AOTY 2023


Cacola - Alive
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April 21, 2023 / Release Date
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Cacola's ninth album, released on April 21st, 2023. I absolutely adore this album. One of my personal favorites of the year no question. Somehow, despite it being 50 minutes with three tracks, I was not bored by anything on this. Loved every moment on this. Love how it can be beautifully put and energetic at the same time. And the best part is that we'll be getting another Cacola album TOMORROW (as I'm writing this on 04/21/23).


If there was one word hindering this project, it’s this one: transitioning.

There are so many good ideas here and I was almost guaranteed to lose myself to the music…if those break core drums didn’t immediately pop up out of nowhere on the first track. Those undeterred drums had the ability to completely break immersion and next thing you know, I am unable to get with the album all that well. Maybe it could’ve work with better blending, but it made me think of prior ... read more


while the title and the tracklist might not seem as inspiring as cacola's other albums, this is one of the most exciting releases of this year. cacola delivers. with the ambition of her previous works, she manages to create an unshaken atmosphere. a truly remarkable album.

Edit : 92-> 100
This album succeeds everything it wants achieve. It is a very polished product meant to suck you in. One of my favourite albums of all time now that I got to relisten to it.

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Track List

  1. The Watcher
  2. Recycle Zero

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Added on: April 21, 2023