ElectricMess

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(ElectricMess)

West of the Fields

Best of 2021

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ElectricMess -
100
tl;dr: an all time favorite (reviewing the LP version, aka the first disc)

I’ve already stressed my love for New Order on here several times so I’ll spare you all my tired explanations I’ve used before. Instead I want to attempt to convey my experience with this band and why they’ve come to mean so damn much to me. Why I currently cite them as my biggest musical inspiration. Why I call Ceremony my favorite single piece of art ever made.

Well, not to immediately ... read more

Recent Reviews

ElectricMess -
NR
This is Iceage’s saddest album of course I fucking love it
ElectricMess -
100
I just like it when her voice goes “oooooo” and then the synths go “dodododododo”

ya know?
ElectricMess -
90
This year has given me two incredible albums with pretty green cover art. God bless.

This is punk at its most unhinged, fun, and smart. Squid are carrying a torch that Talking Heads lit back in 1977, and they’re carrying it far.
ElectricMess -
NR
“You asked if the islands would float away
If the stars run through me
Like a river, like the air
I said, ‘Yes’”

Wow have I been swallowed whole by this one in the past two days! The Barnetts’ songs are so meticulous in their construction - immaculate even - but it’s all in service of a loose fluidity that makes the music feel almost elusive. Many albums desperately beg or demand your attention, but Field of Reeds patiently but assuredly waits with arms ... read more
ElectricMess -
NR
this might be the funniest song i’ve ever heard

Shoutbox

May 9, 2021
May 9, 2021
hey! what’s your favorite gorillaz song? (for a list)
Apr 18, 2021
I'm nearly finished Twin Peaks The Return and somehow I haven't noticed your profile picture's Dougie Jones
Apr 15, 2021
Hey, I'm doing a community list of songs to hypothetically replace the U.S. National Anthem, would love to hear what your suggestion is and why you think it's deserving of anthem status (you don't need an explanation, but it would be nice :))

link to the list in question: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/andiov1/list/42535/replacement-for-the-national-anthem-shortlist/
Mar 27, 2021
Can't wait to see your thoughts on Karma!
Mar 23, 2021
Jade give 2 rides
Mar 20, 2021
mmm coffee
Mar 6, 2021
Love ya dougie jones!
Feb 23, 2021
damn good joe

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