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St. Vincent Revisits The Past To Reclaim Her Own On The ’70s-Inspired ‘Daddy’s Home’
On ‘Shelley FKA DRAM,’ Shelley Makes A Fearless Love Sound Absolutely Worth It
Julia Stone Reinvented Herself With The Bluesy, Nostalgic Synth-Pop Of ‘Sixty Summers’
Girl In Red Mastermind Marie Ulven Discusses Her Debut LP And The Journey Of Self-Growth
Topaz Jones Is A Funky Historian On The Lush ‘Don’t Go Tellin’ Your Momma’
Will Oldham And Matt Sweeney Deepen Their Unique Bond on ‘Superwolves’
Van Buren Records Might Be ‘Bad For Press,’ But Their New Album Is Too Good For That To Matter
Kenny Mason Is A Genre-Bending Star That Thrives No Matter The World He’s In
Lil Tjay Is A Jack Of All Trades On The Wide-Ranging ‘Destined 2 Win’
Gallant Masters The Music But Not So Much Love On His Euphoric ‘Neptune’ EP
Rod Wave’s Voice Allows The Moody ‘SoulFly’ To Soar
Ryley Walker Explains How He Made His Best Album, ‘Course In Fable’
Trevor Jackson’s ‘The Love Language’ Is A Big Step On His Path Towards Self-Discovery
Caleborate Reflects The Full Spectrum Of Creativity On ‘Light Hit My Skin’
Kota The Friend’s Refreshing ‘To Kill A Sunrise’ With Statik Selektah Makes Rap Sound Fun Again
Joyce Wrice Is Too ‘Overgrown’ For Immaturity And Indecisiveness On Her Debut Album
Guapdad 4000 Stares His Demons In The Face On The Vulnerable ‘1176’
Chika’s Inspirational ‘Once Upon A Time’ EP Tells A Compelling Story