Plateau Vision - Lushlife
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  • Summary: The latest release from the Philadelphia producer/rapper features guest appearances from Andrew Cedermark of Underwater Peoples, Cities Aviv, Heems of Das Racist, Shad, STS, and Styles P.
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 6
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 6
  3. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Apr 24, 2012
    91
    Lushlife's Plateau Vision is arguably the best rap record since My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy.
  2. Apr 24, 2012
    80
    This is an escapist listen that appeals to fans beyond the traditional Hip Hop consumer, and is as forward-sounding as it is nostalgic.
  3. Apr 24, 2012
    80
    He comes into his own on Plateau Vision. [#86, p.55]
  4. Apr 24, 2012
    70
    Like a tour guide who occasionally gets lost in his own museum, Haldar's unbridled excitement about his subject matter can be both exhausting and infectious.
  5. Apr 26, 2012
    70
    In the end, Plateau Vision comes just so close to really sticking its landings in my head and my heart, but I only remember it's there when it pokes its head back above the water.
  6. Apr 24, 2012
    69
    There's enough of a sweet spot in the clean, backward-leaning production and offbeat samples to allow the record to distinguish itself as more than a sum of disparate parts.