THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2020

Everything seems to be changing all the time, but albums remain the most vital test of a musician’s skill and determination. The very best go above and beyond the necessary cohesion and consistency to create absorbing journeys, experiences that put listeners into another space entirely – which this year has mattered more than ever. The … Continue reading THE TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 2020

THE TOP 5 EPs OF 2020

As singles continue to dominate charts and listeners’ attention, EPs are becoming more and more important. In the underground especially they’re a crucial platform for quick yet brilliant ideas, introductions and reintroductions, and lightning-in-a-bottle moments. 108MICS’ top five list is full of brilliant examples. These works are the best of a uniquely essential format; these … Continue reading THE TOP 5 EPs OF 2020

2020 REVIEWS: PERFECT CHAO – PRFCT!CHA0

Perfect Chao’s new EP-going-on-mixtape is true to the artist’s name – charismatic and playful at every turn. Perfect Chao’s almost self-titled new project “Prfct!cha0” better captures nostalgia than any music released this year. The California musician uses synthetic sound palettes to illustrate generational yearning for colour and simplicity, contrasting this with blistering, euphoric drum and … Continue reading 2020 REVIEWS: PERFECT CHAO – PRFCT!CHA0