Solange – A Seat At The Table (Columbia Records)
By Lizzie Irwin A Seat At The Table, Solange’s third album is a bittersweet diary of black existence in 2016. It’s soulful R&B is relatively minimalistic when compared with the already sleekly (Dev Hynes aka Blood Orange) produced 2012 True EP. The production is delicate but the messages are heavy-handed, stirring and vital in a […]
THE ALTERNATIVE REVIEW | Haim – Days Are Gone (Columbia)
There’s been a lot of talk about Scott Creney’s review of the Haim album. So in the interests of fair play, here’s an alternative review.
Haim – Days Are Gone (Columbia)
Haim’s pleasure, limited as even its enthusiasts admit, is the empty pleasure of an endless series of twinkies eaten over the course of 45 minutes. Fine enough in the beginning, but eventually destined to sicken.