The Music Roundup Week 23: Radiohead Ranked

10 Tracks on Repeat: 1. Spells by Backxwash (2020)- A fast-paced, spooky and downright catchy experimental hip-hop meets horrorcore number off the female rapper's menacingly engaging new LP God Has Nothing to Do With It Leave Him Out of It.  2. Grounds by IDLES (2020)- I doubt an album announcement in 2020 has got me as…

The Music Roundup Week 6: Movies, TV Shows and Video Games with excellent Soundtracks

10 songs on repeat: 1. Run by Joji (2020)- The former YouTube agitator is really starting to come into his own, his soulfully sad Run being the best entry into the singer-songwriters already expansive discography. 2. So.Incredible.pkg by Denzel Curry and Kenny Beats (2020)- Chock full of sharp one-liners, Star Wars references, Curry proves himself as one…

The Music Roundup: Week 5

10 Songs on repeat this week: 1. Soaked by BENEE (2018)- A staple of the modern Australian/New Zealand alternative pop scene, Soaked is a catchy and incredibly well-produced track. 2. Dance by ESG (1983)- If repetition is done well, then it is often brilliant, such as with this dance-punk track from the all-female New York…

The Music Roundup: Week 4

10 tracks on repeat: 1. Oblivion by Grimes (2012)- A catchy, atmospheric and synth-driven number of Grimes gorgeous 2012 LP Visions.  2. Fever by Preoccupations (2016)- There is something joyfully vintage about this song, the Canadian four-piece is creating an 80s sounding post-punk number complete with a killer guitar riff. 3. Meat Grinder by Madvillian (2004)-…

The Music Roundup: Week 3

10 Songs on repeat: 1. The Daily Heavy by Oh Sees (2019)- You know a song is going to be good when the beat is laid down by a squeaky toy, building into a heady and infectious psychedelic rock number. 2. Cumberland Gap by David Rawlings (2017)- Heard at the beginning of the new Guy…