Benjo94569
Benjo
(Benjo94569)
Forest of Dean, UK

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Benjo94569 -
79
Putting Nick Hexum's very dull vocals to one side, I enjoyed this quite a lot. I simply cannot get enough of George's chillwave sound. The little nods to Trip-Hop are also a nice addition. It's no Slide, but it does radiate those same vibes that I love.

Favourite Track: Under Your Window
Least Favourite Track: Time of Wandering
Benjo94569 -
72
Was not expecting that inverted version of the title track, messed me up, no bass whatsoever lmao
Benjo94569 -
68
Sorry but I... I don't see what the outright hype is all about?

Certainly, it has its points of highlight. It's catchy, it's pleasant, Jessie has an elegant voice, but even with these points, it cannot rescue a slight bore that this album possesses at times. Especially the production, it just doesn't have the bite that I was lowkey hoping for, particularly in the second half.

There's nothing bad at all here, though if I wanted dance-pop with a disco underlay, I'd rather just listen to what, ... read more
Benjo94569 -
58
I've always been a bit on the fence with "ambient techno" albums. I love the genres that go into the fusion to bits, but I think that sometimes it can go either of two ways: being incredibly inventive yet enjoyable to listen to, or a tedious and stale collection of tracks.

Honestly, I'm going towards the latter for this one.

So on the whole, I really struggled to care for this latest Daniel Avery LP, especially towards the back end. First leg was half alright I suppose. Not gonna ... read more
Benjo94569 -
92
Practically halfway through this pretty shitty year and we get blessed with this, thank you Chloé.

I've always cherished albums like these; when everything is harmonized so elegantly and stunningly... when it all seems pretty effortless... I really can't stop myself from loving it. When I listened to the latest single from Klô, "La maison jaune", I was pretty hooked.

"Notre-Dame-des-Sept-Douleurs" refers to a very small island, upstream in the Lawrence River ... read more
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Mainly just casually rating all the releases I've heard :)
Haven't been doing reviews (probably shit), for long, but only really want to review new releases rn...

Rating system:
100: Masterworks
99-95: Almost Masterworks
94-90: Incredible
89-85: Amazing
84-80: Great
79-75: Very Good
74-70: Good
69-60: Decent
59-50: Mediocre
49-40: Bad
39-30: Very Bad
29-20: Terrible
19-10: Dreadful
9-1: Trash
0: Fucking Why
Rating Distribution
90-99
 
425

80-89
 
915

70-79
 
525

60-69
 
246

50-59
 
97

40-49
 
40

30-39
 
23

20-29
 
16

10-19
 
5

0-9
 
10

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