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Bangity Bang Pt. 2: Brent Faiyaz ★★★★

Life is funny sometimes: you spend a damn eternity picking out twenty songs for The Bang Playlist, and then Brent Faiyaz turns up with the sexiest album of 2020 – Fuck the World. Faiyaz’s latest album is a great option…

The Beaver’s sex playlist: bangity bang

Illustration by Raphaelle Camarcat I Said-a-Bang, Bang, Bangity Bang, I Said-a-Bang Bang Bangity Bang DISCLAIMER: Although some songs may appear on both lists, this is not my sex playlist. Mine has way more Shakira. As the in-house music review writer,…

Easy Life’s Junk Food satisfies but doesn’t fill up

I’ve been anticipating this album for a while. I want to write about different albums from all corners of the music landscape, but, for better or worse, the Review editors have restricted me to relatively recent releases. So although Easy…

Album of the Decade – To Pimp A Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar

The 2010s were a musical roller coaster. Genres were explored, filled, and broken down. Records got labelled, shattered, and spun till artists topped the Forbes. Out of the mire of basic rappers and oblivious pathos-addled crooners, authenticity shone through. We…

Your 2019 musical Advent Calendar, sorted

Advent calendars might be the best thing about December. The childlike joy of getting that daily chocolate is a reminder of home. As you move through each day, take a listen to these songs. Each has been tailor-fitted to the…

Arlo Parks: Arlo will go far(lo)

For our sad generation, Arlo Parks could be a shining light. She’s an emerging London-based artist who produces dreamy tunes that are perfectly compatible with London skies. While it may not be sad enough for your ‘sad boi hours’ playlist,…

BIIG PIIG: Ham-mer Time ★★★★

Jess Smyth (Biig Piig) released her newest EP, No Place For Patience, Vol. 3, on 1 November, and continues to provide the ultimate soundtrack for a cozy afternoon. This newest EP solidifies Biig Piig’s trademark style, following the example of…

Monos – Monos Goes Bananas ★★★★★

Monos deserves all the praise it’s received. This is a film with stunning cinematography, riveting acting, and captivating themes. Directed by Alejandro Landes, Monos follows a group of child soldiers as they juggle their emerging adolescence with the strict rigidity…

Looking back on Two Door Cinema Club’s Tourist History

As summer comes to a close, it seems appropriate to look back on Two Door Cinema Club’s Tourist History. Released in 2010, Alex Trimble, Kevin Baird, and Sam Halliday’s indie-pop album received mixed reviews from critics, including a 67% Metacritic…