AOTY 2023


Miles Hadley - Cosmogony
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April 14, 2023 / Release Date
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A great debut album from AOTY user @mileshadley.

Quite a majestic and enthralling experience.

The concept for this album is quite an intriguing one, revolving around being a soundtrack to fictional video game. I'm always fascinated by video game OSTs since I'm a bit of a gamer in my spare time, and I do like how the music can capture the vibes of the games and the environments for each level since that is often a core part to a soundtrack.

That cover though... it's beautiful. Looks like a ... read more


The debut from user @HadleyInc (mileshadley) is spacey electronic piece utilising the concept of a videogame soundtrack for a fake game. As somone who listens to a lot of videogame soundtracks, this concept, the sound of this album immediately connected and resulted in a snappy and brilliantly composed project.

Miles does a great job capturing a more cartoony and at times playful side of space. A lot of these tracks feel straight from the Otherworld in OMORI, which I really enjoyed. OMORI ... read more


The debut album of AOTY user @mileshadley

Before going into this I had heard a few tracks that he had shown me and I enjoyed them quite a bit, but the whole experience brings this to the next level. Don't let the long tracklist fool you, this album is only 26 minutes long as it has the cool concept of being a video game soundtrack for a game that will never exist, all the songs loop into themselves and are just perfect for soundtracking anything from movies to games.

I had never heard a debut ... read more

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Track List

  1. Hereafter
  2. Clandestine Orbit
  3. Roost
  4. Superbloom
  5. Effervescence
  6. Descent
  7. Flowtone Grotto
  8. Acclimation
  9. Maladjustment
  10. Phantasm
  11. Sketched Air
  12. Recrudescence
  13. Tranquility
  14. Astrogation
  15. Eightfold Path
  16. Photodisintegration
  17. Crystallomancy
  18. Cosmogony

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Added on: April 14, 2023