Cooly G - Playin' Me

Cooly G - Playin' Me
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on 13 reviews
2012 Rank: #72 / 730
USER SCORE
79
Based on
5 ratings

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CRITIC REVIEWS

90
PopMatters
PopMatters

Playin’ Me is incredibly honest, refreshingly free of competitive posturing, and full of new-era dubstep richness.

80
Drowned in Sound
Drowned in Sound

Playin’ Me is a warm and nimble record, edged with just enough synth-heavy jungle to tell you it’s for real. 

80
NME
NME

‘Playin’ Me’ develops the UK funky sound she’s been pushing for years, with its devastating sub-bass, raindrop drums and warm vocals.

80
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

This is music that knocks you over with a feather.

80
The 405
The 405

Although it's far from a flawless debut full-length, Playin' Me remains effortlessly listenable and calmly assured

78
Beats Per Minute
Beats Per Minute

The record is almost exactly as good as you might expect based on earlier material. 

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DETAILS

RELEASED: July 24, 2012
FORMAT: LP
LABEL: Hyperdub
GENRE: Dubstep
TAGS
END OF YEAR LISTS
# 3 - FACT Magazine
# 29 - Gigwise
# 39 - musicOMH
# 15 - The Guardian
# 41 - The Wire
# 8 - Time Out London
MISC LISTS
# 100 - FACT Magazine (2010-2014)
Track List
  1. He Said I Said 
  2. What This World Needs Now 
  3. Come Into My Room 
  4. Landscapes 
  5. Good Times C 
  6. Sunshine 
  7. Trying 
  8. Playin' Me 
  9. Trouble 
  10. What Airtime 
  11. It's Serious 
  12. Is It Gone 
  13. Up In My Head
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Added on: July 5, 2012