An early contender for chill-out album of the year, the hypnotic debut from this onetime London deejay is an ambient soundscape where man meets machine, producing something mysteriously like "soultronica."
Late Nights & Early Mornings
The Floetry singer's sensual solo debut will keep your love mojo going until the break of dawn. Highlights include the terrifically titled "Hope She Cheats on You (With a Basketball Player)."
Following the lead of Darius Rucker, the Staind singer veers into country on this solo EP. He proves to be a natural on nostalgic ballads like "The Story Never Ends." But three versions of the single "Country Boy" is a bit much.
With her moody, even spooky allure, this British singer-songwriter-who sometimes brings to mind a darker Florence + the Machine-conjures up a debut album that feels like it could be the soundtrack to a David Lynch or Quentin Tarantino film.