Review: Serpentwithfeet’s Electronic-Gospel-R&B LP ‘Soil’ Is Impossibly Contemporary

Serpentwithfeet's influences make him dangerously cool and impossibly contemporary. His debut was co-released on Tri Angle Records, home of Haxan Cloak, Forest Swords and Lotic, as well as a fitting match for his cutting-edge electronics. As a vocalist, his quavering vibrato is trained in opera and classical music, but it's in tune with the current moment's Nineties R&B reflection –

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Review: Future’s Robo-Croon Shines on ‘Superfly’ Soundtrack

Future's accompaniment to Director X's remake of Superfly (which the Atlanta MC co-produced) isn't as concise a statement on post-millennial criminality as Kendrick Lamar's Black Panther project was on universal blackness and African identity, and it certainly can't live up to Curtis Mayfield's epochal soundtrack to the 1972 original. But this album, which Future studded with

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