Sigrid: “Sucker Punch” (Album Review)

A bold, tremulous feat of a debut album, the Norwegian pop princess has crafted a light narrative that is uniquely impressive, impassioned and remarkably relatable. In the few years leading up to the release of her debut album, Norwegian singer Sigrid has built up a musical CV so polished that it’s almost suspicious. Garnering international…

Kehlani: “While We Wait” (Album Review)

The Oakland R&B singer’s latest mixtape is a shining example of her emotional intelligence and her balmy, lucid songwriting. Kehlani has spoken bluntly about her struggles with mental health and her difficult childhood in Oakland, comparing her parents to that of Bonnie and Clyde. She never shies away from addressing her personal relationships and struggles…

Alice Merton: MINT (Album Review)

Alice Merton’s relatively recent entrance into the Music Industry has brought with it a powerful voice and intuitive songwriting chops. Two years since debuting with her EP No Roots, Merton makes her long-awaited debut with Mint, an impressive catalogue of electro-pop hits with infectious hooks and dancefloor-packing beats. Born in Germany, raised in Canada and…

Melodrama (Album Review)

Our Lorde and Savior (and critique of all things bourgeois) is back. I am not much of a clubber or hard-core raver and in fact that’s what captivated me most with Lorde’s debut album Pure Heroine back in 2013. She became the voice for those weekend rager-haters and not a fan of the “boujee bourgeoisie”. With an…