Best of 2021

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aespa - Savage
aespa
Savage
78
Oct 5

Pinned Review

eliiscool5 -
83
Less is more, and more is more.

𝓼𝓲𝓷𝓴 𝓲𝓷𝓽𝓸 𝓽𝓱𝓮 𝓶𝓾𝓼𝓲𝓬 - 𝓟𝓻𝓸𝓶𝓲𝓼𝓮𝓼

Sam Shepherd on the composition, London Symphony Orchestra on the performance, and Pharoah Sanders on the execution. Perhaps one would not fathom a partnership between the three acts, but indubitably, the value of the end product would be prodigious. I expected a grandiose delivery from the three brilliance through mighty showcases, and even with hindsight, ... read more

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eliiscool5 -
83
Absolutely amazing. Without any prior experience with Magdalena Bay, their definitive sound presents itself in self-effacing enchantment right from the opening title track. The experience truly lives up to the album name - 1. volatile in styles, playfully hopping from sound to sound, drenched in synth and nifty rhythms. 2. sprightly, full of congenial energy delivered from an alluring character. It's one of those albums which gives great joy to both easy and dedicated listening - You couldn't ... read more
eliiscool5 -
80
The Feels is a culmination of the Twice aesthetic we've grown to love from past to present, renditioned into an even-more westernized sound through the use of nu-disco. Upbeat, fluffy and catchy, three words that have cinched positions within Twice's dictionary of success, The Feels most certainly continues the brilliant execution of the formula. Perhaps it is a crime to merely evaluate The Feels via the music, considering the music itself is perhaps, not even the main appeal of the whole ... read more
eliiscool5 -
80
Shit got me crying tears of joy (no pun intended). Thank you Red Velvet for saving the world

After several tens of minutes trying to write a review, I'm giving up. I simply cannot write about how good this is and how amazing I am feeling right now. And I realized, you don't tell people how good a cookie tastes, you let them go see for themselves! So just go. Listen to it.
eliiscool5 -
73
With only 5 songs on a tracklist, what can you possibly pull off? Apparently, a lot. Remarkable and earnest, Sarah Kinsley's self-produced and written The King is an underrated and self-effacing pop record.

𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐰𝐞𝐬𝐬 - 𝐓𝐡𝐞 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐛𝐲 𝐒𝐚𝐫𝐚𝐡 𝐊𝐢𝐧𝐬𝐥𝐞𝐲

Being caught up in the search for music, it is very easy to ignore the obvious and go with the obscure. While it isn't ... read more
eliiscool5 -
78
With the seamless blend of psychedelia, soul, and jazz, Hiatus Kaiyote hopes to be the vanguard of what is to come for the genre.

𝐅𝐮𝐭𝐮𝐫𝐞 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐥? - 𝐌𝐨𝐨𝐝 𝐕𝐚𝐥𝐢𝐚𝐧𝐭 𝐛𝐲 𝐇𝐢𝐚𝐭𝐮𝐬 𝐊𝐚𝐢𝐲𝐨𝐭𝐞

Despite its radiance, neo-soul is a genre at its crossroads. Despite its past excellence, from Tony! Toni! Toné! to Jill Scott, neo-soul desperately needs a strong shot in the arm. Derived from the demand ... read more

Shoutbox

Oct 16, 2021
hello but the MV references were neat + heejin looked friendly 💀
Oct 15, 2021
it was a disappointment but atleast we got hula hoop mv
Oct 15, 2021
it comes out in like an hour i guess
Oct 15, 2021
Heart Attack's MV is actually queerbaiting but no one complained 😳
Oct 14, 2021
hyped for this young thug album?
Oct 14, 2021
time to rate it
Oct 14, 2021
i should've trusted rym before listening to it but anyway i give everything i can finish a 70+ lol
Oct 13, 2021
That album is ok im trying to finish the sabinas tear one thats better
Oct 9, 2021
Thank you so much!
Oct 1, 2021
damn 😔😔😔

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This is a record of all the 2021 releases I've listened to and rated. I wasn't able to make a list throughout the year last time since I joined mid-year, but this time, I finally have the chance ...
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Just a list to make sure I listen to the albums I wanted to before and hoping that these records won't fade into the all-consuming void.
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Albums from the East Asian hemisphere that I highly recommend. Warning: The language barrier can be a factor of belittled experience. 1-7: Taiwan 8-12: Hong Kong 13-33: Japan 35-44: South ...
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