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Rec Roulette Round 8: The Soul Redeems the Body

Uni, butchi, bgilli, Frippi
1Brand New
Science Fiction

give me three songs total, each from artists I didn't rate higher than 2,5
(for the dummies: one artist-one song, three songs total)
2Portugal. The Man
In The Mountain In The Cloud

Sleep Forever
This is fine. This has the potential to be fantastic. This has way too much underused introductory space that is not interesting. The striking moments are striking, the boring moments are boring. This is fine. 3.2/5
3Shabazz Palaces
Black Up

This sounds like something that would make a whole lot more sense within the context of a full album, but as a standalone track it seems rather awkward and disorganised. 3.0/5

This is not my thing. It sounds intriguing with all the instrumentation completely off-beat and lacking rhythm or cohesion, but the song overall suffers from lack of any actual payoff. It's underwhelming in the term's most obvious sense. There is literally nothing interesting going on. The disorganised instrumentation ends up in nothing real. The vocals are annoying at the very least. The songwriting is absolutely non-existent. THe song is boring and uneventful start-to-finish. Why'd you assume I'd like it? 2.2/5

Akuma no Uta

Frippery Lad
Ano Onna no Onryou
This is more weird than anything else. I kind of like the noisy aesthetic of it all but the track overstays its welcome after about 3 minutes and then it becomes unbearably tedious and headache inducing. Boris keep disappointing me harshly... 2.8/5
6Brian Eno
Before and After Science

Julie With...
This is one of those Eno songs that don't tire with their lack of... well... anything, but instead create a pleasant atmospheric experience. It's nice and calm and perfect for relax-sessions. 3.7/5
7Tom Waits
Small Change

Tom Traubert's Blues (Four Sheets to the Wind in Copenhagen)
There is a beautiful song with soulful lyrics and great instrumental side... oh, it also has Tom Waits for whatever reason. Seriously, this is not his song to sing. Lyrically maybe, but musically far from it. 3.2/5


It's Shoved
Welp, this is intriguing at the very least. I'm still fairly certain that if I had to sit through an albumful of this mudhub, I'd go crazy. But as far as one song goes, it's ugly, but harmless. I'm okay with this. 3.2/5
9Wolf Parade
Apologies to the Queen Mary

The Heart's on Fire
I really want to like this more than I do. I am trying my best, but the song is just not that interesting or memorable. It has a nice progression and the intensity it's played with, but there is nothing outside of that. It's absolutely forgettable. Sorry. 2.9/5
A Sufi and a Killer

His voice could have been better and the messy production is not exactly candy, but I suppose that's the style. There is a sort of ethereal atmosphere to it that is just pleasant to listen to. I feel like in a dream. 3.4/5

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