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Kanye West & Ty Dolla $ign
VULTURES 1
70
Feb 12

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Kasabian - Call
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Call
75
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IDLES - TANGK
IDLES
TANGK
60
Feb 19
Kanye West & Ty Dolla $ign
VULTURES 1
70
Feb 12

Recent Reviews

Valtos - Valtos
80
The first record from the highly promising, Isle of Skye-based duo is a luxurious path through the Scottish landscape. It’s full of personality and a sense of proudness of the roots of traditional Scottish music. The fusion with modern electronic textures is effortless and the two juxtaposing genres coalesce extremely well. The melodies are quite simple yet provoking and enjoyable whilst the Gaelic language used throughout adds another dimension to this glossy LP. Really great debut album ... read more
Milky Chance - Sadnecessary
95
This is a bit of a different review and i'd appreciate it if you gave this your patience for just two minutes. Just hit 50 followers so I thought i'd give my take on something that i've thought about regularly but never seen people talk about too often. This album title is perfect to link into the topic and this record just happens to be one of favourite albums of all time.

Sadness is necessary in life whether you want it to be or not. I highy doubt if anyone will get past the age of 18 and ... read more

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
100
In my eyes this is The Beatles greatest body of work and it's one of the most stand-alone albums ever made. Revolver leaned heavily into the psychedelic sounds that they used iconicly but Sgt Peppers just twisted their sound into a mystical, colourful and extremely addictive adventure of songs. The lyrics here just fit so well with this concept of a struggling, unhappy band trying to find their feet in the music industry and even without the concept they just resonate so well in the context of ... read more
Primal Scream - Screamadelica
70
I can see why this was so groundbreaking when it first came out as it fuses together acid house, dance and psychedlia in a complex yet accessible way. Start of the 90's so the whole of this kind of sound/ genre was just springing up out of the ground and this album became a beacon for many bands. However, listening to this in 2021 when many bands and artists have delved deeper into crossing these genres such as Happy Mondays and The Stone Roses, it just doesn't carry the same weight. It doesn't ... read more
Fatboy Slim - Palookaville
70
If you don't like messy, unconstrained albums then don't listen to this. Fatboy has taken everything from garage rock to african infused house and constructed a record with no limits on genre exploration. However, it backfires in parts as it's so hard to grasp the overall vibe of this album due to the ever-changing rhythms and soundscapes. Dull at times with injections of energy and funkiness give this a very awkward standing as i'm unsure on whether it's good and has its moments or is plain ... read more

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9mo
Hey dude, I should say I'm only able to hear 30 sec snippets of each track because I don't have Spotify, but I'm intrigued by the overall energy that your friend's tracks can offer, especially Selected having that sharp atmosphere I enjoy alongisde the its rhythmic grooves.
12mo
I tend to give 100s easier than other people. Also might be in the moment thing. When I look back on some 100s I feel like I overrated them but I've been too lazy to change it 💀
1y
I don't think so, since he started having polished production, it's lost it's edge. Although the new EP was heads above other projects in recent years
1y
Yo Bonzaai! What's an album you think is better experienced whilst listening to it at nighttime? This is for a list btw, you can pick as many albums as you like. Reasonings are optional :)
1y
i don't do much else in my free time ..
1y
I didn't actually listen to them until 2019. I tried out the Bakers Dozen shows from MSG in 2017 - they aren't my fav songs ever written, but I like the extent to which they vary it up each night; randomised setlists etc. Got into it massively during lockdown.
1y
Sure, I'll see if I can help
1y
a jam-band from Vermont - they're awesome
1y
Yeah thanks for the advice.
I don't usually think about this stuff, I am here for discovering new music and engaging in discussions but this does feel good sometimes.

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