LZGray

LZ: Exploring Everything
(LZGray)

Orlando, FL

Best of 2022

Recent Ratings

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70
Jan 21

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LZGray -
90
After listening to this album several times, I've finally figured out how I feel about it... which is to say I have no idea how to feel about it. The deconstructed beats are incredibly unique, as they combine the abstract and low-key malaise of post-punk and other dusty hip-hop instrumentals akin to Earl Sweatshirt, Navy Blue, Billy Woods, and The Alchemist, with a glitchy and disconcerted jaggedness of experimental hip hop like Death Grips, clipping., and Danny Brown, all while holding some of ... read more

Recent Reviews

LZGray -
70
Yes, this is the least cohesive and most conventional Twigs has ever sounded, but this is a HARD collection of songs that proves to have a lot of staying power in my mind. Despite its throwaway aesthetic, it seems like she put lots of love and care into the structure and sound of these songs, and it certainly shows in the way these tracks all come together in the end.
LZGray -
60
Black Noi$e and Alchemist had the best beats on the project, and their contributions helped to establish an atmosphere of hopeless optimism explored in the themes of societal sickness. However, the songs on this project don't come together for something that feels particularly cohesive or distinct, sadly.
LZGray -
70
A very frontloaded project, that I know will be outdone with their sophomore effort, but the big singles help make this album a classic for a reason, and I'm grateful this exists.
LZGray -
40
There is simply no good mix of this album that exists on streaming. I could look past it if the songs were good, unfortunately energy does not a good song make.
LZGray -
90
There are things in this world that you have that you never realize you had until it's already gone. Things you are expecting and don't realize have happened until they've already happened. What is that feeling once that discomforting feeling has passed? Is it relief? Is it desperation? The fear of missing out? Anxiety? All of these things and more.

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(He/She) Basically I want to catch up on everything I missed. Feel free to send me recommendations of work that I’m “currently exploring” in the shout box!

Rating Distribution

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60-69
 
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50-59
 
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40-49
 
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My rankings put up against Fantano's rankings, not including other albums that I would have put on this list
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