TDE's Kendrick Lamar gives us another taste of his forthcoming album with "The Blacker the Berry." It's a lyrically nuanced portrayal of one character's reaction to the racial tensions that boiled over for much of 2014.
The latest installment of Matana Roberts' Coin Coin series shifts the narrative down a drone-laden, cluttered pathway.
Glasgow indie pop veterans Belle and Sebastian release their danciest, punchiest album yet.
After 15 years of studio album silence, D'Angelo returns with a fantastic comeback record.
The magical monthly segment where I briefly touch down on a gauntlet of albums I didn't get a chance to review this past month. These are just my short, straightforward, passionate, biased opinions. Beyond Creation - Earthborn Evolution Parkay Quarts - Content Nausea The Neighbourhood - #000000 & #FFFFFF Taylor Swift - 1989 Charli XCX - Sucker Blockhead - Bells and Whistles The Budos Band - Burnt Offering Savages & Bo Ningen - Words To The Blind Gazelle Twin - Unflesh MONO - Rays of Darkness / The Last Dawn Bent Knee - Shiny Eyed Babies PRhyme - S/T Theophilus London - Vibes
Despite their immense talents, Aesop Rock and Rob Sonic orchestrate a relatively unrewarding esoteric lyricism slugfest on their sophomore album as Hail Mary Mallon.
Death Grips drop a new single to tease toward the second half of their yet-to-be-completed double album, The Powers That B.
Foo Fighter's match this album's ambitious concept with some generally uninteresting songs.