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5.0 classic
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Between the Buried and Me Colors_Live
Coheed and Cambria Neverender
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
It took a couple listens but when I took this in amongst the catalogue of other releases from godspeed, I realized the immediacy of this record and in it's terse short nature,it really stood out as their most accessible yet deepest recording. I absolutely love the interview with the guy who is talking about his speeding ticket court appearance.
Oceansize Effloresce
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pretty Lights Glowing in the Darkest Night
Perfect and Poignant, released two days late this is the final chapter of pretty lights three ep set. What a great ending to the trilogy. Brooding and dark but also celebratory in it's closing songs. " So much in the dark" serves as the epic end to 2010 as well as a carry over into 2011 and a great song to tide us over until Derek's next LP.
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
Tool Lateralus

4.5 superb
Aimee Mann Magnolia [OST]
All Shall Perish The Price of Existence
Animal Collective Fall Be Kind
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
haunting stuff here, the only reason this isn't a five is because i haven't listened to it near enough.
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Brand New Daisy
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
This album is a very strange one for me. At times when I listen to it, it flows so fluidly that it almost has a exposition, climax, and denouement like any good story or novel. Most of the time I can only see it as a collection of songs, nothing wrong with that though. Jesses lyrics are some of the most downright depressing and angst ridden of any brand new album and really fit in with the whole bipolar aspect. While no song is happy there are uptempo and danceable songs and then there are some slow burners. Not the sun and limousine being prime examples of the polarity. Musically, this album is the band progressing into darker areas, and i'm overexcited to see how dark daisy's progression will be from this. Lyrically though, I wanna hear another tommy gun.
Broken Social Scene You Forgot It In People
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise
Coalesce OX EP
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC EPIC
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
This has enough unfamiliar direction it feels like a complete stranger... or a stranger you met in a past life. My gripes at first were as follows: It doesn't have that sweet fucking C&C epic theme song, even though I guess NWFT didn't really have it either. It also doesn't have that rediculously building intro, what it does have is an ambient piece that is supposed to represent the beginning (or end?) of a battle. They lost the quirkiness in the lyrics/ story elements that stayed consistent in their albums, like "goodnight tonight, my love" or "what did I do to deserve all of you". Or where was the closing movements, like the velorium camper and willing wells. (I miss that stuff so much.) I do understand that it's the prequel album but it certainly didn't feel like it belonged in the same universe as the others. To me it still feels like a seperate story not the chain of events that led up to second stage. Yet the more I listen and dwell on this album I realize that this is a band maturing and opening up a new chapter that represents a darker and chaotic side. I believe whatever happens next in the coheed discog. will be more experimental and embracing of the progressive side of their music. I've come to terms to understand that YotBR is a preface to their earlier work as well as a prologue to ventures away from the coheed and cambria story arc to more conceptual scifi and horror stories. They still have to make their own alchemy index imo and I think now that the band story is over they can now really go down the rabbit hole.
Converge Axe to Fall
Deftones White Pony
dredg El Cielo
Emery The Weak's End
Eyedea & Abilities E&A
Gatsby's American Dream In The Land of Lost Monsters
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American
Justice Cross
Life in Your Way Waking Giants
Manchester Orchestra Mean Everything to Nothing
Manchester Orchestra Simple Math
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's all
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Oceansize Everyone Into Position
P.O.S. Never Better
Puscifer C is for...
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead Kid A
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Rx Bandits Mandala
This album just makes me so damn happy when I listen to it. Isn't that what good music is supposed to do anyways. Well done Embree, Choi and co.
Sigur Ros Heima (DVD)
Sigur Ros ( )
The Antlers Hospice
The Crystal Method Vegas
The Dear Hunter Act I: The Lake South, the River North
The Killers Sam's Town
The Mars Volta Octahedron
The Shins Chutes Too Narrow
The Sound of Animals Fighting Tiger and the Duke
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice Beggars
This album is some kind of masterpiece, it's the most well thought out thrice album as well as their most laid back and relaxed. I love everything to the pictures in the lyric book to the cracks in dustins voice to the groovy guitars.
Thrice Live At The House Of Blues
Trophy Scars Bad Luck

