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Sort by: Rating | Release Date | Rating Date | Name5.0 classicA Tribe Called Quest The Low End TheoryAlexisonfire Watch Out!One of the finest post-hardcore albums of all time. The passion put into it makes it worth a five, but it's those little moments, like the beginning of "Sharks and Danger" or the almost ambient parts in "Happiness by the Kilowatt". It has this subtle energy, despite the screaming and raging guitars (which are incidentally excellent). It just feels...alive.At the Drive-In Relationship of CommandA tour-de-force of rock music. I don't care what Cedric Bixler-Zavala is saying, I don't care if the guitars are rather sloppy, or that the production isn't perfect. Those things are what makes this album hit me so hard; the fact that it's just rock in it's purest form. It makes a person move and yell and let all that shit that suburban life (which I'm assuming most of it's listeners experience) puts into you get released.Bon Iver For Emma, Forever AgoIf this album doesn't pull at your heartstrings...nothing will.Cursive DomesticaDeftones White PonyElliott Smith Either/OrFela Kuti ZombieFleet Foxes Helplessness BluesSuch a beautifully constructed, intelligent, poignant album. It just feels instantly familiar, almost as if they are singing directly to me. Amazing. It grows on you as well.. "Montezuma" is not only fantastic, in my mind, it is career-defining. Frank Ocean Channel OrangeJeff Buckley GraceKendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d cityKiller Mike R.A.P. MusicMichael Jackson ThrillerMiles Davis Kind of BlueMinor Threat Complete DiscographyRage Against the Machine Rage Against the MachineSunny Day Real Estate DiaryThrice VheissuMy favourite album of all time. If this doesn't bring you down from the depths of despair to the highest of hopes, I don't know what will.Weezer The Blue Album4.5 superbAlexisonfire AlexisonfireAlexisonfire CrisisA more forceful effort than "Watch Out!". This has a singular purpose, to represent anger, but in different, interesting formats, from the brooding of "You Burn First" to the vitriol of "We Are The End".Alexisonfire Live At Birmingham AcademyAttack in Black MarriageBig Boi Sir Lucious Left FootBon Iver Bon Iver, Bon IverBright Eyes I'm Wide Awake, It's MorningBroken Social Scene Forgiveness Rock RecordCave In Planets of OldCity and Colour Bring Me Your LoveCity and Colour The MySpace Transmissions EPCity and Colour Little HellCunninLynguists OneirologyCursive The Ugly OrganDark Time Sunshine VesselDark Time Sunshine ANXDeerhunter Halcyon DigestDeftones Diamond EyesEl-P Cancer 4 CureFleet Foxes Fleet FoxesFlying Lotus Until the Quiet ComesFoo Fighters The Colour and the ShapeFrank Turner Love, Ire & SongFugazi RepeaterGrizzly Bear VeckatimestIncubus Make YourselfJanelle Monae The ArchAndroid (Suites II and III of IV)This is what music is about. Experimentation, passion and talent. Absolutely brilliant album by Monae, and she does what only the greats do; (Michael Jackson, Prince, Madonna, David Bowie, etc) she crosses over into all sorts of different styles while making it unique and special.
So close to being a classic. If not for that Of Montreal track...Japandroids Post-NothingJohn Legend Get LiftedJose Gonzalez VeneerKanye West Late RegistrationKanye West The College DropoutKanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted FantasyKendrick Lamar Section.80Laura Stevenson Sit ResistManchester Orchestra Simple MathMaps & Atlases Tree, Swallows, HousesMaps & Atlases Perch Patchwork2010..
