cLOUDDEAD

cLOUDDEAD - cLOUDDEAD
Critic Score
Based on 5 reviews
2001 Ratings: #7 / 181
User Score
Based on 242 ratings
2001 Ratings: #38
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CRITIC REVIEWS

100
Tiny Mix Tapes
Their eponymous 2001 debut, is the most experimental hip-hop album I’ve heard thus far.
90
Sputnikmusic
cLOUDDEAD are better than whatever hip-hop you're listening to.
80
Pitchfork
If you're in the mood to be on some experimental shit, check this out.
80
AllMusic
cLOUDDEAD's eponymous debut isn't so much a fully formed album as it is a well-executed exercise in seasick, proggist psychedelia.
80
NME
This is pure, beautiful music, for those who can acclimatise to the bizarre sonic terrain.
PelicanManners
83
cLOUDDEAD was a experimental hip hop group that was comprised of members Why?, Doseone and Odd Nosdam. This is their self titled debut album. It’s hard to pinpoint them to one genre, but it’s essentially abstract rap combined with ambient music. If you have a backpacker friend you’ve probably gotten this album recommended. If not let me be that figure in your life. None of the tracks here abide by normal song structure rules. They have these beautiful instrumentals, that build ... read more
exception
97
Nothing has ever sounded like this, and nothing ever will.
oh
75
hello and welcome to my completely original idea that no one has ever done before on AOTY dot org. I will be listening to 1 album from each genre on the site, a very fun original idea that I just came up with.

Abstract Hip Hop

my opinion on hip hop is VERY mixed. tyler, the creator is one of my favorite artists of all time, and then we have kanye west who is... not one of my favorite artists of all time is what I'll say. I don't really mind the music in hip hop, it's more that it's just not ... read more
luna128
100
the absurdity of Trout Mask Replica with the ambient beauty of Stars of the Lid. Masterpiece.
Dombot
83
This is like Drain Gang but listenable
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Track List

  1. Apt. A (1)
  2. Apt. A (2)
  3. And All You Can Do Is Laugh (1)
  4. And All You Can Do Is Laugh (2)
  5. I Promise Never To Get Paint On My Glasses Again (1)
  6. I Promise Never To Get Paint On My Glasses Again (2)
  7. JimmyBreeze (1)
  8. JimmyBreeze (2)
  9. (Cloud Dead Number Five) (1)
  10. (Cloud Dead Number Five) (2)
  11. Bike (1)
  12. Bike (2)
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Added on: July 28, 2013