AOTY 2021
Special Request - Vortex
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2019 Ratings: #488
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[Genre: Acid Techno]

Now that I've finally finished the D genres, I decided I might as well go back and review some A genres that got added after I finished them. Starting with Acid Techno... man, I wish I got more out of this.

Special Request's Vortex is a hardcore acid techno album that's filled with... well, hardcore and acidic club bangers that sounds like something that would be played in a club on a completely different planet. I bet this album would go hard as hell on Mars or ... read more
I was totally expecting this to be a metal record but I was surprised to hear an electronic melange of tracks with varying styles from house, techno, jungle and bass that are certified club bops. Guaranteed ear-worms for a wild night at the club tonight.
The sticker that was whacked on the front of the vinyl said "Contains bowel evacuating bangers" - It was true.
(Acid Techno)

Okay, I think I'm starting to understand what the "acid" genre tag is lmao. I felt like I was on drugs given to me by Marshmello when listening to this. Not saying that I don't like this, but this entire album is just electronic crescendos with maybe some added instruments in the background. While this album is VERY bland at some points, I won't deny that I didn't start bobbing my head at a couple of the tracks. The very little lyricism here has pretty bad voice ... read more
Fahrenheit 451.
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Track List

  1. Belgian Entrance
  2. SP4NN3R3D
  3. Memory Lake
  4. Ardkore Dolphin
  5. Fahrenheit 451
  6. Vortex 150
  7. Levitation
  8. Fett
  9. A Gargantuan Melting Face Floating Effortlessly Through The Stratosphere
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Added on: May 30, 2019