Ricky Music

Porches - Ricky Music
Critic Score
Based on 11 reviews
2020 Ratings: #608 / 692
User Score
Based on 164 ratings
2020 Ratings: #1013
March 13, 2020 / Release Date
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Domino / Label
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My hypothesis is that Porches probably imagined doing a complex work when we analyze the choices and experiments he tries. However, despite the ambitions, Ricky Music looks more like a demo compilation rather than a finished album.

Unlike his good Pool and his latest The House, Porsche abandoned his rather simplistic but efficient formula that allowed him to make a nice pop, which sometimes even worked quite well, to finally stay focused on the idea of doing something complex. In fact, ... read more
In the vein of a James Blake, Porches provides a bit of slick and safe synthpop here on Ricky Music. By no means is Porches reinventing a wheel or even really driving the cart forward but instead sitting cozy inside of it and keeping the pace in a gentle motion. Aaron Maine croons throughout this record over heavily produced tracks that don't necessarily blow you away but keep you calm and provide a simple backdrop.

The album is a short play, for sure, which generally is far from harmful but ... read more
The autotune all over this album is awful
It is just so boring, even the 'experimental' parts of this record are boring. It is not inherently terrible but for an album which is only 26 minutes long, it feels so slow like it is never moving at all but I guess that is the main highlight of this album, that it is less than 30 minutes.

Track Review

Patience 5/10
Do U Wanna 4.5/10
Lipstick Song 4/10
PFB 4.5/10
I Wanna Ride 5/10
Madonna 4/10
I Can’t Even Think 4.5/10
Hair 4/10
Fuck_3 3.5/10
Wrote Some Songs 4/10
rangerover ... read more
who produced this because jesus christ
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Track List

  1. Patience
  2. Do U Wanna
  3. Lipstick Song
  4. PFB
  5. I Wanna Ride
  6. Madonna
  7. I Can’t Even Think
  8. Hair
  9. Fuck_3
  10. Wrote Some Songs
  11. rangerover
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Added on: January 21, 2020