D’Angelo – Voodoo

Style: Psychedelic Soul, Psychedelic Funk, R&B

Vibe: Confident, Conscious, Sensual, Sexy, Romantic, Groovy, Headphone Album

Musical Attributes: Rhythmic, Lush, Studio-as-an-Instrument, Technical

Poliça – United Crushers

The brooding, atmospheric synth-pop of Poliça’s third LP finds Channy Leaneagh’s passionate vocals once again supported by prominent bass grooves, driving dual drummers, and occasional string and horn arrangements, all mapped into intricate, quantized webs of programmed beats and synthesizers by co-leader/producer Ryan Olsen. Lyrically, the album centers around themes of isolation, fading love, and as well as more political topics such as police violence.

For fans of Portishead, The Knife