4.0 excellent
65daysofstatic One Time for All Time
Aesop Rock None Shall Pass
Aesop Rock Labor Days
No Regrets is such a fucking awesome narrative. It sounds like a poem that you would see in a shel silverstein book.
Agalloch The Mantle
Alice in Chains Dirt
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
Animal Collective Water Curses
Animal Collective Feels
As Cities Burn Hell Or High Water
As Cities Burn Come Now Sleep
As Tall As Lions As Tall As Lions
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly
August Burns Red Messengers
Baroness Red Album
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Brand New Deja Entendu
Ceremony (USA-CA) Violence Violence
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Clutch Blast Tyrant
Coalesce OX
This is my fucking jam. Well and every other coalesce fans too.
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Converge Jane Doe
Cursive Mama, I'm Swollen
Daft Punk Alive 2007
Dead Letter Circus This Is The Warning
Deadmau5 Random Album Title
Dinosaur Jr. Farm
Doomtree False Hopes XII
dredg Live at The Fillmore
dredg The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion
El-P I'll Sleep When You're Dead
Emancipator Safe In The Steep Cliffs
Emery ...In Shallow Seas We Sail
Emery The Question
Every Time I Die New Junk Aesthetic
Film School alwaysnever
Finch (US) Say Hello to Sunshine
Forgive Durden Razia's Shadow: A Musical
Forgive Durden Wonderland
Gatsby's American Dream Volcano
Giant Squid The Ichthyologist
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Good Old War Only Way To Be Alone
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Hadoken Luminary
Have a Nice Life Deathconsciousness
Hopesfall Magnetic North
HORSE the band Desperate Living
Incubus Light Grenades
Incubus Make Yourself
Infected Mushroom Legend Of The Black Shawarma
A pleasant surprise after the mixed bag that was vicious delicious. The shitty vocals are gone and those who loved the guitar oriented songs like heavywieght will love the metal approach to this album. This effort seems made specifically for dance clubs, with only two radio friendly songs.(Both songs featuring vocalists from Korn and Jane's Addiction.) Infected moved a step back from the mainstream with this release geared more towards their loyal fans. Standouts Sa'eed, Project 100, Legend Of The Black Shawarma, and Can't Stop.
Irepress Sol Eye Sea I
Jimmy Eat World Chase This Light
Job for a Cowboy Doom
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...
Letlive. Fake History
Lights Out Asia Eyes Like Brontide
This is soooo fucking epic and kinda scary too. I LOVE IT.
Mac Lethal North Korean BBQ
Mastodon The Hunter
Maybeshewill Not For Want Of Trying
Megadeth Endgame
Mew No More Stories
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
mewithoutYou Catch For Us The Foxes
Miike Snow Miike Snow
Mimosa Flux For Life
Minus the Bear They Make Beer Commercials Like This
Minus the Bear Omni
Misery Signals Controller
Moderat Moderat
modernsextrash penumbra
This is like innerpartysystem at their best with waaay more interesting guitars and synthwork.
Modeselektor Happy Birthday!
Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Modest Mouse No One's First, and You're Next
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Mos Def The Ecstatic
Moving Mountains Pneuma
Neurosis A Sun That Never Sets
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Oceansize Frames
I have found my new favorite band. Sleeping dogs and dead lions alone makes this rating, but then you hear frame and holy fucking shit.
Oceansize Self Preserved While The Bodies Float Up
P.O.S. Audition
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd Animals
Portishead Dummy
Portugal. The Man American Ghetto
Pretty Lights Making Up A Changing Mind
Pretty Lights Spilling Over Every Side
Propagandhi Supporting Caste
Protest the Hero Fortress
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Ratatat LP3
Ratatat LP4
Reso Valken
Rx Bandits The Resignation
Sage Francis Human The Death Dance
Sage Francis A Healthy Distrust
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Secret And Whisper Teenage Fantasy
Senses Fail Still Searching (Re-issue)
Senses Fail Still Searching
Senses Fail Let It Enfold You
Senses Fail The Fire
Shai Hulud That Within Blood Ill-Tempered
Shpongle Ineffable Mysteries from Shpongleland
Sights and Sounds Monolith
Sigur Ros Hvarf/Heim
Sigur Ros Takk...
Swarms Old Raves End
Taken Between Two Unseens
The Clash London Calling
The Constellation Branch The Dream Life, The Real Life, The Empty Glass
The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath
The Pax Cecilia Blessed Are The Bonds
The Receiving End of Sirens The Earth Sings Mi Fa Mi
The Receiving End of Sirens Between the Heart and the Synapse
The Smashing Pumpkins Rotten Apples
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
Tool 10,000 Days
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
Wu-Tang Clan The W

