Lizzo - Juice
Lizzo
Juice
90
Feb 18

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Feb 18, 2019
60
Presented as an epic odyssey in the same realm as his debut LP, El Negro, Spirit Realm.Final definitely has a similar versatility, with all of the creative energy which made that record so impressive. In this instance however, it does feel that his unhinged vocals and song structures have veered off the track of charming eccentricity and onto the tracks of carelessness and amateurism in places, perhaps taking notes from his comparatively joyless EP, Toybox, instead.

SB is undoubtedly at his ... read more
Jan 31, 2019
60
Many glimpses of excellence, especially in the first half. Unfortunately, even at its brief runtime it starts to sound tired past the halfway point. If she inserted early singles Smack a Bitch and Party Goin Dumb instead of some of the other more forgettable cuts, it would have felt much more satisfying. As it stands though its much more bark than bite.
Jan 17, 2019
90
An astoundingly beautiful album which takes away a lot of the abstractions and loops that have made his previous albums interesting, but also difficult and distant in places. On Assume Form, Blake sounds liberated, replacing many of his production tricks with sincere, earnest lyrics and full bodied vocals. I really get the sense that in this regard, Assume Form shows him at his most daring as he is confident enough to be vunerable. Even without the lyrical and vocal changes however, each track ... read more
Jan 14, 2019
NR
I can see Gesaffelstein making a radio hit concession for exposure, especially after featuring on The Weekend's EP last year, but I can't say I was blown away by 'Reset' either. Slightly concerned about the quality of this album now.
Jan 14, 2019
NR
It's ok but feels a little one-dimensional compared to the best of Aleph. Tracks like Hate or Glory, Destinations & Trans make Reset look like a regression rather than innovation.
Jul 23, 2018
Your taste is great, friend. Love your reviews too, keep it up!
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