Taemin, known as SHINee’s main dancer and vocalist, is back with his 2nd mini album “WANT”, with the promotional image of the album showing a very Taemin-ish, alluring message: “Will leave you wanting more, thirsting for more”.
The legend of Kanye West officially started 15 years ago, February 10, 2004 when he released “The College Dropout”.
Crystal-clear CLC is back with a mini album and making several points with their feminist anthem “No”, a fresh, groundbreaking synth pop and EDM-influenced tune.
On January 18, 2019, rapper Aesop Rock and producer Tobacco released their joint project “Malibu Ken”. The 10 song, 34 minute joint combines Aesop’s underground flow, quirky, humorous lyrics and word choices, with Tobacco’s trippy Electronic beats.
South Korean boy group EXO has just released a live album from their 4th headlining tour, "EXO PLANET #4 - The EℓyXiOn". The tour marked as one of the biggest tours by a South Korean artist in 2018. Consisting of 35 songs they performed on their Seoul encore date, the live album showcases EXO's ability in performing live—in audio format.
Weezer are back without a warning, releasing an album full of covers of the past decades' popular songs. It looks like River Cuomo and the gank are inviting us to their live-band karaoke session with the release of "The Teal Album".
James Blake is not a stranger to music fans all over the world. The singer-songwriter-producer has contributed in producing and being featured in some of the finest albums of this decade. As a singer-songwriter, James Blake has released four studio albums, including his latest album, Assume Form, which was released on January 18, 2019. The Electropop / Alternative R&B album is an introspective take on his past ghosts, which was explored on his first three albums, the aftermath, and everything in between.
Let’s go back to 2015: Katy Perry’s Super Bowl Left Shark is all over the internet, people were debating over the blue/white dress, Adele released her first song in ages, everyone was laughing over Drake’s moves in the Hotline Bling video, and Carly Rae Jepsen’s “I Really Like You” was overplayed on the radio. “I Really Like You” is just one out of Jepsen’s songs in her 2015 album, Emotion—a very overlooked and underappreciated work of modern pop.
Way before the success of his album Negro Swan, before he produced for the likes of A$AP Rocky, Mac Miller, Solange, and Carly Rae Jepsen, before he recorded Original Motion Picture Score fro James Franco’s 2013 film Palo Alto, multi-talented singer, songwriter, producer Devonte Hynes, more widely known for his moniker Blood Orange, released his first album, Falling Off The Lavender Bridge on January 21, 2008.
Soul jazz quartet Prep has released their last EP in 2018, "Line by Line", making it the second EP they released in 2018. In this EP, Prep came in with complicated lyrics that hold some personal meanings for the band. However, even with such personal lyrics, the tracks can still leave a good first impression on new listeners.