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Papa's Worst of 2018

I'm right on time as always and I naively don't expect to suddenly hear anything worthy of entering the list at this point.
81Greyhaven
Empty Black


late entries to be entered here:
80Greyhaven
Empty Black


emotional likeness: the best of the overrated messes
79Bay Faction
Florida Guilt


emotional likeness: the draft demo compilation of the year
78Sigh
Heir to Despair


emotional likeness: *sigh* *cough*
77Pinegrove
Skylight


emotional likeness: the kings of the boring part of your hipster emo friend's favourite "aah how can you not know this band?"
76Vox Low
Vox Low


emotional likeness: another one of those dark-synth, drown-voiced, dull-song-writing butchers of the good (or moderately acceptable) name of darkwave
75The Amity Affliction
Misery


emotional likeness: your producer has a bipolar disorder, probably, cause the music cannot decide, whether it's a mediocre pop bore or a mediocre metalcore bore.
74Liars
Titles With The Word Fountain


emotional likeness: it's always cool to have bands release their demos… until you realise that it is a finished product
73Dimmu Borgir
Eonian


emotional likeness: being caught in the crossfire of mormons and catholics, both of which want to fight each other to death over the right to ask you about Jesus.
72Black Moth Super Rainbow
Panic Blooms


emotional likeness: the fall from grace
71Mastersystem
Dance Music


emotional likeness: combining tedious song-writing with some off-putting instrumentation and passing it off as innovation or something. (shame that this is the last thing we'll hear from Scott Hutchison)
70Manic Street Preachers
Resistance Is Futile


emotional likeness: I imagine a few folk here absolutely delighted in hating this album (Doof?)
69Interpol
Marauder


emotional likeness: the flatness in the production really hurt my ears
68Forage and Wander
Time Well Spent


emotional likeness: extensive whining
67Loma
Loma


emotional likeness: nothing much to see here, just forgettable
66Flasher
Constant Image


emotional likeness: water
65Suuns
Felt


emotional likeness: all artsy flare and no substance makes Johnny a dull album
64Givers
Movin On


emotional likeness: the non-mainstream mainstream pop
63Between the Buried and Me
Automata I


emotional likeness: it's good to have a maths degree, you can do music with it, apparently.
62Car Seat Headrest
Twin Fantasy (Face to Face)


emotional likeness: a hipster loves recycling so much, he does it to his music even
61Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Sex and Food


emotional likeness: bore and snore
60Mount Eerie
Now Only


emotional likeness: cancer is a bitch, losing a loved one is a bitch, being able to play music is apparently also a bitch
59Bongripper
Terminal


emotional likeness: oh look, it's the heaviness that barely goes anywhere other than heaviness. (but at least the heaviness is nice)
58Molchat Doma
Etazhi


emotional likeness: Russian emo darkwave phase
57Sleep
The Sciences


emotional likeness: do you have to be stoned beforehand?
56Thou
The House Primordial


emotional likeness: earache
55Alice in Chains
Rainier Fog


emotional likeness: the band that died with their original frontman is now deader than ever.
54Sinistro
Sangue Cassia


emotional likeness: overlong overbearing overboredom
53Real Friends
Composure


emotional likeness: a notch above their usual level of dullness and uninspired messiness, so maybe next time we'll get a half-decent album
52Shields
Life In Exile


emotional likeness: *explodes in the epicness* *reassembles, beacuse he immediately forgot what he just heard*
51of Montreal
White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood


emotional likeness: what does 'obnoxious music' stand for? … oh, alright
50Slaughterhouse (CA, USA)
Slaughterhouse


emotional likeness: one of those outputs that are so lo-fi that it makes you wonder, had it had a listenable production, would it have actually been good…
49Sophie
Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides


emotional likeness: oh I get it now. and I only needed to cut off my dick and wear celophane as a dress, pretending it better exemplifies my "personality"
48Kacey Musgraves
Golden Hour


emotional likeness: some forgettable overrated bore 2018
47Peace
Kindness Is The New Rock And Roll


emotional likeness: an album that is the opposite of kindness, because it annoys you so much, preaches about rock and roll, which it has nothing to do with.
46TesseracT
Sonder


emotional likeness: man, computer generated metal has really come a long way.
45Yo La Tengo
There’s A Riot Going On


emotional likeness: still trying to ride off of that brief 1990s indie pre-britpop craze
44The Kooks
Let's Go Sunshine


emotional likeness: still trying to ride off of that brief 2000s indie post-britpop craze
43Lykke Li
So Sad So Sexy


emotional likeness: nah, just sad
42Janelle Monae
Dirty Computer


emotional likeness: those people that tell you how much they love sex, but when it comes to it, they just lay there like "do the sex with me, human person"
41Mark Kozelek
Mark Kozelek


emotional likeness: who actually thinks this guy has any musical talent?
40Sun Kil Moon
This Is My Dinner


