AOTY 2019
Standing On The Corner - Red Burns
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Based on 98 ratings
2017 Ratings: #5
September 15, 2017 / Release Date
Mixtape / Format
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fakeplasticrose
90
i just ascended

thanks ava
Mol
100
I'd imagine this is what you hear when you die and begin a new life all over again.

Discovering all the new twists and subtleties the production has to offer excited me at every corner. I'm a huge abstract hip hop/sound college fan but I don't think I've heard anything that's rivaled this yet. This has seriously made me appreciate music again in a way that I haven't felt since Twin Fantasy in 2018. Breathtaking.

(edit: unrelated, the ending of Side X sort of sounds like Denzel's Clout Cobain. ... read more
JayToTheHearn
100
Paint splatters of transcendent beauty, ladled across a canvas idly resting in a limbo between life and death, surrounded by a cacophony of unpredictable sounds; old and new, tribal and contemporary, traditional and experimental; all in a timeless pitch-black abyss of which acute voices are lost within, representing everything and nothing simultaneously, in a way that is in no way hopeful, nor is it nihilistic: it merely points out that there is something somewhere beyond our comprehension, and ... read more
ryanreviews
90
This record is incredible and a hidden gem from 2017. The two sides of this record are two pieces of some of the most well put together and thought out hip-hop, jazz, and a bunch of other random samplings.
MinatoArisato
75
Really liked this albeit not quite as much as the Self-Titled album, but this was an interesting listen with a lot of unique and disorientating soundscapes.

Best Track: Side X
Worst Track: Side Y
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