Best of 2021

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Faust - Faust IV
Faust
Faust IV
90
Mar 30

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BongusJim -
100
This is some very uncompromising noise rock. Hypnotic and groovy, this band knows to work together in creating something transcendent. Some may consider the final track, Y Toros, to be excessive filler, but to me it’s a highlight, and I like to put it on repeat. Goat Lips is a great opener and Nurser is the band’s magnum opus. It’s a shame they couldn’t replicate the same magic on their later albums.

Recent Reviews

BongusJim -
80
A strong debut for sure, but I’m a bit disappointed that many people will only listen to this without checking out King Crimson’s other albums. Lark’s, Starless, Red and Discipline are all better in my opinion, but this is still in the top 5.
BongusJim -
100
"The whole speak, 'Little Boy', 'Big Boy', calling missiles cute little names. The whole period was mad! We had a firm belief that we were going to die and the record was made on those terms..." - drummer Charles Hayward

Cards on the table, this is my favorite album of all time, and I listen to it regularly. Deceit is brimming with ideas, with each song doing something different then the last while also contributing to the album as a whole. The slowly strummed riff on Paper Hats, the ... read more
BongusJim -
75
The most punk punk album to ever exist, and the logical end point for the genre. A triple length collage of poorly produced, unrestrained riffs and rhythms that make the Ramones appear like virtuosos. If this sounds like the worse thing ever to you, then steer far away from this album because you get what you except. To me however, this is a pure flurry of expression.

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
26

80-89
 
35

70-79
 
24

60-69
 
13

50-59
 
10

40-49
 
5

30-39
 
1

20-29
 

10-19
 

0-9
 

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