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Claud – Super Monster – Album Review

Super Monster is out now via Saddest Factory Records As the first artist signed to Phoebe Bridgers‘ new record label in October, Claud‘s next step has been highly-anticipated for months. Now, they’ve unveiled their debut album, Super Monster, and it’s a melancholic and relatable 13-track look into the singer’s experiences with love, heartbreak, and growing up....

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Alfie Templeman – Happiness in Liquid Form – EP Review

Happiness in Liquid Form is out via Chess Club Records Alfie Templeman has shared his fourth EP, Happiness in Liquid Form. The six-track release sees the 17-year-old artist at his most confident, most colorful, and most experimental. Inspired heavily by indie-pop and psychedelic rock, the EP perfectly blends lush, organic instrumentation with synths and textured sounds....

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The 1975 – Notes On A Conditional Form – Album Review

Notes On A Conditional Form is out via Dirty Hit/Polydor/Interscope Notes On A Conditional Form, the highly-anticipated fourth studio album by Manchester-based quartet The 1975, is finally out. While it was never easy to put them into a box, push everything you believed about their sound aside, and you’ll appreciate their new record. It sees The 1975...

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Onyx Collective – ‘Manhattan Special’ – Album Review

Manhattan Special is out via Tmwork Records NYC-based jazz group Onyx Collective has shared a new album, ​Manhattan Special​. The ten-track record reaches into the Great American Songbook, reimagining some of the classics written by composer Richard Rodgers (1902-1979) and his writing partners Lorenz Hart (1895-1943) and Oscar Hammerstein II (1895-1960). Led by saxophonist Isiah...

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Duke Dumont – “Duality” – Album Review

Duality is out today on Virgin EMI/Astralwerks For over a decade, Duke Dumont has allowed his potent music to speak for itself. From first smashing public consciousness in the early 2010s, to now, with the arrival of his first opus, Duality, Dumont has time and again proven his distinct ability to compose cathartic and provocative...

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The 5 Best Tracks From All Time Low’s “Wake Up, Sunshine”

Wake Up, Sunshine is out via Fueled By Ramen Three years following their last album, All Time Low finally dropped their eighth studio album Wake Up, Sunshine on April 3rd. On this new LP, the Baltimore-natives return to their pop-punk roots while still creating refreshing, new music. Packed with charisma, positivity, and fun lyrics, Wake...

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PARTYNEXTDOOR – ‘PARTYMOBILE’ – Album Review

PARTYMOBILE is out on OVO Sound/Warner Music Though PARTYNEXTDOOR has been out of the public eye for some time, he’s certainly been busy in the studio. Following the release of his 2017 EP, Seven Days and writing Rihanna’s #1 hit “Work,” the Canadian singer-songwriter has been meticulously getting to “work” on his eagerly awaited album, PARTYMOBILE.  ...

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Jhené Aiko – ‘Chilombo’ – Album Review

Chilombo is out via ArtClub/ARTium/Def Jam In March, Jhené Aiko released her third studio album, Chilombo. The album title refers to the singer’s last name and features various songs about her relationship with rapper, Big Sean. While “Triggered (freestyle)” and “None of Your Concern” refer directly to their breakup and her mental health – the...

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5SOS Shares, ‘CALM’ – Their Best Album Yet: Listen

CALM is out via Interscope Records 5 Seconds of Summer have shared their highly-anticipated fourth studio album, CALM. Released Friday, the title is an acronym of the member’s first names; Calum, Ashton, Luke and Michael, and is also “a nod to our fans that coined us that name in our early days” the Australian band...

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The Weeknd — “After Hours” — Album Review

After Hours is out via Republic Records Abel Tesfaye AKA The Weeknd is back with his hugely anticipated album, After Hours, his first full-length since 2016’s Starboy. Unlike Starboy, which drifted deep into glam pop territory, his latest release returns to the dark, moodiness of 2012’s Trilogy. The release that arguably cemented Tesfaye as the...

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