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5.0 classic
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
it's got so much anger, so much hilariousness, so much line-crossing, and such fantastic production that the immense skill that goes into em's lyrics (the continual multi-syllable rhyme schemes most notably) often goes overlooked.
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
i can't even believe the balls, expansiveness, and replay value of this album.
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Weezer Weezer
just an unbelievable debut. wonderfully-mixed, simple, yet rewarding. plus, i truly think that "only in dreams" is one of the greatest, most emotional songs i'll EVER hear. EVER.

4.5 superb
Ben Folds Five Whatever and Ever, Amen
a very nice, pleasant little album with a handful of memorable tracks. nothing
groundbreaking and it has a few duds, but for the most part just a solid album.

EDIT: fuck, this is good. i still think there are duds, but most of the non-duds are
simply terrific.
Big L Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Coldplay Parachutes
sometimes uplifting, sometimes downright depressing, this album came as a surprisingly good output when i first tried to get into coldplay.
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Dr. Dre 2001
dear god, these beats. however many years pass, i can't imagine any person or trend (especially dre himself - i'm sure detox is RIGHT around the corner...) in hip-hop making this record sound dated. stylistically, of course, the content, features, and post-g funk bumping sound of these tracks many not exactly be "in," but everything sounds so lively and fresh that i'm confident in this album's ability to inspire and awe upcoming producers for decades to come.
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
while the marshall mathers lp clearly meant more and at times was just as shocking/funny (and for an actual purpose, unlike some of the misses found on encore or relapse), the slim shady lp has got to be the most lyrically-entertaining album i've ever heard. honestly, who else prior to this was writing lines like, "you thought i was ill, well now i'm even moreso / shit, i got full-blown aids and a sore throat. / i've got a wardrobe with an orange robe / i'm in the fourth row signing autographs at your show." not only is this whole album packed with funny, irreverent material, but the complexity of rhyming presented was years ahead of its time. i used to consider the mmlp this album's superior, but it's getting harder to do so with each listen.
Kanye West Late Registration
Metallica Master of Puppets
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Radiohead OK Computer
i remember the day i first listened to this i gave it a 2.5. my oh my how things have changed.
Sublime Sublime
was my favorite album of all time for a couple years (until the marshall mathers lp blew my mind and then some). every single song is at least a 4-star and this album is completely flawless. rip brad and this new "sublime w/ rome" shit is a disgrace.
Sum 41 Chuck
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Beatles Love
The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre
The Offspring Americana
the perfect mix of punk and pop/punk, plus with some standout non-traitional tracks for a band like them. this is perhaps the first cd i ever loved.
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
after much thought and deliberations (and listening), fuck it, i 5'd this. initially, i think i gave this a 2.5 several years ago when i first heard it. but as i've grown as a musician and listener alike, i've come to truly appreciate the absolute majesty and ambition of this album. 28 songs and maybe 2 or 3 i don't love. what an album.redit: 4.5. meh.
Third Eye Blind Third Eye Blind

4.0 excellent
Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged
Arcade Fire Funeral
Bjork Homogenic
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Boston Boston
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay Live 2003
Coldplay Prospekt's March
David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030
Earl Sweatshirt EARL
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits
Eminem The Slim Shady EP
Eminem Infinite
Eminem Relapse
if everyone who gave this album less than a 4 sat there and paid attention to the insane rrhyme schemes, i guarantee they'd reconsider their rating. i mean, on "my mom," for rexample, he rhymes "mother would wanna see her" (all 7 syllables) 8 times in a row, and on 3 ra.m. he literally has 25 straight lines ending with a rhyme of "audience." and also, anyone rwho says "thank god shady got his edge back on recovery" or some shit is a fucking idiot or rjust ignorant as hell. 90% of this album's contents are em rapping drugs, raping lesbians, rand killing people, etc. i don't really give a fuck if this album doesn't have much of a rpoint to it, cuz, save "if i had" and "rock bottom," did the slim shady lp?
Eminem Relapse: Refill
Gorillaz Demon Days
Jay-Z The Blueprint
Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne
Jeff Buckley Grace
Kanye West The College Dropout
Kanye West Graduation
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Ludwig van Beethoven "Moonlight" Piano Sonata No. 14 in C♯ minor, Op. 27, No. 2
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West
Muse Absolution
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nas Illmatic
No Doubt Tragic Kingdom
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Oasis Stop the Clocks
Operation Ivy Energy
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Portishead Dummy
Queen A Night at the Opera
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead Kid A
how the fuck do i get rid of soundoffs but keep the ratings?
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Sublime 40 Oz. to Freedom
Sublime Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends
Sublime Second Hand Smoke
Sublime Robbin' the Hood
Sublime Stand By Your Van
System of a Down Toxicity
The Beatles 1
The Offspring Splinter
The Offspring Smash
The Offspring Complete Music Video Collection
The Postal Service Give Up
The Smashing Pumpkins Rotten Apples
The xx xx
Thrice Vheissu
Weezer Pinkerton
Wilco Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

