AOTY 2019

A Quiet Farwell, 2016-2018

Slauson Malone - A Quiet Farwell, 2016-2018
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 606 ratings
2019 Ratings: #21
April 18, 2019 / Release Date
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Grand Closing / Label
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
The Needle Drop

A Quiet Farwell is an inventive and consistently stimulating collage of underground hip hop and various strands of abstract music.

78
Pitchfork
The New York producer’s ambitious album is a dark, surreal, jazzy collage about resistance and hope.
ThrowBackG
90
Recently, I've been losing sleep. The past few months I've been stewing my thoughts on nature and it's current state. Each day I've been getting a bit more...passionate if you will. Prolonged by a few personal things, my rational concerns have turned into full blown anxiety and nightmares and, a few nights ago, it hit an all time low.

I had a severe panic attack after reading about a study done by an extension of the United Nations. Apparently, we only have 12 years to save the earth from ... read more
thebibleparttwo
100
fuck some rap songs

edit: history was made here
AZIZ
91
Is this Post-Hip-Hop music?
JoaoSantos
90
I really wanna review this but I don't really have any words to describe how this feels. Sure, I can tell you it is a very abstract hip hop/ sound collage album but there's something here that kinda transcends genre. Everything here feels so blissful, so magnificent. I can see some similarities to Some Rap Songs in this album but I do think this one is more organized, resonating in a more compelling and beautiful sound. A lo-fi gem, absolutely reccomend!
TreyLikesBands
95
Amazing

I present to you, 'A Collection of Thoughts That Went Through My Mind While Listening to This Record'

-Bruh, this album is like putting your nose in a bag full of Trix cereal (which I just did); it's really overwhelming and almost sends you back, but you can't help but embrace it.
-What genre is this? I can't really find the hip-hop aspect of this thing... maybe that's because I haven't heard anything like it.
-BRUH HOW DOES A HUMAN BEING MAKE THIS?? Like this sounds like it was made ... read more
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Track List

  1. Two Thousand Twelve, Outro 
  2. 11/28/55, Ttrabul (feat. Medhane) 
  3. I can make you feel freedom, Katri… (feat. Pearl De Luna) 
  4. —Fred Hampton’s Door, Farewell Sassy— …na 
  5. WON’T BLEED ME: The Sequel 
  6. King Sisyphus of the Atlantic (feat. Taphari) 
  7. 02/26/12, Smile #2 (feat. Maxo) 
  8. Treachery of Memories 
  9. 08/09/14, Smile #1 (feat. Caleb Giles) 
  10. THE MESSAGE 
  11. 180º Pole Shift Hypothesis 
  12. The Flying Africans board mothership Zong! to colonize the new nubian planet called X “The World laughs as it turns another degree, hotter”
  13. 01/01/09, My feet’s hurt “I was a fugitive but then I realized there was nowhere I could run to” 
  14. Uchromia
  15. Off Me! “The Wake” Pt. 1 & 2 (feat. Pink Siifu)
  16. 04/04/68, I can make you feel free 
  17. Smile #4 (prod. Baby Rampage) 
  18. 11/22/14 “I can’t see”, Smile #3 
  19. THE MESSAGE 2 
  20. Two Thousand Eighteen, Bye 
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