but it seems at points, thats all blond is; an accomplishment.
disliking this album is hardly a hot take. in fact its a cold, bone-dry take. if i didnt like blond, coming out and saying it would be controversial for about ten minutes before everyone got over it. and even ... read more
yeules first release since last years under-appreciated gem "glitch princess", they prove their ability to continuously evolve and change as an artist who gains much of their appeal from their novelty.
on the idea of evolution, "sulky baby" feels like the natural next step up from glitch princess. it retains the glitchy, electronic atmosphere and introspective lyrics, but then expands on the acoustic side of yeule. this was briefly explored on ... read more
february of 2023 is ending with a bang (or was supposed to) with gorillaz long awaited eighth album cracker island. and cracker island is, if anything, a "bang" of an album. funky, erratic, and most of all: fun. before i get into my thoughts, i just gotta get it out of the way and say that cracker island is fun as hell.
but fun doesnt always translate to quality or, more specifically to cracker island, memorability. ... read more
"this is why" gets a lot right. its sleek and stylish, owed mostly to its instrumentation, and has no shortage of songs just absolutely radiating power (this is why, running out of time, big man little dignity). and i ... read more