ElectricMess

ElectricMess

West of the Fields

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Best of 2022

Recent Ratings

Shygirl - Nymph
Shygirl
Nymph
75
Nov 27

Pinned Review

Lucy Dacus - Home Video
100
UPDATE 1/19/22: This feels overdue

Home Video feels like it was specifically engineered to appeal to me in particular. It tackles memory, growing up, and love, is mostly made up of synth-kissed folk rock, and it was released the weekend I met my partner in person for the first time. Miss Dacus had the perfect hand, all she had to do was not fold. In case you couldn’t tell, she absolutely did not. Home Video cemented Lucy Dacus as one of my favorite songwriters working today and perhaps ... read more

Recent Reviews

BROCKHAMPTON - TM
40
Such a sad ending for the group. Where’s the passion from the performances? The color in the production? Almost everything here feels airy and grey, like the songs are in some kind of limbo - desperately reaching for life that eludes them. TM is the first and (perhaps mercifully) final BROCKHAMPTON album that sounds anonymous. I can imagine any rapper or singer over these beats, and what’s worse is that sometimes I can’t tell some of the members apart. These songs, even the ... read more
BROCKHAMPTON - The Family
55
The Family tries to wrap things up with a bittersweet bow, but it’s more bitter than sweet. I appreciate Kevin’s honesty, but too often that honesty sours and winds up painting both him and the past few years of BROCKHAMPTON in a harsh light. Beauty and ugliness can certainly coexist - I’d argue the SATURATION trilogy and even iridescence prove that - but here they act like oil and water, and there’s more ugliness in this case. Add to that the haphazard tracklist that ... read more
The 1975 - Being Funny in a Foreign Language
85
or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love The 1975
Say Sue Me - The Last Thing Left
85
Few things in this world make me happier than jangle pop
Carly Rae Jepsen - The Loneliest Time
75
Perhaps fittingly, The Loneliest Time shines with its slow burns, but doesn’t always thrill on the bops.

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