Best of 2022

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Gunna - DS4EVER
Gunna
DS4EVER
50
Jan 14

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max2k -
100
Rating websites like album of the year that focus on new music have a tendency to devalue slow-burns and deviations from artist's formulas. Because it is such a rush for the user base to listen to new music, immediately formulate opinions, and cram out reviews and ratings, much of the appreciated music here is inherently more energetic, caustic, jarring and also not formally deviant from the artist's other work. Websites like this eschew the digestion-process aspect of criticism, in favour of ... read more

Recent Reviews

max2k -
100
two invaluable tracks that make this the definitive way to experience Feet of Clay, another immensely dense and dirty 20 minutes and change from Earl.
max2k -
100
Music from the ether. Earl is the best living rapper? Quite possibly.
max2k -
60
All frills to Donda's no frills
max2k -
100
Pretty much the ideal hip hop album.
max2k -
100
I loved this album. Even though it's only 24 minutes, it's packed with fresh and exciting ideas, fantastic wordplay, a whole new emotional palette, and aesthetic meshing that makes most new rap records feel dusty and old in comparison. The way Earl has implemented trap and pop rap aesthetics and flourishes into his sound is ridiculously cool- I kinda lost my shit when the claps started playing on the title track. IDK, listening to DS4EVER by Gunna and then switching to this really puts it into ... read more

Shoutbox

Sep 27, 2021
Você ama tudo lmao
Sep 12, 2021
Hope you're having an awesome day today friend ❤😊
Aug 31, 2021
I'm bored and so decided to make another community list; this time,

What is a record you believe has defined its genre albeit through shaping said genre, or has established said genre in popularity and/or existence, and why?
Jun 18, 2021
Your reviews are so short, yet they perfectly capture the feel of the record you're reviewing.
Apr 26, 2021
Thank you for participating in my list! Here's the link:
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/riskr/list/43221/aotys-favorite-album-openers/
Apr 26, 2021
Thank you for following! I really appreciate it!
Apr 26, 2021
you have the best bio
Apr 25, 2021
First impressions are key when it comes to albums. A good opener can really open your eyes and let the listener know what is in store for them, a bad opener, on the other hand, can put a bad taste in the listener's mouth and ruin the experience for them.

Which brings me to my question for my list: What is your favorite album opener of all time and why? (only choose one, and please give the artist, album, and song name)
Feb 11, 2021
I LOVE IT
Feb 11, 2021
epic

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 

80-89
 
6

70-79
 
3

60-69
 
4

50-59
 
3

40-49
 
1

30-39
 
1

20-29
 
1

10-19
 
1

0-9
 

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