Apr 14, 2019
Considerably progressive compared to other indie/folk projects lately. However, sometimes there are so many different types of sounds being intertwined that at times I am unsure what the aim of the album originally was. (But to be fair, this did just become my favorite alternative indie jazz folk pop album of all time)

Favorite Tracks:
The Gap

Least Favorite Track:
Inner Circle
Apr 14, 2019
Azizi Gibson is truly a slept on talent in the hip-hop. While his discography is unfortunately a bit inconsistent, this record here claims to be his best work to date.

From the very first track, “Ain’t Shit” to the outdo cut “Head Huncho” Gibson brings forth bass heavy instrumentals accompanied by his sharp and abrasive vocals.

In a rap world absolutely bent-over and taken by auto tune crooners, it is insanely refreshing to see somebody like Gibson offer raw ... read more
Apr 11, 2019
Project didn't really stick with me like his last album did. Loved the Peggy collab though.
Apr 3, 2019
Bigger industry plant than Clark County
Apr 3, 2019
Not as memorable as some of their other releases, but most definitely one of the most mature and well-polished of The Beatles' discography.

Favorite Tracks:
Across The Universe
Let It Be

Those songs saved my life man. God bless The Beatles.
Apr 1, 2019*
Finally caved in and attempted to give this thing a full listen.

(Key word attempt.)
Apr 1, 2019
Apr 1, 2019
When 6Dogs is on top of his game, capitalizing on his cute production and simple lyricism, it is definitely a sound worth vying for. I'm a big fan of the kid when his work is on point.
Apr 1, 2019
As Quelle Chris approaches the concepts of guns and violence in America, the dark soundscapes and production pair brilliantly with his direct and monotone flow. While the concept of the album may seem bare on a baseline level, Chris' delivery and taste for production escalate a theme talked about seemingly "everybody" these days and makes it a take all of his own.
Mar 30, 2019
Simplistic and genuine. Cute cut.
Mar 29, 2019
Although it seems Lean created this project while on the verge of insanity, (or in the midst of it!) you can’t give bad music a pass just because of the story behind it.
Mar 29, 2019
Leandoer’s most polished release. Not necessarily his most exciting, but by far his most well composed work. Loved hearing Lean step away from the cloud of auto-tune his music is normally shrouded in and perform more tracks with raw vocals.

Yung Lean proved here something I didn’t think he was capable of: providing material that is both vulnerable and genuinely beautiful.

Favorite Cut:
Mar 29, 2019
Over the past decade, Lean has slowly transitioned from novelty meme rapper to an artist in a league all of his own. (Not saying he’s on the top of the food chain, but he is an a sphere unlike anybody else) While Poison Ivy may not be his most impressive release to date, it is yet another interesting case of Leandoer experimenting with the cloud rap sound.
Mar 27, 2019
logic brings out a damn good "the fray" impression
Mar 21, 2019
Love the atmospheric build and instrumentals, just wish a bit more effort was put into the vocals here.

Favorite Tracks:
Suffer On
Mar 21, 2019
Lean’s strongest production since 2017’s “Stranger”. Jonatan’s voice pairs elegantly with the chords offered. I love how his music just seems to get more powerful the more he shies away from the auto-tune cloud rap sound and becomes an entity all of his own. Keep up the good work leandoer.

Smirnoff Ice may be the best Lean track in recent years.
Mar 16, 2019*
Sonically, more impressive at times than his counterpart Yung Lean, but from a lyrical and performance standpoint, Bladee can be pretty underwhelming at times.
Mar 15, 2019*
[Edit: OG score 85, knocked down after a couple more listens. While I still believe that Donnelly is a strong force in indie music, some of the tracks here are a bit more forgettable than I thought upon my first listen/review.]

Poignant and sharp storytelling, accompanied with subtly powerful instruments and a stronger voice then we’ve heard from Donnelly before. Surely if she continues to grow, this already strong Indie artist could become one of the strongest of the decade.

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Mar 13, 2019
Avalanche is absolutely terrifying. A brilliant and grotesque take, my favorite Cohen track so I find myself staying on this album about once or twice a month.
Mar 13, 2019
so progressive yet so simple ... cohen paved the way as one of contemporary folk’s greatest with this album.
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