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Jun 18, 2019
77
Ummagumma is a very peculiar listen. It is not meant for your average Pink Floyd listener and certainly does not sound like anything this band has released in the amount of experimentation it contains. The first disc contains a very normal and enjoyable, easily-listenable recording of a live performance by Pink Floyd. The second disc is filled with anything from ambient music, improvisations, and elements of musique concrète, making it very inaccessible, and for many, unenjoyable. Is it ... read more
Jun 17, 2019
100
Originally released in 1999 under the label Smekkleysa ("Bad Taste" in Icelandic), "Ágætis byrjun", roughly translated to 'A Good Start' in English, is undoubtedly the Icelandic quartet's magnum opus work. It's also the album that launched the band's popularity not only in Iceland but in the rest of the world—people often seem to forget that it was this album that got Sigur Rós from playing in church basements to playing in stadiums and being icons ... read more
Jun 17, 2019
32
Good ideas and splendid execution, but with no changes in style between either of the songs, this gets uninteresting to the point of boredom. This album contains 17 songs and I can't differentiate them from one another. Pretty much the same annoying metal noise for 24 minutes. I must give some credit to the talent that goes in the drumming work in this album, but something about Jon Chang's over-the-top screamo voice annoys me. A somewhat promising album that unfortunately goes in no direction.
Jun 6, 2019
79
Pleasantly surprised by this release. With you being just another AOTY user making music for fun, I did not have high expectations for this. Yet, this shows an immense potential and talent. Most of those melodies are all super groovy and make me feel good. I'm genuine when I say this is among the best indie electronic music I've heard.

The main criticism I would have for this album is you try to go in too many places. Sometimes, especially near the beginning, this album will show some kind of ... read more
Jun 6, 2019
90
The day has come where I rate a drone metal LP positively. And very positively that is.

Oh my god those 44 minutes flew fast. What an experience! It's strong, loud, unsettling, moving, noisy and genius. The way this builds up in an almost GY!BE-like way from Earth-sounding drone metal to Earth-sounding post-rock to simply the most wonderful buildup possible in this genre is absolutely amazing and it definitely shows how strong drone metal can be. I don't know, this makes me hate Earth 2 more ... read more
Jun 16, 2019
I do not actually recall, sometimes ya just gotta, but I appreciate the kind father's day shout out!
Jun 15, 2019
You should really check out a lot of that list, a ton of it might be right up your alley. Like this Saudi Arabian band Al-Namrood
Jun 15, 2019
Thank you so much
Jun 15, 2019
I don't have any russian bands
Jun 13, 2019
Merci hmj, je suis vraiment content que tu apprécie mon travail et mes reviews... Ça fait plaisir de voir un francophone sur ce site, j'adore le Québec en plus. 😊
Jun 9, 2019
I wasn't aware of being unfollowed, no big deal about it though. Thank you for following me, followed back! 😊
Jun 9, 2019
Yeah, I grew up surrounded by Spanish speakers so French just seems so out there to me. Btw, do you have anymore Quebecois albums you could recommend to me?
Jun 8, 2019
Nah I sort of understand. 've seen "concept" cities like that and I just assume Quebec is that but authentic.

French is a scary language imo. It sounds so alien. Like super short but also wiggly?
Jun 8, 2019
Jun 6, 2019
What is Quebec like exactly? The most north I've ever been was NYC.
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