|An Album List For No Reason|
So Far Gone
This is the EP, released in the So Far Gone (mixtape)->Thank Me Later
interim. It's really, really good, especially because of "Fear". I hadn't heard
that track before last night whilst listening to this, and it might be my new
favorite Drake track.
Very evocative "microhouse" (or what you will) record; reminds me of
playing SSX Tricky. "Tessio" is one of the best songs of the past decade,
Some of this is a little subpar, but most is really gorgeous. My favorite is
definitely "Streetz Tonight".
Off The Wall
I loved every song I had heard off this, and, now, after listening in full, I can
say I love every song! "Get On The Floor" is a new favorite. Love that
A little same-y, perhaps, but still kicks ass (even though it doesn't blow my
mind like it did when I first listened to it a few months ago). "Jumpers" is
Another record I don't love quite as much as I used to, but some songs
have really grown with time. "Chemo Limo" and "Somedays" in particular.
Rules. Really inconsistent sort of but most of it rocks. Even the shitty stuff
("I Love the DJ," "Supaman High"), if that makes sense. "Exit" is soooo
Gorgeous and strange folk record from 1970. Check it out if you like that
kind of shit. "Chimacum Rain" is too beautiful.
|9||The Blue Nile|
This record pretty much has one mode--melancholy, nocturnal; sort of an
'80s pop of In The Wee Small Hours. But man, is it effective! The
first two tracks are my favorites.
An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
Manipulated prewar parlor jazz samples--absolutely gorgeous, a rare "high-
concept" release whose listening experience lives up to its promise. Just