Torres - Silver Tongue
By describing her relationship and her feelings related to it, Torres succeeded in making the most intimate piece of art. As NME writes: "‘Silver Tongue’, is a candid, real-time account of her relationship, which is complicated by a knotty affair and the singer-songwriter’s most personal memoir yet as well as featuring some of her most evocative lyrics."
Destroyer – Have We Met
Indie rock's veteran Dan Bejar is out with yet another rock masterpiece which confirms his virtuosity as a musician and as a lyricist. "Initially intended as a “Y2K concept album”, Dan Bejar’s retro-futurist electro album offers a sharp, dark look at the world today. " - NME.
Mac Miller – Circles
Mac Miller's posthumous record gives us a heartbreaking insight into his thoughts and feelings. It offers a completely naked and sincere picture of his ruminations. It shows that his success was not just a hack but a result of his dedication and sincerity.
Caroline Polachek – Pang
Although Chairlift ended their career, Polachek continues to realize her potentials on her new record. Pang is a cleanly produced futuristic and progressive take on art-pop that mixes pretty different influences.
Dan Deacon – Mystic Familiar
Electronic genius returns with a great concept album. This is Dan's most trippy and well-mixed album with grand instrumentals. His layering of different textures and sounds shows how impressive his sound design abilities are. It is probably his best album to date.