Buscabulla's authenticity -- along with dynamite production chops and musicianship -- is irreplaceable, and it makes Regresa a truly soulful synthwave release.
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On his 10th album, Daniel Lopatin composes another inward-looking collection of compositions, this time with a bevy of collaborators and a broader vision of what he wants his music to represent.
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Can't wait for the next Avalanches album? Melbourne's Alice Ivy cites them as an influence but carves out a sample-based beatscape all her own, making for a compelling listen from one of the year's breakout stars.