3.5 great
7 Angels 7 Plagues Jhazmyne's Lullaby
Aesop Rock Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives
Aesop Rock Bazooka Tooth
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue
Alien Ant Farm Up in the Attic
All Shall Perish Awaken the Dreamers
Anberlin New Surrender
Apparat Walls
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Arcade Fire Funeral
Architects Hollow Crown
Arms ARMS
As Blood Runs Black Allegiance
As Tall As Lions You Can't Take It With You
At the Drive-In Acrobatic Tenement
Atlas Sound Logos
Now this is the chillest thing since planet of ice.
Atmosphere When Life Gives You Lemons...
Atmosphere Seven's Travels
Atmosphere To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy
August Burns Red Constellations
August Burns Red Thrill Seeker
Baroness Blue Record
BATS Red In Tooth and Claw
Behemoth Evangelion
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Between the Buried and Me Between the Buried and Me
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Born of Osiris The Discovery
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Broken Bells Broken Bells
Burial Untrue
Cage The Elephant Cage the Elephant
Circa Survive Juturna
Circa Survive On Letting Go
City and Colour Bring Me Your Love
Closure in Moscow First Temple
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Cynic Traced in Air
Dan Deacon Bromst
Destroy The Runner Saints
dredg Catch Without Arms
dredg Leitmotif
Ellie Goulding Lights
This is what a woman sounds like!! Take note lady gaga, and ke$ha you've just been showed up. Lights is a dreamy pop album filled with plenty of great little moments and superb songwriting. I don't usually like this music but this is just great. Ellie has such a wonderful voice and better yet it's not autotuned.
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
ERRA Andromeda
Explosions in the Sky Those Who Tell the Truth...
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Explosions in the Sky How Strange, Innocence
Eyedea & Abilities By the Throat
Fang Island Fang Island
Fear Before The Always Open Mouth
Felt Felt 3: A Tribute to Rosie Perez
Four Tet There is Love in You
fun. Aim and Ignite
Gatsby's American Dream Gatsby's American Dream
Gaza He Is Never Coming Back
Genghis Tron Board Up the House
Girl Talk Feed the Animals
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere
Gorillaz Demon Days
Harlem Shakes Technicolor Health
He Is Legend I Am Hollywood
Hopesfall A Types
Hopesfall No Wings To Speak Of
Hopesfall The Satellite Years
Infected Mushroom Vicious Delicious
Inked in Blood Sometimes We Are Beautiful
Isis Panopticon
Isis Wavering Radiant
Jimmy Eat World Futures
Karnivool Themata
La Dispute Here, Hear. III
Mac Lethal 11:11
Major Lazer Guns Dont Kill People... Lazers Do
Manchester Orchestra I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child
Mastodon Crack the Skye
If you listen to this stoned the guitars aren't exactly guitars at all. They are actually serpents that slither with each arpeggio and crescendo.
Quite impressive, even though the concept is kinda iffy.
Mastodon Leviathan
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster Maylene and the Sons of Disaster
MGMT Congratulations
Mimosa Silver Lining
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Minus the Bear Acoustics
Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West
Mogwai Rock Action
Mount Eerie Wind's Poem
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Neurosis Given to the Rising
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Noisia Split The Atom
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Xenophanes
Panda Bear Person Pitch
Parkway Drive Killing with a Smile
Passion Pit Manners
Pelican What We All Come To Need
Pendulum Hold Your Colour
Periphery Periphery
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Pink Floyd The Wall
Poison the Well You Come Before You
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Portugal. The Man The Satanic Satanist
Pretty Lights Filling Up The City Skies
Disc 2 is where it's at. Rating would be higher if the first disc didn't drag so much. Colorado Represent.
Pretty Lights Passing By Behind Your Eyes
Pretty Lights Taking Up Your Precious Time
Protest the Hero Kezia
Radiohead The Bends
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Ratatat Classics
Rusko Bloc Mix
Say Anything Say Anything
Senses Fail Life Is Not A Waiting Room
Shai Hulud Misanthropy Pure
They are named after the great sand worm from Dune. Their music sounds like them killing that worm with the bones of scene girls. This album is cool.
Showbread Age of Reptiles
Shpongle Tales of the Inexpressible
Shpongle Are You Shpongled?
Sigur Ros Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
Silversun Pickups Swoon
Tenacious D The Pick of Destiny
Tenacious D Tenacious D
The Amity Affliction Youngbloods
The Black Dahlia Murder Deflorate
Same Riffs, Same Screams, Same Growls, Same Lyrics,Same Great Black Dahlia Music. Nothing new here except slightly improved guitars.
The Bronx The Bronx (II)
The Dear Hunter Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading
The Graduate Anhedonia
The Killers Day & Age
The Lonely Island Incredibad
The Mars Volta Amputechture
The Morning Benders Big Echo
The Shins Oh, Inverted World
The Shins Wincing the Night Away
The Sound of Animals Fighting The Ocean and the Sun
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice The MySpace Transmissions
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Through the Eyes of the Dead Bloodlust
Tool Aenima
Trophy Scars Hospital Music
Underoath Define the Great Line
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety Special Edit
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
War of Ages Arise and Conquer
War of Ages Pride of the Wicked

