Featuring albums from Namasenda, MARINA, The Prototypes, Madonna and GIRLI. Namasenda - hot_babe_93 (2017) Having become a massive fan of Swedish hyperpop icon Namasenda's recent singles 'Wanted' and '24/7', I decided to go back to the start of her musical journey. 'hot_babe_93' was her first (and to date, only) EP release, and would have been … Continue reading Ryan’s 30 Albums in 30 Days: Part 2!
From the first few seconds of the opening, titular, track to MARINA's fifth studio album, she sounds like a woman who has regained her voice and rediscovered the punchy sound which projected her to fame several years ago. This is a seismic shift from 'Love + Fear', her 2019 album, which came across as boring, … Continue reading Album Review: MARINA – Ancient Dreams In A Modern Land (2021)
At the end of the year, every cultural magazine under the sun tells you what the best albums and songs of the year have been, what you should have been listening to. And they nearly always contain the exact same artists and the exact same genres. OK, we get that everyone is meant to like … Continue reading 2019: My Favourite Albums / EPs