Francis & The Lights – Farewell, Starlite!

Francis Starlite might just be becoming one of the most high-profile indie artists in the world. After having a major role on Chance the Rapper's Coloring Book and having praised heaped upon him by not only Chance, but his mentor Kanye West, expectations for this debut studio album were understandably high. Francis and the Lights is … Continue reading Francis & The Lights – Farewell, Starlite!

Skylar Grey – Natural Causes

Skylar Grey's sophomore effort comes 3 years after 2013's Don't Look Down, and while it certainly raises the bar in terms of creativity, ultimately suffers from the same issues of inconsistency which persisted on her debut. It is a confounding and eclectic mix of sounds in the same way, and while some of these sounds utilize … Continue reading Skylar Grey – Natural Causes

Bastille – Wild World

British power-pop hitmakers Bastille return with the official follow-up to 2013's wildly successful Bad Blood in the wake of various collaborative mixtapes and remix compilations. On Wild World, the band finds a way to create a balance between staying true to the pulsating synthpop sound which made the band a household name, and expanding their influences to … Continue reading Bastille – Wild World

Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight

Travis Scott's third project in three years comes 363 days after the release of his debut studio album Rodeo, and the time taken in between indicates that the vast majority of the tracks included on this album are little more than Rodeo B-Sides -- in fact, "Wonderful", a track released last December and marketed exactly in this … Continue reading Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight