Daniel Givens (Other Music Staff) / best new albums
Jan 07, 2015
Over the last few years it seems like there is more music being made, available, reissued and compiled than I can remember. I was drawn to the new rebranding of grime into a weightless fusion of synths and sonics. New age music came back with some stellar soundscapes. R&B continued to morph with indie rock and electronica and vice versa. Detroit’s influence in techno and house deepened. African music continued to be mined, unearthing some mind-blowing jams. And everyday there was something new and interesting to check out and investigate. So yes, as usual this time of year I’m overwhelmed...