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Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight

By Alexander Cole Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight (Grand Hustle Records, 2016) Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight is Houston rapper Travis Scott’s second full-length studio album, and an incredible follow-up to his 2015 album Rodeo. On this new LP, Scott teams up with famed producer Mike Dean to create some… Continue reading Travis Scott – Birds In The Trap Sing McKnight

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Death Grips-Bottomless Pit Review

By Alexander Cole In an age where countless musical acts are making strides to redefine genres and alienate listeners with foreign sounds and forward-thinking production, it has become difficult to be truly amazed and alienated by a musician’s work. In 2016, most music listeners are desensitized to experimentation and the odd, yet ear-blowing sounds that… Continue reading Death Grips-Bottomless Pit Review

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Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – This Unruly Mess I’ve Made

By Alexander Cole Macklemore’s follow-up to 2012’s The Heist is by all means a mixed bag. On one hand, songs like “Light Tunnels,” “Growing Up” and “Kevin” offer emotional perspectives into fatherhood and making it in the music industry. In these songs, Macklemore offers vivid recollections of his experiences that both inspire and evoke emotion.… Continue reading Macklemore & Ryan Lewis – This Unruly Mess I’ve Made

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The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It

By Alexander Cole The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It (Dirty Hit/Interscope, 2016) The 1975’s sophomore album is much like their first, bringing back the electro-pop rock days of the ‘80s. Songs like “Love Me” and “UGH!” kick things off well as the… Continue reading The 1975 – I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware Of It