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Against All Thoughts, 2017-2019
(Other people, February 7)
Nicolas Jaar has always sounded great when he ignored trends. In his early work, that meant that the vocals were understood to be a sophisticated instrument and over-emphasized bass. While his first record under the moniker Against All Thoughts, 2012-2017, it has been a sample plate of its range, this new album strengthening its focus while harnessing those power dynamics. It also comes from experimental dates such as FKA Twigs and unexpected samples such as Beyoncé & # 39; s 2003 track "Baby Boy," 2017-2019 it shows that Jaar can keep his sound no matter who he is dealing with. It seems impossible to recommend a single track, with so many flawless albums, until you hear a veritable crowd plea such as “Addicted.” What starts out sounds like copied by sporador The world of DonkeyKong the track is overwhelmed with samples and samples of hyper footwork dissolve into something completely over every moment: Synths arrive, climbing at a rate like rain from windows, and then a combination of both, immediately followed by a light directly from the Zen meditation space. It is doubtful to admit, but Jaar is once again stepping up to a new career. (Nina Corcoran)
(Minimum amount, January 31)
Two years after his emotional return, and victory Tha Carter V, Lil Wayne returns for another round. He's not showing up this time, which is fine; he is most familiar with the humorous trace of a weedhead that surpasses the wealthy thirty-something grandmother with her extraordinary life. He sounds in a great mood Funeral, Hits tracks like "Mahogany" and "Mama Mia" are so enjoyable that her music volumes often skip a beat. As is usual with Lil Wayne's albums, it is a bit overdone, adding unnecessary fillers next to potential songs ("I Do It" by Big Sean and Lil Baby) and opening moments like "Trust Nobody" (with Adam Levine) and "The Kid," the Last he remembers his childhood in New Orleans, but there are many songs like "Ball Hard," which stands alongside Lil Twist in which he mentions Erick Sermon, Ricky Martin, Jackie Joyner, Taylor Swift, and Pee-Wee Herman, and says, "Ball hard / Sinéad O & # 39; Connor. ”(Mosi Reeves)
(Temporary Residence Ltd., February 7)
For a Japanese hardcore band to change the trajectories of post-rock, screamo, black metal, and much of what has been released between those boundaries, one would assume that his career successes all happened in the past. With Fallen Crimson
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(Released February 7)
Matt Pond PA split in 2017, leaving 12 LPs, just a handful of EPs, as well as dozens of singles and independent songs, the likes of which sounded the most tender in the 2000s. B-sides and demo combinations like A collection of bees
(Atlantic, February 7)
It takes one hell of a gathering to emulate the agitation and confidence of Harley Quinn and friends. Fortunately, DC & # 39; s slice of mayhem Birds of Prey it is mostly associated with the sound that evades the complexities associated with sweets by the combination of hip-hop party gems, effortless gems, and various emotional roadblocks. In addition to accompanying a great film, Birds of Victims: Album is a shrinking microcosm of the most promising female talent today. Along with heavier dune drivers such as Normani, Megan Thee Stallion, and Halsey are new converts such as Doja Cat, whose high-pitched image of his house is entitled "Boss B * tch" with great ingenuity as a swinging crowd. While this may be, first and foremost, the soundtrack, and Harley Quinn's best breakthrough album, carries the listener through moments of despair, rage, metamorphosis, and, ultimately, aggression. (Shannon Miller)