Throwaways Pt. 2

MALNEEZY - Throwaways Pt. 2
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September 9, 2020 / Release Date
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Jamobo
70
While there are a good number of EPs that do flow from one to another, either in style or concept, this isn't really what T2 is for, as such it's probably better to talk about individual parts rather than the sum.

Loading... does what it says, it acts as an intro piece, atmospheric and lush it is a wonderful mood-setter. The simple combination of synth pads moving back and forth while a main melody gets quieter and louder in a similar fashion is interesting and creates a gentle haze.
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reaIreaIweaseI
79
Throwaways, Pt. 2.

Something that every AOTY artist has in common (or at least every AOTY artist I've reviewed) is the upward trajectory in the quality of their work. And the one who exemplifies this the most has to be the man of the hour, MALNEEZY. His debut album, It's Everywhere, It Loops (2018 - 2020) was ridiculously lackluster, but since then he's gone on an insane streak of improvement. The previous Throwaways EP showed he could do the trademark AOTY video game music sound better than ... read more
JustSomeGuy
71
The fact that this EP consists of unfinished and cut tracks shows how much MALNEEZY has improved as an artist. While it isn't the most consistent project he's ever done, a lot of these tracks are some of the most fun he's released to date. Tracks like Loading and Grey Whale City I honestly think are some of the best I've heard from him yet, and Computer Crash and Hotline Austin are also really good. I'd say that Darker Streets is also a good track, but I do think it's a bit too distracting, as ... read more
Majoris
70
Alright, well, it's pretty good, and I slightly prefer Bipolar, however the first four tracks on here are really nice, Especially the first two tracks. They give me some type of vibe or they put me into a mood and it makes the tracks really enjoyable. I think Malneezy stills displays a lot of potential since I liked their last two projects.
Stankysauce
80
Damn I think this is better than Bipolar Haha. Man I can't wait till your next project!

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I really do love the sound of that watery pad and the little melody that pops in too, but the clipping/distortion is super annoying. The drum pattern is cool also, the reversed hat was a super cool touch. When the other little noise embellishment pops in,the distortion from before started bothering me less, and as a whole, this does feel like a cool intro! It also feels like it could be a piece ... read more
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Track List

  1. Loading...
  2. Darker Streets
  3. Grey Whale City
  4. Computer Crash
  5. The Hero That Fell With The World
  6. Somber Victory
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Added on: August 10, 2020