AOTY 2021

Space 1.8

Nala Sinephro - Space 1.8
Critic Score
Based on 6 reviews
2021 Ratings: #20 / 666
User Score
Based on 141 ratings
2021 Ratings: #119
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ka1
89
Geeking out so much now that I have found ANOTHER jazz album of this year. This one is a mix of nu jazz and ambient to create an atmosphere that is peaceful and calming. Every time I want to go to sleep, I would put this on to clear my mind and lose myself into the land of dreams. I am unfamiliar with Nala's work but what I have just heard from her is very impressive.
SonicDiscovery
81
I don’t know much about Caribbean-Belgian composer, producer and musician Nala Sinephro, but I do know she lives in London and is contributing to the ever growing jazz movement happening there at the moment. Her debut release Space1.8 is a alluring tranquil trip of a album that has its moment when the music can get erratic, like on the short and effective “Space 3” or the avant-garde leaning “Space 6”, but for the most part things are kept within the light & ... read more
DevinONeill
85
So freakin good mang
beardedsiren
81
There is a re-emerging trend among jazz musicians to create music intended for healing. It's an ancient jazz tradition, and one to which jazz is uniquely suited. In a year marked by uncertainty and global crises, an album of healing music is particularly needed. With "Space 1.8", Nala Sinephro joins contemporaries like Esperanza Spaulding and Mary Lattimore to create a musical first-aid kit, and a spectacular one at that.

It would be easy to compare the young composer, producer, and ... read more
76
Space 8 is 10/10 song, was wary of it's length time but honestly wish the whole album was like it, so soothing. Very good album
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Added on: September 3, 2021