The cream of the crop. Top of the Pops. Tyler reveals his Albums of the Year, featuring an ascendent, joyous rapper, and a bunch’a emo bands.
Tyler worms his was toward his Top 10 songs of the year, covering songs 50-16, featuring Joey Purp, The Avalanches, Kanye West and Ariana Grande.
For the second half of September’s Albums of the Month, we wander a little more into the minefield of “albums everyone else is reviewing.” That doesn’t make them somehow un-excellent, unmoving, or unimportant… just that sometimes their music can feel so dissected that it is more advisable to use a light, empathetic touch. To leave some of the mystery there, for others to find.