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February 17, 2022 /
February 3, 2022 /

Fake Fruit has a way with airing folks out.

This week I’ve been replaying the self-titled debut from the San Francisco (by way of Vancouver and NYC) punk band spearheaded by guitarist and vocalist Hannah D’Amato.

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December 9, 2021 /

Isaiah Rashad is absolutely simmering on The House is Burning.

Listening to the record, the Tennessee rapper’s second full LP and his first project in a half-decade, it’s really easy to be lulled by the album’s laid-back exterior and the cool, torpid production, but diving in deeper reveals uneasy tensions, sobering reflection, celebration of life over addiction, and ruminations on being a bit of a recluse signed to a West Coast label that’s home to a superstar.

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December 2, 2021 /
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November 11, 2021 /

Listening to Jessie Ware‘s What’s Your Pleasure? two things stand out for me: The end of the night-type vibe of its songs, which feels like the last dance before the lights come on in the club, and a persistent, yearning horniness.

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