castoffcrown

Claire
(castoffcrown)

Approaching Pavonis Mons

Favorite Albums

Recent Ratings

TAEYEON - To. X
TAEYEON
To. X
70
Dec 29, 2023
Homeboy Sandman - Rich
Homeboy Sandman
Rich
66
Dec 26, 2023
Wiki & Tony Seltzer - 14k Figaro
Wiki & Tony Seltzer
14k Figaro
90
Dec 26, 2023
IVE - I'VE MINE
IVE
I'VE MINE
72
Dec 26, 2023

Recent Reviews

Pheelz - Pheelz Good
98
Every track is fire + Joseph Yobo reference = AOTY
Maxx Traxx - Let's Have A Party / Don't Touch It
90
Reel me in because those hooks have me.

Seriously, I went to bed last night thinking about the b-side, and the first thing I did upon waking was hitting play on Spotify. Send help.

Guillamino & Manuel García - Exile
76
I think this album was underrated by me (previously rated 63) upon hearing it the first time because I had no idea of its background. It featured as the inaugural production of the Mercat de la Música Viva de Vic in 2007 and is a collaborative effort between Guillamino and Chilean folk musician Manuel Garcia, an artist I was unfamiliar with at the time. And Guillamino I knew mostly from his hip-hop. Certainly, learning it was intended to be heard live gave me a different perspective ... read more
Pecker - Pecker Power
80
From my rudimentary research, along with Pecker's 'Rasta Instantané' this is the most influential and legendary album in Japanese reggae. The story of its gestation is fascinating (Subukaru.online has a short history along with pictures and audio) and the list of musicians contributing to the project across the two albums - including the recently departed Sakamoto Ryūichi - is enough to charge the imagination alone. But the music stands up on its own merits even today, even if maybe ... read more
The Orielles - Tableau
75
My fellow Halifax folks produced a dreamy patchwork of a record with this one. The Stereolab influence shines through in particular. I'm probably more curious to see where this new direction takes them in the future than I am likely to return to this album over their other output for pure enjoyments sake but there's enough interesting ideas, explored to varying degrees, here to be enamoured for it's own merits. Still, I can see this being a precursor to something even more impressive.

Shoutbox

2mo
Hello there Claire!
Me and my brother recently released an album - in my review I explained the cool story behind how it was made and how it went semi-viral.
It would mean a lot if you could take a look, I promise it's pretty interesting :D

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/ikmmm/album/828364-arkadia/

You can also check out my year-end lists that I just finished making, they took some time to make so I hope you enjoy the little notes I included with every album and song!

Best Albums List: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/ikmmm/list/168583/best-albums-2023/
Best Songs List: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/ikmmm/list/169102/best-songs-2023/

sorry for bothering you, that's it, thanks :>
2mo
Uploaded a big review if you would want to check it out!
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/vivi/album/1191-incredibad/!!
4mo
No worries at all!! I appreciate you so much for listening and I’m super happy you enjoyed it!! Thank you sm :)))
4mo
oh don’t worry no rush at all! and thank you so much for that!! i’m honestly super excited too 🔥❤️❤️
5mo
Hey hey! Hope you’re doing well! I just wanted to let you know that my band’s debut album, “Empty Homes in Blue Light” is out now on all platforms! I appreciate if you end up giving it a shot, and if not no worries at all :) Here’s the AOTY link if you’re interested:

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/556709-midnight-session-empty-homes-in-blue-light.php
7mo
I'm cool with it don't worry! if you want some recommendations for 2023 metal, I would suggest you fromjoy - fromjoy or Agriculture - Agriculture especially as you seem to like Liturgy's last work!
7mo
Thank you for the follow pal!
7mo
And I’m glad you enjoyed it!

About

The world's most tone-deaf music nerd. Any pronouns. Neurodivergent. Feel free to say hello, give/ask for recommendations. I daren't cos I'm anxious af lmao 🙃😭 If I disappear for a few weeks/months, I've probably gone and done an autistic/adhd burnout but I can't stay away too long. The listening must be cataloged.

Discogs (WIP): castoffcrown

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
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80-89
 
339

70-79
 
331

60-69
 
95

50-59
 
18

40-49
 
5

30-39
 
3

20-29
 
3

10-19
 
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0-9
 

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