Album Reviews

Why Sonder Son is the Throwback Album We All Need

Why Sonder Son is the Throwback Album We All Need

I’m a 90s baby through and through. Born in the 90s, have some of my fondest memories in the 90s and appreciate most things musical (and otherwise) from that decade. I often find myself listening to some of my favourite artists from the 90s and […]

Syd – Always Never Home [EP Review]

Syd – Always Never Home [EP Review]

LAFV favourite Syd the Kid is back with some more quality music for 2017 with her latest offering Always Never Home. At first glance on Apple Music the project appears to just be a single sharing the name of the title of the aforementioned but […]

Frank Ocean – ‘Blond’… A year on

Frank Ocean – ‘Blond’… A year on

Standout tracks: Ivy, Pink + White, Solo, Self Control, Good Guy, Nights, Close To You, Seigfried, Godspeed and Futura Free Genre: Frank Ocean Rating: 9.5/10 This this time last year Frank Ocean broke his four year musical hiatus with the release of Endless, a 45 […]

A year today… Remembering Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ [Album Review]

A year today… Remembering Frank Ocean’s ‘Endless’ [Album Review]

Standout tracks: Rushes, Sideways, U-N-I-T-Y, Comme Des Garçons and Higgs (first 3 minutes) Genre: R&B Verdict: 9/10 A year today in the most unconventional of fashion, Frank Ocean released his visual album Endless via Apple Music’s streaming platform. If you didn’t spend at least an […]

Remembering Joey Bada$$ – 1999 [Mixtape Review]

Remembering Joey Bada$$ – 1999 [Mixtape Review]

File Next To: Nas (Illmatic), Earl Sweatshirt (Doris) and Isaiah Rashad (The Sun’s Tirade) Genre: 90’S Hip Hop, East Coast Hip Hop, Boom Bap LAFV Verdict: 8/10, ‘Modern Classic’ Following our last remembering Series where we last featured Spooky Black’s Black Silk, we’ve decided to follow […]

Remember Spooky Black? – Black Silk [Album Review]

Remember Spooky Black? – Black Silk [Album Review]

File next to: King Krule (6 Feet Beneath The Moon) and James Blake (self-titled) Genre: Alternative R&B, lo-fi, soul LAFV Verdict: 8.5/10, ‘Cult Classic’ In a month where the term ‘classic album’ has been debated, we felt it was a timely opportunity to review Spooky […]