Views From The 6Drake                                                                   Views from the 6 marks Drake’s 4th studio album, and first in 3 years. Drake released 2 mixtapes in 2015, If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late and What A Time To Be Alive, both receiving good reviews. While Drake has built a reputation for releasing chart topping song, after chart topping song, his albums always stray a bit from the norm, in a good way. There is a different feel to the songs, they’re more narrative, and as a result they’re also more engaging.

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New Lane RoadJosh Kelley                                                                        In an recent interview with Rolling Stone, Josh Kelley discussed his upcoming album saying, “I think I’ve finally grown up…These songs mean something as a whole; they’re all born out of the land we live on in Utah and the last three years of our experiences there.” If you enjoy spending your summer days driving around with the windows down, or relaxing with a nice cold beer/whiskey, you’ve found your summer soundtrack.

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The ShipBrian Eno                                                                                  When Brian Eno’s album announcement was made a month ago, accompanied by a statement by Eno regarding his work, and it would be a disservice to attempt describe it any other way. Eno had this to say: “Humankind seems to teeter between hubris and paranoia: the hubris of our ever-growing power contrasts with the paranoia that we’re permanently and increasingly under threat. At the zenith we realize we have to come down again… we know that we have more than we deserve or can defend, so we become nervous. Somebody, something is going to take it all from us: that is the dread of the wealthy. Paranoia leads to defensiveness, and we all end up in the trenches facing each other across the mud. On a musical level, I wanted to make a record of songs that didn’t rely on the normal underpinnings of rhythmic structure and chord progressions but which allowed voices to exist in their own space and time, like events in a landscape. I wanted to place sonic events in a free, open space.”

Delusions Of Grand Fur Rogue Wave                                                Delusions of Grand Fur looks to be the indie-rock band’s break through album. Rogue Wave has a history of being a revolving door, since their formation in 2002, they have had 14 members (2 original members). As you might imagine, this makes developing a “sound”, very difficult. Precisely for this reason, the only two original band members, Zach Rogue and Patrick Spurgeon, decided to take over the creative efforts. Producing and recording the entire album themselves. “What Is Left To Solve“, a single from Delusions Of Grand Fur, shows the growth of the bands lyrics and songwriting, while avoiding doing too much. It appears as though they’ve found their sound. **History Lesson Alert** Who is the man on the cover? Why it’s none other than Confederate general P.G.T Beauregard. Taking shots at a potential GOP candidate…?