Music

Revolver

Planetary Clairvoyance shows serious growth for Tomb Mold, building on sounds and ideas that were present in their previous work and expanding their sonic palate immensely.

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Waller’s music comes as close to the truthful embodiment of love more than any single artist has before.

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It’s undeniable: Young Thug is the current rap generation’s most prominent influence. 

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Søren Kierkegaard, a major philosophical influence of Elliott’s, wrote, “My melancholy is the most faithful mistress I have known; what wonder, then, that I love her in return.” No sentence better encapsulates Elliott’s approach to confronting despair through art.

The New York Times

Despite the implications of the word “mixtape,” Angel’s Pulse deserves to be taken seriously. It’s lighthearted, but that doesn’t mean it’s not heartfelt.

HYPEBEAST

Play/Ground was a sensory overload, tailor made for the interests of young women like me.

Scorepress

Madlib and Gibbs know that they’re the best, all they had to do was prove it to the world. They have once again secured the honor of releasing the best rap album of the year. Hell, this dynamic duo may have just released the album of the year.

Grammy Awards

I don’t like The National any less after seeing them live, but it’s now clear that they should be placed in the category of bands that are much better on Spotify than they are on stage.

FilmMagic

Glover has had a full career under the Childish Gambino moniker to primp and preen the set, giving us, the audience, a novel opportunity to observe what the true final form of an artist might look like — one whose body of work has been iterated upon and is now better understood, one whose grand finale has been set in his sights.

iEDM

From talking to my driver taking me back to the airport, as well as to an old man whose car we backed into in a Walgreens parking lot, the locals of little Manchester, Tennessee love the festival and all the business it brings along with it. The signs leading into the town say things like “Birthplace of Bonnaroo” and “Home of the Farm,” an endearing local touch that eliminated my worry that the festival would be seen as a yearly invasion of outsiders, preying on small-town hospitality.