Best of 2021

Recent Ratings

Deftones - Ohms
Deftones
Ohms
90
Sep 25
Idles - Ultra Mono
Idles
Ultra Mono
100
Sep 25

Recent Reviews

usedtobe -
100
Favorite album cover of the year, with a cinematic collection of tracks that rewards and surrounds at each repeated listens.
usedtobe -
90
A frantic and frank piano-and-vocal work of straight forward honesty and vulnerability. Listening to Full Mood made my heart swell in this day of hearts. Like a cross between Karen Dalton and Daniel Johnston.
usedtobe -
80
Rather a Nick Cave vibe, don't you think?
usedtobe -
92
"Will this day ever end?/ I need a new beginning.”

Named after a particular shade of pink known for its calming effects, their rambunctious and incendiary sophomore effort further cements their name on the post punk scene as an immense talent. Like a combination of Women or Gang of 4, this is truly the first must-listen record of the year.
usedtobe -
88
Going to put on my shoes tonight and dance the night away with the oscillating neon strobe lights to this.

Shoutbox

Jan 22, 2021
Hello, I love your album reviews.
My new EP, a very short one has just released. Will be grateful if you listen and review it. I need honest review, it could be harsh but I want to know what people thinks and how can I improve. There's is some Hindi Lyrics (very few) but the 90% of the album is English. Attaching the AOTY and Spotify link. Will be grateful forever if you respond. 🙏🙏

AOTY▶️ https://www.albumoftheyear.org/album/325405-bodhisattya-pal-astronomers-dilemma.php

SPOTIFY▶️ https://open.spotify.com/album/0DMLqhpaQ44jPQGOAkTEoF?si=vz1cnEAARuq_hRNLkxRkKA
Dec 25, 2020
Merry Christmas from one queer to another then.
Dec 20, 2020
your music taste is very gay, I like it.
Nov 28, 2020
Nov 18, 2020
hi usedtobe, hope you're doing well! i'm making a list and i'd like you to participate. the question is: what is the most annoying song of all time?
Nov 9, 2020
Thanks
Nov 5, 2020
Hey, whats your favorite album released in the 60’s. (For a list)
Oct 23, 2020
Dylan totally makes sense as a dad classic. Thanks for adding!
Oct 21, 2020
Okay so I've never solicited for a list before, but I had an extra obnoxious idea and I wanted to get other people to contribute to me being obnoxious.

What album makes you think of your dad?
Oct 9, 2020
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90-99
 
228

80-89
 
447

70-79
 
265

60-69
 
60

50-59
 
22

40-49
 
9

30-39
 
8

20-29
 
7

10-19
 
7

0-9
 
8

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