July Album Picks

Flower of Devotion – Dehd Released July 17th through Fire Talk Records Dehd, a three-piece band out of Chicago’s DIY scene, has been releasing music since 2015. Flower of Devotion, their 3rd full-length album, comes after the breakup of bassist Emily Kempf and guitarist Jason Balla. Both members share raw and passionate vocals throughout, only…

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Album Review: Pottery “Welcome to Bobby’s Motel”

You start the album and immediately it hits you. First a cascading series of drums, and then a kaleidoscopic soundscape that can truly only be experienced by closing your eyes. Then the guitars kick in, and you realize you are about to go on a truly spectacular auditory adventure. Released in late June, Welcome to…

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Album Review: Freddie Gibbs/ The Alchemist “Alfredo”

In 2014, Freddie Gibbs paired up with legendary producer Madlib to release one of the most critically acclaimed rap albums of the recent decade: Piñata. Five years later, in 2019, the duo reunited to release Bandana, which received nearly just as much praise as its preceding album did. In a similar fashion, Freddie Gibbs recently…

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