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2018 In Review

The Year Of The EP… Or Is It An Album? Or Is It A “Project”?

For once, Vince Staples wasn't sure what to say. Five days after dropping another incredible collection of songs, the Long Beach rapper and reigning Twitter…
Chris DeVille | December 5, 2018 - 10:01 am

2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

Straight To Video

The 5 Best Videos Of The Week

In music, as in virtually every other arena of American culture, this has been an exhausting, exciting, overwhelming week. For once, though, music videos weren't…
Tom Breihan | June 1, 2018 - 1:44 pm

More Sudan Archives stories

Premiere

Dexter Story – “Gold” (Feat. Sudan Archives)

Dexter Story is a Los Angeles-based producer, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader who's worked with Madlib, Kamasi Washington, Carlos Niño, Sa-Ra Creative Partners, and more. After sitting…
Peter Helman | February 15, 2019 - 10:22 am

2018 In Review

25 Great EPs From 2018

Every year, the parameters for this list get a little more specious. With the rise of streaming services and the decline of physical media, the…
James Rettig | December 5, 2018 - 10:00 am

Sudan Archives – “Nont For Sale” Video

Sudan Archives, aka Cincinnati-born, LA-based singer and violinist Brittney Parks, impressed the hell out of us last week with her sophomore EP Sink. Blending R&B,…
Peter Helman | May 30, 2018 - 12:38 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

Summer's finally here, which means that soon we will have to figure out what THEE song of the summer is. Polls won't be open for…
Stereogum | May 25, 2018 - 4:48 pm

Stream Sudan Archives’ Sink EP

Last year, Sudan Archives started to generate quite a bit of buzz upon the release of her self-titled debut EP. The project of the Ohio-born,…
Ryan Leas | May 21, 2018 - 1:13 pm

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

The 5 Best Songs Of The Week

We published a lot of features this week, and if you haven't checked them all out you definitely should! We put a lot of time…
Stereogum | April 6, 2018 - 4:45 pm

Sudan Archives – “Nont For Sale”

Sometimes a new artist comes out of nowhere and, somehow, is already fully-formed. Their sound is nearly perfectly realized, they have their own unique and…
Ryan Leas | April 5, 2018 - 10:02 am

Sudan Archives – “Paid” Video

Last year, I went to the fascinating anti-festival Le Guess Who?, which brings an eclectic and surprising array of artists to Utrecht each November. There…
Ryan Leas | February 13, 2018 - 2:26 pm

Sounding Board

Utrecht’s Le Guess Who? Isn’t Like Any Festival You’ll See In The USA

These days, whenever all the big-name American festivals start to announce their lineups for the year, there's inevitably a certain, noticeable same-ness. It's a consequence…
Ryan Leas | November 14, 2017 - 4:34 pm