ALBUMS/EPS/SONGS OF 2020 - LOOKING FORWARD TO/BEST OF

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    Blake

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    Albums of the year 2020:

    The Great:
    1. Spanish Love Songs- Brave Faces Everyone*
    2. Boston Manor- Glue*

    3. Chelsea Cutler- How To Be Human [Debating between Chelsea Cutler and Boston Manor for #2 spot, put BM #2 for now until I have more time to compare the two]
    4. Halsey- Manic
    5. Polaris- The Death of Me*
    6. Tame Impala- The Slow Rush
    7. Brian Fallon- Local Honey*

    The Good:
    8. 5 Seconds of Summer- CALM*

    9. Handguns- When The Lights Burn Out
    10. Hot Mulligan- You’ll Be Fine*
    11. Four Year Strong- Brain Pain*
    12. Slotface- Sorry For The Late Reply*
    13. Kenny Chesney- Here and Now*

    14. Oral Gartland- Freckle Season
    15. Maddie and Tae- The Way It Feels*
    16. Kelsea Ballerini- kelsea*

    17. The Amity Affliction- Everyone Loves You.... Once You Leave Them
    18. Niall Horan- Heartbreak Weather*
    19. Trivium- What the Dead Men Say*
    20. Silverstein- A Beautiful Place to Drown*

    21. BTS- Map of the Soul: 7
    22. Dance Gavin Dance- Afterburner*
    23. Code Orange- Underneath*
    24. Jessie Reyez- Before Love Came to Kill Us*
    25. Loathe- I Let It In and It Took Everything*
    26. Childish Gambino- 3.15.20*

    27. Suicide Silence- Become the Hunter
    28. Dead Lakes- New Language*

    The Okay:
    29. Soccer Mommy- Color Theory*
    30. The Weekend- After Hours*

    31. The Word Alive- Monomania
    32. Selena Gomez- Rare
    33. All Time Low- Wake Up, Sunshine*
    34. The Used- Heartwork*
    35. Dogleg- Melee*
    36. Beach Bunny- Homeymoon*

    37. Lauv- How I’m Feeling
    38. Higher Power- 27 Miles Underwater*
    39. Hollywood Undead- New Empire, Volume 1
    40. Drake- Dark Lane Demi Tapes*
    41. Five Finger Death Punch- F8*

    42. Bring Me The Horizon- Music to listen to~dance to~blaze to~pray to~feed to~sleep to~talk to~grind to~trip to~breathe to~help to~hurt to~scroll to~roll to~love to~hate to~learn Too~plot to~play to~be to~feel to~breed to~sweat to~dream to~hide to~live to~die to~GO TO
    43. Fearing- Shadow*
    44. Mick Jenkins- The Circus
    45. Nightwish- Human II Nature*

    The Bad:

    46. Little Big Town- Nightfall
    47. Lil Darkie- This Does Not Exist
    48. Mac Miller- Circles

    Please Retire:
    49. Eminem- Music To Be Murdered To
    50. Enter Shikari- Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible*

    In Rotation:

    Dua Lipa- Future Nostalgia

    Bold and *= New Additions


    Songs of the year (No order):
    1. Losers by Spanish Love Songs
    (The Rest is undergoing construction)

    Songs of the year playlist: https://open.spotify.com/user/123591090/playlist/5ccAqtQVVEawi2YKpaQJMQ?si=xpmi99bgRKa-EdwL8XjJbA

    Anticipating/Still Need to Listen To:
    * Angels and Airwaves- TBA
    * Anne-Marie- TBA
    * Asking Alexandria- TBA
    * Broadside- TBA
    * Don Broco- TBA
    * Ellie Goulding- TBA
    * Everytime I Die-TBA
    * McCafferty- TBA
    * Metro Station- TBA
    * Neck Deep- TBA
    * Niall Horan- TBA
    * One Republic
    * Pierce the Veil
    * Rihanna
    * Super Whatever
    * The 1975
    * The Ghost Inside
    * The XX
    * Trivium
    * Zara Larson
    * Jay Electronica
    * Emery
    * State Champs
    * Simple Plan
    * Less Than Jake
    * (Whatever rappers I like that may be coming out with new music)

    Cautiously In:
    * A Day To Remember
    * Breaking Benjamin

    This year has been the best year for rock music in a long while and It's only May. Incredible!
     
