This year has been generous for new and emerging artists. With most superstars between albums, many newcomers have the opportunity to show off their talents and become the next wave of big names. Banks‘ debut album was among the most anticipated new releases for 2014 as she faces the challenge of not getting lost in the shuffle.
The first thing that jumps out about Goddess is the incredible amount of deep synths that pulsate throughout. Although sometimes overdone resulting in blending between tracks, particularly in the middle of the record which doesn’t grab as well as either end, it does wonders adding to the atmospheric depth to it, making the record darker and moodier than it would have been otherwise.Read more