Jónsi - Shiver
Jónsi
Shiver
25
Oct 4

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hzy0421 -
47
The setting of criminal/supernatural scenes feels detached compared to last year's Part One, and the excessive use of noise does not make this record any scarier, distracting the listener from the rapping which should be the focus for a concept album. The interludes are still so random, but I would rather listen to 18 minutes of piano burning, which actually sounds suggestive of crimes and deaths in retrospect, than bird singing and sheep bleating as if on a family's drive to a picnic.
hzy0421 -
44
The sarcasm diluted in the most stereotypical music form among indie LGBTQ+ community.
hzy0421 -
81
Róisín Murphy’s latest offering finds the Irish singer going for a more straightforward approach. Eight-and-a-half-minute opener “Simulation” gives off an “I Feel Love” vibe, unconcerned with any type of commercial appeal and going back and forth with the sonic waves, and the seamless transitions between tracks seem to indicate that there’s no end to the sleepless night on dance floor.

The disco ball projection has its yin and yang, too. ... read more
hzy0421 -
50
Stuffed with overwhelming electronics and delivered with apathy and in a distance, the album seems to purposefully take a pop music approach in the most cliche way, repeating hooks too often (even throughout an entire track) without much variation. The song titles are some interesting ones, too, coinciding with those of recent pop hits. Overall, it seems that Sufjan has used up all his energy for passional expression and revelation in his last solo work, making The Ascension an exhausted and ... read more
hzy0421 -
68
The album gets stagnant after the grand, picturesque highlight, Sunlight, turning to some syrupy introspective nostalgia, which is too prevalent and nothing new these days. It's a shame that Fleet Foxes' maximalism approach didn't work out this time.
Oct 6, 2020
Thanks man, I really appreciate it! So cool that you know the Gabe Lee record -- left you a follow, it's always good to connect with other users tuned into the underground country scene (who also listen to Klo Pelgag!)
Nov 19, 2019
Thank you so much! It was such an awesome record, really deserves more recognition
Oct 28, 2019
Likewise and thanks!
Feb 28, 2019
你是豆瓣虽然独特吧~
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