‘Sling’ review: Clairo digs deep

Simultaneously opulent and warm, and featuring production from Jack Antonoff, ‘Sling’ is a placid walk around the lake with a more mature, epiphanic Clairo.

Jake Benjamin Releases Velvety “Hemingway”

“Hemingway” is at once tantalizing and alluring.

‘Pink Noise’ review: Laura Mvula goes supernova

Emerging with more vitality than ever after a messy breakup with her previous label, Laura Mvula’s first album under Atlantic, ‘Pink Noise’ tells a story of reinvention and jubilance amidst great personal hardship. Pink Noise’s first point of contact is…

‘A Tiny House, In Secret Speeches, Polar Equals’ review: Sweet Trip’s newest indie adventure pays homage to 90s’ underground

No matter how many return projects fall flat, one thing is certain: musical genius doesn’t just fade. Kanye West’s lesser projects (if there are such things) are not worse than My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy because he lost his ability…

‘Nowhere Generation’ review: Rise Against revive their era of rock, the right way

Few punk rock bands have stood the test of time and aged gracefully, but the struggle to maintain relevant and creative almost comes with the gig itself. Initially, they identify with their disenfranchised peers, but as their generation ages, members…

Lyric Video Premiere: Devon Drops Infectious “Pop”

Alt-pop artist Devon unveils the lyric video for “Pop,” a song about the effect of bloated vanity within the borders of a relationship. Devon’s love for music began when she attended a Billy Joel concert at age 4. Immersing herself…

‘Jordi’ review: Maroon 5 find new ways to disappoint

Contrary to what Levine says here, Jordi just doesn’t feel like a musical challenge. It doesn’t feel like great music that will stand the test of time. It feels like an album that is riding in the slipstream of what is popular right now.