The Impact

A Look Back At The “Merrie Land” The Good, The Bad & The Queen Brought To Us

A Look Back At The
April 30, 2020

We gather here today to mourn the loss of Tony Allen. As legendary producer Brian Eno once put it, Tony is one of the greatest musicians of the last century. Tony Allen is a brilliant drummer whose style...

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share

Ana Frango Elétrico Has a Little Bit of Heart to Share
April 19, 2020

Ana Frango Elétrico is an amazing young talent. Having just released her second album, "Little Electric Chicken Heart," she is slowly but surely making her way into being one of the most talked-about...

What’s Frank Ocean Up To?

What's Frank Ocean Up To?
April 12, 2020

What's Frank Ocean up to right now? Is he planning something? Well, as always, nobody knows for sure. Frank Ocean, if you don't know, is an R&B singer who started off as a member of the alternative...

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album “3.15.20” – Here’s The Scoop

Childish Gambino Dropped A New Album
March 23, 2020

Donald Glover is in a very unique position. Starting off as a stand-up comedian and a writer for the TV show "30 Rock," he eventually became a hit comedic actor in his own right on the cult classic...

King Krule’s “Man Alive!” Perfectly Summarizes Heartbreak

Man Alive?
February 21, 2020

Writing an album about heartbreak is a hard thing to do. It can often sound in-genuine and bitter. Writing a whole work about the wrong another person has done to you is an intrusion. These albums can...

Tame Impala’s “The Slow Rush” Stays True to Its Title

Tame Impala's
February 14, 2020

Tame Impala has always been a tricky thing for me. Sometimes I'll absolutely fall into their soundscapes, and there are other times where I find Kevin Parker's voice grating to my ears. I'll be the first...

Top 10 Albums of 2019

Top 10 Albums of 2019
December 19, 2019

This has been a great year for music. The musical world of 2019 bustled with new sounds, rediscovered gems and artists finding their sound after many years of searching. Here are the top 10 best albums...

Beck’s “Hyperspace” Is A Flawed, Yet Impressive New Flavor

Beck's
November 22, 2019

Ok kids, get out your books and take some notes on this. There will be a test. Beck is an artist who has been around for a long time. The man has come a long way from forcing his way onto stages at...

THE SCENE: Záire

THE SCENE: Záire
"Why do you go?" - Záire
November 22, 2019
"I don't got no love right now... I've been so busy with everything... I don't even worry about love right now. So how's my love....? My love is.... uh.... (groans)... it's that right there."

Michael Kiwanuka Finds Himself on ‘Kiwanuka’

Michael Kiwanuka is a hero now.
November 6, 2019

My, oh my - did this really come out of nowhere. I'm not going to tiptoe around this one. Instead, I will say it right off the bat: this is a fantastic record. Michael Kiwanuka is an artist who has...

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