Emmanuel Elone

Norah Jones: Day Breaks

Norah Jones: Day Breaks

Norah Jones returns to her roots on her latest album with mixed results.
Sun Ra and His Arkestra: The Space Age Is Here To Stay

Sun Ra and His Arkestra: The Space Age Is Here To Stay

Sun Ra soars into space on his latest album.
Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown: Atrocity Exhibition

Danny Brown's latest album is also his greatest musical achievement.
Toro Y Moi: Live From Trona

Toro Y Moi: Live From Trona

Toro Y Moi revitalizes old songs of his and ends up with one of the best live albums this year.
De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

De La Soul: And the Anonymous Nobody

And the Anonymous Nobody is an album that was destined for greatness but failed to live up its potential.
Frank Ocean: Blonde (take 1)

Frank Ocean: Blonde (take 1)

Frank Ocean conquers all and prevails on his latest album, Blonde.
Lil Durk: 2X

Lil Durk: 2X

2X is Lil Durk through and through, and that’s what ultimately makes it the thrill it is.
Snoop Dogg: Coolaid

Snoop Dogg: Coolaid

On Coolaid, Snoop Dogg brings back his iconic G-Funk sound with mixed results.
Little Richard: Mono Box – The Complete Specialty and Vee-Jay Albums

Little Richard: Mono Box – The Complete Specialty and Vee-Jay Albums

Little Richard wasn’t just making music for the baby boomer generation; he was making music for the new millennium.
Band of Horses: Why Are You OK

Band of Horses: Why Are You OK

Even though Why Are You Okay features some of Band of Horses' best work in a long time, it's still only slightly above average at best.
ScHoolboy Q: Blank Face (take 2)

ScHoolboy Q: Blank Face (take 2)

ScHoolboy Q's new album is an improvement on all fronts for the young Californian rapper.
Beth Orton: Kidsticks

Beth Orton: Kidsticks

British songwriter Beth Orton stretches to the heavens on her latest album.