ALBUMS REVIEWS


An Overview on Phenomenal Nature

Cassandra Jenkins

2021 • ALTERNATIVE/ROCK • BA DA BING

BEST NEW MUSIC

On her second studio album, New York-based singer Cassandra Jenkins surrounds herself with people, observes dialogues, and tells stories while working on her grief and trying to find herself.


Querencia

CHUNG HA

2021 • K-POP • MNH ENTERTAINMENT/88RISING

Querencia delivers something broader, freer, more diverse, captivating, and genuinely well-produced. It is one of the best k-pop albums of recent years.


Cold Dry Place

Katy Kirby

2021 • ALTERNATIVE/FOLK • KEELED SCALES

With comforting instrumentation and cautious lyrics, Cold Dry Place emerges as the perfect debut for the Texas singer.


Medicine at Midnight

Foo Fighters

2021 • ROCK • ROSWELL/RCA

Despite being on their tenth studio album, Foo Fighters still deliver the same songs as always — generic and stereotyped rock tracks that are totally forgettable.



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