Posts By Jonah Bromwich

Matty: Déjàvu

A breakdown that led BADBADNOTGOOD keyboardist Matty Tavares to move in with his parents also resulted in this breezy, psychedelic soft-rock album recorded with sought-after sample maker Frank Dukes.

Raekwon: Only Built 4 Cuban Linx

Each Sunday, Pitchfork takes an in-depth look at a significant album from the past, and any record not in our archives is eligible. Today we explore Raekwon’s game-changing 1995 debut Only Built 4 Cuban Linx.

Sen Morimoto: Cannonball!

The Kyoto-born, Chicago-based multi-instrumentalist uses his nonchalant flow and the sharp instincts he acquired playing saxophone as a kid to craft a dynamic, introspective jazz-rap debut.

Paul White: Rejuvenate

Danny Brown’s go-to producer abandons his sampledelic style for an album of original beats and inspired guest vocals that reveal who he really is as a solo artist.

Eleanor Friedberger: Rebound

On her fourth solo album, Eleanor Friedberger embraces ’80s goth pop and explores a newly fragmented internal landscape as a post-election expat in Greece.

J. Cole: KOD

With his fifth album, the North Carolina rapper aims for righteousness but often ends up sounding self-righteous instead.

Tom Misch: Geography

The British singer and beatmaker’s largely self-produced debut album is a pleasant, frictionless listen that benefits from his obvious chops but is held back by his risk-averse tendencies.

Diplo: California EP

Plot twist: Diplo’s star-studded new EP will not make you twerk, but it might make you cry.