'Cavalcade' is an interesting addition to the Windmill Scene. It is ... read more
I may do re-reviews every now and then. This especially pertains to my of Montreal reviews, which I find pretty outdated and wordy. Feel free to check them out, though! Even though I consider them old, maybe you guys can see the quality within them.
of Montreal's 'Paralytic Stalks' is one of the most incredible albums I've ever listened to. Period. I can't count how many times I've listened to this thing, even after my second listen! And while I've had this at an 82 for a couple ... read more
Does giving this a high rating make me look silly? It probably does, but because I'm an of Montreal fan, I can't help but enjoy 'Freewave Lucifer f<ck f^ck f>ck', even with its flaws. It is the sloppiest of Montreal album yet, giving 'Coquelicot Asleep in the Poppies: A Variety of Whimsical Verse' a run for its money. And, it is also the shortest of Montreal album, making it seem less comprehensive as a whole; not to ... read more
Surprisingly, though, 'Schlagenheim' wasn't my first dive into experimental rock, and so wasn't Squid's 'Bright Green Field', if you were wondering. It was actually Black Country, New Road's 'For the first time'! And ... read more
Animal Collective's latest endeavor, 'Time Skiffs', is the culmination of everything they've done on previous albums. If you thought 'Merriweather Post Pavilion' was accessible, this record gives it a run for its money. I mean, just look at "Prester John", the one of highlights of the album, as it honors formally forged neo-psychedelic customs the best and sounds like it came straight from the 2000s. And that's not even my favorite ... read more
You know, before this review even starts, some of you may be wondering why this album is an 82 and not a 100. After all, 'Merriweather Post Pavilion' is the figurehead of the rise of neo-psychedelia in the 2000s, and it has influenced a bunch of other year-defining albums, such as Candy Claws's 'Ceres & Calypso in the Deep Time'. Moreover, it's renowned by many Animal Collective fans, as it is the most famous and (probably) most well-liked album in the AC ... read more