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Oct 9, 2019
95
I have seen this album described as sounding like 'Pixies having a knife fight with Blur on Brighton beach' and after presenting that simile I don't even feel the need to describe Silent Alarm in any further detail.

So sweet yet so street. This was Bloc Party at their best. Kele Okereke's obscurely substantial lyricism, his searing and impassioned vocal emotion. The brilliant guitar and bass work which could boast both crunching rock riffage and tender ambient melody. And of course the mental ... read more
Sep 25, 2019
NR
If anybody knows where I can listen to this and their other album 'Gimmick' It'd be much appreciated. Those 2 arent on any streaming platforms in the UK and I am desperate to hear them.
Sep 24, 2019
70
At least here those tacky production choices present in Lana's other early projects dont make an appearance. Though I'm not sure there are many production choices of noteability at all on this one. Not to say the arrangements dont have smooth and uplifting qualities, they do. But for better or worse there aren't really any sounds that jump out. Her vocals, as per usual, are what hold this project together.

I also think her very sophisticated and sheltering vocal delivery can(almost ... read more
Sep 15, 2019
81
Baby Xiu Xiu is the least adorable baby you'll ever come across.

A completely horrid, obnoxious and directionless mess of musical debris that sounds like the musical equivalent to a manic murder spree.

I like it.
Sep 14, 2019
79
Well I've been trying to form my thoughts on Omoiyari since it released but it has proven difficult as I feel like with every listen I'm liable to from some type of deep impulsive connection to this record given just how genuinely sweet, catchy and compassionate it sounds.

It's easy to dismiss Omoiyari as some cheap Sufjan Stevens spinoff and leave it at that but I feel there's a little something more to be said about what Kishi Bashi has given to the genre with this project. To be clear I do ... read more
Sep 30, 2019
what is your least favorite album
Sep 28, 2019
What's your favourite album to listen to in the rain? lol I know these list questions are taking over aoty
Sep 28, 2019
What would you say your favorite musician/band from your city/area/state/country is. (It's for a list) Just someone local who you're proud they represent you. Also if you're comfortable saying where you're from that would help.
Sep 25, 2019
Hey, what’s your favorite song of all time? (It's for a list.)
Sep 10, 2019
Nothing wrong with liking a recent thing!
Sep 10, 2019
What do you think is your all time favorite album cover? (It's for a list.)
Sep 2, 2019
I see you scoring a lot of the Silver Jews... not really into the purple mountains album though?
Aug 19, 2019
According to Apple Music, their self-titled is their essential album, and it contains their biggest song "Pick Up The Pieces". So I guess start with the one on the site
Aug 19, 2019
Recently, I found out about a band called Average White Band. They're like a Pop/R&B/Indie band. Can you review one of their albums because I want to see if it's worth my time. Even though the albums are about 40-50 minutes, I just want to check (I've sent this to multiple people because not a lot of people have reviewed them$
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