AOTY 2019
ITZY - IT'z ICY
ITZY
IT'z ICY
98
Aug 1
IU - Palette
IU
Palette
91
Aug 1
IU - Chat-Shire
IU
Chat-Shire
100
Aug 1

Recent Reviews

Nov 11, 2018
100
funny how the best electronic album of the decade has no critic reviews
Sep 3, 2018
100
They finally decided to reinvent the meta rather than perfecting the correct psychedelia of the year... Parenthood inspires them to take seemingly one trip through their dark cold salvia-infested woods, but this time submerged in a 10 feet deep ocean. If Merriweather is the Kind of Blue of Neo-Psychedelica, this is its Bitches Brew.

Be patient with this one, and watch it bloom.
Dec 14, 2017*
100
Written in December 2017 for CalArts:

Charles Mingus was an all time great jazz performer and composer. He was born in Arizona in 1922, and faced lifelong struggles with racial discrimination, which he discussed through his music. His status as a bandleader and jazz composer began to rise in 1956 with the release of his first landmark work, Pithecanthropus Erectus. He followed this work with some other great albums, but these are shadowed by his greatest work. In 1963, his magnum opus, The ... read more
Dec 14, 2017
94
I wrote a paper on this song, and its role in experimental pop at the turn of the millennium.


Experimental Pop at the Turn of the Millennium -
Analysis of Danse Manatee and Where it Fits in the Landscape of Pop

Often described by critics as the “blunder” or “excess” in their discography, Animal Collective’s Danse Manatee remains a personal favorite of the musicians who created it. Inspired by the lowest and highest sounds on the frequency picked up by human ... read more
May 29, 2015
77
uh i accidentally put this under LP instead of EP.. could one of the mods possibly fix that
Jun 14, 2016
Great taste in music man, you should really write more reviews!
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90+ all time greats || 85+ best of that year \ average: 64.45 \ Have two full length reviews: Danse Manatee (Dec. 2016), and TBS&SL (Dec. 2017)
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