a beautiful, unassuming album that possesses the ability to bring rare and genuine calm.
But there are surprises, many of them, in this album. Justin Wright sets out challenges and reassurances. He requests engagement at a higher level.
Japanese quartet CHAI have just announced their sophomore album. The follow-up to their debut album Pink will be called Punk. It will be released on March 15th via Burger Records. For those unfamiliar with CHAI, the band have a particular approach to the sugared world of kawaii culture. Their first album offered a tongue-in-cheek excursion through the cute…
‘I Was’ is a beautiful track. Here the song is given a beautiful visual, and Strauss enters the new year with unique momentum.
‘You Can Sing Me Anything: A Tribute To 69 Love Songs’ should remain in heavy rotation at every after-party, and after-after-party for a very long time.
A straight-from-the-box drum machine tempo, loosened at the edges, and a pulse-strum acoustic guitar. Immediately disarming, ‘Half Lyfe’ – the second track we’ve heard from JR Slayer’s upcoming album You Found Me – lands like a measure of easy intimacy. Reflective, and confessional by turns ‘Half Lyfe’ displays the strengths of JR Slayer’s work. A project of…
Sofa City Sweetheart shows that yes, there is sorrow, but at the limit of that emotion comes acceptance, and a sense of relief and pleasure.
summer ’17 is a truly remarkable album that should be celebrated for the possibilities that it represents
With ‘Endless Graffiti’ Magic Potion offer a strong picture of themsleves. They offer an authentic voice of the other; compelling as it is listenable.
Tasha’s ‘Alone At Last’ is self-possessed in the best possible way, it does not crave confirmation or concern itself with the typical industry trappings.