Weeknd Drops New Mixtape
2011-12-21 by William Lim | 69 Comments

Following months of rumored release dates and forged album covers, Canadian-Ethiopian R&B singer Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, finally released his third "mixtape", Echoes of Silence, to a frenzied and eager Internet audience. It is to be the final release of The Balloon Trilogy.

The release date of the mixtape (December 21st) had been leaked earlier as a rumor, and upon its release at 11:07pm, The Weeknd site was overwhelmed by downloads, resulting in a crash only one minute later. However, it is currently available temporarily (and legally) on HulkShare.com.

http://hulkshare.com/wyqfsf4ovgiz/ZpO3e2dAqv0p.zip

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bloc
December 22nd 2011

34489 Comments


Yay!

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Tyrael
December 22nd 2011

20394 Comments


ugh

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DoubtGin
December 22nd 2011

6685 Comments


blub

AliW1993
Contributing Reviewer
December 22nd 2011

7229 Comments


Possibly my favourite of the three

Drsmith4
December 22nd 2011

1693 Comments


DIRTY DIANA!

kingsoby1
Emeritus
December 22nd 2011

4829 Comments


SOOO GOOOD

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plane
Staff Reviewer
December 22nd 2011

6073 Comments


Real bad, and boring. One trick pony that can't even do the trick right

kingsoby1
Emeritus
December 22nd 2011

4829 Comments


omg yr dumb lewis

Mordecai.
December 22nd 2011

8255 Comments


Weeknd Drops New Mixtape


I hope it didn't break : o

AggravatedYeti
December 22nd 2011

7684 Comments


llllleeeeeeeeeewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww-iz

EaglesBecomeVultures
December 22nd 2011

5049 Comments


Probably the best of the three

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fuckthatnoise
December 22nd 2011

1479 Comments


it's only tentative, but right now i'm thinkin...

HOB > EOS > Thursday

kingsoby1
Emeritus
December 22nd 2011

4829 Comments


they are all equally awesome and perfect and revolutionary incredible masterpieces

dcha
December 22nd 2011

989 Comments


Michael?

plane
Staff Reviewer
December 22nd 2011

6073 Comments


House of Balloons >>>>^vvvv Thursday > Echoes of Silence

AggravatedYeti
December 22nd 2011

7684 Comments


I'm still partial to Thursday myself.

robertsona
Staff Reviewer
December 22nd 2011

14883 Comments


house of balloons is definitely the best one

EaglesBecomeVultures
December 22nd 2011

5049 Comments


Echoes of Silence => HoB > Thursday

Mewcopa0
December 22nd 2011

1793 Comments


house of ball moons

iluvtweepop
December 22nd 2011

463 Comments


Love this new one
Thursday is really hard to get into I found

Omaha
Staff Reviewer
December 22nd 2011

9467 Comments


I feel like this could definitely be the best. There were some kinda boring tracks on HOB, not so much with this one.

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PorkchopExpress
December 22nd 2011

382 Comments


Not his best, but still excellent. The Dirty Diana cover is so awesome.

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bloc
December 22nd 2011

34489 Comments


Not his best, perhaps second or maybe just tied with Thursday. Vocals on this can get a bit over the top. Still an excellent album though.

ohfoxxxycole
December 22nd 2011

4350 Comments


listening for my 6th time, this time with my new sennheisers
all 3 mixtapes are pretty different lewis

Circa4life
December 22nd 2011

289 Comments


Yeah this is pretty amazing, need a few more listens to figure out where I like it out of the 3.

Hep Kat
December 22nd 2011

13999 Comments


better than the last one but still nothing speshul

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kingsoby1
Emeritus
December 22nd 2011

4829 Comments


u retarded

Hep Kat
December 22nd 2011

13999 Comments


well obvi i would never deny that

toolpeth182
December 22nd 2011

190 Comments


4 tracks in and i'm really not all that impressed. it's good.

EyesWideShut
December 22nd 2011

3027 Comments


this guy always has cool album covers. they kinda look like CENTRUM VITAMINS!!!

bloc
December 22nd 2011

34489 Comments


Haha, they do

ohfoxxxycole
December 22nd 2011

4350 Comments


made me laugh

KeithStone582
December 22nd 2011

1480 Comments


can't get into this guy.

