AOTY 2021

Transmissions from Nowhere

Amazing Blizzard - Transmissions from Nowhere
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I am now 19 years old. With that being said, please feel free to rate and review my new album. Today's going to be a great day
Damn, you really did that, did you? (Happy Birthday Blizzard!!! :))

I am not exaggerating when I say that not only is this one of the best aoty albums I have ever heard, but this is genuinely one of the best electronic albums of the year (I am not joking). The level of improvement from "The Abnormal Straights" to here is fucking incredible, going from a mediocre slog to a genuine awesome and sometimes even ethereal experience with some incredible production. Also love how most of ... read more
Lets get this out of the way first, this is his best album. It takes the really awesome electronic experimentation from The Abnormal Straits and gives it the atmosphere and space it needed to flourish and blossom into a truly immersive and intoxicating experience, with the repetition on tracks such as ‘The One’ being hypnotic in its’ design. But this isn’t far and away his best album, when it so easily could have been.

The pacing just really is the big killer for me ... read more
Amazing Blizzard has improved tremendously since Circles. This album is a pretty great experience and I didn’t expect to like it as much as I did.

INTRO - Pretty cool intro, really sets the scene

SAFEHOUSE - Pretty cool buildup but sadly didn’t payoff at the end for me

SWARM - Really cool distorted chords, buildups payed off this time and I really enjoyed it

UNDARLEGAR NÆTUR - This track is a very good example of how Blizzard can create an atmosphere ... read more
it was really hard to stay interested in this project. Production can be impressive but the pacing and lack of new ideas and drawn out songs really just kills it for me. I like a lot of the songs but they just drag on and it’s one after another.
Not a bad album but I find it very bland. Lots of potential though and I really was impressed with parts of it
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Track List

  1. Intro
  2. Safehouse
  3. Swarm
  4. Undarlegar nætur
  5. The One
  6. Hocus Pocus (feat. 5ach!†, MALNEEZY & Concrete Castles)
  7. cthulhu set his alarm to 7 am
  8. DOA
  9. hvít rými átök
  10. You
  11. Hourglass
  12. Into Dust
  13. Until the End of Time
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Added on: June 5, 2021