Big Chocolate
HiLion


2.0
poor

Review

by oltnabrick USER (21 Reviews)
December 7th, 2011 | 27 replies | 4,396 views


Release Date: 2011 | Tracklist

Review Summary: Be warned: I'm going to be a cunt in this thread.

11 of 17 thought this review was well written

Earlier in this year Big Chocolate, released his 4th EP, “HiLion” imo. Tbh it is the follow up to last year’s EP, “I’m Shot”. On “HiLion” however Big Chocolate drops a lot of the dubstep heavy tracks like ‘Animal Face’ or ‘Bitches on My Money’ and goes for a more drum and bass oriented album imo it sucks hard. Don’t get me wrong there is still some dubstep in there, for example the title track and the re-worked track from “I’m Shot” ‘Praise 2011’, no offense but they suck. It makes the EP much more uninteresting and less in your face than “I’m Shot” imo. It is also obvious that Big Chocolate is creating his music in a different way than on the previous efforts he has put out imo. The production is much better and shows that he wants to make more clean and crisp sounding music but it still sucks imo.

Songs like ‘SunLove’ show that he is more than just your run of the mill EDM producer and is quite capable of making more relaxed songs that often times do not work with EDM producers but they still suck. However, Big Chocolate doesnt pull it off at all and tbh should be punished for it. ‘HiLion’ features rapper Grieves, who gives the track a very interesting take and makes it a stand out track imo i am an idiot. Grieves does the song a lot of injustice, it makes the track really "suck hard" and puts other dubstep/hip-hop collabos to shame jk no offense. The song ‘Eye This Way (both electro and drum and tbhass)’ are a sign that he is moving out of the dubstep territory and on to something special and more up tempo imo.

THE bass; It has a very crisp and sharp tone to it that you can recognize almost immediately after hearing it no offense. It is very raw sounding and isn’t all over the place or feels the need to stop the song when it appears, like a lot of dubstep seems to do these days tbh.

No offense but overall this is very shit. One of the worst albums from 2011 for sure and if you aren’t a fan of EDM you should not give this a try because it isn’t your typical album and it sucks. It offers a lot of crap and mundane things that a lot of dubstep and drum and bass artists don’t do tbh it sucks.



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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011



31085 Comments


Be warned: I'm going to be a cunt in this thread

Digging: Banks - Goddess

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011



31085 Comments


Example: When did Skrillex or deadmau5 do anything to rule over drum & bass?

Trebor.
Contributing Reviewer
December 7th 2011



50093 Comments


So this where that dumbass user HiLion got his name

Digging: Tiny Moving Parts - Pleasant Living

oltnabrick
December 7th 2011



30617 Comments


tbh this is imo

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Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011



31085 Comments


The sentence certainly doesn't show that

oltnabrick
December 7th 2011



30617 Comments


tbh hard tits

toxicgarbageisland1
December 7th 2011



81 Comments


Great EP. Nice review

Uranium
December 7th 2011



7086 Comments


"Be warned: I'm going to be a cunt in this thread"

fucking lol

Not a fan of his music but went to high school with Big C and he was always a cool guy.

oltnabrick
December 7th 2011



30617 Comments


TBH If you really went to high school with him, thats cool imo

Uranium
December 7th 2011



7086 Comments


yeah man, pretty cool stuff.

oltnabrick
December 7th 2011



30617 Comments


Lol I went to the same high school as tbh imo, but no offense

Spluger
December 7th 2011



1133 Comments



what band? who cares how bad they are nobody said you liked them [2]

Deviant.
Staff Reviewer
December 7th 2011



31085 Comments


I just added it in.


Okay, now back to my original question: what do those two have to do with drum & bass?

FearThyEvil
December 7th 2011



12480 Comments


So this where that dumbass user HiLion got his name

My exact first thought.

Rev
December 8th 2011



9408 Comments


god no

Pharoh
December 8th 2011



3326 Comments


look at that tower of 5's

RobotJesus
December 8th 2011



432 Comments


Lee from Boo went to my high school

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 8th 2011



23806 Comments


I heard one song from this and it was really bad

some of the worst drum and bass I've ever heard ;)

Aids
Contributing Reviewer
December 8th 2011



23806 Comments


from Big Chocolate's artist page:

"Big Chocolate usuallly creates electronic dance music styles like dubstep, drum and bass and electronica."

electronica is probably my favourite style of electronic music. top 5 anyway.

oltnabrick
December 8th 2011



30617 Comments


tbh imo
I'm really not going to argue with you Deviant imo because I know electronic music is your thing imo



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