Rainbow Mixtape

COIN - Rainbow Mixtape
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Based on 14 ratings
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April 30, 2021 / Release Date
Mixtape / Format
The Committee for Sound & Mind / Label
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Really don't care much for the first 3rd of this, but tracks from Green Blue + Indigo Violet like Sprite, Earth to God and Make It Stop have been stuck in my head for a week now so I have to give it the 8
after how much i loved their last album, this was a huge step down for them, which is sad because the first ep to drop from this set, being indigo violet, was actually really good. green blue was a huge disappointment, i've barely returned to any of those tracks (sometimes sprite). now the mixtape is complete with red orange, which is better than green blue, but not as good as indigo violet. it sucks because this could have been really cool. the thing is this is a huge step out for coin. they ... read more
Rainbow Mixtape is a collection of color-based EPs that COIN has been releasing since last year. The first one, Indigo Violet, is probably the most consistent in this mixtape, ranging from straight-up indie-pop tracks, like Sort It Out, to a sentimental piano ballad, like Make It Stop.
Green Blue also has its moments, but all of the songs feel incomplete. Sprite has one of the best instrumentals in the mixtape, only competing with You Are the Traffic, but ends out of nowhere, killing the ... read more
Coin is really developing their sound, and getting more and more unique in my opinion. There's a few low spots in this album, but the highs are really nice (Earth to God, Make it Stop). These highs remind me of Let It All Out from Dreamland, and introduce a level of vulnerability that I don't find common in bands that sound like Coin. These heartfelt tracks are met with concert-worthy bangers like Sort it Out, and I'm very excited to see them live in December for my first concert since COVID ... read more
This is part 4 of my Coin review series. If you'd like to see the other three parts, you can find those on my profile.

So I have no snappy intro so I won't even try to make one. I'm ranking each section of the Rainbow LP, starting with Red Orange, and working our way down. Let's get into it

First is Red Orange. And this is a disappointing start, with a weak batch of tracks. Hypnotica is very weird, and not in any good way. I really didn't like the trap beat, the random highly distorted ... read more
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Track List

  1. Hypnotica
  2. How It Feels
  3. Dream House
  4. Different Moons
  5. Sprite
  6. Sagittarius Superstar (feat. Faye Webster)
  7. Turnaround
  8. Earth to God
  9. Sort It Out
  10. You Are the Traffic
  11. Make It Stop
  12. I Feel Alive?
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Added on: April 23, 2021