Swans - The Seer
Swans
The Seer
100
Apr 15

Recent Reviews

Apr 15, 2019
20
i can't believe i listened to over an hour of this garbage, but i did. Empath is what happens when budgets and egos are unmanageably high, when someone wants to be >out there< but seemingly has no idea how to do it in a way that's even slightly palatable.

every song is underwritten and overproduced, layered under a borderline incomprehensible wall of noise that has no compositional cohesion. elements are thrown in almost every bar (at least that's what it feels like), and everything is ... read more
Apr 15, 2019
72
really solid debut, gotta say i don't *quite* see where the insane acclaim is coming from (97 on metacritic is fuckin crazy), and in terms of 2019 british rap albums Little Simz's GREY Area blows this out of the water, but it's also lusciously produced, deeply ambitious, and probably the most conceptually consistent hip-hop album i've heard from London in a while. its ambitions overreach its grasp sometimes and Dave really needs to work on changing up his flows a lot more, but its messiness ... read more
Apr 15, 2019
81
yo wtf this is ultimate 'fucking around in your bedroom' music.

imagine your record label demanding you give them a final track for your album and you give them a seven minute drum solo you put a phaser on LMAO
Apr 15, 2019
40
wow yeah Gira's right this is trash
Apr 15, 2019
95
probably my favourite hip-hop record of the year so far. personal and dense storytelling, lush production and some truly ass-kicking vocal performances make this an absolute must listen, and makes me want to go back and listen to Simz' last two albums.
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Rating Distribution
90-99
 
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80-89
 
11

70-79
 
8

60-69
 
2

50-59
 
2

40-49
 
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30-39
 

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10-19
 

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