All The Time

Jessy Lanza - All The Time
Critic Score
Based on 22 reviews
2020 Ratings: #271 / 818
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Based on 293 ratings
2020 Ratings: #479
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Jessy Lanza's All the Time is a lush and spacious collection that shows a hard-fought mental clarity, a deliberate effort to resist the instincts on display on "VV Violence" in pursuit of digging deeper into oneself.

Beats Per Minute

All The Time feels like an emotional battle zone, but by the time it winds up with the soothing title track, all we’re left with is a picture of Jessy Lanza standing proud, ready to face up to whatever’s set to come with her heart and her army of synths.

Q Magazine

Her production surprising, but not willfully kooky, rhythms arrestingly unusual yet never alienating. All the Time is cool and compelling dance-pop.


In Jessy Lanza's case, disruption has elevated artistic output.

Northern Transmissions

Lanza is clearly a talent to watch out for and with All The Time establishes her place among the best in modern funk, R&B and pop songwriters and producers.

The Line of Best Fit

Though it doesn’t quite scratch the same itch for experimentation as her last album, Lanza has once again proved that she’s a forward-thinking producer with a knack for writing irresistible pop music.


To consider All the Time is to imagine a flat circle and the different ways you can fill it up. That proposition might feel overfamiliar for pandemic-era listeners, but Lanza navigates it with an angular propulsion and a commitment that diffuses the idle tension, almost normalizing it, making it more approachable.


Its 10 tracks are tied together by pop structures and familiar, forceful bass drums, but inflected by jazz and footwork, they retain a capacity for surprise beyond a few days’ listening.


Characterized less by lavishly layered and hypercharged whiskings of electro, house, and juke, its pared-down sound and slower tempos suit Lanza's higher prioritization of lyrics.

The Guardian

All the Time is filled with tracks that get the delicate balance right between experimentation and a love of an uncomplicated pop tune; between nostalgia for the past and a dedication to sounding like the future.


All The Time is an enjoyable collection of bops and ditties for those who like their tunes retro and mischievous.

Louder Than War

All The Time may have been written last year yet it’s bright, pure-pop may be just what we need to get through the remainder of 2020.

The Sydney Morning Herald

Millennial ennui hangs off her words like condensation, though once wiped away there is catharsis (Ice Creamy). Over and Over shows that Lanza has stopped running long enough to appreciate where she is right now.

Recorded shortly before her move from New York to San Francisco, the Canadian club-pop musician’s third LP with Junior Boys’ Jeremy Greenspan sounds sensual, understated, and effortless.
This is a sparser and slower project than her usual fare, yes, with less footwork and glitch elements, but this allows for more visibility for some of the more fascinating sounds in her catalog.
Loud and Quiet

It’s a deeply rewarding listen, and a step forward from an artist who was already doing so much with a whisper.

God Is in the TV
This feeling of pure creative enjoyment, along with the erudite gadgetry on show, becomes more infectious on every listen.
Crack Magazine
Jessy Lanza's third album is so effortlessly scrumptious and frenetic you almost forget that there aren’t any dancefloors to enjoy it on.
Spectrum Culture
Lanza will be one of the most perfect people to take over the pop world, but she’s not there yet.
The Observer
The Canadian producer takes a wicked turn in her deliciously offbeat third album.
This is my first experience with Jessy Lanza's music, and I just got to say that this album is so mellow and vibey, that everytime I listen to it, I find myself in a great mood, whether it's because of Jessy's production or her vocals sprinkled and scattered on the record, that are totally reminiscent of 90's R&B. She also shows a lot of quirkiness and innocence in her delivery, where she seems to have a good time, and I got to say: that happiness is contagious
Listening to All the Time, you can't help but get the impression that Jessy Lanza was enraptured by electronic production possibilities and obscure, but highly enjoyable what-ifs.
Such an effortless album for Jessy Lanza. I love the production and how breezy the album is in general though some of the tracks in the middle get a bit too repetitive. The singles and the last two tracks are all great though. I can see the album growing on me.
Faves: All the Time, Lick in Heaven, Face
This album is so chic!!! pure elegance exudes from here. Jessy's voice along with the stunning production makes the project sounds more evolved and well put together. I like the fact that the album doesn't get boring by the middle, it keeps on going... Yeah, this probably won't be as commented as the other albums released this week, yet people should hear it!
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Added on: April 27, 2020