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Kamaiyah Explains What Makes ‘Oakland Nights’ Stand Out From The Pack
Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold Tells Us What Went Into Their Surprise Fourth Album, ‘Shore’
Armani Caesar’s Gritty Debut ‘The Liz’ Proves She Can Do Anything Well
Bobby Sessions Preaches Self-Reliance On ‘RVLTN 3: The Price Of Freedom’
Blxst Knows Exactly What He Wants On His Debut EP, ‘No Love Lost’
Big Sean Shows How To Do A Sequel Right With The Refreshing ‘Detroit 2’
Bill Callahan Is A Master Of Zen-Like Calm On ‘Gold Record’
With ‘Whole New Mess,’ Angel Olsen’s Ethereal Catalogue Comes Full Circle
Jaden’s Genre-Spanning ‘Cool Tape Vol. 3’ Is An Eclectic Ode To Nostalgia
Kelly Lee Owens Tells Us About Her Soaring, Thumping New Album, ‘Inner Song’
Duckwrth’s ‘SuperGood’ Debut Is Just On Time To Bring Back The Funk
Mulatto Tells Us How She Went From Teen Reality Star To ‘Queen Of Da Souf’
With ‘Twice As Tall,’ Burna Boy Furthers His Pan-African Mission
The Killers Make A Surprising Comeback With ‘Imploding The Mirage’
Young Dolph’s Roiling ‘Rich Slave’ Adds New Dimensions To A Working Blueprint
Young Jesus’ ‘Welcome To Conceptual Beach’ Is Brilliant Indie Rock
Victoria Monet Is Polished, Provocative, And Worth Paying Attention To On ‘Jaguar’
Dominic Fike’s Twisted Debut ‘What Could Possibly Go Wrong’ Is Dark-Pop Pathos