Tove Lo – Lady Wood

Rising Swedish pop star Tove Lo's sophomore album, Lady Wood, doesn't pack as much of a punch as the smash hits which defined her first. Instead, she opts for a darker angle and sings over minimalistic electropop beats. Her brand of hook-based instant earworm pop music does not work as well with the style, many of … Continue reading Tove Lo – Lady Wood

Lady Gaga – Joanne

After a few years accompanying Tony Bennett, far removed from the mainstream consciousness in the world of jazz music, Lady Gaga returns to the public eye with her fifth studio album and first since 2013's ARTPOP. Gaga is accompanied by many interesting and unexpected collaborators from all over the musical map, leading people to wonder what … Continue reading Lady Gaga – Joanne

NxWorries (Knxwledge and Anderson .Paak) – Yes Lawd!

Quickly rising funk sensation Anderson .Paak and producer Knxwledge, known for his jazz and soul-sampling beats, combined their talents on this 19 track album that never feels like it overstays its welcome. Often hilarious, the album captures the era of 60s and 70s soul music in a way no other modern artists have been, continuing … Continue reading NxWorries (Knxwledge and Anderson .Paak) – Yes Lawd!

Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition

After an extended absence, off-the-wall rapper Danny Brown returns with his third solo effort, Atrocity Exhibition, continuing to establish himself as one of the biggest risk-takers in the music industry. Brown's uncanny ability to pick out any piece of music, regardless of the sonic world it comes from and flow on it is impressive. It makes … Continue reading Danny Brown – Atrocity Exhibition