Sonder: Into

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By Joel McRae By definition, “sonder” is the realization that each random passerby lives a life as vivid and complex as your own and with that, our unique experiences all flow into one. This is the message up-and-coming R&B powerhouse, Sonder, the newfound brainchild of vocalist Brent Faiyez and producers Dpat and Atu, aimed to […]

Khalid: American Teen

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Landen Winkles “American Teen,” Khalid’s debut album, is a promising amalgam of bedroom art-soul, 1980s new-wave pop and a union of lonely-boy mirror gazing with a sense of a larger cultural purpose. It most vividly recalls the promise embedded in the soundtracks of John Hughes films — that an outsider’s story might in fact be […]

Bea Miller’s “Chapter One: Blue”

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By Jimmy Sears Bea Miller has yet to release her second studio album, but there’s activity going on in her camp as she released her latest EP, “Chapter One: Blue.” “Blue” is the first of three EPs, with the latter two, “Chapter Two: Red” and “Chapter Three: Yellow” to be released in the coming months. […]