Recent Reviews

Jan 22, 2019
50
This reminds me a lot of Migo's Culture II, a really long winded, hit and miss record that I am utterly indifferent on. I have always admired Future as one of the more cutting edge artists of his generation, however this is not his finest example of this.

Best Track: Jumping on a Jet
Jan 18, 2019
48
A highly uninspired and boring album. There are few highlights throughout this incredibly basic collection of songs, with decent production saving one or two moments from being flat out terrible.

Best Track: Freelance (this actually bops)
Jan 17, 2019
69
A loud and messy album that is generous in its excess and dramatic in its execution. It is a crushingly depressing LP, often the melancholy can be overwhelming, but its appeal is noticeable. I also really love how there is 0 attempt to hide accents, which brings authenticity.

Best Track: I/m Not Here [Missing Face]
Jan 17, 2019*
53
An incredibly generic collection of radio friendly pop tunes that do an ok job at imitating artists like Mitski and Lorde. If Roggers is looking to make an impact on the pop world, she needs to look towards developing more personality in her music.

Best track: Retrograde
Jan 17, 2019*
91
A smooth collection of dreamy, modern electronica and a staggering demonstration of the song writing power of James Blake. The focus on lyrics and melody rather than loops and soundscapes is a welcome change from Blake. Immaculate guest appearances also bring this record to brilliant heights, also injecting a sense of diversity and variety in these songs. However, its Blake's soulful voice and smooth production that hold together this beautiful album. So far, best of the year.

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Rating Guide-
100: Personal all-time fave
95-99: masterpiece
90-94: brilliant
85-89: Gem
80-84: great
75-79: good
70-74: decent
65-69: worth a look
60-64: ok
55-59: better than average
51-54: average
50: indifference
41-49: bad with a few highlights
20-40: bad
10-20: terrible
0-9: horrible
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
73

80-89
 
86

70-79
 
62

60-69
 
30

50-59
 
25

40-49
 
15

30-39
 
7

20-29
 
5

10-19
 
4

0-9
 
4


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