dälek - Absence
dälek
Absence
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May 27

Recent Reviews

May 24, 2019
35
Thought it would be mediocre; turned out to be worse...

The title of the album is perfect; they literally escape from New York stylistically and leave most of their actual qualities behind...

We got generic, trendy production and aesthetics which appeal way more to the Flatbush Zombies than the other members...a lot of the album actually plays around the FBZ-aesthetic and their gimmicks, which represses the personality of Joey, Underachievers and Pro Era-members to the point where they're ... read more
May 22, 2019
98
This might be to me what Burial's Untrue is to most other people...

Listen to this while walking through the midnight without any light surrounding you; it's weird, uncomfortable and extends any emotion you feel in your head at the moment...it's almost like feeling the feedback of past events which stuck in your head...
May 20, 2019
66
I was really conflicted with this album like a lot of other listeners who heavily anticipated Tyler's next studio album...kinda sad that it rather tended to grow off me with multiple listens, but at least I got a vague reason on why this project doesn't stick with me...

I feel like this album isn't nearly as bold in aesthetic and as rich in meaning/concept as it pretends to be...ofc there are really cool compositions combining (no, we don't go the alliteration route) the smooth, beautiful ... read more
May 15, 2019
93
You know it's god-level if you still have no clue how to approach the album...20 long years later...

Ahead of the curve and absolutely genius; easily top 5 in terms of 90s hip hop albums which aged the best...
May 14, 2019
78
Overrated...by the Lupe-crowd at least...

Lupe can be as ambitious and intricate as he wants while creating lyrics, concept, the album structure; it's most of the time theoretically impressive, but that he executed the supposedly heavy food in a compelling way is a thought I tended to stay away from with progressing time...

The highlights give you a great impression of Lupe's lyrical talent over grand, thrilling, detailed production while the worst parts kinda pretend that the consistency ... read more
Aug 5, 2019
Jun 30, 2019
Where did you go 😢
Jun 7, 2019
finally you like dalek
Jun 4, 2019
Hey bro I started a YT channel check it out and subscribe thanks!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFxjmnNtam1UzapTjU7SvA
May 7, 2019
ik you hate that one lou reed album but have you heard transformer
About
German guy...what else is important? (Why is my origin important?...)

Fuck a clear defined rating system...I just say that I'm not the harshest critic, but also not a guy who gives every album a 9 by default...

Kinda a backpack boi...

(Also: If I re-rate tons of stuff out of nowhere, then I probably work on some lame topster collage...)
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
95

80-89
 
377

70-79
 
413

60-69
 
234

50-59
 
112

40-49
 
41

30-39
 
22

20-29
 
9

10-19
 
4

0-9
 
4

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