Posts tagged "lorde"

Album artwork of 'Melodrama' by Lorde

“This is like a classy Disney tune” – André and Fred listen to Lorde

“This is like a classy Disney tune” – André and Fred listen to Lorde

By André Dack & Frederick O'Brien

Album artwork of 'Big Fish Theory' by Vince Staples

Big Fish Theory Vince Staples

American hip-hop melded with house, techno, trap, and UK garage is an interesting approach, but as an artistic expression it’s frustratingly restrained.

Album artwork of 'Something to Tell You' by Haim

Something to Tell You Haim

An album of inoffensive and enjoyable pop music. With strong instrumentals that step above the norm, the shiny production is actually surplus to requirements.

Album artwork of 'Masseduction' by St. Vincent

Masseduction St. Vincent

An ambitious, splintered record. Glammy schizoid pop rubs shoulders with tightly wound, rather despairing cud chewing, but the two styles never truly mesh.

Album artwork of 'Dirty Computer' by Janelle Monáe

Dirty Computer Janelle Monáe

As enjoyable, sometimes euphoric, as Dirty Computer is, it’s far from perfect. Some of the trap-tinged beats will likely sound redundant in a few years.

Album artwork of 'Lover' by Taylor Swift

Lover Taylor Swift

Lover isn’t as expansive as Kate Bush or as daring as St. Vincent, but it is accessible and intelligent, which are the hallmarks of Swift at her best.

Tyler, the Creator wearing a dashing baby blue suit and monstrous blonde wig

Our 10 favourite albums of 2019

It's the end of the year, which means we're legally obliged to round up our favourite albums. Here are our picks in the year of our Lorde 2019.

By André Dack, Frederick O'Brien, Marcus Lawrence & Michael Clark