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Albums of the Month - January 2021

28th January 2021

Posted in: Articles | Playlists

Our top picks of the latest albums to listen to every month, from pop to rap to rock. Our top choices this month will be a great edition to anyone’s record collection.

We have picked out our favourite songs from the albums below. Check out our January Songs of the Month playlist.

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Every Mover

Hilang Child | Bella Union

Indonesian-Welsh singer-songwriter Hilang Child releases his second album Every Mover. Reminiscent of work by Sigur Rós, Every Mover features hard-edged soft vocals and a trance-style pulse creating an unceasing intimacy.

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Heaux Tales

Jazmine Sullivan | RCA

Spectacular vocals headline Jazmine Sullivan’s fourth studio album Heaux Tales. Centred on female empowerment, the album explores what’s gained and lost through sex and love.

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Aaron Frazer | Dead Oceans

Brooklyn based Aaron Frazer’s debut album Introducing… exudes classic soul stylings, going from doo-wop to Northern soul. This album pulls plenty of value from an old sound without becoming pastiche.

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Magic 8ball

Mac Ayres | Dixon Courts Records

With head bopping baselines, Mac Ayre’s Magic 9ball revels in its pure R&B glory, reminiscent of late Justin Timberlake music. If you’re looking for a listen with extremely clean beats, Ayres’ fourth studio album is for you.

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Telephone Dreams

Wolf Circus | Records DK

This charming piece of synth pop by Californian indie group Wolf Circus works with retro sounds and psychedelic pop delivering a breezy and nippy album that conjures thoughts of playing Super Mario World on a sunny afternoon.

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