Culture is 2017’s first great album, a monster from start to finish finding Offest, Quavo and Takeoff hitting their P.R. You already know “T-Shirt,” “Call Casting” and “Bad and Boujee,” but the deep cuts are just as rewarding. Advertisements
JJ Mitchell and Hana Elion are Overcoats, a new New York-based duo with an album set for release on April 21. Young is led by the Autre Ne Veut-produced “Hold Me Close,” a song as warm as it is distant.
While many new acts come and go in a blink of an eye, Tei Shi has already shown impressive staying power. First introduced in 2013, the Argentinian has steadily released singles and EP’s since, but never an LP. That changes later this year with Crawl Space set for release on March 31.
Missy Elliott has always been ahead of the curve. So, it’s a bit jarring to hear her ride the wave of minimalist trap beats on her newest single, “I’m Better,” featuring newcomer Lamb in a prominent guest spot.
For Thundercat’s newest album, the forthcoming, massive Drunk – the world class bassist enlists help from Kendrick Lamar, Wiz Khalifa, Pharrell, and on the lead single, yacht rock captains Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins.
Somewhat hidden in the large Odd Future collective, Syd announced plans to strike out on her own last year.
Led by dynamic front woman Caroline Landahl, new Swedish import Hater is off to a strong start. Their debut LP You Tried features the previously released “Mental Haven” as well as the soaring, affirmative chords of “Had It All,” released earlier this year.
Despite releasing the great “Real Love Baby,” last year, Father John Misty generated more headlines from his curtailed set at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival that summer. That event would be unfairly characterized as a “rant” and “lecture,” and while stiffing people on a set they paid money to see is never a good look, the mischaracterization marginalized the message behind his […]
It’s not the first thing you’d expect to hear from a Real Estate song, but there it is, welcoming us into the band’s new era for new album In Mind.
Dave Longstreth and Dirty Projectors ended their long silence late last year with the challenging “Keep Your Name,” a song that had fans equally elated and puzzled. “Little Bubble” followed earlier this year, and while that song fell more in line with previous Dirty Projectors albums, their newest – “Up In Hudson” – is the […]