By Elorm Nutakor I’m done hedging with my musical opinions, or at least I’d like to be. And that can mean a lot of things, but I’m more specifically talking about those moments when you feel a need to be critical about music, so you qualify a positive comment with an ambiguous statement that takes […]
By Owen Brock The Canadian R&B duo Majid Jordan drop gorgeous electric rhythms in their new single “Body Talk.” With fun waves fused with charged beats, “Body Talk” prompts all listeners to lose themselves through dance.
By Noah McCarty MGMT makes a successful return to the limelight with Little Dark Age, a dark, 80s-inspired track with minor synths galore. All the MGMT staples are here: cryptic lyrics, danceable beats and an attention to detail that raises the band above other synth-pop acts.
By Will Udo Lead singer of Hiatus Kayote, Nai Palm, drops her much anticipated new album with an array of sounds that magnetically attract and ease the ear. The Melbourne native carries futuristic neo-soul energy within her voice along with her streamline guitar plucks.
By Ashwini Mantrala Intro Every Oct. 24, hearts gather around the world to give respect to none other than Aubrey Graham, our prince hailing from Toronto, Memphis, The Bay Area, Houston, Atlanta, Miami, London, Jamaica, Nigeria and wherever else he wants to claim at the moment. The man’s birthday will undoubtedly be a national holiday […]
By Ben Luty Earlier this month, Google unveiled the new model of their Pixel phone. While beautiful screens and many cool new features were presented, the devices lack a feature advertised pretty heavily on the previous model: The 3.5 mm headphone port. Obviously, Google isn’t the first to do this. Apple shocked the world with […]
By Jordan Look Although the subject matter is heavy as H.E.R. pleads with her significant other to “let her in” on the 3rd track on her self-named 2017 album, she doesn’t go the expected route. While some would think this subject matter would call for a sad, melodic tone, she comes strong with a background […]
By Alec Stutson With its offbeat drums and jazzy, middle eastern sounding arpeggios, King Gizzard begins its 10-minute progressive symphony with style and flair. What comes next is a sprawling, ambitious piece of neo-progressive rock that fuses psychedelia, funky bass and surprisingly beautiful vocals from the band’s Frontman Stu Mackenzie. Crumbling Castle eschews the usually-driving […]
By Ryan Groom Dallas musician Liv.e’s demo “phunkintro” was recently flipped by the hands of LA legend and beat extraordinaire: Mndsgn. As if the original track could get any funkier, the flip features sun-dried e-piano chords and swing-heavy drums, ultimately forming a true throwback to more soulful times. Liv.e stands out among other artists on […]