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Tailor Swift Evermore Album Review

Taylor Swift takes us on a 2nd amazing trip to Swiftland on “Evermore”

At the end of July, Taylor Swift surprised friend and foe alike with the sudden release of her eighth album. ‘Folklore’ came out of nowhere and less than a year after Lover. However, that was not the only surprise. Despite the fact that the American’s sound has evolved from country to pop throughout her career, …

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grandson death of an optimist album review

grandson teaches us to embrace pessimism on “Death of an Optimist”

Grandson (Jordan Edward Benjamin) already released three EPs on which his idiosyncratic style – rock and roll combined with hip hop and electronic music – became immediately apparent. Collaborations have also appeared with many well-known artists, including K.Flay and X Ambassadors (“Zen”) and Oliver Tree (the remix of “Cash Machine”). However, we were still waiting …

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suuns fiction album review

Suuns’ ‘Fiction’ is nothing more than a superfluous snack

With the softest possible drum roll, the Canadians of Suuns released an EP on which they seem to be vigorously exploring the boundaries of their krautrock. The ripping openers ‘Look’ and ‘Death’ are still quite interesting explorations towards noise-ambient. The pulsating ‘Pray’ is at its best moments reminiscent of a blunt version of Nine Inch …

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shygirl alias album review

Shygirl sounds more user-friendly on “Alias”, but fortunately still just as weird

On November 20, 2020, British Blane Muise, better known as Shygirl, released her second EP ALIAS. Two years ago, she established herself in the London underground with the release of her debut EP Cruel Practice. Shygirl is one of the most interesting performers on the British club scene right now, due to her welcoming symbiosis …

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Ariana Grande Positions Album Review

Ariana Grande’s “Positions” is a frivolous record full of longing and lace negligees.

Ariana Grande doesn’t seem to have a power switch. For the third year in a row the American singer releases an album and just like that we are already on the sixth full-length of the former Nickelodeon star. It is the successor to the celebrated thank u, next, which preceded the lesser Sweetener. In the …

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Late Night Tales Khruangbin Album Review

Khruangbin’s “Late Night Tales” have a slightly too high elevator music vibe

Air, Trentemøller: these are just two of the many names that have already put together a compilation with their favorite late night music made by others in the series ‘Late Night Tales’, compilation records that are always at the ready at my home for a cool sunset or a relaxed visitor. The obscure melting pot …

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