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Best of 2021

Recent Ratings

Swans - A Screw
Swans
A Screw
50
May 2

Pinned Review

jcbal97 -
100
TL/DR: Bombastic, innocent, unidimensional and unbalanced at times, but a massive step up from their boring debut. On their sophomore album, the Michigan band is exploring new territories and their identity, giving glimpses of their potential in the process.
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This is it guys. The time has come.

Not only is this my 1000th rating but I get to review an album that I was thrilled to hear.

Greta Van Fleet, the polarising hard rock band of brothers from Michigan have released ... read more

Recent Reviews

jcbal97 -
80
Shit’s catchy as fuck
jcbal97 -
30
''ZAPPER'' is a headache-inducing sonic mess devoid of much melodic manifestation. On top of that, it sounds like it came straight off a 2003 Japan-exclusive cyberpunk-anime game on low budget.
jcbal97 -
90
I didn’t understand a single word said over the course of this album but hey... the music slaps, you don’t get bored as it’s always switching and evolving, it’s original and unique, and the production is top-notch.

What’s not to like about this?
jcbal97 -
0
Considering what they're capable of, this album is an absolute disgrace.
jcbal97 -
80
When you mix Pink Floyd, King Crimson, and Atomic Rooster, you get... Camel!

Shoutbox

May 5, 2021
Can't wait for the eventual 100 and honest review :p
May 4, 2021
when will you review new Crumb album
May 3, 2021
hell yeah! it's such a good album :)
Apr 29, 2021
Hi! Well Id pick Cor by Anavitória. What about you?
Apr 27, 2021
You are welcome and thank you soo much πŸ’•
Apr 26, 2021
hello, to celebrate reaching 1000 followers, i will be making a community list. for this list, all you have to do is tell me the album you have the most fun listening to. it doesn’t have to be a “masterpiece” or have wonderful songwriting or anything. it just needs to be enjoyable to you. thanks!
Apr 23, 2021
He was like a father to me
Apr 23, 2021
Good thank god he's alive I miss him I grew up on him
Apr 21, 2021
the ball one

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I’m a tall bloke with adhd, former a&r for an EDM label and I enjoy expressing my thoughts about music πŸ‘‚πŸΌ

100 - Holy Schnaps 😯
90 - Great πŸ˜ƒ
80 - Bop 😏
70 - Nice πŸ™‚
60 - πŸ€”
50 - Mixed 😐
40 - Meh πŸ˜•
30 - No ☹️
20 - Fat no πŸ₯±
10 - Big oof πŸ₯²
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