ALARM’s 50 Favorite Albums of 2012

By Scott Morrow
December 13, 2012
Sole: A Ruthless Criticism of Everything ExistingSole: A Ruthless Criticism of Everything Existing (11/13/12)


Sole: “Ruthless”

Activist MC Sole’s first official solo album since 2005 reflects a greater songwriting sensibility, continuing the electronically based, hook-laden approach that appeared on 2011’s Hello, Cruel World. His anti-capitalist rhymes have never felt so buoyant, propelled by arpeggiated synth melodies and bounding bass lines.

By Scott Morrow December 13, 2012
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