Yoko Ono has always occupied a strange position in the cultural and musical fabric of the world.
Many have called me insane.
The moments that work best are when Future and WRLD give each other some distance, allowing WRLD to feel more comfortable as himself.
The audience was laid-back but grooving as they danced and sipped on their fizzy drinks under dim, yellow lighting.
It is the quintessential fall album.
The embrace of imperfection is not a new theme, but when done by an artist like Rodriguez who has shown so much of herself, the listener feels the full weight of lines that would be cliché elsewhere.
Extending voices with amplification works both ways — both intimacy and a kind of outsized violence are possible.
Music suddenly became accessible for households across the nation.
By no means groundbreaking, Ella Mai provides a quick fix of nostalgia for the R&B sound many of us grew up to.
Between his skill for fingerpicking, hazy psychedelia and his country drawl, the songwriter’s penchant for creating mood is unmatched on Bottle It In, a record that is as meaningful as it is irresolute.