George Clanton - Slide
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Based on 353 ratings
2018 Ratings: #66
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Whether you’ve followed his sprawling discography over the years or are only discovering him now, Slide feels like the true introduction to George Clanton.

The Needle Drop

George Clanton's brand of 90s-inspired hypnagogic pop on Slide is fresh and intriguing despite the album's concept not being taken far enough.

my name's andiov and i'm five
i like george clanton and going down slide
i miss school but i'm stuck inside
this virus has me losing my mind
Not often do I really choose to explore any genres or types of music directly, but I’ve been taking an odd venture into vaporwave and it’s sub-sections for about a month now, and, George Clanton is one example of that venture paying off.

Like any vaporwave/pop record, Slide caters to the very dreary, warped, and slurred aesthetic that carries amongst most of us predecessors. Honestly, I was a little thrown off from checking this album out for the weirdest reasons, like the album ... read more
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A lot of people describe this album as magical or trippy as hell. Ehhhh, I don't see it. Like the opener on the album. I can see how this is like some "trippy universe of sound" but to me it just sounds messy. Too much is happening. Those tubular bells, the chopped up vocals, James Brown WOOs, synthline #1, baseline #1, synth and bass #2. It's weird because usually I'm a sucker for ... read more
8.6 - Amazing

George Clinton is another artist that I was interested in, forgot about, and then only today have jumped into his work. And man, I was missing out. Slide is a wonderful listen taking inspirations from 90’s culture and vaporwave to create a relaxing album that is an absolute vibe. As a whole, it is an extremely consistent listen, even if it’s vibe can wear off towards the second half for me. However, the sound of Slide is extremely ethereal and reverby, being a very ... read more
Yeahhhh this is just basically everything I look for in an album. Incredible stuff.
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Added on: August 16, 2018