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Consequence of Sound
Consequence of Sound
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Type of site
Music and film news and reviews
Available in English
Owner Consequence Holdings, LLC
Created by Alex Young
(Founder & Publisher)[1]
Editor Michael Roffman
(President & Editor-in-Chief)[1]
Website consequenceofsound.net
Alexa rank Decrease 4,533 (April 2017)[2]
Commercial Yes
Registration Optional
Launched 2007
Current status Active

Consequence of Sound (CoS) is a Chicago-based online magazine[3] featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music and movies. In addition, the website also features the Festival Outlook micro-site, which serves as an on-line database for music festival news and rumors.

The website takes its name from the Regina Spektor song, "Consequence of Sounds".[4]

Influence

Consequence of Sound is listed as one of the most influential music websites by Technorati.[5] In 2010, About.com ranked CoS the year's best music blog, based on "Technorati rankings and the online buzz throughout the year".[6] In the Spring of 2014, Style of Sound calculated that Consequence of Sound charted as the second most influential music blog. Though receiving some praise as a review blog, it has also been heavily criticized on various internet forums for bringing a derisive and often cutting edge to their criticism, which tend to take harsh and unfavourable stances against lesser-known or otherwise "unorthodox" music, often citing a failure of the artist to adhere to current trends in music.[7]

In 2009, CoS reported that Paul McCartney and The Killers would headline the 2009 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival prior to its lineup announcement.[8]

Annual Report

Top 50 Albums

Year Artist Album Top 5 Albums Ref.
2008 TV on the Radio Dear Science [9]
2009 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion [10]
2010 Vampire Weekend Contra [11]
2011 St. Vincent Strange Mercy [12]
2012 Frank Ocean Channel Orange [13]
2013 Kanye West Yeezus [14]
2014 The War On Drugs Lost in the Dream [15]
2015 Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly [16]
2016 Beyoncé Lemonade [17]
2017 Lorde Melodrama [18]

Artist and Band of the Year

Top 25 Films

Performance, Filmmaker and Composer of the Year

Top 25 TV Shows

Comedian of the Year

Year Comedian Ref.
2013 Marc Maron [53]
2014 Cameron Esposito [54]
2015 Aziz Ansari [55]
2016 Bill Maher [56]
2017 Nathan Fielder [57]

Top 100 Ever

References

  1. ^ a b "About Us". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ "Consequenceofsound.net Traffic, Demographics and Competitors". Alexa. Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ Ulaby, Neda (December 29, 2014). "Mary Timony Brings 'Understated Swagger' To Ex Hex". NPR. Retrieved 2017. 
  4. ^ Kaye, Ben (September 8, 2016). "Regina Spektor premieres stirring new song "Black and White"". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  5. ^ "Music Blogs". Technorati. October 19, 2011. Archived from the original on February 3, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Best Blogs 2010 - Top 10 Best Blogs of 2010". About.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Top 100 Most Influential Music Blogs". Style of Sound. Archived from the original on April 2, 2014. 
  8. ^ Ching, Albert (January 23, 2009). "Paul McCartney at Coachella?". OC Weekly. Archived from the original on January 31, 2013. 
  9. ^ "The Top 100 Albums of 2008". CoS Year-End Report: The Top 100 Albums. Retrieved 2017. 
  10. ^ "CoS Year-End Report: The Top 100 Albums Of 2009". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  11. ^ "CoS Year-End Report: The Top 100 Albums of 2010". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  12. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2011". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  13. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2012". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  14. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2013". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  15. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2014". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  16. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2015". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  17. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2016". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  18. ^ "Top 50 Albums of 2017". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  19. ^ "Artist of the Year: Kanye West". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  20. ^ "Artist of the Year: The Roots". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  21. ^ "Artist of the Year: James Blake". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  22. ^ "Artist of the Year: Foo Fighters". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  23. ^ "Artist of the Year: Frank Ocean". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  24. ^ "Artist of the Year: Death Grips". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  25. ^ "Artist of the Year: Kanye West". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  26. ^ "Artist of the Year: Arcade Fire". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  27. ^ "Artist of the Year: Run the Jewels". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  28. ^ "Band of the Year: The War on Drugs". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  29. ^ "Artist of the Year: Kendrick Lamar". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  30. ^ "Band of the Year: Tame Impala". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  31. ^ "Artist of the Year: Chance the Rapper". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  32. ^ "Band of the Year: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  33. ^ "Artist of the Year: Lorde". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  34. ^ "Band of the Year: Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  35. ^ "Top 25 Films of 2014". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  36. ^ "Top 25 Films of 2015". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  37. ^ "Top 25 Films of 2016". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  38. ^ "Top 25 Films of 2017". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  39. ^ "Performance of the Year: Jenny Slate". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  40. ^ "Filmmaker of the Year: Dan Gilroy". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  41. ^ "Composer of the Year: Mica Levi". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  42. ^ "Performance of the Year: Michael Shannon". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  43. ^ "Filmmaker of the Year: George Miller". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  44. ^ "Composer of the Year: Disasterpeace". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  45. ^ "Performance of the Year: Moonlight". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  46. ^ "Filmmaker of the Year: Kenneth Lonergan". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  47. ^ "Composer of the Year: Cliff Martinez". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  48. ^ "Performance of the Year: Vicky Krieps". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  49. ^ "Filmmaker of the Year: Denis Villeneuve". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  50. ^ "Composer of the Year: Hans Zimmer". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  51. ^ "Top 25 TV Shows of 2016". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  52. ^ "Top 25 TV Shows of 2017". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  53. ^ "Comedian of the Year: Marc Maron". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  54. ^ "Comedian of the Year: Cameron Esposito". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  55. ^ "Comedian of the Year: Aziz Ansari". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  56. ^ "Comedian of the Year: Bill Maher". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  57. ^ "Comedian of the Year: Nathan Fielder". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  58. ^ "Consequence of Sound's Top 100 Albums Ever". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  59. ^ "Top 100 Songs Ever: 50-1". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  60. ^ "The 100 Greatest Singers of All Time". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 
  61. ^ "The 100 Greatest Movie Soundtracks of All Time". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 2017. 

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