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Oct 21, 2019*
67
John Grant's voice is instantly identifiable and as appealing as ever - but some of these covers are less than essential.
Oct 21, 2019*
73
You can see why Grant went solo next - as good as this is, his extravagant artistic persona is clearly stifled.
Oct 20, 2019
73
Indie/shoegaze'y approach not a million miles away from Deerhunter.
Oct 18, 2019
73
Aphex has a twin
Oct 18, 2019*
70
I’m not buying that clipping. aren’t still more than a little cheesy here, as well as remaining locked in service of a limited shtick of their own design.

The album loses its impact long before it finishes thanks to the repetition of ideas and grossly over confident running time. Fifty minutes of a similar palette of sounds and exactly the same rapping flow and tone is too much for anyone’s ears surely?

What do they add to mix things up? 18 minutes of field recordings of ... read more
Oct 10, 2019
Excuse me for typing "atmorsphere". I promise I'm not an idiot.
Oct 10, 2019
I genuinely love that album. I guess both albums are quite similar in that they both try to create a very enveloping atmorsphere, so if you're not entirely smitten by that right away, the enjoyment can possibly tail off a bit. At least there's one thing we have strongly differing opinions on!
Oct 8, 2019
Is there any particular reason you haven't rated Julia Holter's "Have You In My Wilderness" yet? Have you not listened to it yet, or did it end up in the purgatory that is your NR-pool? Hahaha
Oct 7, 2019
I have a question. How does it feel being the sexiest person on this website?
Oct 6, 2019
What are your five favourite albums of all time?
Oct 6, 2019
Hey. What's your favorite album from an LGBTQ artist? It's for a list.
Sep 30, 2019
hey im doing a list, what's your favorite mumble rap album (it's my favorite genre)
Sep 29, 2019
ah okay... If you weren't big on peasant then you probably wont love this new one anymore 'cause its kind of the same thing with different subject matter. Slightly more modern sounds though... I'm surprised you don't like him though tbh. Tastes are funny that way.
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Only rating my current top 100 albums for each year (+20 noteworthy albums that I rated under 50/100 for each year).

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