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  • Shining through the glaring faults

    With great releases this year from artists like Gorillaz, Blackfield, Pond, and so on, Foster the People's latest release “Sacred Hearts Club” brought with it a whole lot of expectations to live up to.

  • “THE WEATHER” is perfect for a swim in the POND

    When people refer to Pond as a Tame Impala offshoot because they're both psychedelic rock acts from Perth, Australia and share a bunch of members, it irks me.

  • From The Land of Art, Fire and Emotions

    BTS (Bangtan Sonyeondan/Bulletproof Boys) is back with their album Wings, repackaged and re-released under the title “You Never Walk Alone”, dominating charts like never before. If you thought their music could not get any better, they are here to prove you wrong.

  • Chalice Hymnal

    It is a sunless afternoon and a woman sits alone on her porch under the wind chimes. Bells and horns sound from the top of a great stone temple welcoming the evening tide. An unshaven man prowls the nameless alleys in the dead hours of the night, searching for you.

  • Neil Cicierega's Upgrading Your Childhood Again

    You know how in some works of fiction you have these characters who are always in the background and aren't usually noticed but every now and then they sweep into the frame to remind you how crucial they are to the whole thing?

  • Day to Day is Jazz in Migration

    Day to Day is Jazz in Migration

    Yes, Day to Day is an album about migration and mixing, about life lived each day at a time. These are true statements, but first and foremost it is a beautiful thing to listen to.

  • Of Upbeat Sorrows

    Cleopatra, The Lumineers' second studio album, has the band's trademark style of incorporating heart wrenching lyrics into lively

  • Something for the Lovesick

    Seafret's latest album, released on January 29, Tell Me It's Real, is a collection of lyrics and music that for the most part make you want

  • RUSHING TO MEDIOCRITY

    Originally slated to be released mid-2015, and after numerous public title and tracklist changes, Kanye West's new record The Life of Pablo is finally here.

  • 25 ADELE FROM THE OTHER SIDE

    Hello, do you hear that? It's the whole world humming to the songs of 25, Adele's latest album.

  • All Them Witches Brewing Magic

    The third studio album by Tennessee four-piece, All Them Witches is their most confident work to date.

  • Bowie's Swan Song

    “Blackstar” is the latest album by the legendary David Bowie. Extremely diverse and adventurous, it is a powerful statement of intent by Bowie...

  • Beneath the Skin

    Beneath the Skin is the second studio album by the Icelandic folk-pop band, Of Monsters and Men released on 8 June 2015.

  • Lana Del Rey

    LANA DEL REY'S HONEYMOON WORTH THE WAIT

    Lana del Rey had actually hinted that she started working Honeymoon almost as soon as Ultraviolence was done, which made it a very long wait.

  • It's Just a Ride

    Rishloo is a prog group from the US, best known for their immersive and technically challenging music and thought-provoking lyrics.

  • DARK BEFORE DAWN

    Since their debut album, Saturate (2002), Breaking Benjamin had been making millions of fans all over the globe crazy with their unique sound until the band broke up over a copyright dispute in 2011.

  • Blur's Brilliant Comeback

    In the '90s, Blur climbed to the upper echelons of British pop music, pioneering and perfecting a new genre and constantly exploring new ground.

  • KENDRICK LAMAR'S MASTERPIECE

    With fantastic album drops from Lupe Fiasco and Death Grips, and with Kanye West dropping later this year, 2015 is already shaping up to be a great year for hip-hop.

  • What Your Playlist Needs

    Armeen Musa's Simultaneously is essentially a pop album but terming it as just 'pop' would be a great disservice.

  • Godspeed You! Black Emperor

    If you've never heard any of Godspeed's music before, they sound exactly like their name suggests.

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