The Saharan world music magicians return, West Coast synthy weird pop favorites kill a sophomore slump, and the Japanese mistresses of food drop a creepy, hotel-themed collection.
Joel Gibbs' first in five years is the best outstretched EP of the year; Laura Jane Grace is a hero of in-your-face resiliency, and the reigning queen diva of African music returns.
Lovely, lively new albums abound this month, from Peter Gabriel, Broken Bells, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings and others.
Bey's surprise LP stuns, Donald Glover's sophomore is strong but obvious, and Patrick Crowley makes you wish Studio 54 was open again.
“We live in a society exquisitely dependent on science and technology, in which hardly anyone knows anything about science and technology.” - Carl Sagan “Not enough people in this world, I think, carry a cosmic perspective with them.” – Neil DeGrasse Tyson In the daily hustle and bustle of our very terrestrial lives, many of us forget [...]