Incredible year for music. I loved "Trees, Swallows, Houses" but this is something else. So layered and intricate yet catchy and fun. My end of year list is going to be tough...Minus the Bear Planet of IceMono Hymn To The Immortal WindNas IllmaticP.O.S. Never BetterPixies DoolittlePixies Surfer RosaRed Hot Chili Peppers CalifornicationEasily the best mainstream rock album of all time. Evocative, yet funky as hell, technically sound, yet simple; this album appeals to everyone, no matter who they are.Red Hot Chili Peppers Mother's MilkRed Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex MagikRx Bandits ...And the Battle BegunRx Bandits MandalaSonic Youth Daydream NationSonic Youth GooSublime Greatest HitsSufjan Stevens The Age of AdzThe Antlers UnderseaThe Dillinger Escape Plan Option ParalysisThe Roots Things Fall ApartThe Tallest Man on Earth The Wild HuntThrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & IIThrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IVThrice Live At The House Of BluesThrice Major/MinorTracy Chapman Tracy ChapmanTrophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead4.0 excellentA Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of RhythmAlexi Murdoch Time Without ConsequenceAlexisonfire Old Crows / Young CardinalsIt's easy to go on about how they changed their style, and how they are a shadow of what they used to be, or how George sounds awful, or whatever. The fact of the matter is, these are a great collection of rock songs, with some of their catchiest and most accessible material to date. George may not sound great, but you can't scream like that for 8 years and expect to have a great voice can you? So stop hating it for what it isn't and start embracing it for what it is.Alexisonfire Dog's BloodAlien Ant Farm ANThologyAndy McKee JoylandAnimal Collective Merriweather Post PavilionJust listen to "In The Flowers". End of story.Anthony Green AvalonArctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am...Atmosphere God Loves UglyAttack in Black The Curve Of The EarthBlack Milk TronicBlue Sky Black Death Late Night CinemaCircle Takes The Square As the Roots UndoCity and Colour SometimesCity and Colour City and Colour LIVECity and Colour Live at the Orange LoungeConverge You Fail MeConverge Axe to FallCursive Happy HollowCursive Mama, I'm SwollenAwesome. Purely awesome. Cursive have done it again, and they have proved that they are clearly one of the most underrated but brilliant bands around at the moment.
"From the Hips" is just genius.Damiera M(US)ICDance Gavin Dance HappinessDeftones Around the FurDeftones DeftonesDeftones Saturday Night WristDevendra Banhart Rejoicing in the HandsDrive Like Jehu Yank CrimeElliott Smith XOEvery Time I Die The Big DirtyFightstar Grand UnificationFightstar One Day Son This Will All Be YoursFoo Fighters There Is Nothing Left to LoseFrank Ocean Nostalgia, UltraGood Old War Only Way To Be AloneGrizzly Bear ShieldsIncubus Morning ViewIron & Wine Our Endless Numbered DaysIron & Wine The Creek Drank the CradleIron & Wine The Shepherd's DogJack Penate MatineeJames Blake James BlakeFantastic album. "Limit To Your Love" is like D'Angelo mixed with Burial...and that is a wonderful combination.Jay Electronica What the F*ck is a Jay Electronica?Kings of Leon Only By The NightMinus the Bear Menos El OsoMoneen The Red TreeMoneen The Theory of Harmonial ValueMount Kimbie Crooks & LoversMy Bloody Valentine LovelessNas UntitledNas Life Is GoodP.O.S. We Don't Even Live HerePassion Pit GossamerPoison the Well The Tropic RotPortishead PortisheadPortugal. The Man The Satanic SatanistRadiohead The King of LimbsHeadphone album. Danceable headphone album. Kinda. It's weird.Red Hot Chili Peppers By the WayRegina Spektor FarShabazz Palaces Black UpSuper Mash Bros Fuck Bitches. Get Euros.Taking Back Sunday Louder NowTed Leo And The Pharmacists The Brutalist BricksTera Melos Tera MelosThe Evens Get EvensThe Fall of Troy DoppelgangerThe Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink RobotsThe Go! Team Rolling BlackoutsSo. Much. Fun! I don't have much else to say, but this has to be 50 characters... blah blah blah, lots of hooks etc etc etcThe Lonely Island IncredibadThe Out Circuit Pierce The Empire With A SoundThe Roots Rising DownThe Roots How I Got OverThe Weeknd House of BalloonsThrice The Illusion of SafetyThrice The Artist in the