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Album Review: The Shadow I Remember by Cloud Nothings

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Album Review: Medicine At Midnight by Foo Fighters

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!   Foo Fighters is a rock band from Seattle. Once Nirvana ended, drummer Dave Grohl made Foo Fighters as a solo project. However, he was able to recruit several other members to help him with recording and instrumentation. Foo Fighters had huge success in the 90s, but kind of lost some drive in the 00s and 2010s. With an expansive career, Foo Fighters drop their tenth studio album, Medicine At Midnight .   The first track from the album is Making A Fire . First thing I notice from the track is the electrifying guitar riffs and the chorus of people singing 'na na'. While the Foo Fighters have been around for

Album Review: EP2! by JPEGMAFIA

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!   Barrington DeVaughn Hendricks, or better known by his stage name, JPEGMAFIA, is a rapper, singer, and producer from Baltimore. You probably don't need a reintroduction if you have seen my previous review, but EP2! marks the highly anticipated follow up of his first EP back in December. Just like the first EP, EP2! is a collection of several different singles that he has released in the last few months. The first track from the EP is LAST DANCE! Compared to his first EP, which came out in late 2020 (check out the review here ), this track is toned down a lot more. You have some light ringing noises in the

Album Review: Glowing in the Dark by Django Django

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Album Review: TYRON by slowthai

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Album Review: Dxxm II by Scarlxrd

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Album Review: Sound Ancestors by Madlib and Four Tet

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!   Otis Jackson Jr, or better known by his stage name, Madlib, is a producer and multi-instrumentalist from California. Kieran Hebden, or better known by his stage name, Four Tet, is an electronic artist from London. Both of these artists have an expansive history and are known quite well in their respective genres. While the two have known each other and occasionally worked on a few tracks together, Sound Ancestors marks the first full collaborative album together. The first track from their album is There Is No Time - Prelude . As I was expecting, there probably won't be too many vocal features on this album