Young The Giant’s Home Of The Strange

After “Suicide Squad”, Young The Giant’s new album was the second thing I was looking forward to this August. Since they released the first single, “Amerika …

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Vince Staples is as razor-sharp as ever on ‘FM!’

Vince Staples has always been a man of deceptive versatility. Though his flows and vocal performances sometimes come across as familiar, there’s no denying that h …

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The Low Down On Tove Styrke’s ‘On The Low’

Electro-pop songwriter and singer Tove Anna Linnéa Östman Styrke is breaking ground with her new single ‘On The Low’ and her upcoming album ‘Swa …

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‘Tranquillity Base Hotel and Casino’ is Arctic Monkeys at their most mature.

Is ‘Tranquillity Base Hotel and Casino’, the sixth studio album released by UK band Arctic Monkeys, really be that much of a departure from the band’s older m …

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Mura Masa plays it safe on ‘Complicated’

Rising star Alex Crossan, aka Mura Masa, the British DJ and producer behind the hit single Love$ick (feat. A$AP Rocky), as well as collaborations with Charli XCX an …

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Brockhampton’s magic is far from lost on Iridescence

If there was a key word that could be applied to Brockhampton in 2018, it would be ‘pressure’. After last year’s Saturation Trilogy, a series of lauded albums …

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Is ‘OKRA’ by Tyler The Creator a throwaway ?

Tyler The Creator (or Tyler Gregory Okonma) seems to think his new single ‘OKRA’ is a throwaway track. However his loyal fan base on YouTube believes it to …

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Princess Nokia – Metallic Butterfly (Remastered and Expanded)

Since debuting the original “Metallic Butterly” in 2014, Princess Nokia has found time to start a podcast, release a couple of genre-defying mixtapes, model for …

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Noname’s ‘Room 25’ is conscious hip-hop at its finest

‘Underrated’ is a term we shouldn’t have to keep using to describe 27-year-old Fatimah Warner, aka Noname. With a critically acclaimed mixtape – 2016’s Te …

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Kimbra’s ‘Primal Heart’ is a gorgeous reflection on self-empowerment

I wish I could begin this review by calling Kimbra something like ‘pop sensation’ or ‘acclaimed songstress’. Despite two Grammy awards (making her the third …

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Middle Kids share “Salt Eyes”

Middle Kids frontwoman Hannah Joy described a ‘salt eye’ as the red, dehydrated crust after a big night and a big cry, “when you try to live large, but actual …