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Jan 17, 2020
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Encased in lush, warmingly touching instrumentation, exquisite charm and mellow introspection, Circles is everything a posthumous album should be: fulfilling an artist's intended vision and completing the important final touches to a closing chapter when they're spiritually not with us. With much delicate care, it is truly the appropriate finale of Mac Miller's career.

As an outsider who finds difficulty in truly investing myself in Mac's music, Circles serves as perhaps that rare moment of ... read more
Jan 17, 2020*
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New Eminem Album + "I'm talking euthanasia, like kids in Taiwan." + AOTY = Rating Distribution gets Kamikazed by 0s and 100s. Gee, what a surprise!

Music To Be Murdered By, though a commendable improvement from the dreadful junkyard mixing/production of Revival and Kamikaze, continues to showcase some of Eminem's worst, most fatuous bars on top of the most bleak set of songs he's ever put onto a full-length studio album. The result is a long-winded, uninteresting sea of mediocrity, ... read more
Jan 16, 2020
32
To some, American Idiot is a seminal masterpiece, objectively an era-defining record of the 2000s. In reality, it's at most the punk equivalent of an erectile dysfunction.

For a record recognized for its political themes, intense instrumentation and hardcore rebellious attitude, it actually comes across as ridiculously flaccid and clean for the status it's lived up to. In an attempt to create a conscious artistic statement in this "punk rock opera", it seems that Green Day had ... read more
Jan 10, 2020
30
Here I am cozy at home, chilling by my desk with a pack of crackers and a bowl of wonton soup, writing this review and trying to get a grasp of this puzzling new Poppy album. My thoughts on it? Well...

The more I evaluate Poppy's evolution as a musician and Internet personality, the more I am engulfed in frustration. On one hand, kudos to Poppy for rightfully parting ways with Titanic Sinclair! Not letting an abuser take control of your creative freedom is essential to the well-being and ... read more
Jan 9, 2020
88
Consider this review as more of a tribute to pay respects to the unmatched, unprecedented Scott Walker, he would've celebrated his 77th birthday today. His music will continue to live on forever..Rest In Peace man, the pain is over.

Hardly has there ever been an artist whose musical evolution proves to be quite as enticing as Scott Walker. Immaculately transitioning from 60s teen surf pop to eccentric avant-garde, all while maintaining some form of cultural relevance in the music industry and ... read more
Jan 18, 2020
What is your favorite film? (It’s for a list)
Jan 18, 2020
That sucks! I don't follow them super closely, gave their other two record high 70s. I'll check out the new one soon! I'm definitely most excited for The 1975 (suprised?) And then probably Tame Impala, but I'm like you, I'll check out anything that looks interesting! The best are the albums that you end up loving that you didn't expect, pretty much all my favorites were initially suprises.
Jan 18, 2020
Hey Inglume, long time, no talk. Hope all is well with you. What upcoming records are you most excited about this year?
Jan 18, 2020
What's an important moral lesson you've learnt from an album?
Jan 11, 2020
hey you should check out Wet Land by Hiroshi Yoshimura, I think you would really like it!
Jan 11, 2020
Hiya, I'm doing a list of peoples favourite artists and giving my opinion on them. Who is your favourite artist?
Jan 11, 2020
Try this one (the studio version): https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/81253-milton-nascimento-milagre-dos-peixes.php

It was originally censored by the military dictatorship because of its political lyrics. However, Milton decided to release it anyways. Instead of giving up, all the censored lyrics were turned into animal noises, giving the record this psychedelic and surrealistic feel. It's a classic.
Jan 10, 2020
I'm glad that it is going better! I don't know. On one hand, I don't want to come off as a pretentious and garbage human being, but on the other hand, my sense of humor is pretty sardonic and I've had people completely misunderstand my intentions of a statement. Especially considering that it is even harder to decipher comments without vocal inflections, I try to keep my comments sincere and beneficial or simply none at all.

Thanks, once again! I'm at a point in my life where I can take the liberty to leave for a year or so, and I figure that I might just have to take that opportunity.
Jan 10, 2020
IGNLUME! - What's your favorite album of all time, if you had to pick?
Jan 9, 2020
Hi there! Thanks for the follow. If you're interested in knowing some brazilian music, I'm up for recommendations :]
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Nerdy Asian guy. I write long reviews, rants and shitposts because I can. Here to enjoy music like a regular human being! Film reviews? Oh don't remind me, I'm terrible at that!

I feel like the man. I woke up like the man.

my singles account: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/inglumesingles/
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