Bones is electronic producer Datach'i's most emotionally affecting and poignant album to date. These tracks work as a powerful collective rather than individual experiments with his production reaching new heights.
For the man behind some of the most memorable hip-hop productions of the last few decades, a new challenge hits Daniel M. Nakamura in the form of coming up with the emotional soundtrack for the stellar new teen comedy film Booksmart.
Experimental, electronic artist K. Leimer binds the music on Irrational Overcast to the central themes to create something that attempts to articulate the dangers that threaten societal equilibrium today.
While previously released demos from the 20-year special edition, "Nobody's Girl" and "Throwin' Myself Away" would have fit perfectly on Gomez's Liquid Skin, given a little spit and polish, "Someday" is something else entirely.
Origin is a rich, intoxicating listen that benefits from Jordan Rakei's clear, succinct vision. The desire to challenge himself to write a more thematic, conceptual album has encouraged Rakei to write more immediate, more impactful songs.