Pinned Review

AGoodLook -
I normally try not to read other AOTY reviews of an album before posting my own; I don't want to be giving second-hand opinions, or have them unduly affect my own view, all that. But a review of this came up in my feed, and I got curious and looked at this page, and was sort of puzzled that the main criticism seemed to be its lack of "subtlety."

Look, we don't expect punk be subtle. We don’t balk at folk being political. So why are so many people’s problems with this ... read more

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AGoodLook -
𝕿𝖜𝖊𝖑𝖋𝖙𝖍 𝖆𝖓𝖉 𝖋𝖎𝖓𝖆𝖑 𝖉𝖆𝖞 𝖔𝖋 𝕮𝖍𝖗𝖎𝖘𝖙𝖒𝖆𝖘 𝖒𝖔𝖙𝖍𝖊𝖗𝖋𝖚𝖈𝖐𝖊𝖗𝖘
How could it end with anything else? Yes, there are other albums in this series I've rated higher, and are probably objectively better albums (certainly at BEING a Christmas album), but for my money Neil Cicierega gives the most fun and entertaining holiday album you'll ever find. Certainly this is partially due to being ... read more
AGoodLook -
𝔈𝔩𝔢𝔳𝔢𝔫𝔱𝔥 𝔡𝔞𝔶 𝔬𝔣 ℭ𝔥𝔯𝔦𝔰𝔱𝔪𝔞𝔰
There's a lot of candidates for the Voice of Christmas, as I've found on this now eleven-course meal. Sinatra captures the whole majesty of winter. Autry captures the gleeful innocence of toys and tinsel, Fitzgerald the warm comfort of laughing along with the people you love on a day when you're all together. Each of them give their own summation of the season, sheds some light on what makes the holiday ... read more
AGoodLook -
𝔗𝔢𝔫𝔱𝔥 𝔡𝔞𝔶 𝔬𝔣 ℭ𝔥𝔯𝔦𝔰𝔱𝔪𝔞𝔰
"Hey AGoodLook, why are you reviewing a single in a series of full-album reviews?" Because I've been listening to Christmas music for 9 days and I need a fucking reprieve. There is only so much I can take of wandering downtown Vegas listening to yet another "Jingle Bells" cover. I need a gimme.

So, I've never actually heard a 100 gecs song before. Based on this single though, I can totally see ... read more
AGoodLook -
𝔑𝔦𝔫𝔱𝔥 𝔡𝔞𝔶 𝔬𝔣 ℭ𝔥𝔯𝔦𝔰𝔱𝔪𝔞𝔰
Music that sounds like its actually having fun, accompanied by one of the greatest singers of all time? I think we can all get behind this! Of course, this does run into the problem of all sounding rather the same after a while, an issue that plagues Christmas albums in general but is especially noticeable in this behemoth. Most holiday albums need to either be short or out-there for you to really process every song, ... read more
AGoodLook -
𝔈𝔦𝔤𝔥𝔱𝔥 𝔡𝔞𝔶 𝔬𝔣 ℭ𝔥𝔯𝔦𝔰𝔱𝔪𝔞𝔰
This is certainly a rightful classic. Some first-class easy-listening jazz frosted with nostalgia and the iconography of innocence? How can you go wrong? From the playful banter between chords in the iconic "Linus and Lucy" to the carefree tumble of "Skating," you're guaranteed a great trip through memory lane with this.
Jan 9, 2021
Hello, I hope you're having a good day. I am reaching out in regards to my next AOTY Icon Interview. If you're unfamiliar with the series I crowdsource for questions. This time around for January 2021 edition, I will be interviewing PipePanic. The question is, what is a music-related question you can ask Pipe. Please refrain from asking questions as simple as "What is your favorite album?" Please also refrain from asking for thoughts about a specific album or asking joke questions. I ask that you ask something thought-provoking and ambiguous. I will be selecting the best questions to ask Pipe. If you can't think of any questions, you have a week to think about it. I also recommend checking my shoutbox before asking the question just to verify it hasn't been asked already. All participants will be credited for their questions. The interview will be posted by the end of the month. Thank you!
Jan 3, 2021
Hi, hope you’ve been doing well! I had a question for you, what’s your least favorite album from your favorite artist? Thanks in advance!
Dec 30, 2020
2020 has been a huge roadblock, a year that a lot of people would want to forget. Filled with hardships and pain. As this year is coming to a close, I wanted to ask a question for a list. What song would you listen to, to end the year off entirely? It can either be a send-off song, or a song that you would listen to in high hopes for 2021. Hope I'm not bothering, and if you respond, thanks for the help!
Dec 22, 2020
Dec 22, 2020
Hey, what's your favorite Kanye West song? It's for a list btw
Dec 16, 2020
thank you for your pick!
the list is out right now,link
is down below. thanks! (again)
Dec 15, 2020
Hello, I'd like to ask what's your favourite music video? It is for a list fyi
Dec 13, 2020
hey there, im making
a list, what is your album
of the year? and can

you make a haiku
on why it is your choice too?
thank you very much
Nov 14, 2020
You got a follow for spitting facts on that Barenaked Ladies album
Way too pretentious for someone unironically into vaporwave. Wandering through the wastes of bandcamp, desperate for a quality track. Trying to make "shufflecore" a thing.

Reviews are mostly an excuse to indulge in my worst impulses regarding purple prose and verbiage. They tend to be longer and higher-rated because I mostly only review things I'm intimately familiar with, and I'm not a fan of subjecting myself to music I don't like.
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