That's a mature thing about his music-making. It's when you're figuring out who you want to be. How do you think the album holds up after 5 years? Doris is out today on Columbia. Doris serves as Earl Sweatshirt's debut studio album. What did you think of the themes and ideas that Earl explored? For a second, you'll forget the muddy undertones of Earl's story. Myself, I've listened to it about five times all the way through. Archived from on August 23, 2013.
The album also appeared on numerous critics' year-end lists. It's all synth, drums that are a little too familiar and it sounds like it got off topic from the rest of the album, before fading into black. Asking for or offering such content either publicly or via direct messages or other means is not allowed. He knows what he wants to do and what kinds of feelings he wants to convey. Also, I feel as thought the album being slightly disorganized and sounding like a sketchbook of ideas works towards its advantage bc Earl is a complex individual who had a lot to say after returning to the states. When you are raised in a city like Los Angeles and have friends like the last thing you want to be, is sent away to a remote part of the South Pacific. On September 10, 2013, Earl Sweatshirt announced his first solo-headlining titled Doris.
It can be poignant and honest in one moment, then cagey and distant in the next. Which can remind you that the difference between a well-crafted mixtape and an album is a thin line. Like a blue pill, make ya stick longer Or a swift fist off your chin from his wrist launcher Chick, chronic thrift shopper, thick like the Knicks roster Stormed off and came straight back like fixed posture Pen? The production on Doris, overall, mimics the straightforward nature of the Odd Future equation: stable, yet unusual, beats and complicated rhyme schemes with even better writing. On May 2, 2012, Sweatshirt created his own record label imprint called Tan Cressida, which will be distributed through. I'm not saying it's his duty to be a part of something bigger than himself, but if I was - I get the sense Earl would agree. In its second week, the album sold 8,000 more copies. Earl Sweatshirt has the privilege, like many others, to do this in front of millions of people — fans who have spent most of this time keeping track of his absence.
Please if you have any questions or concerns. This was a night of positive energy that flew in the face of anyone who expected a mope-fest. Dressed in a white hoodie and pyjama pants, she was clearly having a lot of fun, and that spread to the crowd. It's hard to imagine the level of culture shock. Even when he skirts the mainstream, he does so with cautious optimism.
The album was positioned at number 42 on 's list of the 50 best albums of 2013. Archived from on August 23, 2013. Doris may alienate people looking for him to be that. For everyone else, this is a powerful record. Not just because of the charm and intrigue of Earl's story but because of the immense and understated level of his talent for writing rhymes. After returning from a forced stay in a Samoan boarding school, he began working on his debut album and signed a deal with Columbia, rather than Odd Future's. The song was recorded by Julian Prindle at Paramount Recording Studios in Hollywood, California.
Nearly every rapper in hip-hop has a line about being the hardest rapper on the scene, but few would state their claim with such a humorous and macabre simile. Upon release in August, fans and critics praised the album for its complex rhyme-schemes, dense lyricism, nuanced themes and gritty, sample-heavy production. Doris was reported to feature vocals or production from , , , , , , , , , , , , and. Earl Sweatshirt Though Earl's flow remains a hypnotic monotone, age has deepened and strengthened it perfectly. But either way, Earl as a writer, is hitting high notes. Doris seems to have a hold on everyone involved the audience too.
These are the lines that make him one of the most exciting lyricists to watch. The opening lines of Earl's verse have a fascinating shift in perspective. But his subject matter has undergone a drastic overhaul. E at Rebel, Friday April 5. Memes, photos and fan art are never allowed see , or.
On November 12, 2012, Earl announced on his Twitter account that his first and second studio albums titled Doris and Gnossos. It brings up a lot of questions. Plus, the album has never sounded that disjointed to me anyways. He later confirmed on his new Twitter account that he had returned to his home in Los Angeles. He meditates on doubt and depression and builds an ominous sense of foreboding from the blurry, disorienting beat right up through his sluggish flows. The original version was lost after his laptop's hard drive crashed.
Nineteen is an elastic year. From April 30 through May 18, 2013, Earl Sweatshirt toured the West Coast of the United States with Tyler, the Creator on his tour for. Official Discussion threads are held to a higher standard of quality than First Impressions threads—try to expand on why you feel what you feel about the album. Archived from on December 21, 2016. What direction would you like to see Earl take on his next project? And this is just the beginning.