zachthesnack

zachthesnack

Photography IG: @zach.wanders

Recent Ratings

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 - SINNER GET READY
92
I just wanna preface this review by saying that the midsection and second half of “MAN IS LIKE A SPRING FLOWER” is one of the most breathtaking pieces of music I’ve heard all year. It builds into this crescendo of dark bliss over the course of 7 minutes and it’s an absolute treat to experience!!

Lingua Ignota is no stranger to unconventional styles of self-expression. Her quasi-religious and almost macabre style of Neoclassical Darkwave is something that’s truly ... read more

Recent Reviews

 - Once Upon a Time in America
94
One of the best film scores you can find out there. The grandiose use of both strings and woodwinds make for an extremely emotionally potent piece of music.

Whether you are awestruck during the opening sequence of the title track, dancing your ass off to “Prohibition Dirge”, or crying in the club to “Friendship And Love” there is something in this score for everyone.

The movie is also a timeless masterpiece from what I hear ;)

 - For You
88
SPARKLE IS A GODDAMN MASTERPIECE 💖✨💫

Right out of the gate this record just encapsulates you with this overwhelmingly good feeling. Groovy bass lines and punchy brass sections coupled with these absolutely infectious vocals make for an absolute can’t-miss of a track. Seriously, I cannot stress this enough, sparkle is one of the best individual pieces of music I have heard.

The rest of the album is very good as well keeping up the jazzy soft-rock aesthetic and good vibrations all ... read more

 - Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)
97
This is easily and unequivocally Billy Joel’s best song. It’s impossible for me not to sing along when this comes on!
 - Black Unity
90
That was the quickest 30 minutes of my life. This record is so wonderful and nice to listen to that it’s hardly even a chore.

Im finding more and more that Pharoah Sanders is truly one of the great musicians of his era. Everything I have played so far by the man is near being goddamn perfect.

 - Void XIV
81
A really wonderful and overlooked collection of ambient at atmospheric cuts. This thing is air tight from front to back. Really enjoyed this one! :)

About

21 year old photographer based out of Asheville NC with an avid passion for both music and film. I mainly write silly reviews not meant to be taken too seriously :)

Feel free to leave a suggestion in my shoutbox and I will try to get back to you as soon as possible!

Rating System:

100: masterpiece
90: exceptional
80: great
70: very good
60: good
50: meh
40: not good
30: bad
20: terrible
10: horrific
0: belongs in dumpster

Library is vinyls, liked is my personal suggestions!

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Hey guys! Zach here!! So I got the idea to make this list, or well series of lists mind you from @TreyLikesBands when he did the year end aggregate for AOTYs user base, and thus from the aggregate ...
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This is a tertiary list for my 1970 installment of my Years In Music series! For the main list go ...
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The title is self explanatory UNDER CONSTRUCTION Goal is to be finished by 2020 Edit: 2021 (obviously gave up on this project forever ago as it was far too tedious) :)
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