Best of 2021

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Flannel_ -
85
Surge is the future, and Fax Gang are here to show you.

I fell in love with this gang after hearing their "FxG 3000" EP last year, and have been excitedly awaiting where they would take their career and sound next. This group features an interesting blend of cloud rap, abstract Hip Hop, and most particularily the genre of hexd, or "surge" as I prefer to call it. This genre being mostly defined by futuristic sounding instrumentals with a focus on dub basslines, samples, ... read more

Recent Reviews

Flannel_ -
80
I haven't had such a depressing lawn mowing experience in a while...
Flannel_ -
NR
Should he be joking in a time like this?
Flannel_ -
80
Apart from a couple questionable vocal moments on this album, like "I want it that way" and "egobaby", this album is filled to the brim with catchy, trance-like instrumentals and creative vocal melodies, with some of the most tongue-in-cheek and enjoyable lyrics from Bladee in a while.

While I hear some people say that Bladee has gone full "pop rap" on this project, I for one enjoy that this is a Bladee album that I feel almost anyone could enjoy.
Flannel_ -
90
So wholistically and genuinely enjoyable in every way. The production is ethereal and forward thinking , the flows and bars are smooth, and Lil B is as charming as always. A based classic.
Flannel_ -
90
Sour, sweet and juicy. This album has got shoegaze down to a fine fomula which leaves you drifting away into the choruses of anthemic drums and dreamy vocals with every song.

Shoutbox

Oct 17, 2020
One thing led to another, and I stumbled on your account and read a handful of your reviews. These are superb and very well-written reviews. We need more people like you!
Jul 25, 2020
Since no one on Twitter seemed happy with the Mercury Music Prize, I thought it would interesting to see what people on here thought were the best! Not in any order so scroll through options to find your favourites. Write your choices in other if they don't appear in list! https://forms.gle/wMEd9cQD74RtzwtQ7
Jul 16, 2020
Norway is a dope-ass country. Also, solid reviews!!!
Jun 27, 2020
As we get to half way through the year, can you and everyone who sees this comment their fave albums of the year so far? Not for a list, just interested!
Jun 7, 2020
Ouch
May 23, 2020
I’ve updated the list with your picks. Thanks! :)
May 1, 2020
Hello fellow man/woman/pronoun, what’s your favorite album to exercise to? I’m gonna put all the submissions into a list and listen to pick the most uplifting tracks and organize them into the AOTY Workout Playlist 2020.

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I sorta write my reviews as open letters, but I can't really afford a therapist so get the hell out of me, will ya? Came from rym to here and intend to stay.

I "review" essentially every album I listen to in full.

I don't really rate albums I dislike, so if you're here to see what I "hate", I'm sorry to disappoint you that you won't see that too often. Unless...

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
90

80-89
 
138

70-79
 
149

60-69
 
57

50-59
 
28

40-49
 
14

30-39
 
6

20-29
 
3

10-19
 
6

0-9
 
4

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