AOTY 2022

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Earl Sweatshirt - SICK!
80
Earl Sweatshirt's career has been one of the most captivating to see the growth of in modern music. From his immature yet promising debut mixtape to the incredibly down-trodden 'Some Rap Songs', Earl's entire discography is an illustration of his downward spiral into mental illness, isolation and drug abuse. His 2015 output, especially 'Solace', showed him at his very lowest so, when 'Azucar' offered the breath-taking resolution to 5 years and 4 albums of depressing build-up, the question was ... read more

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Sonny Rollins - Saxophone Colossus
85
The ULTIMATE Musical Journey #33

We start 1957 with one of the best produced albums in history so far. The saxophone can be felt directly through your speaker/headphones with it constantly taking centre stage. The drums and strings compliment it really well throughout

Harry Belafonte - Calypso
65
The ULTIMATE Musical Journey #28

I recognise its importance in bringing diversity to mainstream music, but I just don't enjoy it that much

Duke Ellington - Ellington at Newport
75
The ULTIMATE Musical Journey #27

The Duke don't miss

The Quintet - Jazz at Massey Hall
75
The ULTIMATE Musical Journey #26

Salt Peanuts

Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
80
The ULTIMATE Musical Journey #25

Charles Mingus made what is easily my favourite jazz album ever so his discography is one I'm really excited to explore more throughout this journey. The first album of his to gain notoriety was Pithecanthropus Erectus, which meshed avant-garde jazz and traditional hard bop extremely well considering it came out so early in his recording career.

The title tracks kicks off the record well but the song that follows it, A Foggy Day outshines it easily. It starts ... read more

Shoutbox

9mo
Hey Hom, I just dropped my first project (25 min mixtape) would love your feedback as part of the AOTY community. Have a listen and all rating/reviews are welcomed <3 ty

links:
Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/4wpfxtR8i5rDyRNpdsRZAw
Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/gb/album/in-shadows/1611457644
Tidal: https://listen.tidal.com/album/218028587
10mo
yeah I've been listening to both albums a lot along with the bends since they fit that mood for me
10mo
honestly i can't decide between ok computer and in rainbows lol
10mo
I'm a Radiohead stan too! :O
11mo
Ayyyye I finally finished my Top 10 lists for the best and worst albums of 2021! Feel free to give them a look and/or send me yours! Or don’t, I can’t control you.

~Top 10 Worst Albums of 2021
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/baddiebaphomet/list/57976/top-10-worst-albums-of-2021/

~Top 10 Best Albums of 2021
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/baddiebaphomet/list/59280/top-10-best-albums-of-2021/
1y
Hey, thanks for asking! If you haven’t checked it out yet, you should add “Pop 2” by Charli XCX
1y
Hello AOTY! im putting together a list of albums and i want your help

The question is
What is the best album to listen to on a roadtrip?
This isnt genre specific just have fun!
Pio
1y
since you liked The Hanging Gardens, you might like this from the producer. https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/328104-hobgoblin-the-awakening.php
1y
just added it!!! thank you so much for your kind words, it means so much to me!!!

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I've been very inactive in 2022 due to business and general bad mental healthiness but IM BACK

Rating Distribution

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327

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183

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