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Ghost Culture - Ghost Culture

Ghost Culture

Ghost Culture

Rae Sremmurd - SremmLife

Rae Sremmurd

SremmLife

The Decemberists - What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

The Decemberists

What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World

74
user score (6)

Ty Segall - Mr. Face

Ty Segall

Mr. Face

Dan Mangan & Blacksmith - Club Meds

Dan Mangan & Blacksmith

Club Meds

Justin Townes Earle - Absent Fathers

Justin Townes Earle

Absent Fathers


D'Angelo - Black Messiah
D'Angelo
Black Messiah
93

St. Vincent - St. Vincent
St. Vincent
St. Vincent
88

Swans - To Be Kind
Swans
To Be Kind
88

Aphex Twin - Syro
Aphex Twin
Syro
87

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
The War on Drugs
Lost in the Dream
87

D'Angelo - Black Messiah
D'Angelo
Black Messiah
85

The War on Drugs - Lost in the Dream
The War on Drugs
Lost in the Dream
84

Swans - To Be Kind
Swans
To Be Kind
84

Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels 2
Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels 2
84

FKA Twigs - LP1
FKA Twigs
LP1
83

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D'Angelo
Black Messiah
JustAReflektor
90
The production, songwriting and GROOVES are phenomenal. Easily the best R&B album of the year, and a worthy successor to 2000's Voodoo.
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Ariel Pink
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friendlybison
81
A super strange and intricate ride through a plethora of original and unique production choices. I haven't heard something this different and so successful in it's execution since Ween's The Mollusk. Although, there are points when it gets too wrapped up in it's own weirdness.
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Luluc
Passerby
godinho
80
Com um violão dedilhado, um baixo bem marcado e discretas guitarras, o indie folk do Luluc mostra como as notas certas no lugar certo conquistam uma dimensão que prescinde de qualquer excesso.
A melodia reina com tranquilidade, enriquecida pelo brilhante jogo de vozes – a de Steve às vezes parece desaparecer, tamanho o cuidado com que ele acompanha Zoë. Tudo é econômico, redondo, sem sobras.
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