Best of 2021

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Banks - III
Banks
III
60
Jun 19
Migos - Culture
Migos
Culture
50
Jun 16

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UnbalancedForce -
50
I feel bloated. I feel the greasy uneasy feeling of unhealthy lifestyles showcased in the lyricism here. But most importantly, I feel like after this deep fried EP that -- maybe, just maybe -- there is a chance "Six-Black" can make my heartmelt instead of heartburn in projects to come.

Recent Reviews

UnbalancedForce -
100
Happy 10th!

Still ages like a fine wine; perfect from capsule to punt. Had to google those wine terms.
UnbalancedForce -
50
I love this kind of music.

But my criticisms are in the raw production & repetitive musicality. The master tape sounds so noisy, why? Heard a few jazz records from the late 50s that sound cleaner. I'm sure at the time this type of innovation was exciting. There's just so many other jazz guitarists now, and just so many times I can hear the same clean guitar dynamically skip through the pentatonic scale before I wanna bash a jazz off beat against the wall. But it's not bad background ... read more
UnbalancedForce -
50
i ain't left on bad and boujee, who said I'm left off bad and boujee?

the unity inside the instrumental creativity mixed well with the flows energetically. IMO trap rap albums still could be 8 tracks & catch a tighter memorability. No Kendrick's TPAB here, & no good enough comparison to be a smooth-sitting listen.
UnbalancedForce -
40
8 songs would have been enough. i just can't dance with my dogs in the nighttime for 1:45:18. I still regularly reference big ole onion booty, make the world cry because that's hilarious.
UnbalancedForce -
90
11:11 11:11 11:11 11:11 11:11 11.

Eleven elevens.

One of the coolest showcases of a jazzy, art-pop creative -- it's everything we love about Fiona Apple reimagined into a focused & neatly-formatted record. (If only it was on a record & not completely physically unavailable anywhere!)

Shoutbox

Mar 14, 2021
Damn hot ass hair then
Feb 25, 2021
Fantano where were you
Sep 13, 2020
We already followed each other! My hair is shorter in the photo, and on Spotify I'm Gabriel, not Gabz, but it's me! Hahah
Sep 10, 2020
Heeey. thank you so much man! Loved your ratings/reviews too, nice to meet you!
Jun 26, 2020
As much as I love Merzbow, I refuse to subject anyone to his music! lmao x')
I just imagine someone throwing on the playlist on shuffle and all of a sudden getting an ear-full of a deafening static metallic tormenting jumpscare hahaha

Maybe I'd suggest Promotion Man off of Merzbeat because it's more conventional but it's not very spacial y'know?
Jun 20, 2020
Seeing all those space themed songs in one playlist makes my heart weep <3 hahaha

I thought of one that I don't believe was added that fits!
Stars by Hum!
Jun 18, 2020
What's your favourite Bowie song? For a list. Please provide a short description of why you like it.
Jun 14, 2020
Hey! Whats your favourite hip-hop record? For a list
Jun 11, 2020
Oh my God! I just saw the playlist! That's actually so incredible! I've never been commemorated in this fashion before lol!
We are without a doubt the most astronomically traveled users on here ;P haha
I've never actually made a playlist before, believe it or not. I'm not so good with themes... I'd just add songs that I'd regret not bringing with me to space!
Jun 10, 2020
Thank you very much!!! You're much too kind :)
A lot of people take music and reviewing pretty seriously, which I also admire but I also see a lot of people say how from doing so, it takes away from the fun of listening to music. Which is how we all became such huge fans in the first place!
AOTY is the greatest website ever and brings a lot of attention to under appreciated music but it also contributes to the feeling of dread when it comes to listening it seems...

Where should we go first!? I'd love to listen to Merzbow while on the Moon.

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AOTY.org ratings are in 1 Google Doc. 200+ organized (& daily) Spotify playlists, w/ silly names too.
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