Music

Girlpool

While Girlpool have thoroughly matured as musicians, the album still lives in the yearning mental spaces of their first releases, thoroughly elevated and expanded.

Interscope

Billie Eilish has the power to scare you shitless. She’s a 17 year old dichotomy, an essence of terror with a fairy-like voice that’s softer than a breeze.

Polydor

As it begins, the music video for James Blake’s “Mile High,” starring Blake and Travis Scott, doesn’t make much sense.

NOSELL

Right out of the gate, it was clear that the album came out exactly how Boogie imagined.

NOSELL

Gamsky redefines the notion of “being out of it”; He’s dazed, he’s woozy, he's words often associated with unproductivity or an inability to “get it done,” he will be the success that your mom will brag about at Thanksgiving.

NOSELL

There was always an air of lightheartedness around Vampire Weekend, one that allowed you to listen to their music over and over again without getting bored.

NOSELL

Life is fun, crazy, unpredictable and sad — no one gets this more than the many voices of the Better Oblivion Community Center.

NOSELL

The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world his contributions to R&B outweighed the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against him.

NOSELL

Like many things Twenty One Pilots, the video beckons analysis, and it is certainly interesting to trace its development from a mysterious journey into a blissful, rewarding triumph, and then finally the dark ending note on which it lands.

NOSELL

His direct and literal lyrical style works to his benefit here — it feels genuine in a song that challenges the authenticity of beef in hip hop today.