AmbulanceThrice If We Could Only See Us NowThrice Red SkyThrice The MySpace TransmissionsThrice BeggarsTitus Andronicus The MonitorTNGHT TNGHTWeezer PinkertonWU LYF Go Tell Fire to the Mountain3.5 greatArctic Monkeys Favourite Worst NightmareAs Cities Burn Come Now SleepBat For Lashes Fur and GoldBetween The Buried And Me ColorsCancer Bats Birthing The GiantCancer Bats Hail DestroyerChildish Gambino EPClosure in Moscow First TempleCommon BeDeftones B-Sides and RaritiesDestroyer KaputtDustin Kensrue Please Come HomeDustin Kensrue This Good Night Is Still EverywhereEmery ...In Shallow Seas We SailEnvy Insomniac DozeEvery Time I Die Gutter PhenomenonExplosions in the Sky All of a Sudden, I Miss EveryoneFang Island Fang IslandFlorence and the Machine LungsFoo Fighters In Your HonorFoo Fighters Skin and BonesFoo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & GraceGallows Grey BritainIncubus A Crow Left of the Murder...Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.Incubus Light GrenadesIsis OceanicKidcrash JokesMala Mala In CubaMastodon Blood MountainMinus the Bear AcousticsNas Hip Hop Is DeadPavement Crooked Rain, Crooked RainPortishead ThirdRage Against the Machine The Battle of Los AngelesRed Hot Chili Peppers Stadium ArcadiumSet Your Goals This Will Be the Death of UsTaking Back Sunday Tell All Your FriendsThe Fall of Troy Phantom on the HorizonThe Mars Volta OctahedronTitus Andronicus Local BusinessUnderoath Lost in the Sound of Separation3.0 goodArcade Fire The SuburbsArchitects Hollow CrownAudioslave AudioslaveBad Brains Build A NationBen Harper Both Sides of the GunBilly Talent Billy Talent IICity and Colour The Death Of MeCommon Finding ForeverDeftones AdrenalineFoo Fighters One by OneHolograms HologramsJack Johnson In Between DreamsJamiroquai Emergency On Planet EarthJay-Z and Kanye West Watch the ThroneKanye West 808s & HeartbreakPanic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat OutSaosin SaosinStraylight Run Straylight RunTaking Back Sunday Where You Want To BeTaking Back Sunday New AgainThe Fall of Troy ManipulatorThe Prodigy Music for the Jilted GenerationThrice Identity CrisisThursday Full CollapseTom Gabel Heart BurnsWeezer The Green AlbumWeezer The Red Album DeluxeYuck Yuck2.5 averageArctic Monkeys HumbugBedouin Soundclash Sounding A MosaicChuck Ragan Feast or FamineJack Johnson Sleep Through the StaticKanye West GraduationLil Wayne Tha Carter IIIMichael Buble It's TimeMinus the Bear OmniIn all honesty, OMNI just wasn't what I was expecting. It isn't bad, but I just wasn't wowed at all, which is a shame.Mumford and Sons Sigh No MoreRed Hot Chili Peppers One Hot MinuteRise Against The Sufferer and the WitnessThe Almost Southern WeatherTwo Door Cinema Club Tourist HistoryWe Are Scientists With Love and SqualorWeezer MaladroitZebrahead Broadcast to the WorldZebrahead Phoenix2.0 poorA Day To Remember For Those Who Have HeartA Day To Remember HomesickAtreyu Suicide Notes And Butterfly KissesDamiera Quite Mouth Loud HandsHow to Dress Well Love RemainsJaguar Love Take Me to the SeaLeathermouth XOLupe Fiasco LasersIt's formulaic, forced, unintelligent and uninteresting. With the exception of a couple of tracks, ("All Black Everything", "I'm Beamin") this is a typical radio hip-hop album. For someone who claims to be hip-hop's saviour, you have to do better.Owl City Ocean EyesThe Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Don't You Fake It1.5 very poorAkon KonvictedAtreyu The CurseAtreyu A Deathgrip On YesterdayAtreyu Lead Sails Paper AnchorFall Out Boy Infinity On HighFive Finger Death Punch Way Of The FistGreen Day American IdiotThe Red Jumpsuit Apparatus Lonely RoadThe most GENERIC album I have ever heard in my entire life. It's like they took all the most mediocre parts from all the most mediocre bands in the genre, to make some kind of mediocre super-being. Kinda like Doomsday in the Superman comics...only this will bore the public to death instead of mauling them. Ugh..Weezer Make Believe1.0 awfulbrokeNCYDE BC 13 EPbrokeNCYDE I'm Not A Fan, But The Kids Like It!This album is, as we all expected, awful. Simply put, if the "kids" like it, they are clearly retarded.brokeNCYDE Will Never DieHollywood Undead Swan SongsPrussian Blue Fragment Of The FutureScouting for Girls Scouting For GirlsSoulja Boy Souljaboytellem.com
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