Chinese Nü Year

Iglooghost - Chinese Nü Year
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Based on 3 reviews
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Based on 67 ratings
2015 Ratings: #48
October 30, 2015 / Release Date
EP / Format
Brainfeeder / Label
Wonky, Glitch Pop / Genres
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youneedhelp
75
got wet

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Gold Coat / Peach Rift

75/100
exception
84
a distorted mess of an ep, but a beautiful one at that. the sounds are all over the place and art so well mixed and produced. i think this is what it would sound like to have a seizure while on shrooms.
fav tracks: mametchi/usohachi, gold coast, peach rift
EMR
70
A short but delightful collection of wonky hip-hop related tracks highly influenced by Brainfeeder's mastermind himself, Flying Lotus. Mysterious producer Iglooghost brings out some well-crafted but confusing short tunes that work really well on the overall demented, weird and off-kilter context of the EP and his label. Although the FlyLo influences run high here, there is a strong bubblegum bass direction on this work, much more relatable to 1080p and Sophie than to Brainfeeder itself. Maybe ... read more
AndrewK
95
Hot damn, if this isnt one of the best debuts I have seen of any artist. The sound is WHOLY original and unique, the compositions are frenetic, but hold on to a specific motif throughout. The melodies are surprisingly affecting, and it bangs hard.
Amazing.
EntryIncomplete
82
Iglooghost's first big release is a wonderfully wonky piece of hyperactive, sample heavy bubblegum bass. It's hard to find a consise beat here, as the precussion is speeding off at breakneck speed, shifting and distorting as it goes. None of the songs stay the same for long, but still has a clear structure, even if it sounds like pure chaos at first. Rubbery, alien sounding synths and heavily edited vocal samples fill the room, as there's barely a moment of silence here.
It's a wonderfully ... read more
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Track List

  1. Xiangjiao
  2. Mametchi / Usohachi (feat. Mr. Yote)
  3. Gold Coat (feat. Cuushe)
  4. Peach Rift
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