Thunder Body // Solstice

Wholesome, honey-sweet reggae. Solstice came out on October 13, 2017, and I think I'll be reminded of it every fall forever. Fall is a sentimental season, a birthday season, and a get-ready-for-fucking-winter-again season for me. It's always nostalgic and intense somehow. This album brings me a sense that life will sort out soon, and helps... Continue Reading →

New Fangs // 2

It's Friday! Here are some new releases worth a listen. In no particular order & with just a few comments. Get these gosh-dang future sounds into your ears! Spotify playlist updated with the latest picks can be found here. Metronomy - Metronomy Forever METRONOMY FOREVER! Electronical goodies from one of the greatest bands in experimental... Continue Reading →

the Frightnrs // the Frightnrs

Steady rocking reggae rhythms made to delight. The Frightnrs are a Queens, NY rocksteady powerhouse that've had a serious influence on the modern ska/rocksteady/reggae scene. Just as ska had waves of revival, I have my fingers tightly crossed at the prospect of a rocksteady revival, and it seems to be happening. Slowly, as rocksteady would... Continue Reading →

Jordan Rakei // Franklin’s Room

Save the best for first... right? I've dedicated the first post on Lazy Plays to an album that I just can't quit coming back to. It's a completely contagious mix of R&B, soul, and *yay,* reggae. Rakei's vocals are smoother than smooth. And that's what brings such a unique quality to these songs - you... Continue Reading →

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