Best of 2021

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James - Whiplash
James
Whiplash
70
Jun 21

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MusicN -
90
One of my favourite albums ever although I can never work out why! Hugely underrated album from a somewhat underrated band in modern nerdy music circles.

Recent Reviews

MusicN -
90
Okay, so I'd only given this one listen through before rating this but...good goddamn is this AMAZING. Don't sleep on this, folks. And make sure to play it loud!!!
MusicN -
85
A somewhat nostalgic ramble.

The past few months have been the strangest time for me for listening to music, as I feel like a veteran music nerd!
For 5 years now I've had my quest to listen to "all the best music ever" after discovering Spotify and "best of" lists. I'm pleased to say that I've listened to a large amount of the classics and love many of them.

Almost every time I use the "On This Day" feature of this site and look back 5 years, I can often ... read more
MusicN -
90
Listens to it quiet - 85/100

Listens to it loud - 90/100
MusicN -
91
This album is so sonically captivating that I want revisit it multiple times a day - I always give in. I am still studying, but I can thankfully, due to its mainly meditative sound, just about get away with having it on and not getting distracted. I've all but given up listening to other 2021 releases (as of early May).
MusicN -
99
Oh shit I missed my 2 year anniversary of having an AOTY account.

Shoutbox

May 30, 2021
i don't understand why'd you unfollow someone on a site like this tbh
May 28, 2021
apologies for ruining ur 666 follower count
May 17, 2021
Hey there! I’m making a community list for the end of the world, and I would love for you to contribute.

Prompt:

“The surrounding buildings, in ruins. The last survivors, scrambling to find anything that remains. Fire flickers in the pitch-black, creating just a sliver of radiance. Miraculously, you find an old device that can play music. You can only play one album as the battery is nearly dead. Knowing that you have little time left, what is the one album that you choose to listen to as you watch the world crumble before your eyes?”

The album topic could discuss a disastrous time, its sound could fit the vibe of a post apocalyptic setting, or it could be one of your favorite albums that you would want to experience for the last time.

Please provide the artist, album, and an explanation as to why you chose that specific album.

Thank you for reading <3

Here’s the list:
https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/loganchung/list/44721/the-world-is-endingbut-were-still-here-right/
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/

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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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90-99
 
291

80-89
 
918

70-79
 
436

60-69
 
64

50-59
 
12

40-49
 
17

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11

20-29
 
5

10-19
 
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This will definitely have new additions over 2021, but I don't expect my top 50 to change dramatically. Disclaimer: I have listened to over 330 albums from 2020 at least once, but many of them I ...
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