New low-key albums to listen to

Daniela Dixon

Destiny Nicole Frasqueri is Princess Nokia the newest rapper you should know. Her new album “1992” came out on Sept. 8, which highlights her Puerto Rican and Cuban background. In this album she focuses on self-identity and self love. Her care-free attitude and free spirit are a plus to well embodied talent.

Corbin Smidzik FKA Spooky Black, has recently dropped his debut album “Mourn” on Sept. 5. You can feel the passionate message though Corbin’s emotional howl in every song. “ICE BOY” and “Revenge Song” are intense ballads that elaborate.

Canadian indie pop band Alvvays, consisting of vocalist Molly Rankin, guitarist Alec O’Hanley, bassist Brian Murphy and keyboardist Kerri MacLellan, dropped their album “Antsocialites” on Sep. 8. After being absent from the music scene for over three years they’ve came back with an album about the ups and downs of love. “Dreams Tonite” shares the optimistic side of love while “Lollipop” explores the blushing moments we experience when in love.

LCD Soundsystem a band consisting of lead singers Nancy Whang, Gavin Russom, guitarist James Murphy and eight other members, dropped their new album “American Dream” on Sep. 1, 2017. Almost all of their songs are made up of electric tunes that make listeners want to dance the whole song through. The group has been focused on intertwining messages of love, friendship and heroes throughout the

Last month R&B singer Daniel Caesar released a R&B/soul album on Aug. 25. Caesar uniquely incorporates a mix of soul, R&B and some smooth rock. In his debut album he highlights moments from his life where he questioned his faith and his battle with heartache and love. His breakout song “Get You” has a avant garde feel that allows the listener to focus on its lyrics.