AOTY 2019

Budding Ornithologists Are Weary of Tired Analogies

Milo - Budding Ornithologists Are Weary of Tired Analogies
Critic Score
Based on 3 reviews
User Score
Based on 139 ratings
2018 Ratings: #530
September 21, 2018 / Release Date
LP / Format
Ruby Yacht / Label
Suggest a Genre
Add
Abuse of this feature may prevent future contributions from your account.
Tags
Your Review
Sign In to rate and review

CRITIC REVIEWS

60
The Needle Drop

Abstract hip hop fans ought to give Budding Ornithologists a shot, even if it isn't one of Milo's standout albums.

60
PopMatters

The soulful samples provide a lush backdrop for lyrical references from Melville to the Bible; from Lord of the Rings to Jacques Lacan. Throughout it all, milo's aqueous wordplay still exudes the kind of warmth that a stranger on the street might solicit for bus fare.

ElectricMess
69
Solid, but it's kind of samey isn't it?
JoaoSantos
71
One thing I've noticed about the ratings of this album is that most of them are between 65 and 75. The reason that this happens is cause the whole album sounds the same. Is that necessarily bad? In this case, no. The songs are all really nice and pleasing. Milo doesn't risk anything. All the songs feel like a 6/7. It's a nice listen but nothing that stands out. Good flow, aesthetic beats but nothing really that interesting. I recommended this alvum if you just want some lo-fi rap in the ... read more
LepardRyan
60
Far more enjoyable than last year's "Who Told You To Think​?​?​!​!​?​!​?​!​?​!" It's a shame Milo is done making music.
amygoodall
70
good
asowersby
81
After listening to Armand Hammer, Milo has intrigued me again and this album as it is not as good as previous still has catchy and smooth lo-fi songs and witty lyricism from Milo. I just wish for so more experimentation like Armand Hammer but this is fine.
Purchasing Budding Ornithologists Are Weary of Tired Analogies from Amazon helps support Album of the Year. Or consider a donation?
Become a Donor
Donor badge, no ads + more benefits.

MISC LISTS

#9/Stereogum (Rap)

Track List

  1. Mythbuilding Exercise No.9
  2. Tiptoe
  3. Nominy
  4. Pure Scientific Intelligence (Quantum)
  5. Failing the Stress Test (Iguessillbeheadingthen)
  6. Mid Answer Trying To Remember What the Question Is
  7. Lowcoup
  8. Aubergine Cloak
  9. Galahad In Goosedown (Fiat Iustitia Et Pereat Mundus)
  10. Deposition Regarding the Green Horse For Rap
  11. Romulan Ale
  12. Thinking While Eating a Handful of Almonds
  13. Stet
  14. The Esteemed Saboteur Reggie Baylor Hosts an Evening At the Scallops Hotel
  15. Sanssouci Palace (4 Years Later)
Sign in to comment
No one has said anything yet.
In Library (22)
pngmafia_
Cosmilk
KengojiUltamYT
thomasny18
OGNICKMARSH
RoJoe
neyno
mviecurt
loudbill
Schwinkus
Contributions By
rika_, patton, siberianbreaks


Added on: September 8, 2018