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Ellis’ Dreamy Debut ‘Born Again’ Is A Dynamic Record That’s Full Of Feelings
The Weeknd Delivers More Simmering, Nighttime Pop In The Midst Of Crisis On ‘After Hours’
Chika Projects Confidence, Clarity, And Creativity On Her Debut EP, ‘Industry Games’
How Katie Crutchfield Got Sober And Made Waxahatchee’s Best Album
Lil Uzi Vert Repeats His Winning Formula On The Feature-Filled ‘Luv Vs. The World 2’
Conan Gray Is The Gen Z Pop Star Who Writes Fearless Love Songs — Despite Everything He’s Been Through
Jay-Z Helps Make Jay Electronica’s Long-Awaited ‘A Written Testimony’ An Essential Listen
Lil Uzi Vert’s Long-Awaited ‘Eternal Atake’ Is Deceptively Deep And Fun As Hell
Lauv Breaks Down All The Emotions That Influenced His Debut Album ‘How I’m Feeling’
Soccer Mommy Is The Princess Of Screwing Up On Her New Album, ‘Color Theory’
Kamaiyah Renews Her Grip On The Party Rap Game With The Long-Awaited ‘Got It Made’
Sturgill Simpson Has A Lot To Get Off His Chest
Banoffee’s Sparkling Pop Debut ‘Look At Us Now Dad’ Reckons With It All
Boniface’s Self-Titled Debut Is Gloomy Melodrama And Velvet Synth-Pop
D Smoke’s Poignant ‘Black Habits’ Is A Master Class In Top-Tier Songwriting
Kevin Parker Reviews Every Tame Impala Album, Including The Upcoming ‘The Slow Rush’
The Inside Story of Drive-By Truckers’ ‘The Unraveling,’ The Year’s Most Political Rock Album
How Andy Shauf Created A Beguiling Soft Rock Universe On ‘The Neon Skyline’