Every year since 2014, I’ve reflected on the albums I’ve listened to most throughout the year and compiled a top ten list. 2020 was a terrible year for almost everything but thankfully, music isn’t one of them.
The Haim sisters came back for a much-welcome return to form in 2020. Like their best material, Women in Music Pt. III is breezy, catchy, and never overstays its welcome.
Favourite Songs: “Los Angeles”, “The Steps”, “Don’t Wanna”
Every year since 2014, I’ve reflected on the albums I’ve listened to most throughout the year and compiled a top ten list. This year was the year of outstanding female talent, both new and old.
Janelle Monáe hasn’t put out anything short of phenomenal since her debut (including her work on the big screen), and she doesn’t start now. Dirty Computer is a much more easy-to-listen, concise, and structurally loose album than its predecessors.
Favourite songs: “Screwed”, “Django Jane”, “Make Me Feel”
In the summer of 2013, I was on a train. My friends and I took a weekend trip to Busan in the tail end of our international exchange term, and after a wild three days, we were all exhausted. Hungover and sleep-deprived, my friends slumped back and drifted off to sleep. I didn’t. I was hunched over my seat, cursing the god-awful free wi-fi and attempting to load a video on Vimeo.
Ben Affleck hosted Saturday Night Live the night prior with musical guest, Kanye West. Kanye was scheduled to perform two new songs from his yet-to-be-titled sixth studio album…
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