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Moses Sumney’s ‘Aromanticism’ is a dreamy reflection on lovelessness

Stop me if you think you’ve heard this one before: Single male, armed with little more than an acoustic guitar, records an album full of ruminating songs about lost love. Several of these songs have vague, almost elemental titles — “Plastic,” “Lonely World,” “Doomed,” “Quarrel,” “Indulge Me.” Others, like “Don’t Bother Calling” or “Make Out in…

A Slacker Rock Revival

You have to try in rock despite what you’ve recently heard on your alt rock radio. The rise of slacker rock acts like Mac DeMarco and Kurt Vile has communicated a more laid-back approach to the industry, through its subdued instrumentals and seemingly easygoing lyrical themes. Born out of the 90s, our group of unconcerned…

Ten featured albums of the summer

With Volume 250 of The Daily up and running, we’d like to start off the quarter by highlighting some of the best music releases that came out during summer break. 2016 has been an all-around great year for music so far, and this past summer is no exception. Below, I’ve compiled a variety of releases…