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by Josh Hurst Music

Best Albums of 2020: Taylor Swift | folklore

All hail Taylor Swift: Our most productive quarantiner, our most essential pop star, and the redeeming poet laureate of 2020’s malaise. The two albums she recorded and surprise-released during the pandemic represent not just a coherent body of work, but also her most seismic…

December 27, 2020
by InRO Staff Music Year in Review

Top 25 Albums of 2020 — 10-1

From our Honorable Mentions post: While many of us lingered and struggled inside of our homes — and are still patiently following quarantine protocols until this global pandemic ends (with the major exceptions here being NBA YoungBoy and The Chainsmokers) — the best albums released in 2020…

December 22, 2020
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by Alec Lane Music Pop Rocks

Taylor Swift | folklore

While not up to the standard set by T-Swift’s best writing, folklore still manages to remind that she is as keen an emotional observer as ever. The presentation, in both its marketing and its media representation, of Taylor Swift’s latest has taken up more space…

November 28, 2020
by InRO Staff Feature Articles Music Year in Review

Top 20 Albums of 2019

2019 was another faithful year that reminded us that there’s no hope whatsoever for anything: Our political system continues to fail us in a remarkable number of ways, cultural institutions continue to decay from lack of funding and relevancy, and the nearly-decade long rise…

January 4, 2020
In Review | Online film and music criticism