“Power & Control” Marina and the Diamonds | Electra Heart 4 stars The second single from Marina’s sophomore album proves once again that her initial success wasn’t just some fluke. The track completely captures her vocal range and showmanship, combining for a perfect summer dance track.
“I’ll Be Alright” Passion Pit | Gossamer 3 stars This single off Passion Pit’s second album shows just how much these guys from Massachusetts have grown. Although their sound has matured since their first full-length release, this track also confirms that they’ve held onto their signature sound and eccentricity.
“Pyramids” Frank Ocean | Channel Orange 3 stars Not only is Frank Ocean one of the most exciting and talented new names in R&B, but he is also one of the most revolutionary. Ocean’s newest single from his much-anticipated album is a sure sign that he is going to be around for quite some time.