emotional likeness: oh, there are many people actually think this guy has a talent? okay…
39Vulcain
Vinyle


emotional likeness: that thing your dad thinks is old
38Echo and The Bunnymen
The Stars, The Oceans and The Moon


emotional likeness: at least they were really good live
37Kanye West
ye


emotional likeness: yew
36Jack White
Boarding House Reach


emotional likeness: Webster Dictionary defines 'bloated' as this fucking thing.
35State Champs
Living Proof


emotional likeness: it's moldy cheese, but not the good edible mold
34Blessthefall
Hard Feelings


emotional likeness: very in-the-moment, musically and thematically… said no one ever.
33Imagine Dragons
Origins


emotional likeness: does anyone have any idea as to when and how and why they ever got big?
32Mayday Parade
Sunnyland


emotional likeness: 3 Doors Down called. They're not mad you sound just like them, they just complained that nobody cares about them either.
31Family Fodder
Easy Listening (Not)


emotional likeness: well, they did say it was not an easy listening
30Math and Physics Club
Lived Here Before


emotional likeness: I can't really explain what made me dislike this album so much, but every time I try to put it back on, I just immediately fall asleep, so here's to the ultimate dull folk-pop album of the year.
29Trophy Eyes
The American Dream


emotional likeness: a fall from grace so hard that it makes you question, whether there's been any grace to begin with
28Deaf Havana
Rituals


emotional likeness: when you apply emo song-writing on a pop-rock album devoid of any rock whatsoever
27Half Japanese
Why Not?


emotional likeness: Car Seat Headrest, 20 years later
26Exek
Ahead of Two Thoughts


emotional likeness: weird for the sake of being weird
25A Perfect Circle
Eat the Elephant


emotional likeness: a disgraceful return for a far from graceful band
24Three Days Grace
Outsider


emotional likeness: copy and paste what I said about Mayday Parade, but with the exception that someone actually still listens to this band… somehow. It's also universally disliked.
23Riverside
Wasteland


emotional likeness: the very process of becoming a eunuch
22Cardi B
Invasion Of Privacy


emotional likeness: I first heard of her, when I some publication (the Pitchforks of the world) said that she was the biggest thing that year and it was impossible to not have heard of her… yeah.
21Titus Andronicus
A Productive Cough


emotional likeness: a cough is a cough, no matter how productive
20Breaking Benjamin
Ember


emotional likeness: this is like watching a mediocre blockbuster movie that is destined to bomb at the box office suddenly trying to convince you it has an important message to spread.
19Lebanon Hanover
Let Them Be Alien


emotional likeness: turns out if you have low voice, sexually ambiguous preferences and half-decent synthesiser skill, you can pretend to be a darkwave post-punk act nowadays
18Bladee
Icedancer


emotional likeness: first pubes growing: the album
17Ministry
AmeriKKKant


emotional likeness: NPC#44557-C: "Orange man bad"
16Stone Temple Pilots
Stone Temple Pilots (2018)


emotional likeness: just a healthy reminder that this band has never been good.
15Miles Kane
Coup de Grace


emotional likeness: there's no real snarky comment here, it's just outrageously boring and tasteless
14The Weeknd
My Dear Melancholy,


emotional likeness: obnoxious prick
13Panic! at the Disco
Pray For The Wicked


emotional likeness: obnoxious prick(s)
12Hoobastank
Push Pull


emotional likeness: just realised this thing came out this year. Man, completely forgot this band exists even.
11The Mowgli's
I Was Starting to Wonder


emotional likeness: the exemplification of 'washed out pop'
10Thirty Seconds to Mars
America


emotional likeness: oh hey, I suddenly believe the people who say that America is a dumpsterfire
9Titus Andronicus
Home Alone on Halloween


emotional likeness: proof that The Monitor was the worst thing that ever happened to this band. It did to them what Nirvana did to alternative rock: became a symbol of greatness and literally murdered everything else to follow it.
8Godsmack
When Legends Rise


emotional likeness: the early 00s called, they want their laughing stock back
7Against The Current
Past Lives


emotional likeness: along the current, but, y'know, right in the middle, where you're drowned out by all the other stuff you copied
6Fall Out Boy
M A N I A


emotional likeness: humpty bloaty had a great fall out boy
5Disturbed
Evolution


emotional likeness: evolution is bullshit, it's all artificial design, but as it appears from this album… it's all devil.
4Gang of Four
Complicit


emotional likeness: "we could have released like three classic LPs and an EP to top it off and leave as legends, but we decided to stick around for fucking ever" - the band
3Poppy
Am I a Girl?


emotional likeness: computer-generated focus-grouped nonsense
2Bladee
Redlight


emotional likeness: first pubes removal: the album
1Kero Kero Bonito
TOTEP


emotional likeness: Bar Sachiko (and I refuse to listen to that full-length of theirs)
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