3.0 good
3OH!3 Want
A City Safe From Sea Throw Me Through Walls
A Day to Remember For Those Who Have Heart [Re-Issue]
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
Atmosphere Strictly Leakage
Basement Jaxx Scars
Cage I Never Knew You
Cage Depart From Me
Cage The Elephant Thank You Happy Birthday
Caspa Everybody's Talking, Nobody's Listening!
Cold War Kids Loyalty to Loyalty
Converge You Fail Me
Cursive Domestica
Deadmau5 For Lack of a Better Name
Where the fuck is catbread and assorted, this album is nothing without those songs.
Anyways I really think on songs like moar ghosts n whatever and soma the mau5 is on to something, heres to hoping his next studio album will be grammy material like his first.

P.S. Anyone interested should check out BSOD(better sounding on drugs)the mau5 side project as well as Sydney Blu the mau5 girlfriend.
Deftones Around the Fur
Destroy The Runner I, Lucifer
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Flying Lotus Los Angeles
He Is Legend 91025
He Is Legend It Hates You
HORSE the band R. Borlax
Mae Destination: Beautiful
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster II
Meet Me in St. Louis Variations on Swing
MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Modest Mouse Building Nothing Out of Something
Modest Mouse The Fruit That Ate Itself
Muse Black Holes and Revelations
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Norma Jean The Anti Mother
Norma Jean Redeemer
Paper Diamond Levitate
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Parkway Drive Horizons
Pendulum Immersion
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Ratatat Ratatat
Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Hits
Saves the Day Under the Boards
Showbread Anorexia Nervosa
The Bloody Beetroots Romborama
The Chemical Brothers Further
The Devil Wears Prada With Roots Above and Branches Below
The Killers Hot Fuss
The Movielife Forty Hour Train Back To Penn
Thirty Seconds to Mars This Is War
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
War of Ages Fire From the Tomb
War of Ages Eternal
Wu-Tang Clan Iron Flag

2.5 average
A Day to Remember Homesick
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe
Atmosphere Leak At Will
Between the Buried and Me The Anatomy Of
Bloc Party A Weekend in the City
Coldplay Prospekt's March
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Dan Deacon Spiderman of the Rings
Emalkay Eclipse
Excision X Rated
Gatsby's American Dream Why We Fight
Gatsby's American Dream Ribbons and Sugar
He Is Legend Suck Out The Poison
Kings of Leon Only By The Night
Maylene and the Sons of Disaster III
MEANS Sending you Strength
Muse The Resistance
Fuck you Muse, You blantanly rip-off Queen's concepts, Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical ideas, and even steal lyrics from a favorite band of mine Walter Meego. But yet you created a better album then the disappointing black holes. The resistance is actually pleasant to listen to and isn't really boring. Just try and be original for the next album please. I don't want to get phantom of the opera mixed up with muse ever again.
Nodes of Ranvier The Years to Come
Oh, Sleeper Son Of The Morning
Portugal. The Man Waiter: ''You Vultures!''
Senses Fail From The Depths Of Dreams

2.0 poor
August Burns Red Lost Messengers: The Outtakes
Gnarls Barkley The Odd Couple
Extremely inconsistent. It has some good, some catchy and some downright horrible songs. "Whatever" should have never even been made into a song. Anyways Cee-lo's voice could've been better on this album but overall the singing and the beats were alright.
Liars Sisterworld
Nodes of Ranvier Defined By Struggle
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Megaritual
Panic! At the Disco Pretty. Odd.
This is a really really goofy album. Like goofy troop goofy.
Rusko O.M.G.!
The Flaming Lips Embryonic
The Human Abstract Nocturne
The Sound of Animals Fighting Lover, the Lord Has Left Us...
Two Tongues Two Tongues

1.5 very poor
El Grupo Nuevo de Omar Rodriguez-Lopez Cryptomnesia
MEANS To Keep Me From Sinking
The Human Abstract Midheaven
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