Best of 2021

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Orlkont -
95
This felt like the moment before you finally die. Every memory I had, bad or good, came full circle as I listened to this fantastic album. I've always thought shoegaze is the most powerful genre at least for me because it can both embody celestial and terrestrial spaces. I have been recently bottling up emotions and this was a release for me. Thank you so much Parannoul for this gift of life. Until my death shall come.

Recent Reviews

Orlkont -
90
Hoe can something be so beautiful yet devastating?
Orlkont -
100
This is something worth losing my hearing for. And I'd do it all over again.
Orlkont -
90
Been a Lady Gaga fan since 2008, after that, I've also learned to love all these amazing artists that also push the sound of pop maybe not as loud as Gaga but as meaningful. I have adored them almost the same throughout time. To hear all of them be gathered in celebration of an album from my first ever idol and number 1 goddess is surreal to the most extensive point. I am beyond happy at this point. To listen to their own beat and rhythm and incorporate it into a record that celebrates pain and ... read more
Orlkont -
95
Let me begin this by saying that I have been a Lorde fan since 2013 so to be able to see her reinvent and generate a distinct set of albums is a testament to her innate mastery of craftmanship that we all saw when she was just starting to enter the scene. "Solar Power" evidently is the most different of the three by its exhibition of a much warmer and more illustrious feeling in all the ways. Which definitely makes its title a perfect suit for how she wants us to experience when ... read more
Orlkont -
85
I can feel it in every cell of my helpless body.

Shoutbox

Sep 15, 2021
Thanks! ^^
Sep 13, 2021
Heya there Orlkont! I'm Malneezy and I just wanna say real quick that I released my new album out on streaming and hope you can find some time to listen to it ^^ Thankss <3
Sep 2, 2021
Hey Mate,
I'm currently making a list compacted with AOTY user' top 10 worst albums and would love for you to contribute to that. The information if you decide to share will be used to create "The Average AOTY Users worst album" consisting of 50 albums. If you feel comfortable contributing please mention your top 10 worst albums in order from 1 being the worst and 10 being the 10th worst. It would also be highly appreciated if you are ok to give a few words why as well :)

Thank You So Much Have A Good Day!
Aug 22, 2021
thanks for the 80 on my album dawg :)
Aug 20, 2021
hey! I’m starting a list of AOTY’s most overrated albums; what’s an album you consider extremely overrated?
Jul 9, 2021
I'll take that as a no thank you
Jul 8, 2021
thanks for the following!
Jul 7, 2021
Q&A list idea! A specific question asked to you that's connected somewhat to your PFP!

Do you think that with popular youtubers, a second thing, and the show's 154 episodes using the same songs, that the songs in IASIP have gone stale, or continue to work well in their inclusions?
Jun 19, 2021
Of course, and I'm glad to hear that.
Also- nice to see Sweet Trip taking your AOTY so far, absolutely loved that album.
Jun 19, 2021
Thank you very much for checking out my album :)
Glad you enjoyed it!

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I mainly rate and review 2021 releases. I don't really have a particular system with how I rate. I normally just go with what my gut says at that moment when I finish listening to an album.

Favorite Genres: Art pop, Shoegaze, Dream pop, Alternative pop, Indie Rock
Favorite Artists/Bands: Bjork, Blankenberge, Beach House, Black Dresses, The Beths

My shoegaze alternative account: https://www.albumoftheyear.org/user/postgaze
Listnd: https://listnd.com/profile/Orlkont

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Rating Distribution

90-99
 
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80-89
 
237

70-79
 
291

60-69
 
145

50-59
 
40

40-49
 
16

30-39
 
3

20-29
 
4

10-19
 

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