There’s so much wrong with that Liam Neeson interview—we’ve only just scratched the surface

“The conversation that followed has found a strange and close focus on whether Neeson should be praised for his honesty or damned for his behaviour in the first place. But this story, and the things that are wrong with it, needs some unpacking beyond the headline quote. We decided to do just that.”

2019 in music: gal-dem’s ones to watch

The Line of Best Fit:
How SZA’s ‘Drew Barrymore’ told the truth and changed the game

“SZA set a new standard for honesty and heroism in songwriting this year, with a song that the imperfect and endlessly complex.”

5 years after Channel Orange, noone sounds like Frank Ocean

“Unpacking why the idiosyncratic singer-songwriter’s debut studio album is still a symbol of innovation and individuality.”

The people living at Grenfell Tower predicted this tragedy

“Residents at Grenfell repeatedly voiced concerns that their management organisation was ‘playing with fire’, and that only a catastrophic event could expose their incompetency.”

Crack Magazine:
Top 50 Albums of 2017

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We got it from here… thank you 4 your music, A Tribe Called Quest

Playlist: It’s a Love Thing

Playlist: Good Morning 2017

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