The Lo-Fis

Steve Lacy - The Lo-Fis
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This is honestly more interesting and more consistent than Apollo XXI, despite being just a bunch of loosies. Steve Lacy is still 22 and has a whole lot of untapped potential. I just wish he would tap that potential and put together an actual solid project in the near future. Please.
A collection of demos from Steve Lacy doesn't fail to impress, even at it's low points. I actually might like this more than Apollo XXI to be honest. Def worth a listen and it is interesting and is the perfect album to chill to.
Ok I did not know this was just a compilation of demos at first; I was going to rant about how messy and unmixed this is. This does change things, as there are some great ideas here. Some songs here are just him attempting to do Thundercat, but most tunes here are chill neo-soul. The longer tracks here are the better ones; imagine if he actually took more time with this. His delivery is kinda boring sometimes, but he's a talented enough instrumentalist that I am not worried for his career or ... read more
Well, it’s better than Apollo XXI for sure. Steve Lacy has so much potential, but he hasn’t been able to put out an actually really good project yet. His style of pop is quite nice, but somehow, there’s always something lacking in his music. It often comes up as unoriginal and boring teenager songs. However, this compilation of demos is fun to listen to. Steve Lacy is still very young, and I hope he’ll make the music that I think he is capable of in the future. Even ... read more
I'm a sucker for Steve Lacy's quirky and intimate brand of Bedroom Pop, so even this compilation of some demos and loose ends will still be pretty damn enjoyable to me.

And yeah, this thing is super endearing, full of sweet and warm vocal melodies and guitar embellishments. I was surprised at how legitimately professional this sounded as well. For a group of demos, the mixing and mastering is totally fine, with some highlights even like the fun little way a conversation interjects on ... read more
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Track List

  1. Atomic Vomit
  2. When I
  3. Thats No Fun
  4. Cocky Girl
  5. Uuuu
  6. Jars of It
  7. Bars. 16
  8. Infrunami
  9. Hummer
  10. 4real
  11. I Think I Should
  12. Daze
  13. Out of Me Head
  14. Donchano
  15. The Song
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Added on: November 13, 2020