An irresistible release that offers up gratifying choruses that are both notably concise and catchy.
One of hip-hop’s prophetic voices is back, and in fine form.
An artist exploring tones, moods and instruments to his heart’s content, willing to leave the listener with the work that remains.
Regan – formerly Pagan Wanderer Lu – has a simple pop quirkiness that is cute in spurts but suffers from its lack of insistence.
Mayer’s latest is his most “down home” effort yet, as well as his most tender and poignant.
I Like Trains have intentionally chosen, for better or worse, to live in one singular mood on this album that explores the ongoing relationship between humanity and technology.
A sleepy, affecting folk-pop offering that’s spritely and winsome in equal doses.
A compelling set which finds lyrical inspiration in the ordinary, set to irresistibly slinky pop arrangements.
An interesting demonstration of Lindstrøm’s ability to eschew the “space disco” of the past and create several divergent, disparate electronic tracks on which the influence of his own varied background is marked.
While any Edwards release warrants celebration, the Canadian songstress has outdone herself on her latest – a showpiece in a catalogue filled with gems.
The Austin post-rock legends return with a new attention to detail, finding inspiration in the subtle moments of life.
As expansive as anything else released this year, In Time works through several moods and seasons and largely succeeds. Matt Conner reviews.
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