I struggle to find words to explain what I have believed to be one of the most artistic arrangements to have ever been pieced together, surely my favorite one above all others. I hope in at least attempting to find words someone might understand, and while it seems like some cop-out to begin my most important review, I just have to preface saying that those 34.17 minutes are completely and utterly about feeling now, devoid of vocabulary.
I also see no relevance ... read more
The display of emotion on this record is impeccable, from Issac Wood’s effectual vocals to the backing dynamic instrumentation that draws in and out seemingly at his whim, though what I’m actually hearing really is just an ultimate understanding from each member of the band as to what they want to develop. This theme of orchestration isn’t new to the genre of art rock, where I initially found this to rip on many sounds of Arcade Fire and of sounds from ... read more
Right from the get-go, the album opens with a very uniquely blended spread of instruments that continues throughout the record. The strong presence of older bell and woodwind instruments, I believe the bass clarinet being most prominent, juxtaposed with her well rehearsed ... read more
The synth-pop revival is something most by now have been familiarized with by its extremely large presence in modern popular music of the past few years, something I wonder more and more may just continue to develop throughout the next few. Weiland takes this on for an entire ... read more
Beach House’s newest record, a compilation of EPs released one each month, is their largest release to date and exists in an interesting space as each chapter holds a title named after one of the ... read more
JID raps forwardly about his experience in the music industry and his success as a hip/hop artist, but dives deeper and questions what this really means for his future, a grand amount of introspection lying in this topic and others like the threats he has faced ... read more