Lawd, I WASN’T READY, when I pressed play and watched Lana Del Rey‘s video for “High by the Beach” from her upcoming album Honeymoon (I am counting the days. I am a self-confessed Stan for the LDR). The song is her usual nexus of calming, laid-back vocals, challenged by tragicomic music that always seems preparedContinue reading “Your Life–Handled–Thanks To Lana Del Rey, Kelela And FKA Twigs’ New Music Videos”
Tinashe, on her Instagram page, posted a picture of her from the official radio bar red carpet of this year’s MTV Video Music Awards. Her houndstooth dress is a vintage Azzedine Alaia from 1991. But it was also extremely similar to an outfit Jennifer Lopez wore twelve years before on her second cover of the (then) print editionContinue reading “Tinashe’s 2015 MTV #VMAs Dress Is Similar to J. Lo’s 2003 Vibe Magazine Cover”
But January is here and I must say that looking back on 2014, musically, it was a great year. There are still many more albums I got to hear, but I’m going to be honest about the ones I’ve heard and loved, and here’s the shortlist.