Its main interest point may be the metaphysical ideas and organization behind it that truly inspire contemplation, and it fully achieved success with the consistent, smart, and trance-like timbre, which quizzically left the rather plain melodic shapes to come off… Continue reading "Science Fiction – Brand New"
By today’s standards, the album’s main uniqueness comes mostly from the lyrics and themes that one may or may not pay attention to, and it does well to exemplify the strengths – interesting sounds, neat harmonic progressions, clear intent –… Continue reading "A Fever Dream – Everything Everything"
Overcoming the songwriting inconsistencies of finding intriguing melodies and interesting textures, which were highlights in only a few songs, was Kesha’s wonderful ability to communicate to her audience, both in blatancy and subtlety, with her obvious passion and intent turning… Continue reading "Rainbow – Kesha"
Strong texture shifts and nice rhythmic delivery from Vince Staples makes this a worthwhile listen, despite the dependent harmonies and lack of character in most choruses. Melodic Intrigue This album is truly highlighted by Vince Staples’s nice rhythmic rap style.… Continue reading "“Big Fish Theory” by Vince Staples"
Her strengths in creating spacious, slow atmospheres mostly outweighed her weaknesses within a more contemporary pop sound, but while showing personality the overall interest level was not where it should have been given Lorde’s popularity. Melodic Intrigue Lorde shows an… Continue reading "“Melodrama” by Lorde"
Stuck in a limbo between attempting to be heartfelt and attempting to be fun, of which it was neither, this annoying work proved to be nothing but a money grab stemming from the monotonous and uninspiring melodies. Melodic Intrigue These… Continue reading "“Witness” by Katy Perry"