‘Backyard Deck’ delivers an indie-folk vibe that succeeds very well, and does a great job at adding an accessible side to the band’s sound. While it does offer a louder instrumental, it still allows the vocals to project it’s lyrics loudly and once again head for the heartstrings.
King Kendrick returns! After the release of two sensationally important records in Good Kid, M.A.A.D City and To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar had the impossible task of continuing the momentum as the best in the game. The result is DAMN., a record that offers little in the way of concept but does succeed at illustrating the man amongst the fame, attention and expectation.
The Ropes were responsible for delivering songs steeped in depressed, tear-stained elements with Morrissey-inspired lyricism on top, and from the downtrodden synths, distant percussion and ominious vocals on the title track, Unsummering looks set to continue this.
Samantha Crain returns with her fifth album You Had Me At Goodbye. The excitement for this album increased with the release of three singles, all of which given the instruction to showcase the eccentricities behind their creation as well as the sheer talent that went into enveloping each showpiece into one cohesive unit.