- Parallels

Nosaj Thing - Parallels
CRITIC SCORE
71
Based on 6 reviews
2017 Rank: #343 / 507
USER SCORE
64
Based on
12 ratings

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90
Exclaim!

Guest vocalists definitely add warmth and colour in their own ways, but Chung's true triumph is the resilience of his own original artistic voice here. His productions have always seemed clean and cool, guided by patience and an eye for detail.

83
A.V. Club

For all its probity, Parallels is of a piece with its predecessors, another curvilinear and sinuous 30-minute odyssey from one of the most consistent and daring producers working.

65
The Line of Best Fit

One of Chung’s strengths is not overstuffing his music, but there are moments where Parallels’ nonchalance makes it feel like less of a full album and more of a holdover between more momentous projects.

Sep 13, 2017
abdcorner
69
Interesting to listen to this after finishing Lunice's "CCCLX." Both records project nocturnal, atmospheric, spacey sounds. But Nosaj Thing does it better. I fall into this music; I don't find myself searching for something to critique. If the music makes me let go, then I know I'm digging it. When the track pulls me out of itself, then I ask what just happened and why. Those moments happened on almost every track – the little spoken/captured sequence on "Get Like," ... read more
Jun 14, 2017
aaron
NR
First; Kid Cudi's “The Man on the Moon.”
Kendrick Lamar flowed over Nosaj’s “Cloud 10”
And Chance the Rapper on “Paranoia” (the second-half)

That alone deserves your attention, so explore his previous works and get excited for this release right here!
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September 8, 2017 / Release Date
LP / Format
Innovative Leisure, Timetable / Label
nosajthing.com / Website
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Track List
  1. Nowhere
  2. All Points Back To U (feat. Steve Spacek)
  3. Form
  4. How We Do (feat. Kazu Makino)
  5. U G
  6. Get Like
  7. Tm
  8. Way We Were (feat. Zuri Marley)
  9. Igyc
  10. Sister
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Added on: June 14, 2017