Category Archives: First Impressions

Recommend Tracks: Jeremih

Why are we even pretending that we should listen to things besides the new Jeremih album? Here’s five of my favorite tracks. Continue reading

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First Impressions: Pusha T – Darkest Before Dawn

Pusha T brings heat to late December with the best hip hop album of the year. Continue reading

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First Impressions: Julien Baker – Sprained Ankle

Music like Julien Baker’s could save us all. I wanted to let that breathe for a second, because I can’t think of the last time I’ve felt someone… Continue reading

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First Impressions: Coldplay – Ghost Stories

Coldplay’s sixth studio album travels inward, finding hope in an atmospheric album about broken connections. It’s two in the morning and my one-bedroom apartment feels especially empty. I should probably put the A/C unit in the window and go to sleep, but … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Beck – Morning Phase

Beck’s orchestral folk album simplifies his sound without stripping it down and shows off some of the best vocal harmonies in modern music. Beck is one of those artists with such a large and varied discography that it can feel … Continue reading

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I Feel Sexist When I Listen To Beyoncé

I Feel Sexist When I Listen To Beyoncé I’ve spent a week with Beyoncé’s new self-titled album, and after sufficiently gushing over her groundbreaking release strategy I’ve finally come to the same conclusion as literally everybody else who’s listened to it: … Continue reading

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First Impressions: Childish Gambino – Because The Internet

Childish Gambino’s second full-length provokes a lot of thoughts without settling on any of them. I’ve been trying to figure out what to write about Childish Gambino’s new album for about three days straight. So far, here’s what I’ve got: – … Continue reading

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