Tag Archives: Kate NV

Playlist: Submerged Reflection – A Synthetic Portrait

The second playlist I’ve cooked up from a bountiful harvest of heady tunes, Submerged Reflection is a synth-led dive into a mirrored reality nestled behind a grove of anemone, with woozy bass, bending electronics, dripping funk, deep moods and rippling … Continue reading

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2010s Retrospective: 10 Years of Discoveries, Obsessions and True Moments

Well folks, welcome to my most indulgent, most confessional, most self-referential and truly most vain post on the blog. This is probably playing it up, but I’ve written a lot about myself on here. The dang header image is literally … Continue reading

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The 100 Best Songs of 2020

I’m not sure if it’s just me, but it seemed like the concept of “favorite songs” went out the window in 2020. Maybe it’s because I usually listen to albums at home and playlists on the move, so there wasn’t … Continue reading

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The 50 Best Albums of 2020

Well folks, I am not going to be the one to tell you about how “crazy this year was and how we hope you and your family are safe during these unprecedented times”. That’s Arby’s or Chase Bank’s job. My … Continue reading

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The Best Albums + Songs of 2020 So Far

The year is only halfway over even though it’s felt like it’s been ending for at least the whole thing. I don’t need to be the one to tell you that 2020 has been the most intense, turbulent and upsetting … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: June 2020

In June’s edition of Recommended Albums, we’re featuring a multiple releases that were incredibly well-timed for this moment. SAULT, Space Afrika and Armand Hammer all confront and synthesize the waves of unrest and pain the country, specifically Black folk, are … Continue reading

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Listen: Kate NV – “Sayonara” [2020]

Blog fav Kate NV is releasing her third album Room For The Moon via RVNG Intl. on June 12th and will likely bring a whole bunch of levity and brightness to this otherwise dismal year. First single “Sayonara” is a great first … Continue reading

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The 200 Best Songs of the 2010s

It’s been a minute, but I’m back with more Best of the Decade content. This time it’s breaking down my 200 favorite songs of the decade, which was obviously no easy task. In my opinion, picking 200 albums was so … Continue reading

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Best Of 2018 :: 50 Albums

I wrote a lot in this post, so I’m gonna keep the intro brief. Thought music as a whole was pretty dang good this year. My top 20 records feel especially water tight. A good amount of pop-leaning stuff in … Continue reading

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Recommended Albums: June 2018

Right before embarking into the second half of 2018, June thought it’d be cheeky and lay down some of the best music the year has seen so far. Not only were there plenty of albums that I loved personally, there … Continue reading

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