Disco! feels like the culmination of what will be seen as an early stage in MIKE’s career –– stylistic mastery achieved, a mountain summit reached.
Vergangenheitsbewältigung only runs 24 minutes: it is a compact, thought-provoking, and rewarding sensory experience.
Open Mike Eagle may have written this album for himself, but many others will recognize themselves somewhere in his words and in his pain.
In Only For Dolphins, Bronson serves up his usual brand of excessive escapism, but it is offset by just enough emotional depth to suggest that he is maturing as a person and an artist.
“You’re always gonna be yourself, your unique self, so it’s important to incorporate the things that you really love.”
Partially completed before the pandemic hit and assembled during quarantine, the EP feels uniquely suited to ease our collective glumness.
Marked by a blended mastery of multiple genres — from jazz and R&B to hip-hop — Dinner Party is a perfect album for a time of pandemic, police brutality, and an uncertain future.
Couldn’t Wait to Tell You… is a well-paced, cohesive narrative, an exploration of the struggle for adulthood and independence. The title of Liv.e’s debut album is apt — it has exciting news to tell us.
For an hour and a half, Blu examines himself on Miles, trying to understand who he is and where he comes from.
Freed from the pressures of recording for a major label, Kacy Hill has created an album that feels surprisingly personal.