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Abel Tesfaye’s most ambitious work plays like a radio station in purgatory.
Make your couch-viewing plans now.
Plus The Weeknd, Amen Dunes.
A damn fascinating listen from a hip-hop super team.
The Kendrick Lamar co-curated and produced soundtrack album is here.
Kendrick Lamar, SZA, Ab-Soul, Schoolboy Q, James Blake and The Weeknd appear.
10 Albums where someone else gets the first word.
Plus Run the Jewels, Nicolas Jaar, Belle and Sebastian.
The xx, Car Seat Headrest, Major Lazer, Crystal Castles and more also performing.
Planes Mistaken for Stars, The Weeknd and more.
A takedown…er, rundown of the current Top 10.
The Polaris Music Prize, which awards the best Canadian album of the year, has just…
Abel Tesfaye’s second major-label album is a failed experiment, and a fucking mess.
Ed Sheeran and Lana Del Rey are featured on the album.
Get ready to solve a set-time conflict puzzle.
The Weeknd, The Strokes, Tame Impala also performing.