Best of 2021

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Muse - Drones
Muse
Drones
60
Apr 15

Pinned Review

MusicN -
91
I've just started uni again and as all of the content is online taught for the foreseeable future (and I have to do most of the coursework on a screen) I can't envisage writing proper reviews for while. "When did he ever post proper reviews" you think, smartarsedly. I will still rate stuff, but for now (it's February 2021) only music that I feel I actually get anything out of.

Anyway, time to briefly sell Free Humans to you before I fuck off. I can instantly recognise this is one of ... read more

Recent Reviews

MusicN -
99
Oh shit I missed my 2 year anniversary of having an AOTY account.
MusicN -
80
10 years old!
This fairly high rating of this album is pretty clouded by nostalgia. I do now recognise that some of the performances are somewhat cringe-inducing.
MusicN -
85
After 2 years of putting this thing off, I succumbed.
MusicN -
NR
I wonder if Mary was Joseph's stepsister.
MusicN -
NR
I want to dislike 100 gecs, but I cannot find it possible to dislike 100 gecs. Ah, the wonders of existence.

Shoutbox

Apr 15, 2021
What's your favorite Swans record and song? (list)
Mar 21, 2021
Do you sing to your plants?
Mar 18, 2021
Does your father like any rap?
Mar 14, 2021
Thanks for the follow! Great reviews as well, happy to follow back!
Dec 31, 2020
Yes, live albums are good for the list, however I already took your submission for your top 50.
Dec 27, 2020
Excited to see!
Dec 22, 2020
Thanks for the response, here's the list if you wanna see it: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/chode/list/32794/aotys-favorite-kanye-songs/
Dec 22, 2020
Hey, what's your favorite Kanye West song? It's for a list btw
Dec 20, 2020
Thanks, I was a bit worried the idea was a too weird and/or hard to answer (I had trouble answering it myself), so it's nice to hear you like it :)
Dec 20, 2020
Hi, hope you're doing well! I'm making a list, and my question is: what do you think 12-year-old you would have chosen as this year's AOTY?

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Hello, my name is Josh and I have a strong interest in plants and music.

To be transparent and frank, I'm constantly sparring with an inevitable decline into pronouncing unironically pretentious and dubious things.

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
291

80-89
 
916

70-79
 
421

60-69
 
62

50-59
 
12

40-49
 
16

30-39
 
11

20-29
 
5

10-19
 
1

0-9
 

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This will definitely have new additions over 2021, but I don't expect my top 50 to change dramatically.
Updated 2d agoRanked 5
I followed the albums released over 2019 intently and have spent a lot of time listening to my favourites, unravelling them and growing very attached to a few. I have listened to over 400 LPs; ...
Updated 1w agoRanked 1
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