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Tyler, The Creator Cherry Bomb Album Review Odd Future Records/Sony Released April 13, 2015 Genre: Alternative Hip Hop, Hardcore Hip Hop, Neo-Soul https://open.spotify.com/album/621OhgnZJ7Pz8iUazct1In Tyler, The Creator's immaturity can be considered as one of his strengths, and at times one of his weaknesses. The Odd Future kingpin returns with his fourth studio LP, Cherry Bomb, and the result finds the rapper advancing in terms of musicianship...
BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah Sour Soul Album Review Lex Records Released February 24, 2015 Genre: Hip-Hop, Jazz When I first heard of the BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah collaboration, I was enthralled. As an avid fan of the Canadian jazz trio, I was pretty excited to see them collaborate with a member of the renowned Wu-Tang Clan. BADBADNOTGOOD's main strength is pushing the limits of...
Action Bronson Mr. Wonderful Album Review Atlantic Records/Vice Records/Goliath Released March 23, 2015 Genre: Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Rap Rock, Pop Rap https://open.spotify.com/album/7ijgeLAW3W3vZ9jf6tozFq Acclaimed East Coast MC, and chef, Action Bronson's feature debut full length is a glitzy, robust, and lush piece of work. Bronson fuses his typical over-the-top, braggadocios lyricism and wit, with some blues rock and soul influenced instrumentals. There are...
Purity Ring another eternity Album Review 4AD Released March 3, 2015 Genre: Electronic Pop, Future Pop, Synth Pop, Dream Pop https://open.spotify.com/album/4ymjpcGruNuUUUZOeGawLe Trying to continue the pursuit of their self-acclaimed genre, "future pop," Purity Ring released their sophomore album, another eternity. In hindsight, Shrines, their first album, and another eternity are very alike, but at the same time very different.  Purity Ring is a duo made up of Megan James on vocals and Corin...
Jack Ü Skrillex & Diplo Present Jack Ü OWSLA and Mad Decent Released February 27th, 2015 Genre: Trap, Dubstep, Electro House, Trap Rap, Pop Arguably the most anticipated collaboration of 2015, Jack Ü is a side group/project consisting of Skrillex and Diplo, artists who have heavily influenced and shaped the electronic music industry by their respective accomplishments. But, after surprising crowds with an unprecedented performance...
  Kendrick Lamar To Pimp A Butterfly Album Review Top Dawg/Aftermath/Interscope Records Released March 16th, 2015 Genre: Conscious Hip-Hop, Jazz Rap, Funk, https://open.spotify.com/album/7ycBtnsMtyVbbwTfJwRjSP Rap has become a culture that has a very distinct divide between fans. There are fans of the genre that only like boom-bap style beats, thick New York accents and songs about fake MCs. Others want newer-sounding, more electronically affected music. Kendrick Lamar is one of those rappers...
Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear Album Review Sub Pop Records Released February 10, 2015 Genre: Indie Folk, Psychedelic Folk, Art Folk, Indie Rock Father John Misty is in love. Madly in love. But promotional performances for Father John Misty, aka Josh Tillman’s, sophomore album I Love You, Honeybear tell a different story. When the Fleet Foxes ex-drummer appeared...
In a makeshift backstage area in the Off The Record record shop, which resembled a storage closet, Jordan, singer and shredder for West Virginia’s Rozwell Kid, sinks into a chair. “It was a very short trip ,” Jordan says, thankful for a drive that was shorter than a 24-hour drive from South By Southwest to work in West Virginia....

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