Chillwave pioneers Small Black return after an extended hiatus for Cheap Dreams‘ melancholic pop that you can still dance (or run) to and they tell us about it.
Lyrically and sonically, Smerz’s Believer is a bold, risk-taking LP that charts a wild, uneven ride through trance, classical, R&B, and hip-hop.
It’s the sense of time passing and time co-existing with other times that stays with you after you hear Brijean’s’ Feelings’. It becomes almost an experience of existential exploration and wonder.
The latest compilation from Light in the Attic's "Japan Archival Series" explores the edgier pop that rose out of the age of prosperity and consumerism.
Demidevil is poised to keep Ashnikko relentlessly populating the feed in 2021 with some impressively strong new bangers. But it'll be crucial for her to remember the difference between Nicki Minaj and the iLOVEFRiDAYs of the world.