castoffcrown

Claire
(castoffcrown)

Approaching Pavonis Mons (ty for 200)

Recent Ratings

Faust - Faust IV
Faust
Faust IV
80
Dec 25

Recent Reviews

castoffcrown -
98
House of Woodcock continues to be the most gorgeous thing ever recorded.
castoffcrown -
68
I have to agree with the line(s) in the Pitchfork review that said it feels without personality, as ridiculous as that sounds when you're talking about Brian Wilson/Beach Boys compositions. The record is perfectly nice and the songs don't suffer due to their stripped-down performances, but it doesn't feel like only he could have performed these versions. I can't help but feel a little bit disappointed but if you go into this record knowing what you're gonna get, I can see it being a cool ... read more
castoffcrown -
90
I only speak and understand Pidgin Catalan so these songs could be about heartbreak, the murder of one's family, murdering one's family yourself (we're in the middle of moving, these are polar opposite anxieties for me at the minute) but this record is just such chill Catalan pop.

Highly recommend if you just want to chill to some indie pop and are a fan of not-really-obscure-but-obscure Romance languages.
castoffcrown -
80
I try to keep an ear to the ground of Catalan music, sporadic as my attempts may be, so why have I only just come across Joana Serrat? In particular, the lush guitar work makes for a blissful introduction to her discography. Colour me impressed.
castoffcrown -
94
Gottdamn, those grooves!

Shoutbox

Nov 7, 2021
Would you mind checking out my Self Titled album “Gel.”? If so, thank you. It’s on all platforms.
Nov 5, 2021
Hi there, I'm a member of the site who also happens to make music. I just released a new single, called shiny key/s. It's ambient music created through looping pianos. It would be amazing if you could check it out. If not, no problem, and so sorry for bothering you. Thanks!

Here's a link: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/concretecastles/album/432592-shiny-keys/
Oct 31, 2021
Thanks for the follow, it’s much appreciated.
Oct 30, 2021
Thanks for following Claire!
Oct 28, 2021
Hi Claire! Just noticed no one has done an AOTY’s favourite 00s album community list yet so I’m jumping in this opportunity. If u wanna contribute, shout me your top 10 albums of the 00s (please specify if unranked), I’ll let you know when the list is posted :)
Oct 27, 2021
I feel u Claire! It's great to have a place like this where we can just be ourselves and forget about everything else :)
& yeah :'( we lost a true GOAT
Oct 22, 2021
Ayyyy thanks for the follow! Love ur taste and that pfp is class :)
Oct 22, 2021
Thanks for following
Sep 14, 2021
I’m glad u liked it!
Sep 9, 2021

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The world's most tone-deaf music nerd. Handing out more 100's than AllMusic.

Any pronouns. Neurodivergent. Literally old enough (33) to be your mum, or, at best, your weird aunt. Get off my lawn etc. but feel free to say hello. I daren't because I'm anxious af lmao 🙃

250th: Yasuaki Shimizu - Music For Commercials (74)
500th: Lupe Fiasco - Tetsuo & Youth (90)
750th: Msftz - Belief (78)

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90-99
 
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80-89
 
205

70-79
 
204

60-69
 
65

50-59
 
10

40-49
 
3

30-39
 
3

20-29
 
2

10-19
 
1

0-9
 

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