"The intensity embedded in mundanity. An attempt to find stability in the hopelessness of the surrounding world while meandering in the inexplicably reflective silence of rural Americana"
Pinegrove had been slowly making a name for themselves within ... read more
"The Murder Capital finds a clear identity with "Gigi's Recovery": revisiting gothic rock fusions with electronic in a modern context. On top of that, listeners will be "rewarded" with McGovern's sharp and most memorable songwriting revolving around themes of the solitude of grief and the process of mourning."
The Murder Capital are an Irish post-punk band formed in Dublin who released their debut, "When I Have ... read more
Mac DeMarco's latest release is an admittedly casual and lackadaisical batch of acoustic vignettes into his recent travels. Even so, it's frustratingly redundant and deeply underwhelming for any fans hoping for a return to form or a new artistic direction.
I have nothing against a low-risk instrumental release such as this for an artist of Mac DeMarco's profile. I will say that it is odd to choose to taunt listeners with a new album after four years of ... read more
"Sugar World" lives up to its name as Lean creates an irresistible dream world full of heartwarming vulnerability and surreal hope. The mixture of Frederik Valentin's classically gorgeous arrangements and Lean's imperfect yet deeply comforting vocal approach makes for uniquely therapeutic reassurance for the lost, confused, and nihilistic.
The context behind the jonatan leandoer moniker is important to understanding the ... read more
Lil Yachty, seemingly out-of-nowhere, embracing neo-psychedelia and alternative pop for his latest release, will undoubtedly go down as one of the most memorable music moments of 2023. The question is: beyond the shock value of such a drastic genre shift, does the ambition result in music worthy of the hype?
The answer is yes. Lil Yachty's "Let's Start Here" does feel somewhat random, but at the same time, his tendencies towards the eccentric ... read more