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Clairo - Sling
Clairo
Sling
80
Jul 18

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7rent -
90
*FINAL SCORE*

I've had an enormous amount of faith in Black Midi since late in 2019. It took me several listens for my feelings about 'Schlagenheim' to be fully realized, and I really think it is one of the best debut records of the 2010's. I had no idea where they could possibly go, simply due to the fact that their debut really was such a swirl of experiments with no singular thread tying them down to a specific genre or style of music.

The labels of 'post-punk' and 'art rock' were as ... read more

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7rent -
85
The special is a masterpiece, and the songs are collectively entertaining, witty, and fantastic as well. Not really a song I 'disliked', but Shit was definitely the least enjoyable for me. So many amazing songs here and goddamn this special....

Favorite Tracks: Comedy, How the World Works, White Woman's Instagram, Unpaid Intern, Sexting, Look Who's Inside Again, Problematic, Don't Wanna Know, Welcome to the Internet, That Funny Feeling, All Eyes On Me, Goodbye

Least Favorite: Shit
7rent -
85
Easily one of the best singles of the year. EASILY.

I need a gay shower scene too
7rent -
80
'Sling' runs like the late-career-opus of a seasoned folk singer; so when peeling away the Joni Mitchell/Elliott Smith influences, all that's left is richly arranged contemporary folk headlined by Clairo and Mr. Antonoff.

It's a direction that I wasn't entirely expecting, but I will gladly welcome this newfound maturity. The concepts and lyrics explored throughout 'Sling' expose a young woman who is still grappling with her place in the world, her anxieties, depression, toxic relationships, ... read more
7rent -
75
Willow's first full solo venture into the world of pop punk and alt rock is, to my delight, an absolute smash.

I was initially turned off by the level of praise i saw 't r a n s p a r e n t s o u l' receive and struggled to find much enjoyment out of it (at least on the level many others were getting). And this level of expectation really kneecapped the experience for me.

I would say I regret not being able to like it that much, but since its release, I have come around to it and really do ... read more
7rent -
70
Planet Her is careless fun with a case of multiple personality disorder; where her soft, melodic, and intimate side prevails so much stronger than the callous, reckless, and edgy side.

Favorite Tracks: Naked, Payday, I Don't Do Drugs, Love to Dream, Been Like This, Alone, Kiss Me More

Least Favorite: Ain't Shit

Shoutbox

Mar 7, 2021
Thanks for following!!!!
Feb 5, 2021
Honestly thanks! I'm so glad you decided to discuss to me about the album, I have a lot of respect for your reviews because of how clear your words are! Anyways, just thanks for spending the time to tell me more about one of your favourite albums :)!


And the shoutbox allows me to see it so hi! Again, thanks for replying.
Feb 4, 2021
Why do you believe who will cut our hair when we're gone is an 100? I'm genuinely curious since I love the record but never really feel it reached its full potential as an album.
Oct 26, 2020
hello friend, you have excellent taste
Oct 22, 2020
I'll definitely check it out, thank you so much.

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21-year-old music fanatic + nursing student.

Rating Scale:

100: Quintessential
95: Musically Perfect
90: Amazing
85: Really Great
80: Great
75: Very Good
70: Good
65: Solid
60: Decent
55: Listenable
50: Indifferent
45: Meh
40: Not Good
35: Bad
30: Really Bad
25: Terrible
20: Horrendous
< 20: Unlistenable / Physically Pains Me to Listen to This...

~ ~ I rarely rate/review things below 50 ~ ~

"100" is basically a 95 but with an incredibly strong personal attachment.

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80-89
 
293

70-79
 
370

60-69
 
235

50-59
 
101

40-49
 
27

30-39
 
10

20-29
 
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10-19
 
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