Consequence of Sound

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Consequence of Sound
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Type of site
Music and film and television news and reviews
Available inEnglish
OwnerConsequence Holdings, LLC
Created byAlex Young
(Founder & Publisher) [1]
EditorMichael Roffman
(Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief) [1]
Website consequenceofsound.net
Alexa rankIncrease2.svg 6,804 (April 2019) [2]
CommercialYes
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Launched2007
Current statusActive

Consequence of Sound (CoS) is an independently owned Chicago-based online magazine [3] featuring news, editorials, and reviews of music, movies, and television. In addition, the website also features the Festival Outlook micro-site, which serves as an online database for music festival news and rumors. In 2019, Consequence of Sound launched Consequence of Sound Radio, a 24/7-hour, 365-day online radio station on TuneIn.

Contents

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.

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. [7]

Annual Report

Top 50 Albums

YearArtistAlbumTop 5 AlbumsRef.
2008 TV on the Radio Dear Science [8]
2009 Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion [9]
2010 Vampire Weekend Contra [10]
2011 St. Vincent Strange Mercy [11]
2012 Frank Ocean Channel Orange [12]
2013 Kanye West Yeezus [13]
2014 The War On Drugs Lost in the Dream [14]
2015 Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly [15]
2016 Beyoncé Lemonade [16]
2017 Lorde Melodrama [17]
2018 Mitski Be the Cowboy [18]
2019 Billie Eilish When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go? [19]

Artist and Band of the Year

YearArtistRef.BandRef.
2010 Kanye West [20] The Roots [21]
2011 James Blake [22] Foo Fighters [23]
2012 Frank Ocean [24] Death Grips [25]
2013 Kanye West [26] Arcade Fire [27]
2014 Run the Jewels [28] The War on Drugs [29]
2015 Kendrick Lamar [30] Tame Impala [31]
2016 Chance the Rapper [32] Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band [33]
2017 Lorde [34] King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard [35]
2018 Janelle Monáe [36] Pearl Jam [37]
2019 Billie Eilish [38] Tool [39]

Top 25 Films

YearFilmTop 5 FilmsRef.
2014 Under the Skin [40]
2015 Mad Max: Fury Road [41]
2016 Moonlight [42]
2017 Blade Runner 2049 [43]
2018 Hereditary [44]
2019 Once Upon a Time... in Hollywood [45]

Performance, Filmmaker and Composer of the Year

YearPerformanceRef.FilmmakerRef.ComposerRef.
2014 Jenny Slate [46] Dan Gilroy [47] Mica Levi [48]
2015 Michael Shannon [49] George Miller [50] Disasterpeace [51]
2016 Alex R. Hibbert, Ashton Sanders, Trevante Rhodes [52] Kenneth Lonergan [53] Cliff Martinez [54]
2017 Vicky Krieps [55] Denis Villeneuve [56] Hans Zimmer [57]
2018 Toni Collette [58] Spike Lee [59] John Carpenter [60]
2019 Elisabeth Moss [61] Quentin Tarantino [62] Daniel Lopatin [63]

Top 25 TV Shows

YearTV ShowTop 5 TV ShowsRef.
2016 Stranger Things [64]
2017 Twin Peaks [65]
2018 The Americans [66]
2019 Succession [67]

TV Performance and Showrunner(s) of the Year

YearTV PerformanceRef.Showrunner(s)Ref.
2017 Rachel Bloom [68] Mark Frost and David Lynch [69]
2018 Billy Porter [70] Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg [71]
2019 Maya Hawke [72] Jesse Armstrong [73]

Comedian of the Year

YearComedianRef.
2013 Marc Maron [74]
2014 Cameron Esposito [75]
2015 Aziz Ansari [76]
2016 Bill Maher [77]
2017 Nathan Fielder [78]
2018 John Mulaney [79]
2019 Jenny Slate [80]

Top 100 Ever

CategoryArtistAlbum/SongTop 10Ref.
Album The Beatles Abbey Road [81]
Song The Beach Boys "God Only Knows" [82]
Singers Michael Jackson [83]
Soundtracks Saturday Night Fever [84]

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