Of course, two months after I write a “worst to best” of Nicolas Jaar, the fucker goes ahead and releases a new album
All Things Being Equal is a weird amalgam of all the bands Kember has produced for over the past ten years.
That’s right, the Postal Service creator, the indietronica catalyst, the glitch innovator, the debut album from Jimmy Tamborello.
Alt title – I blow smoke up Yves Tumor’s ass for 517 words.
It’s clear why Sumney’s music attracted Sufjan’s ears, it’s full of intimacy, horn arrangements, and honesty.
These aren’t my favourite albums, this is just what’s on heavy rotation in the apartment during quarantine. Get on Spotify.
Kieran Hebden returns with what sounds like a nature show soundtrack.
When albums only get praise when they are politically or socially charged, Thundercat’s just living his best.