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    Best albums:
    1. Purity Ring - WOMB: 9.0*
    2. Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia: 8.6*
    3. Vukovi - Fall Better: 8.2
    4. The Weeknd - After Hours: 7.9*
    5. Mahalia - Isolation Tapes (EP): 7.8*
    6. Dance Gavin Dance - Afterburner: 7.7*
    7. Phantogram - Ceremony 7.5
    8. Novena - Eleventh Hour: 6.8*
    9. Hayley Kiyoko - I'm Too Sensitive For This Shit (EP): 6.3
    10. Echosmith - Lonely Generation: 6.0
    11. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene: 5.7
    12. Halsey - Manic: 5.5
    13. Green Day - Father of All... 2.7
    Best songs:
    • Purity Ring - pink lightning
    • Dua Lipa - Physical
    • Dua Lipa - Pretty Please
    • Purity Ring - almanac
    • Purity Ring - silkspun
    • Purity Ring - stardew
    • Nothing But Thieves - Is Everybody Going Crazy?
    • Dua Lipa - Levitating
    • Luna Shadows - millennia
    • The Weeknd - In Your Eyes
    Anticipating:
    Caligula's Horse - Rise Radiant (22/05)
    Haken - Virus (05/06)
    Braids - Shadow Offering (19/06)
    Grey Daze - Amends (26/06)
    PVRIS – Use Me (10/07)
    Luna Shadows - Digital Pacific (TBD)


    Unconfirmed:
    Nothing But Thieves - LP3
    Mike Shinoda - LP2 (Linkin Park??)
    Fickle Friends - LP2
    Elohim - LP2
    MisterWives - LP3
    Marmozets - LP3
    Hundred Waters - LP4
    Natalie Prass - LP3
    Zara Larsson - LP3
    Tove Styrke - LP4
    Hands Like Houses - LP5
    Lights - LP5
    Foxes - LP3
    Beartooth - LP4
    Normandie - LP3
    Architects - LP9
    Spiritbox - LP1
    Kučka - LP1
    Nicole Millar - LP2
    Too Close to Touch - LP3
    Vera Blue - LP2
    Don Broco - LP4
    Closure in Moscow - LP3
    Agent Fresco - LP3
    VOLA - LP3
    Flume - LP3
     
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    I forgot Haley Kiyoko had an EP coming out and this post reminded me. I am currently listening to it and so far I agree with your rating if not slightly worse. This is such a step backwards from her album, it's insane how drastic the quality dipped between the two projects.
     
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    THE GREAT
    Anti-Flag - 20/20 Vision
    Tim Vantol - Better Days



    The Good


    The Okay
    Tame Impala - The Slow Rush



    The Disappointing


    Anticipating

    BIlly Talent
    Pearl Jam
    Massendefekt
    Die Ärzte (!!!)

    Not Listened Yet
    Green Day - Father Of All Motherfuckers
    Itchy - Ja als Ob
    Antilopen Gang - Abbruch Abbruch
    Turbostaat - Uthlande
     
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    TIER 1
    TIER 2
    TIER 3
    PENDING
    • Kacy Hill: "Is It Selfish If We Talk About Me Again" - June 19
    • BRONSON: "BRONSON" - July 17
    • Kllo: "Maybe We Could" - July 17
    * new additions
     
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    THE GREAT
    Anti-Flag - 20/20 Vision
    Tim Vantol - Better Days
    Long Distance Calling - How Do We Want To Live?



    The Good


    The Okay
    Tame Impala - The Slow Rush



    The Disappointing


    Anticipating

    BIlly Talent
    Pearl Jam
    Massendefekt
    Die Ärzte (!!!)

    Not Listened Yet
    Green Day - Father Of All Motherfuckers
    Itchy - Ja als Ob
    Antilopen Gang - Abbruch Abbruch
    Turbostaat - Uthlande
     
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    TIER 1
    TIER 2
    TIER 3
    PENDING
    • Mike Shinoda: "Dropped Frames, Vol. 2" - July 31
    • BRONSON: "BRONSON" - August 7
    • Wafia: "Good Things" EP - August 21
    • Shlohmo: "Heaven Inc." EP - September 4
    * new additions
     
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    2020 Picks:

    Umbra Vitae - Shadow of Life
    Jay Electronica (and Jay-Z) - The Written Testimony
    Special Request - Spectral Frequency EP
    Apparat - Soundtracks: Stay Still
    Hum - Inlet
    Boris - NO
     
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    THE GREAT
    Anti-Flag - 20/20 Vision
    Tim Vantol - Better Days
    Long Distance Calling - How Do We Want To Live?



    The Good


    The Okay
    Tame Impala - The Slow Rush



    The Disappointing
    Green Day - Father Of All Motherfuckers


    Anticipating

    BIlly Talent
    Pearl Jam
    Massendefekt
    Die Ärzte (!!!)

