Best of 2021

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Jazzthoven -
89
I didn’t expect to enjoy this album as much as I did. There are some stupendous highs that I felt more connected to than many other artists and songs in the genre. At times the production and vocals feel a bit generic, but overall the album manages to take many different styles and give it variety while still feeling comforting. The vocals are unique and beautiful and the production is at points amazing. Lots of good stuff here, I look forward to revisiting.
Jazzthoven -
84
In it's almost enchanting composition, this album takes you into a feeling of wonder. The music really makes you feel as though you are floating on a cloud. This relaxing tone is nice and calming, but for my own personal tastes, it can be a bit boring at points. That does not mean that it isn't enjoyable. I quite enjoyed listening to this as background music while I chatted with friends and scrolled through social media. There were points in tracks like, "Play the Greatest Hits" and ... read more
Jazzthoven -
94
This is my first album that I've listened to by this group and I think I am going to do a deep dive into their discography. The production was very experimental for something from this time which I am very appreciative of. The lyrics covered multiple spectrums from being socially conscious to being light hearted and making jokes. Definitely a great album and I can see it's influence in today's hip-hop.
Jazzthoven -
75
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Jazzthoven -
96
This is an amazing album. One of the best of the year.

This collaboration is one that I didn't personally expect to work. I put off listening to this album for a while for that specific reason. Surprisingly, I was blown away. The electronic sounds mesh very well with the emotional playing of the orchestra. What really ties this all together is the phenomenal playing from Pharoah Sanders, something you wouldn't expect from an eighty year old man. Since the 60's, Sanders has been innovating the ... read more

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Jun 8, 2021
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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
40

80-89
 
52

70-79
 
28

60-69
 
9

50-59
 
5

40-49
 
2

30-39
 
2

20-29
 
1

10-19
 
1

0-9
 

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