Posts tagged "soul"

Album artwork of 'Overgrown' by James Blake

Overgrown James Blake

It’s beautifully discreet, formed with an elegance that pushes it to the point of invisibility — blissful for some, but perhaps too despondent for others.

Album artwork of 'The Colour in Anything' by James Blake

The Colour in Anything James Blake

For an album that clocks in well over the hour mark, it’s regrettably unambitious and even a little safe. This is effectively James Blake on autopilot.

Album artwork of '"Awaken, My Love!"' by Childish Gambino

"Awaken, My Love!" Childish Gambino

The album boasts a lush, colourful sound, drawing from elements of funk and soul to create an impressively modern vibe. It's just a shame it's so cartoonish.

Album artwork of 'Songs in the Key of Life' by Stevie Wonder
Album artwork of 'Broken Politics' by Neneh Cherry

Broken Politics Neneh Cherry

For every moment of serenity there's a feeling of incompleteness, and the result is an album that's sadly unmemorable.

Album artwork of 'IGOR' by Tyler, the Creator

IGOR Tyler, the Creator

Tyler plays against his strengths and manages to push himself to make a good non-rap album. That in itself is pretty fucking fascinating.

Album artwork of 'There Is No Year' by Algiers

There Is No Year Algiers

Throughout much of its run-time, There is No Year seems content revelling in its own (admittedly awe-inspiring) ambience.