I just had an unprecedented amount of music cross my desk, so I’m going to attempt to separate by respective subgenre or classification (to the extent applicable, given all the boundary-breaking being done by modern musicians, for better or worse) and post as a few separate articles for your delectation.
My apologies if these reviews seem a dash too brief or perhaps even a bit arch at times. But a certain sameness does tend to evince itself, particularly among some of the more genre specific entries represented herein. As always, all I can offer are my honest takes on the material – whether to buy or try is always in the reader’s hands in the grand scheme of things.
With that said, here we begin the first of a series of capsule reviews on a whole shitload of new material coming your way from a number of labels looking for some percentage of your respective paychecks.
So if you’re ready, let’s roll: Continue reading