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Fleurie – Love and War

It was quite apt for Fleurie to subtitle Love and War ‘my cinematic songs collection,” as many of the tracks are evocative of those rare moments in a person’s life when they are swept away by an emotional current, almost feeling as if they’re living inside of a movie. Much Read more…

By joshua valley, ago
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Trentemøller – Fixion

Fixion is Danish producer Trentemøller’s fourth studio album, having given him plenty of time to refine his signature sound of airy synths and echoing guitars that’d be at home with the best of 80’s New Wave. The album is dark and dreamlike, with heavy bass that calls to mind some of Read more…

By Dorian Dawes, ago
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AlunaGeorge – I Remember

AlunaGeorge’s music has always been more than the sum of its parts. George Reid’s minimalist beats combine with Aluna Francis’s ethereal, childlike, insert-popular-adjective-here vocals to drive catchy, fun EDM that makes bodies move. But somehow, there’s more to the music than just those two key elements. And that’s never been more true Read more…

By Dave Churvis, ago
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Joni Payne – More to Do

When I first listened to Joni Payne’s newest EP, More to Do, I was not aware that it was released along with an accompanying short film, which serves as a visual metaphor for several of the EP’s strongest emotional moments. I’m a huge fan of projects that interweave narratives throughout Read more…

By joshua valley, ago
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Return To The Mix: Mixab.ly

Mixably, powered by Spotify, is another presence in the long line of music services. From Napster to Pandora to now, music has brought people together. Mixab.ly realizes this and has incorporated the social aspect of music into their app. Instead of a closed off playlist that a user might be Read more…

By Lacie Grayson, ago
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Mykki Blanco – Mykki

Mykki is a masterpiece. It’s to queer hip hop and spoken word as what the Mona Lisa was to Renaissance painting. It’s a harrowing, emotional, funny, intimate, and disturbing journey into the heart of the artist. Exploring all their fears and desires as they collide in an entertaining journey that Read more…

By Dorian Dawes, ago
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Psychic Twin – Strange Diary

Let’s get this out right away – this album is beautiful. I like discussing the opening track to the album, because for me personally it is the most important track. It’s what first hits your ears, so its necessary to give the audience the best indicator of what they’re going to be Read more…

By Dorian Dawes, ago