Consumer Guide: May, 2021

The gospel from an Atlanta rap collective, hummable hooks from LDR, free flowing zingers from a well-read alt rhymer, and powerhouse vocals from the Sahara via the Hudson Valley.


Anti-Flag: 20/20 Division (Spinefarm) Both too anthemic and too harsh in the ‘90s, nowadays those are good things when they come with songs attached (“Christian Nationalist,” “Hate Conquers All”) *

Khaira Arby: New York Live (Clermont Music) New York doesn’t mean Central Park, the Beacon, even Webster Hall. It’s Annandale-on-Hudson, home of Bard College …

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