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UNKLE - Rōnin I
UNKLE
Rōnin I
80
Mar 27

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aaron -
80
A film based on a short story by Haruki Murakami, became something to watch when sleep evaded.

The soundtrack, is uniquely always at the forefront of the film, so much so that 14 minutes in I had to add it to the growing list of music to listen to, to then find out it was created by Ryuichi Sakamoto came as no surprise even though I hadn't guessed it, the piano work is stunning, I should have known better. A Japanese arthouse film with a pianowork that ran through the heart of a film, more ... read more

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aaron -
82
Stott's sound has always been just out of reach for me, he has etched out a name for himself in a genre I love so its been frustrating only enjoying a track here and there from an artist who works in complete bodies of sound. His music has been living in the same city as me but speaking in a different dialect with a sort of sonic doublethink happening on his record which I've always struggled with.

That is of course, until this record, I'm all in for this record. If you've had the same issue ... read more
aaron -
80
This makes me think of the slowed+reverb songs I see on YouTube, why didn't the actual artists play with their albums before releasing them, some songs just sound 1000% better in that way, also why I respect Frank Ocean for what he did to "Nike" even if he got it wrong. My assumption is that since mixing and mastering is usually handled by another person artists don't get to play with their album in that way, they don't slow it down and realise holy shit, this sounds way better. ... read more
aaron -
50
Justin Bieber has had a good record with "Journals" and there have definitely been quite a few moments where Bieber's contribution to a track was greatly impactful for example his feature on "Maria, I'm Drunk" so not really wanting to beat an already panned horse here. Unfortunately, outside of "Peaches" there was nothing here that interested me, worse than dull this record is an ordinary pop album.
aaron -
71
They've lost the flair that made "Because of the Times" and "Only By The Night" such kinetic records but the atmosphere they've been building since "Come Around Sundown" feels dense here, inescapable. Reminds me of a Cloud Nothings record in its specific sometimes humdrum atmosphere. "Supermarket" really encapsulates that mood, that space. Definitely think this record will be a grower as it really establishes a visual of a haunted little town on the edge ... read more
aaron -
73
The second half of the record gorgeously woven together, the first half an average amalgamation of everything expected from a slowthai record or feature. Really interested in him picking apart his maniac character in a similar way to Danny Brown, hope its the case come the next record.

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Mar 5, 2021
Shikamaru Nara wtf you doin
Feb 17, 2021
I fucks with your album reviews heavy.
Jan 4, 2021
先生
Dec 21, 2020
90-100 Masterpieces
89- Achilles Heel (brillant but)
88-growers
87 - Ailing Albums (brillant albums that are aging badly)
85 - Personal favourites (from 80's club)
89-80 Must listen to (80's are)
78/68-HiddenGem/Underrated
75-70-WorthAListen (Where good albums you forget about live)
73 -Good, but should be better
60-69 Surprisingly good
55-59 Ok,(more good than bad)
58 I really wanted to love this but,
50 avs
48 meh (more bad than good)
45-40 Dissapointing
30-10 NO
1- I despise this shit
Dec 16, 2020
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https://insocaf.bandcamp.com/album/onanon
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Nov 18, 2020
hi aaron, hope you're doing well! i'm making a list and i'd like you to participate. the question is: what is the most annoying song of all time?
Oct 29, 2020
Ayee!!! I just dropped my first single which will also be included as part of Insomnia Cafe’s Halloween Special coming Friday. It’s a halloween banger to get the vibes on deck.

Check it out, rate it, hit me up with ur feedback or whatever u decide to do with it I’ll certainly appreciate It!

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Thank ya’ll, have a happy halloween & Enjoy!
Oct 26, 2020
Yeah lmao I kinda regret It now, but I wanted to re do the whole concept of the channel. Actually serious this time.
Oct 25, 2020
Hey wuzup just fyi Im not spamming this on all users profiles just mostly on the few I follow. I started a youtube channel with a brotha of mine and I just finished uploading our second video. They’ll be plenty of more content In the future but I just launched the channel on friday. Subcribe If u like, leave a comment In my shoutbox with ur thoughts & opinions If u wish, I’ll greatly appreciate It :)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFxjmnNtam1UzapTjU7SvA

Have a nice day!

P.S. Thats so wierd seeing H.E.R. & Samuel Seo together like that lol looks like a continuation of the artwork

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