Bon Iver - i,i
Bon Iver
i,i
100
Aug 10
METZ - Automat
METZ
Automat
86
Oct 19

Recent Reviews

Oct 19, 2019
65
Best Tracks: Rio Grande - 10, Wonder - 10, xoxo - 8, Lucky Strike - 7.5

"Rio Grande" and "Wonder" are such spectacular songs that rating this album in a mediocre range seems unfair, but what's in a rating? All numbrz are made up, bro. But like everyone else on this site... let me give a detailed essay on the dynamics of my rating system that matters to someone, somewhere, presumably.

Earnestly involved in my metrics are words/concepts such as: profound, emotional heft, ... read more
Oct 19, 2019
79
Great album, but a few filler tracks can get lost in an uninteresting mist of shimmery vocals that make my brain feel like a steampunk sauna. Art pop is a weird place.

Sidenote: the album and single photography has been strange, but is weirdly cohesive. Like a bad Neil Gaiman story board or something.
Oct 15, 2019
83
A lot of incredible ideas to be sure, but not all of them demand attention. The first half is unbelievably captivating when the rhythms keep a cool pace (AirBnB, Murdered Out). The more "boring" tracks still have some expert mixing and weird textures from every angle and every frequency.

Overall, not perfect, but Kim proves she still has a creative edge that cuts deep when things align. Well worth a proper listen (i.e. extremely loud)
Oct 9, 2019
92
My brain rearranged itself and now I’m always in it. Lost in the sauce.
Oct 6, 2019
62
A less interesting version of a Son Lux record. "What it is" was an awesome track. Everything else is a simple formula of Angel crooning to 20 strings playing one note until it is profound enough.
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Rating Distribution
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11

80-89
 
52

70-79
 
55

60-69
 
15

50-59
 
9

40-49
 
4

30-39
 
1

20-29
 
2

10-19
 

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