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Album Review: Wachito Rico by boy pablo

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Nicolas Muñoz is the frontman and the person behind the Norwegian indie pop band, boy pablo. They gained a lot of internet popularity with their two EP's, Roy Pablo , and my personal favorite, Soy Pablo . Since they had never released an album yet, I was excited to see what they had to put out and see if they would live up to the hype. I'm surprised to say that their debut album, Wachito Rico , definitely lives up to the hype.   The first track from the album is i hope she loves me back . The track opens up with some high pitched synths, but after the quick introduction, you're greeted back with the

Album Review: Burden of Proof by Benny The Butcher

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Jeremie Pennick, or better known by his stage name, Benny The Butcher, is a rapper from Buffalo, New York. Besides some of his solo work, he also works with the hip hop groups Griselda, as well as Black Soprano Family. He has also been featured on some high profile artists' albums. He first released his mixtape, Tana Talk , all the way back in 2004. Now, several mixtapes later, Benny the Butcher releases his second studio album titled Burden of Proof .   The first track from the album is the title track Burden Of Proof . The track opens up with almost a classic like hip hop feeling with the guitar and the ba

Album Review: Sad Hunk by Bahamas

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Afie Jurvanen, or better known by his stage name, Bahamas, is a singer and songwriter from Toronto, Canada. I was first introduced to this band from someone else, but I have always kept an eye on them in case they released new music. Also, if you listened to my latest podcast, Bahamas was one of the first concerts I went to when I moved to Arizona. Now, in 2020, Afie released his fifth studio album, Sad Hunk .   The first track from the album is Trick To Happy . The track starts out with an easy going, laid back guitar instrumental. After the first few seconds, you are greeted back by his familiar vocal melody. T

Album Review: As Long As You Are by Future Islands

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Future Islands are synthpop and indie pop band originally from North Carolina. While knowing of the band, I never really dove deep into their music. My first experience was actually a Samuel Herring feature on BADBADNOTGOOD's track, Time Moves Slow . After doing a little digging, I finally figured out why the vocals were so familiar. If you haven't heard his voice, it's so distinct and noticeable from the get go. With a career spanning over a decade long, check out their sixth album, As Long As You Are . The first track from the album is Glada . The track opens up with some sort of bird noises, which

Album Review: Free Love by Sylvan Esso

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   Sylvan Esso is an electronic pop duo from North Carolina. The duo consists of singer and songwriter Amelia Meath and the producer, Nick Sanborn. Before their studio album this year, they had an eventful year by working with artists such as Real Estate and Local Natives. They collaborated on the track Paper Cup, which I reviewed the track on the Real Estate album. I also love their 'remix' of the track Dark Days by Local Natives. Now, they have returned with their third studio album, Free Love .   The first track from the album is What If . I definitely wasn't expecting this, but it's pretty min

Album Review: SAVAGE MODE II by 21 Savage and Metro Boomin

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   21 Savage is a rapper and songwriter from the United Kingdom. While he was born in the UK, he mostly says he's from Atlanta since he moved there since he was seven years old. Metro Boomin is a producer and songwriter from St. Louis. These two artists first came together back in 2016 to create their first collaborative album, Savage Mode . They have worked on and off, with a few other collaborative albums. They return for the second album in the series, Savage Mode II .   The first track from the album is Intro . The first track is exactly what you would expect, a quick introduction to the album. It is just o

Album Review: Nectar by Joji

This post is sponsored by Skillshare. Get two free weeks by clicking here ! Learn a new skill or hobby by watching the online courses! With over 7 million people and more than 29,000 courses, there's a lot to learn from. There is also a free option that gives you access to plenty of content. You can even join through Facebook or Google. Join today to start learning!   George Miller, or more known by his stage name, Joji, is a Japanese singer and songwriter. He first gained popularity through the persona Filthy Frank on YouTube. He eventually walked away from his comedic content and started to focus on 'Joji', which was music that he wanted to create. He really gained popularity with the track, SLOW DANCING IN THE DARK and it was on his debut album, Ballads 1 . Joji returns with his sophomore album, Nectar .   The first track from the album is Ew . It opens up with a piano that keeps on repeating it's descending arpeggio notes. You have his soothing vocals, as wel