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LOVE IS POP’S 60 BEST ALBUMS OF 2015

by Michael McCarthy Each year, I feel overwhelmed before writing a “best albums of” list. There are always so many releases that I’ve loved during any given year, it makes it very difficult to narrow them down to a reasonable number. (When I first listed my best from this year, it was 144...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: CHRIS SAVOR: INTRO EP

Sometimes you listen to something and it’s so unique that you feel like it’s a miracle that it even exists, which is certainly something you could say about Chris Savor’s Intro EP. For starters, the spctra-produced songs somehow manage to marry Chris’ soulful vocals with dark R&B, 2 step and even trip-hop sounds,...
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#songoftheday / REVIEW: CHAIRLIFT: “CH-CHING”


Chairlift, the duo known as Patrick Wimberly and Caroline Polachek, worked on Beyoncé's last album, Polachek writing and co-producing with Wimberly the R&B number, "No Angel." So, it should come as no surprise that their new single, "Ch-Ching" falls in the R&B vein. It's like...
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#albumoftheday / NEW REVIEW: MIGUEL: WIlDHEART

If I’m being entirely honest, I expected this album to be incredibly dull. I’m not a fan of your average R&B and that’s what I thought this album would be, based on songs and collaborations by Miguel that I heard in the past. But, wow, this is an experimental mix of R&B, pop,...
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#albumoftheday / REVIEW: BOSCO: BOY

Bosco hails from Atlanta and was discovered by A-Trak. This EP, BOY, was just released on June 2nd. And, boy, it’s quite intoxicating. Listening to its opening track, “Gold Ghost,” I truly feel like I’m high on something. It worms its way into your brain and stimulates it in just the right way...
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