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Review: Kanye West – The Life of Pablo

I have to give Kanye West the benefit of the doubt. It’s taken me a long time to type that sentence. The first 6 weeks of 2016 have been an incredibly exciting and frustrating time to be a Yeezy fan… Continue reading

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Archived Review: Cassino – Kingprince

The avenue is at it again, with a mouth that swallows men, and it fills my words with smoke and broke amen’s. Continue reading

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Year in Review: 2015 Musical Superlatives

Excited to spend the next couple weeks writing about my favorite underrated albums and songs. Here’s a few things to kick it off. 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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Review: Ryan Adams – 1989

When he finds new ways to sonically and emotionally inhabit Taylor Swift’s songs, Ryan Adams turns 1989 from a thinkpiece into an actual album. Look, I was always going to at least LIKE this album. Ryan Adams has long been one of my … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 3): Albums #5-1

For Part 1 (Albums 15-11), click here. For Part 2 (Albums 10-6), click here. As I get to writing about my five favorite albums of 2014, I remember heard a lot of people say that 2014 was a “bad” year … Continue reading

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2014 In Music (Part 1): Albums #15-11

Random blurb to start the future blurb-age: My favorite albums from this year came on like an absolute head rush. This list is packed with surprises of all kinds for me: the obligatory half dozen artists I’d never heard of; albums … 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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Review: The Hotelier – Home, Like Noplace Is There

The Hotelier’s new album puts a beautifully fractured voice to feeling broken. It seems like everyone I know has been dying recently. I know that’s not the best way to open up a music review, but it’s a thought that’s … Continue reading

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Review: Drake – Nothing Was The Same

Drake – Nothing Was The Same Record Label: OVO Sound/Young Money Entertainment Release Date: September 24, 2013 To be fair, it was always going to be close to impossible for Drake to top Take Care, a heartbreak handbook that’s grown to … Continue reading

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