Thursday, July 17 2014
They were backup singers for Feist. A remix project happened between them. Now, Sylvan Esso's debut album is a thing to behold.
Tuesday, July 15 2014
This British retro-funk duo has created something unpretentious enough to energize a dance floor at 2 a.m., yet curious enough to suggest there’s something just a tad thornier under the surface.
Monday, June 30 2014
28 Grams is full of interesting, moody, personality-drenched beats, many of which go to waste because they’re not suited to the artist.
Tuesday, June 17 2014
Recorded live in the same Nashville studio where Williams made his records, these tracks separate the singer’s mournful vocals just enough from their backing to echo the eerie, unmoored loneliness of the lyrics.
Sunday, June 8 2014
It’s never been more obvious that Kool Keith needs the stabilizing influence and instincts of a quality producer. Now more than ever, he’s Magneto without his helmet.
Tuesday, June 3 2014
Here's a chart-baiting country album that also happens to be an exploration of the spoils, perils, and hypocrisies of female stardom.