Going through an extended honeymoon-phase with Channel ORANGE at the moment, one of those where you feel like a cheat for listening to other records. By far my favourite record of the year so far, completely blindsided me with its depth, articulacy, warmth, production. Amazing
Had a similar thing with House of Balloons a few months back, that kinda glossy yet vulnerable densely-arranged sound that unfurls the more you listen to it.
I'm not at all well-versed in this sorta neo-soul(???) / hip-hop thing - so has anyone got any more recommendations along these lines?
listening to other records makes me feel like I'm cheating on it. Hands-down my favourite album of the year, probably an album of the decade in terms of amount I've