Sound Ancestors (studio album) by Madlib

Sound Ancestors
Sound Ancestors by Madlib
Year: 2021
Release date: New2021-01-29 (released 29 days ago)
Overall rank: 43,558th   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 40 votes)
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Accolades:
Award Top 10 albums of 2021 (8th)
Award Top albums of the 2020s (551st)
Award Best albums of all time (43,558th)
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Madlib bestography

Sound Ancestors is ranked 5th best out of 38 albums by Madlib on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by Madlib is Shades Of Blue which is ranked number 3842 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 369.

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Sound Ancestors track list

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Average Rating: 
72/100 (from 40 votes)
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13 hours ago JMGL95  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 1,91881/100
 
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02/20/2021 00:43 Davy  Ratings distributionRatings distribution 24480/100

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This album has a Bayesian average rating of 71.9/100, a mean average of 71.6/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 71.6/100. The standard deviation for this album is 9.8.

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65/100
From 02/06/2021 11:13
Maybe it's because I was too excited for this and set the bar too high, but I sadly found it a bit underwhelming, it left something more to be desired. I fail to see how this comes even close to his best work. Still, there were some great moments, like the self-titled track.
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From 02/02/2021 10:29
Great, eclectic record. Really interesting use of rhythms and samples. Not a bad listen
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From 01/30/2021 13:59
Has good moments but generally boring.
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