Kelis’ sixth and finest LP is not the gastronomic concept album suggested by its title. Food is instead a feast of sweaty funk grooves and impeccable soul melodies, consistently satisfying and often fabulous.
The debut LP from Avey Tare’s Slasher Flicks may be a bit uneven. But its campy Scooby Doo aesthetic is both charming and irresistible.
While EMA’s astonishing, chastening 2011 solo debut turned intimacy into a form of punishment, her new album, The Future’s Void, keeps listeners at arm’s length.
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Here and Nowhere Else is Cloud Nothings’ victory lap.
In the event of a confrontation with the police, Mac DeMarco is probably not an ideal accomplice.
Angel, the third album from Austin’s Pure X, arrives less than a year after the willfully difficult Crawling Up the Stairs.