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“…it all comes out fresh, pieced together and transmitted in a way that no one but Bailey Rae — a remarkable and flexible artist with some very real life experiences — can approximate.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Meghan Trainor: Thank You

“… it’s a deliberately youthful sound in an era that yearns for maturity…” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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Drake-Views

“As before, he casts himself as both the melancholy bachelor looking out over the city from his penthouse manor, and the criminally underrated rap genius demanding his due, and it’s one album too many for both personas.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Mudcrutch: 2

“It’s a good-time record, but one intended to showcase how Mudcrutch hit harder and dig a bit deeper than they initially seemed to do.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Bob Dylan: Fallen Angels

“Fallen Angels may have been recorded at the same session as 2015’s moody Shadows in the Night, but its tone is very different. Call Fallen Angels the Nice ‘n’ Easy to the No One Cares of Shadows in the Night: they’re both tributes to Frank Sinatra, but the 2016 album is light at heart.” -Allmusic.com […]

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Parquet Courts: Human Performance

“It’s a career-building move to be sure, one that for most bands is the first step in their inevitable demise. In Parquet Courts’ case, it’s a step that could lead anywhere — and that’s an exciting prospect.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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“…it’s by far the most immediate and inclusive collection of songs that the band has laid to tape to date.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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“The lyrics, devilishly wedded to their echo-chamber-laden arrangements and sneering Bowie-esque croons, play like coded spells set to music.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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Ariana Grande: Dangerous Woman

“…while some of these cuts work better than others, the range is impressive, as is Grande’s measured, assured performance.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Eric Clapton: I Still Do

“…it’s an album about the interplay of old pros who still get a kick playing those same old changes years after they’ve become second nature.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Erra-Drift

“…Drift offers up another punishing set of progressive metalcore mayhem.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Kevin Gates: Islah

“…know that the album is devoid of superstar appearances because the captivating Gates doesn’t need them.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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LIGHTS: Midnight Machines

“Ultimately, Midnight Machines plays less like an acoustic afterthought and more like sincerely crafted work by an artist who has reached a new plateau in her career.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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John Doe-The Westerner

“Doe has always been one of rock’s better storytellers, but The Westerner has a degree of heart, soul, and wisdom uncommon even for his work. ┬áMuscular but graceful, The Westerner is as effective as anything Doe has released in his solo career.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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tobyMac-This Is Not a Test

“The sixth studio long player from the veteran CCM hitmaker and former DC Talk member, This Is Not a Test finds tobyMac offering up another upbeat, earnest, and spiritually charged set of radio-ready hip-hop and EDM-influenced pop confections…” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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Rachel Platten: Wildfire

“Platten specializes in skyscraping melodies and big, bombastic surfaces and these are the elements that not only fuel Wildfire, they distinguish it from the singer/songwriter’s clear antecedents.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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Domo Genesis: Genesis

“Here, the man known for delivering Odd Future’s best jokes still talks about weed and weirdness, and sometimes with a star-studded guest list…” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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“Behind the soaring voice of singer Conor Mason, Nothing But Thieves pull inspiration from the punchy hard rock of Foo Fighters and the soulful melancholia of Jeff Buckley, creating their own melodic alt-pop style that plays out over these 12 tracks.” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog

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Krizz Kaliko: Go

“This aptly titled, kinetic LP is more pop- and R&B-oriented than any previous release from the Strange Music MC…” -Allmusic.com Check our Catalog Listen Now

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“…The Things That We Are Made Of is a powerful collection that bridges two poles of existential tension: the past and the present with the future, ever uncertain, looming beyond our grasp.” Check our Catalog

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