Articles by Abhinav Jai Singh
Jun 30, 2018
Revisiting System of a Down's chaotic, anti-fascist debut album 20 years after its releaseSystem of a Down were woke way before being woke was a thing.
Jun 23, 2018
Everything is Love review: Beyoncé, Jay-Z celebrate their wealth, power, black identity in grand new albumOn Everything is Love, Jay-Z and Beyoncé rap about being on top of the music industry and amassing an unimaginable amount of wealth; all while being black.
Jun 19, 2018
How XXXTentacion's rage-filled music describes the modern American landscape of a lost, broken generationBut what most people fail to see is that XXXTentacion—an obscure, troubled teenager who went from putting out mixtapes on SoundCloud to mainstream popularity—was the perfect pop-culture reflection of a lost, broken generation continually seeking gratification in places that get increasingly unfulfilling with time.
Jun 13, 2018
ye album review: Kanye West comes undone on a personal record about family, politics, addictionsWhile ye is not nearly as experimental or extravagant as Kanye West's earlier releases, it is an important Kanye release for his fans.
Jun 11, 2018
The Smashing Pumpkins, 070 Shake, Christina Aguilera — a playlist of the best new tracks from past weekThis week, The Smashing Pumpkins released their first song in 18 years; Kanye West's protégé 070 Shake dropped a new track; and Christina Aguilera returned.
Jun 04, 2018
The 1975, A$AP Rocky, Gorillaz, Pusha T — A playlist of the best new tracks from the past weekThis week, Pusha-T dropped a fire diss-track aimed at Drake, Gorillaz unveiled a new single, and The 1975 return with their new song.
May 31, 2018
On John Bonham's 70th birthday, a playlist of the most powerful drumming in classic Led Zeppelin tracksLet's dive into some Led Zeppelin tracks where John Bonham shines; even more than usual.
May 28, 2018
Zayn, Eminem, Arctic Monkeys, Drake — A playlist of the best new tracks from the past weekThis week, Zayn released the infectious 'Entertainer', Eminem featured on a scathing new rap verse, Arctic Monkeys starred in a surreal new video, and Drake dropped a surprise track dissing Kanye West and Pusha-T.
May 17, 2018
Slowdive's Souvlaki turns 25: The lasting influence of Neil Halstead, Rachel Goswell's shoegaze masterpieceWhile My Bloody Valentine's Loveless is credited with popularising shoegaze, Slowdive's Souvlaki is unequivocally attributed to have perfected the genre.
May 16, 2018
With Race 3, Salman Khan goes back to humble origins of family dramas without giving up on his action hero imageSalman Khan gave up on Dancer Dad, a father-daughter emotional story, to embrace Race 3, but not without throwing some family drama into the mix.