Album Reviews

Album reviews and new music previews from the latest releases by upcoming bands and indie record labels.

The Diary of J Dilla reviewed by Eric Stevens. The vocal album by the late producer/composer J Dilla is now out via Payjay/Mass Appeal

The Diary

J Dilla (James Yancey) has always been recognized as one of the most prolific producers in hip-hop, even still today—ten years after his death….

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Hold/Still by SUUNS, album review by Graham Caldwell. The full-length comes out on April 15th via Secretly Canadian.


SUUNS ride a very fine line between experimental weirdness and pop groove, and probably ride it harder than most. There are those who could…

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'Junk' by M83 review by Alice Severin. The forthcoming full-length comes out on April 8th via Mute Records.


Fifteen years after the release of M83’s debut, self-titled album and 4 ½ years after his previous upbeat electro-pop reverie Hurry Up, We’re Dreaming,…

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