Best of 2021

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LaCroixBoix -
65
When you have a single that’s as strong as family ties, it’s a bummer when the other tracks never quite reach. Baby Keem has a lot to show off here though lyrically and production-wise too. The features shouldn’t be ignored either, especially Kendrick and Don Toliver who can do no wrong at this point. I’m very stoked to see where this album leads him.

Bump This: Family Ties, Range Brothers, Vent, Trademark USA
LaCroixBoix -
90
This is the best CHVRCHES LP since Every Open Eye, an album that I adore front to back. Love is Dead was such a safe album that it was hard to enjoy given how much their past efforts defied the typical indie synth pop sound.

He Said/She Said is the one thing really holding this album back from being no skips. I think the track is okay, but there’s zero subtlety and while the message is important it doesn’t break any new ground at all. The beat itself is very atmospheric and well ... read more
LaCroixBoix -
90
Am I in the minority for thinking Sleigh Bells are as fantastic as they were a decade ago?
LaCroixBoix -
100
A future indie pop classic. It’s got the quirks and the groove to remain relevant for years to come
LaCroixBoix -
74
It’s like some girl named Delilah walked into a Funk E Breeze and it changed her life. That’s who wrote Solar Power.

Nah, but this is still a very solid album. Sure, it has its duller moments and it’s not as interesting thematically as her other two projects, but it’s still got some bangers. I totally think this’ll be a classic in a few years though once we all give it some more time and love. It’s nowhere close to bad, just not as perfect as her other two ... read more

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Aug 31, 2021
hey! i hate to do the whole "self-promo in shoutboxes" thing but i would like to recommend you an album ive made several months ago, its basically an extremely cursed plunderphonics/instrumental hip hop album thats just slightly over 30 minutes, and its by far my favorite piece of art ive ever made :) i would appreciate if it u gave it a listen and maybe rated it!

https://sunkidddotcom.bandcamp.com/album/piss-clouds-above-gary-indiana

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/389844-sun-kidd-piss-clouds-above-gary-indiana.php :))))
Jun 19, 2021
Ok, I’d say the new UV-TV, Teenage Wrist - Live At Kingsize and the latest Wolf Alice album would be my favourite summer albums right now :)
Jun 18, 2021
What type of summer album are you looking for? What else is on the list?
Jun 11, 2021
for sure 1989!
Jun 11, 2021
Definitely Room On Fire by The Strokes, I do have a feeling however that the new Lorde will become my new fav but yeah :3
May 11, 2021
love the profile pic haha
Mar 6, 2021
I heard great things about this one! I definitely added it to my list of albums to check out!
Mar 2, 2021
Hi friend! Thanks for the follow! Let’s connect, what would you consider your favorite album of this year so far? 😁
Feb 9, 2021
Thanks for following!!!!
Jan 1, 2021
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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
66

80-89
 
99

70-79
 
89

60-69
 
48

50-59
 
29

40-49
 
13

30-39
 
7

20-29
 
5

10-19
 
4

0-9
 
5

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