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Sam Smith - Gloria
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How pitbulls be staring at a defenceless 3 year old:
Måneskin - RUSH!
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These guys are so fucking ass
Ryuichi Sakamoto - 12
70
Life is fragile.

If there's one thing that scares me the most, it's death. One minute you can be having the time of your life; the next, you are lying in a hospital bed, inches away from death. No matter what one does, death is an inescapable reality that everyone will face at some point. Worse than that, it can be so immediate and unexpected that people do not have the time to truly grasp and come to terms with their situation. I harken back to the death of my great-grandmother late last ... read more

Iggy Pop - EVERY LOSER
40
I’ll keep this short and brief, the AOTY Award winners are out: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/chode/list/99924/aoty-awards-2022/

Hope all who participated enjoyed it. I fucked up a little bit with some of the categories and want to strive for more diversity between the nominated artists next year, I’ll admit, though I overall think I did a good job at selecting picks and overall am excited to host this again next year. Also some very obvious self-promotion for my year-end ... read more

Magdalena Bay - Mercurial World
90
Welcome to Mercurial World- a chronically online, ceaselessly vibrant planet brought to life by Mica Tenenbaum and Matthew Lewin, the two masterminds behind Magdalena Bay. It’s a world populated with monochromatic dance floors, shimmering disco balls, and an infinite arrangement of party-goers swaying back and forth under the hypnotic gleam of prismatic lights, having the times of their life. It’s a world where pop legends of the past, i.e., Michael Jackson and Kylie Minogue, and ... read more

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Incredible account 🙏🫶😻
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I say that everytime I look at ur Mercurial World rating
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based chode
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Hey, big fan of your stuff. One of the users who def deserves more followers even though you’re already like top 10 or something. You should consider hopping into Tristan’s discord at some point (because don’t tell Rob, but it’s the real AOTY discord). Would be great to have ya
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I need to see your based opinions about the queen
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Ig say goodbye to top review bud
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when's the ice spice review coming out chodinian the third
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@Chode, I just released my review and I would be very grateful if you read It!

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/humm1ng-b1rd/album/552167-honey/
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There's too much mid on LB1 to give it a 7

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Enjoyer of hip-hop, post-punk, and Ichiko Aoba. If you disagree with my opinion, then you are wrong. Sorry. I don't make the rules.

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Trying to do these for primarily artists I enjoy. S Tier- Masterpiece/Near Masterpiece A Tier- Phenomenal B Tier- Great C Tier- Pretty Solid but has notable flaws D Tier- Still good but very ...
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IT'S FINALLY HERE!!!!! The only thing keeping me going in life, the yearly best albums of the year. You know the drill, it is ALL of the albums this year I fully loved through and through- all 56. ...
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I am, in fact, pretentious Everything below Robery Wyatt- Rock Bottom I haven't heard yet
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