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Mar 29, 2020
82
I don't feel the need to write all that much about a record like Saint Cloud because the artist tells you everything you need to know. Katie Crutchfield's writing and singing is pure and clear, giving her songs a special amount of detail. When backed by arrangements as pleasant as the ones here are, you can't help but be be swept into an Americana nirvana.

Standouts: Can't Do Much, Fire, Lilacs, The Eye, Hell, War, Ruby Falls, St. Cloud
Mar 27, 2020*
88
For an artist with 50+ million monthly listeners on Spotify, Dua Lipa flew under my radar up until late last year. When a song like "Don't Start Now" drops, though, my attention was had. It's easily one of the most fun pop songs of the last few years, a slick mix of 80's and 90's dance/disco and modern pop sensibilities, all tied together with a cool and collected Dua guiding you through. It raised a lot of people's eyebrows, mine included, and subsequent singles only served to raise ... read more
Mar 25, 2020
82
For years, I never understood The Weeknd’s popularity. The auto-crooning vocals and mishmash of r&b beats never meshed for me, but it sure did for the rest of the world. He’s been all over the charts ever since his rise, but for me, After Hours is the first real great record he’s put out. There’s an overall focus on the cold, synthesized aesthetic that really ties AH together in a way Starboy and My Dear Melancholy, never did. The heavy use of synths calls back to ... read more
Mar 8, 2020
68
What I love about Pet Shop Boys is that they have basically made the same two songs over and over again since the early 80's. They've got the synthpop banger (Will-o-the-wisp, Happy people, Monkey business) and the slower synthpop number (You are the one, After the dark), and they still excel at making them. This isn't the strongest crop of Pet Shop Boys in the new millennium (that honor goes to Super), but if you love yourself some "West End Girls" or "Always On My Mind", I ... read more
Mar 4, 2020*
83
Not many people would’ve thought of a new U.S. Girls project as an event a few years ago (myself included!), but given how uniformly excellent In A Poem Unlimited was, Meg Remy’s next project deserved attention. What we’ve gotten is Heavy Light, a record that feels like a natural evolution from its predecessor. It’s more experimental in song structure, with some spectacular hits and some admirable misses. The hits are bound to be some of the best songs you’ll hear ... read more
Feb 29, 2020
Hey, I just released my debut album:)
It would be nice if you gave it a chance.
Here's the link: https://soundcloud.com/hubert-dobrych-op/albums
Dec 6, 2019
I'm doing great! Uni exams are stressful as hell, but I've been managing my time decently and I'm also working on year end lists.

You said something about your website, mind if I ask what it is?
Dec 5, 2019
Haven't heard or checked on you in a while. How you doin'?
Nov 6, 2019
Hi, I just made a new song and it would be nice if you would listen to it and give me your thoughts about it:D Here is the link https://youtu.be/3YTut64wY8M
Sep 25, 2019
What would you say is ONE album that describes you best? (It's for a list)
Jul 20, 2019
thanks for the follow!
Jun 23, 2019
awesome reviews man.
Jun 20, 2019
thomasny18 said I should
Jun 19, 2019
Woah thomasny18 is promoting you! You truly deserve it man, especially with the insightful reviews :)
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Sometimes I'll do a big long review on why something is amazing, other times I'll just post quick thoughts on random albums. But you can be damn sure I mean everything I say.

Spotify playlist of my favorite 2020 songs: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/3nja0QgNThGjFIRHtgvdUp?si=Obtlw4xlRZu8FZWe9F2Vmg

2019 Music Lists:
https://carterfreemon.wixsite.com/bestmusic2019
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