• The SALSA Weekly: 6/25

    Welcome to The SALSA Weekly! The SALSA Weekly is a curated playlist/post on the blog, wherein members of SALSA will submit one song they have been digging the past week and why.

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  • Lorde's Melodrama — A Non-Review

    Let’s get this out of the way first: Lorde’s Melodrama is deserving of your attention and of multiple listens. Its eleven tracks froth with complicated, utterly relatable, scientifically-examined emotions, trying to catch every craggy nuance; it dives deep into the exact, pallid, core-shaking feelings that love and loss can bring to all of us. Melodrama demands you sit with it, just to experience the sheer amount of work and effort Lorde and producer Jack Antonoff (of Fun. and Bleachers fame) stuffed the cracks of this album full of.

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  • The SALSA Weekly: 6/18

    Welcome to The SALSA Weekly! The SALSA Weekly is a curated playlist/post on the blog, wherein members of SALSA will submit one song they have been digging the past week and why.

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  • Igorrr — Savage Sinusoid

    First of all, you need to understand that I’ve been waiting for this album for a long time. We all have. And if there’s anything that time does well, it’s turning waiting into pure unadulterated hype. And now it’s finally here.

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  • The SALSA Weekly: 6/11

    Welcome to The SALSA Weekly! The SALSA Weekly is a curated playlist/post on the blog, wherein members of SALSA will submit one song they have been digging the past week and why. This week was a double dip — A bunch of us were out of town last weekend, so we didn’t have a chance for the post then. We’re catching up this week with a few songs each.

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  • The SALSA Weekly: 5/27

    Welcome to The SALSA Weekly! The SALSA Weekly is a curated playlist/post on the blog, wherein members of SALSA will submit one song they have been digging the past week and why.

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  • Makyo's Discover Weekly Picks

    At some point, my Discover Weekly stopped making much sense. It just started getting really weird. To that end, I started saving the bits I liked and just going ??? at the others. Here’s this week’s picks.

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  • The SALSA Weekly: 5/21

    Welcome to The SALSA Weekly! The SALSA Weekly is a curated playlist/post on the blog, wherein members of SALSA will submit one song they have been digging the past week and why.

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  • Hyperspecificity

    Every once in a while, I come across a hyperspecific sub-genre of music that makes me say “huh?” I’m not talking about the slightly specific stuff: your grindcore, your post-dubstep, your liquid DnB; I’m talking about the stuff that’s so extremely specific that I can only imagine it describing one artist: “baroquecore”, “klezmer metal”, etc. I’m somewhat into this as a general concept; Makyo even compiled an earlier list of hyper-specific playlists, so let’s take a second to talk about hyper-specific genres!

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  • Makyo's Discover Weekly Picks

    At some point, my Discover Weekly stopped making much sense. It just started getting really weird. To that end, I started saving the bits I liked and just going ??? at the others. Here’s this week’s picks.

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