TOBi - STILL
TOBi
STILL
80
Oct 13

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LaCroixBoix -
88
I feel like I am in the minority when I say that I've never thought of a Strokes album to sit below a 7.5 rating. Comedown Machine was my first album of theirs that I heard in full growing up and it made enough of an impression for me to keep up with their past work. Given it was probably the worst time to become a Strokes fan since I had to wait seven years for The New Abnormal to drop, even though I saw them tour back in 2019. Simpler times 2019... sigh.

The New Abnormal sees the modern ... read more
LaCroixBoix -
96
I really love this album, like a lot a lot. This is easily one of the best jazz rap records to be released in the 2010's. I'd go as far to say that it IS the best of the 2010's only to be rivaled that of Chance the Rapper's 10 Day mixtape. Cordae proved himself to me during his XXL freestlye and cypher back in 2019, which had a bunch of stinkers, but he stuck out as the better. His storytelling ability is very strong and nostalgic. Talks about growing up and how his career has taken him to his ... read more
LaCroixBoix -
95
Beach House never fail to put me in a trance in the best way possible. I often go back and forth between which of their projects are my favorite, but at this moment it is definitely Bloom. Track after track is just a beautiful shoegazey journey through space. I often get lost in tracks like Lazuli and Wishes. The best part about this record is that you'd go into an average shoegaze/indie record like this one and think that all the tracks will probably sound the same, but that couldn't be ... read more
LaCroixBoix -
80
I can see why a first time listener would compare TOBi to pre-Coloring Book era Chance the Rapper. His storytelling ability is very unique, not to mention a welcomed voice to the jazz rap community.
LaCroixBoix -
87
Punisher probably deserves more listens for me to be certain on my rating, but there's no denying the amount of talent that's present on this album. Kyoto and I Know the End are among my top tracks of the year.
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