Tierra Whack - "Whack World", an album poll followed by general artist-related discourse

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Poll Results

Pet Cemetery 1
4 Wings 1
Hookers 1
Hungry Hippo 1
Fruit Salad 1
Dr. Seuss 0
Sore Loser 0
Pretty Ugly 0
Silly Sam 0
Fuck Off 0
Black Nails 0
Cable Guy 0
Flea Market 0
Bugs Life 0
Waze 0

the masseduction of lauryn hill (Stevie D(eux)), Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:16 (two months ago) Permalink

cool album, had a real fun time going through it this morning
off first listen - "hookers"

too short tho!

nxd, Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:17 (two months ago) Permalink

I really like the 'sketches of songs' form, this is very cool. Not sure I can make a choice yet, will have to give it a few more listens.

emil.y, Tuesday, 12 June 2018 15:41 (two months ago) Permalink

This is brilliant but I'm not sure I can choose a favourite bit - it's kind of all one thing

imago, Tuesday, 12 June 2018 18:20 (two months ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll is closing tomorrow.

System, Monday, 18 June 2018 00:01 (one month ago) Permalink

awful album

flopson, Monday, 18 June 2018 03:15 (one month ago) Permalink

she clearly has a really strong visual eye... the music nudges a little close to a wave of music i always feel like i should like but doesn't really move me at all... tyler the creator, dram...there's also an element of theatre/camp that doesn't really work for me... some of the r&b stuff is p good tho

anyway she picked a great gimmick... tho i think you could also view it in a negative light

J0rdan S., Monday, 18 June 2018 03:29 (one month ago) Permalink

why does every song end after 45 seconds

flopson, Monday, 18 June 2018 03:38 (one month ago) Permalink

it makes more sense if you watch the youtube video

J0rdan S., Monday, 18 June 2018 03:44 (one month ago) Permalink

this is my NoName

alpine static, Monday, 18 June 2018 05:53 (one month ago) Permalink

I wanted to like this, but became frustrated with the way every song ended as soon as I started to become interested. I also found the theatre-kid aspects to many of the videos somewhat off-putting. But she clearly has plenty of ideas and talent so I will check out whatever she does next.

monotony, Monday, 18 June 2018 06:27 (one month ago) Permalink

yeah this needs the video to really work

there's a fun unpacking of the use of 'theater kid' in the context of rap to be had

imago, Monday, 18 June 2018 07:28 (one month ago) Permalink

I can't imagine listening to this without watching the video at the same time but the wealth of potential here is captivating

boxedjoy, Monday, 18 June 2018 08:31 (one month ago) Permalink

Automatic thread bump. This poll's results are now in.

System, Tuesday, 19 June 2018 00:01 (one month ago) Permalink

there you have it, the definitive "Whack World" poll

alpine static, Tuesday, 19 June 2018 01:21 (one month ago) Permalink

hahaha omg I really overestimated what a cultural force this was!! This was EXPLODING in my immediate vicinity!!

the masseduction of lauryn hill (Stevie D(eux)), Tuesday, 19 June 2018 11:53 (one month ago) Permalink

you live in a pretty cool vicinity, then

i actually thought you'd get fewer votes than you got

alpine static, Tuesday, 19 June 2018 22:30 (one month ago) Permalink

she's opening for Lauryn Hill in Philly with MIA and Busta Rhymes but tickets are $60 so I prob won't go :-/

the masseduction of lauryn hill (Stevie D(eux)), Wednesday, 20 June 2018 17:22 (one month ago) Permalink

That sounds like a dream line-up to me!

boxedjoy, Wednesday, 20 June 2018 17:48 (one month ago) Permalink

hahaha this poll rules

nxd, Monday, 25 June 2018 08:29 (one month ago) Permalink

one month passes...

I just caught up to this and it's pretty fucking amazing, tossing out ideas like pistachio shells

an incoherent crustacean (MatthewK), Thursday, 26 July 2018 13:00 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Neat visuals, but I can't really imagine listening to this like an album.

Police, Academy (cryptosicko), Thursday, 26 July 2018 17:37 (two weeks ago) Permalink

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