TheSpirit
December 22nd 2011

16657 Comments


House of Balloons is better but this is still real good. Still haven't listened to Thursday yet

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sniper
December 22nd 2011

18578 Comments


thursday is more chilled out/not as dark. all three rule.

also what's up

guitarded_chuck
December 22nd 2011

2404 Comments


made my day, fuck ya

iFghtffyrdmns
December 22nd 2011

7047 Comments


stoppppppppppppp

jk i don't really care.

Hawks
December 22nd 2011

33352 Comments


I'd fuck this guy if I had the chance.

Blackbelt54
December 22nd 2011

4266 Comments


Echoes = HOB > Thursday

Fieryfenderz
December 22nd 2011

1374 Comments


Well he better pick it up.

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Adabelle
December 22nd 2011

4156 Comments


House of Balloons is better but this is still real good. Still haven't listened to Thursday yet.

^Premuch.

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
December 22nd 2011

30294 Comments


This is the best thing he's done

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Calculate
December 22nd 2011

1135 Comments


Nooooo it's not

Hawks
December 22nd 2011

33352 Comments


Yeah I don't like it better than House of Balloons or Thursday, but it's still amazing.

AsoTamaki
December 22nd 2011

2525 Comments


HoB > Thursday = EoS

Spare
December 22nd 2011

5223 Comments


lol'd at the usage of the word "drops"

bigguytoo9
December 22nd 2011

222 Comments


Initiation is fucking siiiiiiick!!!! Actually his Micheal cover is awesome too.

Hawks
December 22nd 2011

33352 Comments


Same Old Song and Next ftw.

paxman
December 22nd 2011

4083 Comments


this guy is mad prolific

cirq
December 22nd 2011

9257 Comments


hory shit NEXT is the track of the year.

paxman
December 22nd 2011

4083 Comments


You Japanese, cirq?

transatlanticfoe
December 22nd 2011

171 Comments


his production went from really good to amazing

i'm talkin bout track 4 yee

IAmHollywood
December 23rd 2011

1443 Comments


holy fuck I think this one is my favorite

defjaw83
December 23rd 2011

1763 Comments


He doesn't handle the production.

And yea this is so so good

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sniper
December 23rd 2011

18578 Comments


i'm pretty convinced that these mixtapes are unified by one storyline, and that the trilogy as a whole is one of the best works of music i've ever heard.

plane
Staff Reviewer
December 23rd 2011

6073 Comments


I was sippin the haterade. Much better than Thursday. Seemed to work better as background music, though, that's how I finally penetrated this bitch.

sniper
December 23rd 2011

18578 Comments


Thursday ruled

ohfoxxxycole
December 23rd 2011

4350 Comments


thursday may still be my favorite but ugh it's so close

sniper
December 23rd 2011

18578 Comments


not going to even try. they're all incredible.

captaincrunch11
December 23rd 2011

1193 Comments


Sniper knows wassup in dis BITCH

kingsoby1
Emeritus
December 23rd 2011

4829 Comments


all i have is hyperbole

Electric City
Staff Reviewer
December 23rd 2011

15693 Comments


clearly im missing something? interested to read a review on this. house of balloons grew on me thanks to its melodies, but im just not hearing it here

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Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 23rd 2011

48524 Comments


He should pick it up before it gets dirty hehe

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kingsoby1
Emeritus
December 23rd 2011

4829 Comments


you're probably missing either the incredible beats or the amazing vocals. probably one of those

sniper
December 23rd 2011

18578 Comments


and the raw as fuck sex and drug references

EaglesBecomeVultures
December 23rd 2011

5049 Comments


"Outside" reminds me of the Lucy Lui fight scene in Kill Bill, only instead of fighting they like scissor and stuff.

trippinonthizz
December 24th 2011

165 Comments


vocals reminiscent of mj on the first song. i loved house of baloons and thought thursday was pretty good. i can tell im gonna like this one though. love this dude.

sniper
December 24th 2011

18578 Comments


it's an mj cover

xfearbefore
December 24th 2011

1192 Comments


I can't resist free music and I've been meaning to check this dude out for awhile, so why not. Thanks for posting.

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