    Not Listened Yet
    Itchy - Ja als Ob
    Antilopen Gang - Abbruch Abbruch
    Turbostaat - Uthlande
     
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    Best albums:
    1. Dua Lipa - Future Nostalgia: 9.1
    2. Haken - Virus: 9.0*
    3. Purity Ring - WOMB: 8.8
    4. Carly Rae Jepsen - Dedicated Side B: 8.6*
    5. Vukovi - Fall Better: 8.1
    6. The Weeknd - After Hours: 7.9
    7. Mahalia - Isolation Tapes (EP): 7.8
    8. Caligula's Horse - Rise Radiant: 7.8*
    9. Dance Gavin Dance - Afterburner: 7.7
    10. Phantogram - Ceremony 7.5
    11. Niia - II: La Bella Vita: 7.5*
    12. Braids - Shadow Offering: 7.3*
    13. Vulkan - Technatura 7.1*
    14. Dagny - Strangers / Lovers (EP): 7.0*
    15. Mike Shinoda - Dropped Frames, Vol. 1: 6.9*
    16. MisterWives - SUPERBLOOM: 6.9*
    17. Novena - Eleventh Hour: 6.8
    18. Protest the Hero - Palimpsest: 6.4*
    19. Hayley Kiyoko - I'm Too Sensitive For This Shit (EP): 6.3
    20. Echosmith - Lonely Generation: 6.0
    21. Grimes - Miss Anthropocene: 5.7
    22. i_o & Lights - AM 444 (EP): 5.6*
    23. Lady Gaga - Chromatica: 5.5*
    24. Halsey - Manic: 5.5
    25. Durante & HANA - 13 Voices (EP): 5.1*
    26. Code Orange - Underneath: 4.4*
    27. Green Day - Father of All... 2.7
    Best songs:
    • Haken - Messiah Complex
    • Purity Ring - pink lightning
    • Dua Lipa - Physical
    • Dua Lipa - Cool
    • Dua Lipa - Levitating
    • Dua Lipa - Pretty Please
    • Carly Rae Jepsen - Stay Away
    • The Ocean - Jurassic / Cretaceous
    • Haken - Invasion
    • Haken - Carousel
    Anticipating:
    PVRIS – Use Me (28/8)
    Pain of Salvation - Panther (28/08)
    LAFWANDAH - The Fifth Season (08/09)
    The Ocean - Phanerozoic II: Mesozoic | Cenozoic (25/09)
    Nothing But Thieves - Moral Panic (23/10)
    Luna Shadows - Digital Pacific (TBD)


    Unconfirmed:
    Karnivool - LP4???
    Fickle Friends - LP2
    Elohim - LP2
    Marmozets - LP3
    Hundred Waters - LP4
    Natalie Prass - LP3
    Zara Larsson - LP3
    Tove Styrke - LP4
    Hands Like Houses - LP5
    Foxes - LP3
    Beartooth - LP4
    Normandie - LP3
    Architects - LP9
    Spiritbox - LP1
    Kučka - LP1
    Too Close to Touch - LP3
    Don Broco - LP4
    The Contortionist - LP5
    Closure in Moscow - LP3
    Agent Fresco - LP3
    VOLA - LP3
    Flume - LP3

    *New
     
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    TIER 1
    TIER 2
    TIER 3
    PENDING
    • Wafia: "Good Things" EP - August 21
    • Shlohmo: "Heaven Inc." EP - September 4
    * new additions
     
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    T O P A L B U M S U N R A N K E D
    CARLY RAE JEPSEN | DEDICATED SIDE B
    CARPENTER BRUT | BLOOD MACHINES
    FREDDIE GIBBS & THE ALCHEMIST | ALFREDO
    HAYLEY WILLIAMS | PETALS FOR ARMOR
    LIGHTS | HOW TO SLEEP WHEN YOU'RE ON FIRE
    NINE INCH NAILS | GHOSTS V-VI
    RUN THE JEWELS | RUN THE JEWELS 4
    TAYLOR SWIFT | FOLKLORE
    THUNDERCAT | IT IS WHAT IT IS
    THE WEEKND | AFTER HOURS
     
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    TIER 1
    TIER 2
    TIER 3
    PENDING
    • Mike Shinoda: "Dropped Frames, Vol. 3" - September 18
    • Deftones: "Ohms" - September 25
    * new additions
     
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    Best:

    Autechre - Sign
    Jay Electronica (and Jay-Z) - A Written Testimony
    Deftones - Ohms
    Mike Shinoda - Dropped Frames Series
    Hum - Inlet
    Boris - NO

    Looking Forward To 2020/2021:

    Deftones - Black Stallion
    Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - Soul (Original Film Score)
    Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross - Mank (Original Film Score)†
    Paramore
     
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    THE GREAT
    Die Ärzte - Hell
    Anti-Flag - 20/20 Vision
    Tim Vantol - Better Days
    Long Distance Calling - How Do We Want To Live?
    Madsen - Na Gut Dann Nicht



    The Good


    The Okay
    Tame Impala - The Slow Rush



    The Disappointing
    Green Day - Father Of All Motherfuckers


    Anticipating

    BIlly Talent
    Massendefekt


    Not Listened Yet
    Pearl Jam
    Itchy - Ja als Ob
    Antilopen Gang - Abbruch Abbruch
    Turbostaat - Uthlande
     