3.5 great
311 Greatest Hits
Aesop Rock Labor Days
AFI Sing the Sorrow
Alice in Chains Greatest Hits
Beastie Boys Check Your Head
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Brand New Deja Entendu
Chance The Rapper Acid Rap
Coldplay X & Y
Coldplay Brothers & Sisters
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto
who is this and what have they done with coldplay?
Common Be
D12 Devil's Night
David Bowie Hunky Dory
Eminem The Eminem Show
exponentially less hilarious and provocative than the first 2 major label albums (especially the mmlp), but there's still no denying em's flow and lyrical complexity. i commend him for trying to step up and self-produce a good number of tracks on here, but i find em's production pretty bland.
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
Frank Ocean Channel Orange
Frank Turner Love, Ire & Song
Gob Muertos Vivos
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...
Goldfinger The Best of Goldfinger
GOOD Music Cruel Summer
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Green Day International Superhits
Green Day Dookie
GZA Liquid Swords
Hopsin Raw
Immortal Technique Revolutionary Volume 2
even though i disagree w/ alot of immortal technique's views and the shit he rhymes about on this record, he can fuckin spit and expresses his views very powerfully with great flow too.
James Blake Overgrown
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady
Jay-Z The Blueprint 3
Kanye West Yeezus
he can list himself as the primary producer on as many of these tracks as he wants, but i can't bring myself to even consider this a true kanye cd with the overwhelming majority of production coming from others. i realize he's trying to focus more on rapping than producing at this point, but i am incredibly disappointed that i may never get to hear a proper, mainly kanye-produced answer to mbdtf. sure, yeezus has some tight beats and kanye remains a respectable rapper, but it's like he feels incapable of topping 2010's effort with his own production.
Lana Del Rey Born to Die
Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67
M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Marvin Gaye What's Going On
Massive Attack Mezzanine
MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Muse Black Holes and Revelations
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
No Doubt The Singles 1992-2003
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Oasis The Masterplan
Pixies Best of Pixies: Wave of Mutilation
Portishead Portishead
Portugal. The Man The Satanic Satanist
Pusha T My Name Is My Name
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Op. 49
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead The Best Of
Ramones Loud, Fast Ramones - Their Toughest Hits
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves
Shakira Laundry Service
Stone Temple Pilots Thank You
Sufjan Stevens Illinois
Sum 41 Does This Look Infected?
Sum 41 Go Chuck Yourself
Sum 41 All The Good Shit
Sum 41 Screaming Bloody Murder
if you actually give it a shot w/o giving a fuck what its review or overall rating say, this ris an excellent album. really a ton of variety (even moreso than chuck, surprisingly) is rfound on this cd and it's easily their most experimental. if you're just gonna write it off ras "it's sum 41 post-dave so it's gotta suck," you're missing out. listen to jessica kill, rthen crash, then the title track for starters just to get a glimpse of how diverse and just rflat out good this album really is.
Sum 41 Chuck Acoustic
Sun Kil Moon Benji
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Killers Hot Fuss
The National Boxer
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die
The Offspring Ignition
The Offspring Greatest Hits
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream
The White Stripes Elephant
Travis The Man Who
Tyler the Creator Goblin

3.0 good
311 Grassroots
Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly
Beastie Boys Solid Gold Hits
Ben Folds Rockin' The Suburbs
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Bush Sixteen Stone
Coldplay Ghost Stories
Drake Take Care
Drake Nothing Was the Same
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road
Fitz and the Tantrums Pickin' Up the Pieces
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Green Day American Idiot
Guns N' Roses Greatest Hits
Incubus Light Grenades
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story
Jack Johnson On and On
Jack Johnson In Between Dreams
Jay-Z The Black Album
Jet Get Born
John Lennon Lennon Legend
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II
Madvillain Madvillainy
Moby Play
Moby Go – The Very Best of Moby
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Muse The 2nd Law
Mylo Destroy Rock And Roll
Nirvana Nirvana
NOFX Cokie the Clown
Oasis Be Here Now
Obie Trice Cheers
Pepper Kona Town
Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Hits
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Stone Temple Pilots Purple
Sum 41 All Killer No Filler
Sum 41 Underclass Hero
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Beatles Let It Be
The Black Keys El Camino
The Cars The Cars
The Offspring The Offspring
The Offspring Days Go By
i thought rfrg was bad (mainly because it fucking was). but based off the 2 piss-poor songs they've released from this thus far, i feel like they've somehow lowered the bar even further.
The Smashing Pumpkins Adore

