PatrickL0419
PatrickL0419

Recent Reviews

Aug 14, 2018
NR
Absolute slapper.
Aug 10, 2018
85
Representing the light side of Iglooghost's two simultaneous EP's, Clear Tamei introduces a heavier focus on twinkling percussion, strings, and cascading piano riffs, but is no less exciting than its darker counterpart. What Steel Mogu perfects in sheer abrasiveness and speed, Clear Tamei is content being an exercise in the beauty of restraint, with vocal samples that blur between tracks and song structures with multiple independent phases. Another thrilling work from start to finish from one ... read more
Aug 10, 2018
87
Endlessly creative, bombastic, and mind-numbing in the best way possible, Iglooghost follows up his excellent debut album with two EP's exploring the balance between light and dark. Continuing his unparalleled blend of footwork, breakbeat, and hip hop music overlaid with Eastern influences, Steel Mogu represents the darker, more psychedelic aspects of Iglooghost's work. Featuring haunting vocal samples (Danny Brown!) and his characteristic million-miles-a-minute style of production, Steel Mogu ... read more
Aug 5, 2018
70
A large bulk of Blood Orange's Cupid Deluxe threatens to drown itself in a wave of revivalist nostalgia, but a few standout tracks with warm, fuzzy instrumentation and funky grooves save the album from being a complete bore. An inconsistent vocal palette permeates the record quite noticeably, largely due to the amount of guest features present, in contrast with his last album under the Blood Orange moniker. I find the latter half of the record also tends to drag the listener through the water a ... read more
Aug 5, 2018
80
On Emotion, Carly Rae Jepsen establishes herself among the pantheon of reinvented popstars, breathing new life into her previously one-hit wonder career. With a horde of producers and songwriters at her side, including Sia and Dev Hynes of Blood Orange fame, Carly and co. craft a dynamic set of innocent, honest love songs that speak to themes of longing and unrequited love with a sonic blend of both retro 80's pop sensibilities and contemporary textures. The result is a surprisingly heartfelt ... read more
May 11, 2018
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80-89
 
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70-79
 
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60-69
 
40

50-59
 
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40-49
 
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30-39
 
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20-29
 
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0-9
 
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