charlie17
charlie17
The Bay Area
Gas - Pop
Gas
Pop
94
Oct 11

Recent Reviews

Oct 11, 2018
94
WEEOOOWEEOOOOWEEOOOO MASTERPIECE ALERT!! I REPEAT MASTERPIECE ALERT!!
But like honestly this is an amazing that is every bit as good as it is said to be. I just get enveloped by the environment that gas builds, and I truly appreciate how detailed and rich the soundscape can be. Songs are kind of suspended in midair while the listener floats above the instrumental. Really a fantastic album that I cannot recommend enough.

Best tracks: pop 1, pop 4, pop 7, pop 2(!)
Worst track: pop 6

Rating: ... read more
Oct 9, 2018
63
An exceptionally well produced ambient album... that never really pulled me in. I always felt as if I was observing good ambient music rather than actually listening to it. I didn’t dislike it, it just never captivated me.

Best tracks: Death Valley, Across to Anoyo
Worst tracks:Mother Earth, rose petal

Rating: 63/100(alright)
Oct 9, 2018
86
Well deserving of the “classic” title it so often receives, ambient 1 does an exceptional job of building atmosphere with minimal instrumentation. If you’re an ambient pleb like me, check this out, it’s really great.

Best tracks: 2/1(!), 1/1
Worst tracks: 2/2

Rating: 86/100(amazing)
Oct 8, 2018
NR
I got hoooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooessss ... read more
Oct 1, 2018
68
An interesting left turn for the strokes where they explore the sounds of new wave in a tasteful manner, that was a much needed change in direction for the band, songs like macchu picchu see the strokes trying new things and succeeding at it, while others like under cover of darkness see them returning to their classic sound with a more nuanced and flavorful sonic pallet. Unfortunately the songwriting isn’t there for quite a few songs here, and the second half of the album is largely ... read more
Oct 15, 2018
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I’m charlie17. I’m 16. I have a shit taste in music. And I like writing. Check out the shoutbox for my more "in-depth" reviews.
Rating system
100=personal classic
90-99=exceptional
80-89=great
70-79=good
60-69=alright
51-59=slightly better than average
50= complete indifference
40-49= slightly worse than average
30-39=bad
1-29= garbage
0=angelic 2 the core

([!] signifies best and/or worst track of whatever album is reviewed)
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Rating Distribution
90-99
 
54

80-89
 
76

70-79
 
65

60-69
 
32

50-59
 
16

40-49
 
11

30-39
 
10

20-29
 
2

10-19
 
6

0-9
 
6


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