2.5 average
AC/DC Back in Black
Blink-182 Greatest Hits
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
David Gray White Ladder
Del tha Funkee Homosapien I Wish My Brother George Was Here
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Elton John Madman Across the Water
Eminem Encore
Eminem Recovery
has some damn good, straight up beastish songs (ex: won't back down, almost famous, cold wind blows). in fact, i think the 3rd verse in won't back down is one of his greatest verses ever. between the whole volume-changing thing, and some DIRTY lines ("fork was in the road, took the psychopath, poison ivy wouldn't have me thinking rash"), that song is the shit, as are the other b.a. ones i mentioned. even some of the ballads are fantastic (going through changes and not afraid). rHOWEVER, this album definitely has its flaws. my biggest beef w/ this album is the generally ass-awful guest spots. specifically, the various singers on talkin' 2 myself, space bound, and especially cinderella man just flat out suck. maybe i'm just being racist (probably), but the sometimes-autotune, sometimes-gospelish styles that these various unheard of singers use are just terrible. granted the female guest spots are generally good, but pretty much all the guy ones suck huge dick (although some shitty spots work in em's favor, such as when he straight up embarrasses lil wayne in no love). while these eh-ish vocal parts aren't necessarily em's fault, he still could've opted to hire some other singers/rappers to accompany him. same goes w/ the beats in my opinion - being that so bad is the only dre-produced track, recovery just doesn't have that eminem feel to it. roverall, this album's inconsistency and faults (although not necessarily on em's shoulders) bring it down slightly, but it's still a great album with some solid tracks (and w/o that fucking terrible accent thankfully).
Gang Starr Hard to Earn
Good Charlotte The Young And The Hopeless
oh the nostalgia...
Less Than Jake Hello Rockview
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Meteora
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Metallica Metallica
Michael Jackson Thriller
so linear and lacking in dynamic changes in the songs themselves, coupled with the fact that even the catchy songs often overstay their welcome, that i am astounded by the accolades this album continues to receive.
Michelle Branch The Spirit Room
Mobb Deep The Infamous
Norah Jones Come Away with Me
Oasis Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
Sum 41 Half Hour Of Power
The Doors The Doors
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland
I realize the impact and influence this album had and how innovative some of the guitar work on it was. No debate, some pioneering tones going on. HOWEVER, as an actual album, Electric Ladyland has no cohesive value whatsoever. There are multiple extended blues jams that have no place on any sort of studio album; I can't see how Jimi just "jamming out" for 12 minutes constitutes a song, especially when it was very likely all improvisational and recorded in one take. Even many of the tracks with shorter run times suffer from being little more than jamming for jamming's sake. Innovative sounds: check; ahead-of-its-time guitar work: check; an utter lack of direction as an album: double-check.
The Offspring Conspiracy of One
the fact that this is the ONLY soundoff for an album w/ 500+ ratings pretty much indicates how unmemorable it is. this is a surprisingly weak effort from a band whose previous albums (especally ixnay and americana) were very solid. furthermore, the 3.2 rating baffles me. as a whole, this album is just very safe and forgettable, a 3 at best.
The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania
The Strokes Room on Fire

2.0 poor
3 Doors Down Away from the Sun
3 Doors Down Seventeen Days
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Flobots Fight with Tools
KiD CuDi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day
what exactly is kid cudi's appeal? i get that this is more or less a concept album and i'm a fan of a good handful of the beats on this album, but i mean what's the big fucking deal with kid cudi? he's boring as shit and lacks the difficulty of many of his peers (especially given the almost standard practice of multi-syllable, extended rhyme sequences these days) from a lyrical perspective. and singing-wise, he's just as much of an underwhelming yawn. like even the aforementioned beats that saved this album from getting a sub-2 weren't cudi's doing, cuz he merely co-produced a few songs on this overly-long mess. so, again, what the hell is kid cudi's appeal?
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
The Offspring Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace
The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan
Weezer The Green Album

1.5 very poor
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy
Simple Plan No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls

1.0 awful
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!
Deep Purple Rapture of the Deep
there are few people on this earth i hate more than ian gillan. he is an ATROCIOUS singer and thinks he's hot shit, trying to add unnecessarily over-the-top bluesy fills into basically every song in which he's ever sung. and holy shit, the fact that he has his own band called "gillan" is just hilarious. i hate pretty much every lead singer (at least ones who just sing and don't actually play any instruments) that does a solo project and names it simply their own name. what the fuck is that shit? w/o the actual MUSICIANS in your band, you'd just be acapella, so how the fuck can you name the entire band just "gillan" or "ozzy osbourne," etc. and granted this is a "deep purple" album, but unfortunately ian gillan's solo career doesn't exist on this website, so i pretty much had to use this album to rip on him. and not only do ian gillan's attempts at bluesy profoundness irritate me to no end, but the guitar and organ work (songwriting-wise, not in terms of skill) are just horrendous as well. this album is the epitome of shit.
and i know what you're thinking, "why do you listen to it then?" well my dad and i both play the drums at my house, and over the past 5 years or so i've had the displeasure of hearing this trash over and over and over again. it is quite possibly the single most annoying music i've ever heard (and i used to have to listen to nickelback at work).
Melissa Etheridge Fearless Love
Millionaires Bling Bling Bling!
laughably bad. .
Nickelback Dark Horse
Soulja Boy Souljaboytellem.com
Sublime with Rome Yours Truly
@daniel johnson, here's the review: "the least important 2/3 of sublime" w/ rome disgrace brad's legacy w/ a poppy shitfest.
Van Halen 1984
i can't even begin to describe how much i hate this band.
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