Midline

Chris Coltrane
(Midline)

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Midline -
100
So this is not a score I throw around lightly, it's been 3 years since I've last given this out and this is only the 19th record I've given this score to, but when you have a record that has *those* moments on every track that makes you roll your eyes with pleasure and praise a God of some kind then I think it deserves it.

Not that the score for an album really means much, an arbitrary score doesn't give anything more credence. My main point here is I actually sort of loath giving out this ... read more

Recent Reviews

Midline -
85
An all round improvement, maybe a sophomore peak. The highest are undoubtedly some of if not the highest of the year while the lows aren't so much as lows and more plateaus. Dense and loud, there's no question that this is one of the best rap projects to come out of the UK since at least Grey Area.
Midline -
70
I wish I liked this more. It's still a good record don't get me wrong but I just don't get that same flare that I get with Hval's solo stuff. The long cuts on this record don't really shine until they are at the halfway point which leaves the beginning just feeling like a slog.
Midline -
90
What an absolute stunner. No questions asked this is the best record I've heard this year. Floating Points has been someone I've really thought has been a consistently great presence, someone who I knew could and would make a step above greatness and hearing him alongside the legendary Sanders and London Orchestra does not disappoint in the slightest.

My only qualm with the record is that movements 2-4 are too short. Make them all 3 times longer so I can marinate in them. Movement 6 is just ... read more
Midline -
85
Give it 10-15 years, anyone not considering this an emerging classic will be calling it classic. Brute force on wax.
Midline -
NR
Ah holy hell fuck

Shoutbox

Jul 1, 2021
I think we need to appreciate you put in over $200 to this website *clap clap*
Jan 20, 2021
hey im putting together a list for the sites favorite albums of the year 1971.

I noticed a four way tie for first place when looking over your rankings between:

Led Zeppelin 4
Who's Next
Songs of Love and Hate
Tapestry

if you could rank those 4 in order for me by this time next week that would be greatly appreciated! thanks! :)
Jan 19, 2021
Hey I just wanted to let you know that my list aggregating AOTY's favorite albums of the year 1970 is finally live, and that you are included in it!

This was a very big project that would not have been able to be completed without your ratings and I hope to continue this series with future installments!

If you would be so kind as to check the list out and even possibly give me any feedback at all it would be greatly appreciated! Thank you so much!

https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/zachthesnack/list/35329/aotys-favorite-records-of-1970/
Jan 16, 2021
What is your favorite album of the year 1970, and could I get a few words on your thoughts on that album!?

{I’m going to be doing a series of lists where I go through AOTYs favorite albums of every year since 1970 and this is the first part of that ultimate goal!!}
Nov 20, 2020
hello friend
Oct 29, 2020
Ayee!!! I just dropped my first single which will also be included as part of Insomnia Cafe’s Halloween Special coming Friday. It’s a halloween banger to get the vibes on deck.

Check it out, rate it, hit me up with ur feedback or whatever u decide to do with it I’ll certainly appreciate It!

YouTube: https://youtu.be/s4tPvABuhvo

Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/souza-music/horrortings-feat-m27

Bandcamp: https://souza.bandcamp.com/track/horrortings

AOTY: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/293942-souza-m27-horrortings.php

Thank ya’ll, have a happy halloween & Enjoy!
Oct 25, 2020
Hey wuzup just fyi Im not spamming this on all users profiles just mostly on the few I follow. I started a youtube channel with a brotha of mine and I just finished uploading our second video. They’ll be plenty of more content In the future but I just launched the channel on friday. Subcribe If u like, leave a comment In my shoutbox with ur thoughts & opinions If u wish, I’ll greatly appreciate It :)

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpFxjmnNtam1UzapTjU7SvA

Have a nice day!
Jun 14, 2020
Hey! Whats your favourite hip-hop record? For a list
Mar 15, 2020
What is your favorite single of the year so far??

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