Recent Reviews

Jan 22, 2019
75
This is a lot of fun.
Blistering pace and unbridled rebellion in both the lyrics and instrumentals. These guys don't care too much to be aesthetically pleasing to the ear, they're not trying to play everything on tempo or harmonise much....what perfect choice, great attitude.
While it comes off as juvenile sometimes, it doesn't pretend to be anything else with the type of subjects it tackles. Very self aware and honest lyricism, straightfoward and as far as you can get from poetry. Still some ... read more
Jan 19, 2019
85
I'm going to be into this for days to come, surely. Hopefully it doesn't wear out.
Very tasteful mix of electronic and r&b production from James, with a lot of cross-appeal between different genre listeners. I wouldn't be surprised if some of these tracks end up making the rounds in mainstream radio.
It's delicate and bold where it needs to, loving and intimate. It sounds personal and meaningful to him, both in the lyrics and his voice.
I actually really enjoy the vocal performance, it ... read more
Jan 19, 2019
80
A lot of captivating soundscapes near the end of songs, with influences ranging from psychadelia to indie rock and pop. The lyrics are portrayed in the cover art, it's a critique of current social and environmental affairs, a depressive/unapologeticly brave and dismal perspective on the future, posed in question form, that incites thinking.
I'm not really drawn to the vocals. Sometimes wish the emotion behind the words was also more present in the delivery.
Still a well presented, well paced ... read more
Jan 18, 2019
75
Some interesting moments of experimentation (both instruments and progression) and unnusual cintilating melodies here. Also, very tasteful and balanced bass effect placed just where it's necessary.
That being said, I am more attracted to the tracks with the more organic instrumentals, or at least where those are simulated. Everything else is really skilled but fails to emotionally connect with me.
It is creative, can't deny that.

GO LISTEN TO: The Plumes.
Jan 16, 2019
80
I'm not big on vocal jazz, which this record does lean heavily into, I think.
That being said, her voice does it for me, it's so soothing and enveloping, perfect balance between skill and emotion. The lyrical themes....meh, you can kind of miss me with that.
The instrumentals suit her really well, and I must admit, I do prefer the more taciturn cuts here.

GO LISTEN TO: Tout Doucement.
Jan 14, 2019
Hey! Talvez, talvez! Quem sabe amanhã? :)
Jan 5, 2019
obrigada :) eu também acho que as tuas apreciações e opiniões são de alta qualidade
Jan 4, 2019
de nada!! gosto das tuas reviews
Dec 31, 2018
Eu tinha te respondido há seculos e agora reparei que a mensagem não gravou... Obrigada!! Digo o mesmo :)
Dec 3, 2018
Thank you very much for the follow, it means a lot to me! :)
Nov 25, 2018
So, pretty much, the method I'm currently using to rate albums is as follows:
- Rating every single track from 0-100 in 5 point increments (apart from minor interludes);
- Calculate the average score for the entire project, followed by;
- Rounding the number up/down based on: overall flow of the tracklist, musical influence and cultural significance, personal meaning.
About
Cataloging my musical journey ever since college stopped monopolising my life.
There's not a lot of bad scores because I try to avoid bad records.
Happy to join the biggest community of pseudo-melons.
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90-99
 
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80-89
 
164

70-79
 
72

60-69
 
14

50-59
 
1

40-49
 
2

30-39
 

20-29
 

10-19
 

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