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Dawn Richard’s Uplifting Electro Revival Show

Dawn Richard’s Uplifting Electro Revival Show

Continuing in Hanif Abdurraqib’s excellent spring series, Dawn Richard brought her stunning “Electro Revival” show to the Brooklyn Academy of Music.

The 75 Best Albums of 2021

The 75 Best Albums of 2021

Despite a global pandemic, musicians were far more active in 2021 and had time to create their finest work. It resulted in some of the best albums in years.

The 15 Best R&B/Soul Albums of 2021

The 15 Best R&B/Soul Albums of 2021

In these challenging times, soul and R&B walked tall and carried a big stick, while also being a much-needed balm and source of warmth in 2021.

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The 50 Best Albums of 2021 So Far

The year has offered a mountainous feast of sublime music. The 50 best albums of 2021 so far are an eclectic, forward-looking, and increasingly “woke” bunch.

Dawn Richard’s ‘Second Line’ Is a Triumphant Tribute to Her Musical Roots

Dawn Richard’s ‘Second Line’ Is a Triumphant Tribute to Her Musical Roots

Dawn Richard’s Second Line is a gorgeous record featuring fantastic, strange, esoteric sounds playing with house and club conventions. It’s a pioneering record and easily one of the best of the year.

The 80 Best Albums of 2015

The 80 Best Albums of 2015

Travel back five years ago when the release calendar was rife with stellar albums. 2015 offered such an embarrassment of musical riches, that we selected 80 albums as best of the year.

The 20 Best Electronic Albums of 2015

The 20 Best Electronic Albums of 2015

Electronic music is one of the broadest reaching genres by design, and 2015 showcased that spectacularly well with a bevy of albums still heavily represented on playlists today.

Pitchfork Music Festival 2017: Day One

Pitchfork Music Festival 2017: Day One

Creative musical talents, nice weather, and friendly people combined with long, long lines, some minor technical issues, and a few lackluster performances.
Dirty Projectors – “Cool Your Heart (feat. D∆WN)” (Singles Going Steady)

Dirty Projectors – “Cool Your Heart (feat. D∆WN)” (Singles Going Steady)

D∆WN sounds as smooth and rich as she ever has, and David Longstreth brings his ever-sincere emotion to the table.
DAWN: Redemption Heart

DAWN: Redemption Heart

DAWN concludes her Red Heart trilogy with an enigmatic yet polished dance album.
DAWN – “Cali Sun” (Singles Going Steady)

DAWN – “Cali Sun” (Singles Going Steady)

The work of DAWN (Dawn Richard) stays true to an aesthetic where it feels like chart-friendly soul-pop being remixed by an IDM producer.
D∆WN (Dawn Richard) – “Wake Up” (Singles Going Steady)

D∆WN (Dawn Richard) – “Wake Up” (Singles Going Steady)

Cleaving electronic diva-pop to the drop-obsessed schizophrenia of contemporary EDM, "Wake Up" is a feverishly high-energy R&B convulsion.