Consequence of Sound

Kendrick Lamar – Black Panther: The Album

Kendrick Lamar, Vince Staples, Jorja Smith, The Weeknd and many others bring a fictional African nation to life — a place whose culture is both deeply spiritual and known for being the most technologically advanced on Earth. Eleanor Edwards reads Greg Whitt’s review.

on February 14, 2018, 3:25pm

MGMT – Little Dark Age

Songwriters Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser lapse back into a sardonic mode that sounded a whole lot better in 2007 than it does in 2018. Cap Blackard reads Sasha Geffen’s review.

on February 09, 2018, 12:11pm

Tribulation – Down Below

Four albums later, it’s more difficult than ever to call this Swedish outfit a metal band as their sound continues to expand into psychedelia, shoegaze, and post-rock. Robert Ham breaks it all down.

on February 05, 2018, 12:00am

Migos – Culture II

To follow up last year’s breakthrough smash, the Atlanta trio expedite this blockbuster sequel, a 105-minute epic that otherwise plays like another Migos album. Michael Roffman reads Dan Weiss’ review.

on February 02, 2018, 12:00am

Nils Frahm – All Melody

By making a space that fits his creative style, the German composer finds a way to give his complex compositions even more room to weave themselves into the world while you listen. Cap Blackard reads Nina Corcoran’s review.

on January 31, 2018, 12:00am

Ty Segall – Freedom’s Goblin

The indefatigable rock-god-in-waiting beefs up his sound with a brass section while giving himself over to a bout of anything-goes creativity that hits way more than it misses. CoS’ Tyler Clark gives you the low-down.

on January 29, 2018, 12:00am