Crimson staff writer
Clara V. Nguyen
A few weeks before freshman move-in, Netflix reminded me that I’d enjoyed “Your Lie in April” years before, listing it under the headline “Watch It Again.” So I did.
Recorded in a secluded New England cabin in the early stages of the coronavirus pandemic, “songs” and “instrumentals” contend with the idea of finding closeness in isolation.
After decades of taking audiences on such far-flung sonic journeys, The Flaming Lips finally feels at home on Earth in their latest release.
Perfume Genius’ music blazes with compassion and defiance in equal measure. Listening to his latest album will, without question, set your heart on fire. Immediately.
Each of "Kintsugi"'s 11 tracks offers a transient meditation on nostalgia and regret, held together by frontman Ben Gibbard’s golden voice.