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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Bonnaroo 2018: 31 Best Things We Saw

Since its first edition in 2002, the Bonnaroo Music Festival, which took place this past weekend in Manchester, Tennessee, has become one of America's premier fests. Its musical purview has shifted quite a bit since its earliest days as a haven for jam bands; this year, the wide-open spaces at the Farm made room for the glittery beats of Kaskade, the acerbic pop of Khalid, the high-octane

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