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Weyes Blood - And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow
There's something so nice about the experience of sitting down and listening to this. There is so much emotion and power that is channeled through the compositions and lyrics. All of these cool sonic elements that evolve and are added throughout the course of the album all work with each other. I genuinely can't ask for more from this. Her voice is astounding and in this album she cements herself somewhere within my top 10 all time vocalists.

The start of this album, at least the first three ... read more

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Taylor Swift - Karma
My second least favorite song on the album gets a downgrade (facts)
The Black Keys - El Camino
I would basically never be able to discern one song from the other if I listened to this 100 times and you played me a random song, but it's an aesthetic that is pretty satisfying regardless. Throughout it all it just sounds like a band that is having a good time. Even when I felt the songs are average the fun you have listening to this bumps up the album's experience as a whole. Gold on the Ceiling is probably my favorite here; it just has the right attitude, as if the instrumentation and ... read more
Tim Hecker - No Highs
This is just fantastic, a strong statement front to back, every sound builds to the next throughout every song, making a very cohesive experience.
Repulsive - Wings
This is a huge dark drone album that makes sure to really put every note and sound that it uses to work. I've already revisited this a couple times. I often search for these dark minimal drone ambient records specifically for background at night, and man this hits the spot.

(I found this artist through the Mr. Incredible becoming uncanny meme.)

XTC - Drums and Wires
This is a bit of an inconsistent album, but the great songs are really really great.


Yo Connor. For a list, I’d like for you to give me a word. Any word at all. That’s literally it.
hii!! i just dropped a new single. it’d be amazing if you could check it out. let me know what you think!
Hey I made a list of the top 200 artists of all time. I've already added a 100 artists in and I've decided that the next 100 artists will be chosen by the AOTY community. if you're willing can you name at least any 5 artists that you would put in your top 100 after checking out the list.

Yo Connor! I’ve been getting inspiration to make another community list in these past few days, and I’ve just thought of a question that kind of interested me to see people’s choices; what’s a song you know that sounds super happy but is actually sad, due to lyrical content and/or backstory? Feel free to ignore if you’re not interested in answering, but make sure to keep your selections limited to 1 or 2 picks if you do. Reasonings are optional :)
Hey!! I made a list containing the highest user rated tracks on this site, whether they be singles or just regular tracks off an album.

If you know of any tracks rated 98 or higher with 100 people or more having rated it, then comment a recommendation. I think it would be interesting to find out which songs are the highest rated by users on this site.

List: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/nooffensebut/list/112515/highest-user-rated-tracks/
Hey I am appreciating your knowledge of jazz. Do you have any books on the subject matter jazz that you could recommend. I‘ve read Miles autobiography and a Coltrane biography.
Hello, I'm just asking all of my followers if they want to join the CCTV notification squad. By joining, I'll send you a link to my newest review when it comes out. Because I highly doubt you can find my new stuff when you follow 200+ people. Also links to new lists, and stuff! If that sounds cool, just say something along the lines of "that sounds epic and based, I'm in!" If not, you can ignore
Hey! My 2022 Ranked list is finished. If interested, give it a read and let me know how you feel! Hope you have an awesome end of the year! :)

Hi!! just finished my top 50 singles list. Lmk how you feel.
I have a list idea! shout me back a sentence. Any sentence. It only has to make sense. Make it wacky if you want to!
I won't tell you what the list will be about till it becomes public....


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