Music

We need a little Kanyeezy time.

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The musicality of 25 is less cacophonous than 21. The growth of Adele’s mind and heart has bled into her music as one of greater fluidity and smooth soul sounds.

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There’s no jarring street-journalism, no smooth Madlib-curated soul sample, no left turns, nothing. Gibbs does just enough for the album to be tolerable.

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She might not be the artist she has the potential to be, but with Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz and the Milky Milky Milk tour, she’s closer than ever.

ODESZA Performs at the Masonic Temple in Detroit on Friday.

Odesza has been, for me, an offshoot of several artists on the edge of more mainstream EDM genres: minimal techno like Nicolas Jaar, synthfolk like Bibio or more serene-upbeat French electronica like Mome or Petit Biscuit.

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She’s the girl next door/best friend type/pop star all wrapped into one mystical being with a voice that was made to be heard and a message to be respected. Her big doe eyes made me feel like I could tell her my deepest darkest secrets, her tequila-infused messy hair made me simultaneously remember and be OK with the fact that I hadn’t brushed my own in about three days (oops).

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The Truth About Love is one to lose your voice to. It’s the one I lose my voice to.

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Despite their lack of name recognition, Young & Sick is forging their own path through the industry. Keep your eyes (and ears) open.

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AQUARIA is better as a reminder of BOOTS’s relevance rather than as a stand-alone album.

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Time away from the limelight paired with hours in international studios with renowned producers have helped her regain control on the reigns of her popularity.