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Douglas Dare’s ‘Milkteeth’ Is Primal Pop About the Pain and Puzzlement of Growing Up ‘Other’

Because the lyrics of Milkteeth are primal, processing his sense of isolation and outsider-ism as a child, he approaches the music with, well, kid gloves.

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The New Tame Impala Offers the Most Joyful, Love-Drenched Music of Kevin Parker’s Career

I disliked the preening psychedelica of Tame Impala’s first two releases, Innerspeaker and Lonerism, so much that I didn’t even hear 2015’s Currents, where Kevin Parker began his morph into the trippiest indie pop this side of magic mushrooms. Five years on, with the new Tame Impala album The Slow Rush,[…]

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Hornet’s 25 Favorite Albums by LGBTQ Artists in 2019

Hip-hop, dream pop, riot grrrl, underground, grime — all are represented in our favorite albums of 2019 by LGBTQ artists.

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Tinashe Takes the Throne as the New Queen of Indie Pop R&B

If Lizzo is the self-proclaimed “ghetto Aretha,” then Tinashe, free from the meddling of major labels, is about to become the queen of indie pop R&B.

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