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    i've put off doing this for too long. probably gonna forget some of the releases from earlier this year

    TIER 1 - DIAMOND RANK

    • EDEN - no future
    • MisterWives - SUPERBLOOM
    TIER 2 - PLATINUM RANK
    • PVRIS - Use Me
    • The Japanese House - Chewing Cotton Wool-
    • Stonefox - As You Fall In-
    • Various - NEW WORLD TAPES
    • The 1975 - Notes On A Conditional Form
    • Jeremy Zucker - love is not dying
    TIER 3 - GOLD RANK
    • TRACES - 0000-0600-
    • Fleet Foxes - Shore
    • Deftones - Ohms
    • Grey Daze - Amends
    • Tame Impala - The Slow Rush
    • Francesca Michielin - FEAT (Stato di Natura)
    TIER 4 - SILVER RANK
    • Childish Gambino - 3.15.20
    TIER 5 - BRONZE RANK

    ANTICIPATING//QUEUE
    • Dizzy - The Sun and Her Scorch
    • Troye Sivan - In A Dream
    • Local Natives - Sour Lemon EP
    • Nothing But Thieves - Moral Panic

    KEY:

    * = new addition
    } = adjustment
    - = ep
     
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    TIER 1
    TIER 2
    TIER 3
    PENDING
    • Lastlings: "First Contact" - November 20 [ordered]
    • SAINt JHN: "While The World Was Burning" - November 20
    * new additions
     
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    TIER 1 - DIAMOND RANK
    • EDEN - no future
    • MisterWives - SUPERBLOOM
    TIER 2 - PLATINUM RANK
    • PVRIS - Use Me
    • The Japanese House - Chewing Cotton Wool-
    • Stonefox - As You Fall In-
    • Various - NEW WORLD TAPES
    • The 1975 - Notes On A Conditional Form
    • Jeremy Zucker - love is not dying
    • Dizzy - The Sun and Her Scorch
    • Troye Sivan - In A Dream-
    TIER 3 - GOLD RANK
    • TRACES - 0000-0600-
    • Fleet Foxes - Shore
    • Deftones - Ohms
    • Grey Daze - Amends
    • Tame Impala - The Slow Rush
    • Francesca Michielin - FEAT (Stato di Natura)
    • clipping. - Visions of Bodies Being Burned
    TIER 4 - SILVER RANK
    • Childish Gambino - 3.15.20
    TIER 5 - BRONZE RANK
    ANTICIPATING//QUEUE
    • SIAMES - Home
    • Local Natives - Sour Lemon EP
    • Nothing But Thieves - Moral Panic

    KEY:

    * = new addition
    } = adjustment
    - = ep
     
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    THE GREAT
    Die Ärzte - Hell
    Anti-Flag - 20/20 Vision
    Tim Vantol - Better Days
    Long Distance Calling - How Do We Want To Live?
    Madsen - Na Gut Dann Nicht



    The Good
    Gorillaz - Song Machine, Season One: Strange Timez
    Pearl Jam - Gigaton



    The Okay
    Tame Impala - The Slow Rush



    The Disappointing
    Green Day - Father Of All Motherfuckers


    Anticipating

    BIlly Talent
    Massendefekt


    Not Listened Yet
    Itchy - Ja als Ob
    Antilopen Gang - Abbruch Abbruch
    Turbostaat - Uthlande
     
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    TIER 1 - DIAMOND RANK
    • EDEN - no future
    • MisterWives - SUPERBLOOM
    TIER 2 - PLATINUM RANK
    • PVRIS - Use Me
    • The Japanese House - Chewing Cotton Wool-
    • Stonefox - As You Fall In-
    • Various - NEW WORLD TAPES
    • The 1975 - Notes On A Conditional Form
    • Jeremy Zucker - love is not dying
    • Dizzy - The Sun and Her Scorch
    • Troye Sivan - In A Dream-
    • Phoebe Bridgers - Punisher*
    TIER 3 - GOLD RANK
    • TRACES - 0000-0600-
    • Fleet Foxes - Shore
    • Deftones - Ohms
    • Grey Daze - Amends
    • Tame Impala - The Slow Rush
    • Francesca Michielin - FEAT (Stato di Natura)
    • clipping. - Visions of Bodies Being Burned
    • Joywave - Possession*
    TIER 4 - SILVER RANK
    • Childish Gambino - 3.15.20
    TIER 5 - BRONZE RANK
    • Bring Me The Horizon - POST HUMAN: SURVIVAL HORROR-*
    ANTICIPATING//QUEUE
    • SIAMES - Home
    • Local Natives - Sour Lemon EP
    • Nothing But Thieves - Moral Panic

    KEY:

    * = new addition
    } = adjustment
    - = ep
     

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