Score: 6.5/10

BEST TRACKS: Cry, Good While It Lasted, Slumber Party

WORST TRACKS: Little Boy, L8r Boi, Clitoris! The Music

DEMIDEVIL is the debut mixtape of pop provocateur and TikTok darling Ashnikko, who you may have heard of if you’ve been on the weird side of the aforementioned social media site. Nevertheless, her meteoric rise up to this point has caught the attention of not only the public, but artists such as Miley Cyrus and Grimes, the latter of which even makes an appearance on this mixtape. …

Score: (8.5)/10

For once, I’m reviewing an album while it’s still relevant, and also reviewing an album that isn’t only listened to by either bespectacled Pitchfork readers or the e-girl that sits beside you in your chemistry lecture. Enjoy. Also, for once, I feel no need to give a brief background on the artist, because unless you have been living in the war-torn mountains of Afghanistan (in which case best of luck and how do you have wifi) everyone already has their opinions on Taylor Swift and at least one of her songs. Personally, I’m partial to Lover and 1989, appreciate but…

Score: 7.5/10

Nina Nesbitt is a British singer-songwriter that originally came up with the help of Ed Sheeran and the wave of folk pop that he introduced to the world around the early 2010s, and after stumbling around musically for several years she left her old record label for an indie label and started working on this album in 2016, with it dropping last year. I haven’t listened to her past albums, but the critical consensus seems to be that I’m not missing very much. …

Score: 6/10

I have returned from my hiatus, and hopefully there will be a lot more of these reviews coming in the near future. With that being said, let us get knee-deep into a bit of a retrospective album today, with MØ’s Forever Neverland. I say retrospective, but the album did only come out in 2018. MØ, real name Karen Marie Aagaard Ørsted Andersen, was launched into the popular music scene with her 2015 hit smash, Lean On, which featured the eclectic group Major Lazer. And to be honest, that song is quite reflective of her sound, although it’s often…

Tove Lo: Sunshine Kitty

Score: 7.5/10

Ebba Tove Elsa Nilsson, known by the stage name Tove Lo, is a Swedish alt-pop singer-songwriter who’s been on the fringes of pop for a while now, along with basically every other artist I listen to nowadays. Once again, she falls into the category of artists who have been present in the pop space for a long time, and have collaborated with big names and put out minor hits, and yet rarely get mentioned by any sort of media publication outside of European magazines and Pitchfork. She’s been nominated for TWO Grammies at this…

Charli XCX- Charli

Score: 9/10

This week, we’ll take a look at the newest project from Charli XCX, the futuristic pop star and critical darling, who recently dropped her first album in half a decade (though her previous two “mixtapes” were albums in all but name) to, as per usual, critical praise and commerical lack of noteworthiness. But, before we jump into this album, I think it’s important to give a bit of background on the artist herself. Charli XCX is probably most well known for the songs that she’s written, namely Icona Pop’s I Love It, Iggy Azalea’s Fancy

Score: 9/10

Pros: Beautiful Atmosphere, Great Vocals, Builds On Past Works

Cons: Some Songs Overly Long Or Unexceptional

Best Track: Fuck it I love you/California

Worst Track: How to disappear

The first thing you should know about this album is that it is indulgent. Coming in at just over an hour long, with several 5-minute songs and one that almost extends to 10, this album is awash in its own decadence. And the thing is, I can’t really resent it for that. Norman Fucking Rockwell is all about capturing that mythical idea of American and Hollywood decadence and indulgence that…

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