Review

Flipside Top 100 Songs of 2020: 10-1

10: Trust – Ane Brun  Album: How Beauty Hold the Hand of Sorrow Released: Nov 27, 20 Ane Brun’s stunning 2020 LP How Beauty Hold the Hand of Sorrow is perfused with heartbreaking lyrics, theatrical arrangements, and an endearing delicacy…

Flipside Top 100 Songs of 2020: 20-11

#20 Anyone Around – Jessy Lanza  Album: All the Time Released: Jul 9, 2020 In 2013, Jessy Lanza released her brilliant debut album Pull My Hair Back. With songs like Fuck Diamond and Kathy Lee, Lanza assured listeners of her…

Flipside Top 100 Songs of 2020: 40-21

#40 It’s Not Always Funny – Devendra Banhart EP: Vast Ovoid Released: July 16, 2020 It’s Not Always Funny captures something that is entirely under discussed in the artistic world: wryness. Picture that look in the supermarket aisles when you…

Flipside Top 100 Songs of 2020: 60-41

#60 People on Sunday – Domenique Dumont Album: People on Sunday Released: Nov 13, 2020 This album was created to provide a soundtrack to a remastered 1930s German film entitled Menschen am Sonntag. Throughout Dumont’s masterful synth-electronica, the classical influence…

Flipside Top 100 Songs of 2020: 80-61

#80 Zane, The Scribe – Jyoti  Album: Mama You Can Bet! Released: Aug 28, 2020  Jyoti’s highly-acclaimed jazz album provided several memorable moments. Track #2 is one of them, with steady galloping drums and a sleek, smooth vibraphone setting the…

Flipside’s Top 100 Songs of 2020 Countdown: 100-81

THE FIRST INSTALLMENT OF FLIPSIDE’s TOP 100 SONGS OF 2020.  In December, one-hundred and fifty songs released in the strange year of 2020 were added to a long list before being rated from 0-10 and ranked via a rather maladroit…

My Year In Media

Many of us are happy and, in some cases, relieved to see 2020 come to an end. The year was replete with loss and constant uncertainty; however, various forms of media have been instrumental in helping us cope with changing…

Review’s best albums of 2020

It may sound like a cliché by now, but 2020 truly has been a whirlwind. The start of the year feels like it was both ages ago and yet only yesterday. However, despite all the doom and gloom, we’ve also…

The Crown Season 4: Hot Buttons and Hotter Takes ★★★★

A note on truth and history: Season 4 of Netflix’s The Crown has attracted warnings to not view the show as a documentary, especially for the young ones — as if a generation brought up on the internet wouldn’t be…

Love In Colour : Bolu Babalola reminds us to believe and trust in the power of love ★★★★★

A yorubaddie, a romconnoisseur, and president of the Nick Miller fan club: these are all titles that Bolu Babalola has given herself. However, with the release of her debut novel Love In Colour, she can now add Sunday Times bestselling…