depict the heartbreak […]

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Travis Scott releases ‘HIGHEST IN THE ROOM’

Travis Scott is God; cloud surfing, Kylie Jenner his holy Queen, their Calabasas cupid in her arms. It’s all plastic, they’ve broken up anyways and their separation is the PR companion to his single ‘HIGHEST IN THE ROOM’. The song begins, a spindling flute shakes up to the sky, really fragile and quivering, it reaches him. And a waving and rolling belly string takes […]