Thomas Lioux

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This Is All Yours

When Alt-J broke out of Leeds, England, in 2012, they scored a coup many U.K. acts dream of but few attain. Not big sales or coveted awards (though …

Blacc Hollywood

This past spring, rap’s top weedhead scored a lung-busting hit with “We Dem Boyz,” a street anthem unlike anything he’d done before. It was a …

10 Summers

The sound of hip-hop in 2014 is the rubbery, skeletal pulses of L.A. producer DJ Mustard, who will have scored about half a dozen Hot 100 hits before …

Green Language

The second album from Scottish EDM expressionist Rustie explodes outward from the palette that made him a critical darling: the cheap sound of …

My Everything

Ariana Grande showed promise on her 2013 debut, <i>Yours Truly</i> – a classic case of “great voice, shame about the tunes,” overseen by Nineties R&B god …

V

“Going so high, we fuck the sky!” Adam Levine sings on Maroon 5’s fifth album – and he and the band make good on their promise. The 11 songs here are …

Tricky

Tricky albums are rarely what they seem on the surface. The decision to use his birth name as the title of this record suggests something confessional after years of cloudy rumination, hinting at a genuine departure. Tricky even refers to it as his "least introspective" work. The reality is …

Banks

The worst crime wrought by this decade's wave of woozy, trip-hop-influenced R&B has been inciting boredom. Dreary, midtempo music often triggers that feeling, and those are two adjectives that could describe <i>Goddess</i>, the debut album by Jillian Banks, at both its best and worst. Banks is an American …