SleepWalker Radio’s Top Projects of 2019
SLEEPWALKER RADIO // DECEMBER 6, 2019
SleepWalker Radio (made up of Amari Newman, Brennan Ryan, and Max McGee), broadcasts on Thursday nights at midnight on WOBC. The following are their favorite records of 2019.
Lucki - Freewave 3: This project elevates your mind to the highest plane and numbs all of your unwanted emotions, with each track operating as a different form of spiritual novacane.
MIKE - Tears of Joy: Listening to this album all the way through feels like giving your soul a deep tissue massage. The kaleidoscopic production accompanied by extremely genuine and direct bars makes it impossible not to be moved by this album.
Toro y Moi - Outer Peace: Play this to turn and it leads to your own bed that has sheets and covers that are fresh out the dryer.
Baby Smoove - Flawless: Smoove delivers an account of his daily routines over beats provided by Detroit’s most quintessential producers, giving you a peek into his city that levels up your inner finesser with every listen.
Earl Sweatshirt - Feet Of Clay: 15 minutes of strictly the best bars of 2k19 over mind-bending sounds. It’s physically impossible to listen to this project and not immediately run it back.
Zelooperz and Black Noise - Dy- No-Mite: Every track on here is very different from the next and it serves as a clear reminder that these Detroit legends can make any type of song and have that shit hit in every type of way. Album anywhere at anytime from start to back and anyone touched by its futuristic sound waves will experience true euphoria.
Diamondsonmydick and Hi-C - Reptilian Club Boys Bizzare Adveture: This sounds like you got
Future - The WZRD: Only Future can drop a 20 song album where every song thoroughly cranks. Sucked into a GTA and Smash video game collab and you’re going against 3 Captain Falcons with AKs while on molly. It’s an insane experience.
Lucki - Days B4 III: Top tier soundscapes from the best producers out there, paired with mesmerizing bars, and auto-tuned Lucki. If you listen to any part of this project and close your eyes you will automatically smile from pure joy.
Honorable Mentions: HOOK and nedarb - Bully Xanman - Xan Servin 2 Pi’erre Bourne - The Life Of Pi’erre 4 Larry June and CardoGotWings - Mr. Midnight
Steve Lacy - Apollo XXI: This album feels like floating through a bright orange maze with a lot of twists and turns, but you subconsciously know exactly where Young Thug - So Much Fun Young Nudy and Pi’erre Bourne - Sli’merre Blink 182 - NINE ◊