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HMLTD - Hate Music Last Time Delete
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Based on 2 reviews
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Based on 65 ratings
2018 Ratings: #506
July 6, 2018 / Release Date
EP / Format
RCA / Label
Synthpop, Art Pop / Genres
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The Needle Drop

While the trap-goth direction of "Pictures of You" could use some work, this debut EP solidifies HMLTD as one of the most promising post-punk groups out right now.

The 405

On surface level, these tracks do sound a lot like the 80s bands they draw influence from. HMLTD can seem slightly derivative at points, though each track is built with a thousand flourishes of different genres, there is a clear focus towards the bygone era on this album.

This may not be the longest release to come out this year, but goddammit am I falling in love with this with every time I put it on, which has been too much; I am supposed to be working on someone else's discography right now, but that has to wait whilst I talk about this. Yeah, I know, I wish I could go against what Fantano says here(again, a joke), but I should be praising him for turning me on to this. HMLTD here makes a four track EP with a sound all their own, with what I would call a ... read more
This could have been an average, passable EP hadn't been the horrific "Proxy Love". This song has to be one of my least favorites of the year, as it sounds like the people over at Blood on the Dance Floor heard Mr. Bungle for the first time in their lives and decided to toy around with kooky song structures. The result is perhaps the most inconsistent song that I've heard all year long, ranging from somewhat passable and enjoyable to stomach-churning lows that are akin to anything off ... read more
This might possibly be the most confused and inconsistent album i have ever listened to. It has a lot of great parts, and a lot of parts that sound like they were ripped from Lady Gaga B-sides. This shows some potential but they really need to cut out a lot of the mainstream pop influences and just go straight for the Art Pop sound that works so well when used in this EP.
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Track List

  1. Pictures of You
  2. Proxy Love
  3. Mannequin
  4. Apple of My Eye
Contributions By
patton, thisisabtlgrnd, andrii
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Added on: July 10, 2018