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Shante Scott Franklin, or better known as Curren$y, is a rapper and owner of the record label, Jet Life Recordings. While originally being a founding member of Young Money Entertainment, he later created his own label in 2011. Curren$y seems to never sleep since he is always creating new mixtapes, EPs, albums, you name it. Collection Agency marks Curren$y’s tenth studio album.

The first track from the project is Kush Through The Sunroof. I was expecting something a bit more loud and adventurous to start off the project, but it’s pretty minimalist with the piano part. We also have some…

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Cloud Nothings are an indie rock band from Cleveland, Ohio. The frontman of the band is Dylan Baldi and he is joined by three other members. The band originally started as a solo project, but he eventually got other help in 2010 when performing live. After a career spanning over a decade, Cloud Nothings release their seventh studio album, The Shadow I Remember.

The first track from the album is Oslo. The track opens up with some rhythm guitars followed some a light piano part. After a minute through, the tone of the track quickly changes. The piano cuts out…

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Foo Fighters is a rock band from Seattle. Once Nirvana ended, drummer Dave Grohl made Foo Fighters as a solo project. However, he was able to recruit several other members to help him with recording and instrumentation. Foo Fighters had huge success in the 90s, but kind of lost some drive in the 00s and 2010s. With an expansive career, Foo Fighters drop their tenth studio album, Medicine At Midnight.

The first track from the album is Making A Fire. First thing I notice from the track is the electrifying guitar riffs and the chorus of people singing ‘na na’…

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Barrington DeVaughn Hendricks, or better known by his stage name, JPEGMAFIA, is a rapper, singer, and producer from Baltimore. You probably don’t need a reintroduction if you have seen my previous review, but EP2! marks the highly anticipated follow up of his first EP back in December. Just like the first EP, EP2! is a collection of several different singles that he has released in the last few months.

The first track from the EP is LAST DANCE! Compared to his first EP, which came out in late 2020, this track is toned down a lot more. You have some…

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Django Django are a British, four piece indie rock/pop band from London. Ever since the release of their self-titled debut, they have maintained that popularity and continued to grow. While I think their 2012 days are over, it’s nice to see them evolve and see how their sound has changed over the past ten years. Glowing in the Dark marks Django Django’s fourth studio album.

The first track from their new album is Spirals, which marks their longest track on the album, clocking in at five minutes. It’s a bit of an interesting start to their album, but they always…

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Tyron Frampton, or better known as slowthai, is a British rapper from England. He first started to get some attention with his features with other artists and his mixtapes. Eventually, slowthai released his debut album back in 2019. Now, nearly two years later, he returns for his sophomore release titled TYRON.

The first track from the first half is 45 SMOKE. The beat opens up with some distorted and bell-like instruments. Besides that, the beat is a bit underwhelming to start the track off. However, the beat changes about halfway through to something more desirable and laid back. The second…

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Marius Listhrop, or better known by his stage name, Scarlxrd (or just Scar) is a trap metal rapper from the United Kingdom. While originally starting out as a YouTuber and as a vocalist in a nu metal band, Scar eventually transferred over to trap metal. After several albums in a short period of time, Dxxm II marks the follow up and twelfth studio album from Scarlxrd.

The first track from the album is Apxcalypse. The track opens up with some guitar riffs that are reminiscent of some of his older albums and mixtapes. Just from what I’m hearing at the…

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Otis Jackson Jr, or better known by his stage name, Madlib, is a producer and multi-instrumentalist from California. Kieran Hebden, or better known by his stage name, Four Tet, is an electronic artist from London. Both of these artists have an expansive history and are known quite well in their respective genres. While the two have known each other and occasionally worked on a few tracks together, Sound Ancestors marks the first full collaborative album together.

The first track from their album is There Is No Time — Prelude. As I was expecting, there probably won’t be too many vocal…

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Weezer is a rock band from Los Angeles. While they have already been around for over a quarter of a century, they have definitely left a mark in the music world. Weezer was planning to release Van Weezer, which was originally set to release in 2020, but it was delayed to 2021. However, fans were surprised to learn about another album Weezer had in the works for 2021. OK Human marks Weezer’s fourteenth studio album.

The first track from the album is All My Favorite Songs. The first thing I noticed is that it is definitely toned down compared to…

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Doctor Destruction, or Doc D, is a ‘new’ and upcoming rapper that signed with Logic’s record company, Bobby Boy Records. However, I put ‘new’ in quotes since there are some rumors going around. Since it seems like Doctor Destruction is cloaking his voice and is wearing a mask, people are assuming Logic has returned to the rap game under a new name. Besides the speculation, Planetory Destruction marks Doctor Destruction’s debut studio album.

The first track from the album is Intro. Pretty simple track name for the opening of an album, but there’s a lot to admire about this track…

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