Iglooghost, Kai Whiston & BABii - XYZ
Critic Score
Based on 2 reviews
User Score
Based on 275 ratings
2019 Ratings: #369
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CRITIC REVIEWS

80
Loud and Quiet

It’s as varied and completely nuts as you’d expect.

70
The Needle Drop

Iglooghost, Kai Whiston, and BABii don't quite break new ground on XYZ, but they do complement each other very nicely on a majority of the tracks.

knewnie
85

WOW. WOW. WOW. HHGHJJGGJH

this album is fucking INCREDIBLE.

this is the first moment in a LONG while that my mouth has literally been agape listening to music. im fucking bouncing up and down in my chair, slamming my desk, fucking GOING INSANE listening to XYZ. i just, never, after just one listen, has an album had such a fucking INSANE impact on me. there's fucking like Mountain Dew running through my vains, it's like a constant fucking sugar high, your brain is just overwhelmed by the ... read more

WhatTheFunk
54

YUP

Gloo's super friends: BABii, Kai Whiston and Iglooghost team up together for a very interesting and colorful album, "XYZ".

Abrupt but precise. Fast and explosive. This is no different from any other Iglooghost project. In 2017, Iglooghost blew me away with his incredible debut album "Neo Wax Bloom", he never reached the same level of intense and psychic saturation after this. The difference with "XYZ" is the presence of the artists Kai Whiston and BABii. ... read more

MothaOfMotha12
83

Iglooghost has grown to become one of my favorite electronic producers and artists in general, with his wacky sound, and the fast pace synths, with the quiet vocal samples, all mushed into one big fun mess. And when he announced that he has a new project out, I got excited as fuck. So, XYZ drops and I just listened to it, and how was it? Well..

The wonky and aggressive sound is still found, and also the vocal samples, but it's more quiet than albums/EPs like Steel Mogu, but not as quiet as ... read more

70

Enjoyed but felt random and not really cohesive.
Edit: Ignore what I said above this is good

prets
33

Urghhhhhhh

Hayden7575
75

While all three of its collaborators contribute their own flavor to the sound of ‘XYZ,’ they tend to center around BABii’s eccentric vocals. Her voice is transformed into an electronic force on “Lux 2,” while tracks such as “Drown U” take it in a more pop-centric direction.

However, because of this vocal focus, Iglooghost occasionally feels as though he’s limiting the extent of what he’s willing to do. He still flexes his talent with his ... read more

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Track List

  1. XYZ
  2. Lux 2
  3. Drown U
  4. Lockii
  5. Maü Shit
  6. C Thru
  7. Teef Chizzel
  8. Barely Twins
  9. Lamb

Year End Lists

#37/Loud and Quiet
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Added on: August 28, 2019