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Average Rating: 3.94
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Objectivity Score: 59%
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5.0 classic
7 Angels 7 Plagues Jhazmyne's Lullaby
Archives Decline
Botch We Are the Romans
Burial Untrue
CunninLynguists Oneirology
Defeater Lost Ground
Gazpacho Demon
Gospel The Moon Is a Dead World
How to Dress Well Love Remains
Karnivool Sound Awake
Mew No More Stories
Rosetta The Galilean Satellites
Sorne House of Stone
Suis La Lune Heir
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
Tool Lateralus
Tool Aenima

4.5 superb
Anathema We're Here Because We're Here
Araabmuzik Electronic Dream
Burial Street Halo
Burial Kindred
Burial Rival Dealer
This has pretty much completely won me over, after having some initial hesitations on track 2 and 3, like most. In a way I think this can almost be looked at as Burial's first concept album. And in that regard, he becomes a manipulator of sorts, using jarring samples with already preconceived notions of style attached to them to get a point across. (It's not like he didn't know exactly what he was doing, and exactly how people would react, to dat 80s drum fill). Favorite moment is track 3 when second movement with the warm major chords starts, but then he drops the sinister dulcimer sounding loop back over it.
Coheed and Cambria In Keeping Secrets of Silent Earth: 3
Cynic Traced in Air
Dark Time Sunshine Vessel
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Fair to Midland Fables From a Mayfly...
Karnivool Asymmetry
Labradford Mi Media Naranja
Light Bearer Lapsus
Meniscus Absence of I
Moving Mountains Foreword
September Malevolence After This Darkness, There's a Next
Submotion Orchestra Finest Hour
Suis La Lune Riala
The Pax Cecilia Blessed Are The Bonds
The Weeknd House of Balloons
TTNG Animals

4.0 excellent
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
Blue Sky Black Death Late Night Cinema
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Called to Arms Peril and the Patient
Capsule (US) Blue
Cloudkicker Beacons
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Descension
Deathprod Morals and Dogma
Defeater Travels
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
DIR EN GREY DUM SPIRO SPERO
Eleven Tigers Clouds Are Mountains
Anyone looking for a Burial fix, this is a great dub album. Mixes in a lot of ambient themes.
Exotic Animal Petting Zoo Tree of Tongues
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Ghastly City Sleep Ghastly City Sleep
Glassjaw Our Color Green (The Singles)
Her Name Is Calla The Quiet Lamb
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
James Blake James Blake
Junius The Martyrdom of a Catastrophist
Labradford E Luxo So
Letlive. Fake History
maudlin of the Well Part the Second
Mesa Verde The Old Road
Misery Signals Absent Light
Moving Mountains Pneuma
My Epic Yet
Rinoa An Age Among Them
Rosetta Wake/Lift
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Sed Non Satiata Le Ciel De Notre Enfance
Six Gallery Breakthroughs in Modern Art
Strata Strata Presents The End Of The World
Submotion Orchestra Fragments
Suis La Lune Quiet, Pull the Strings!
Swarms Old Raves End
The Angelic Process Weighing Souls With Sand
The Felix Culpa Sever Your Roots
The Weeknd Thursday
Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972
Vessels Vessels EP
Vessels Helioscope
Washed Out Life of Leisure

3.5 great
A Hope For Home Realis
ASAP Rocky Live.Love.A$AP.
Children of Nova The Complexity of Light
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Clams Casino Instrumental Mixtape
Cloudkicker ]]][[[
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Kidcrash Jokes
Minus the Bear Omni
Modern Life Is War Witness
Orbs Asleep Next to Science
Park It Won't Snow Where You're Going
Polyenso Birth.Eater
Polyenso Clean Head
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Scale the Summit The Collective
Sufjan Stevens Michigan
Tenhi Maaaet
The Reign Of Kindo Rhythm, Chord & Melody
Band is goddamn impressive on every level. I loved This Day & Age, and the Kindo EP. Their shortcomings, imo, are there tendency to resort to the same major chord upswings in their refrains and - though the vocalist is talented - his lyrics can be overwrought to just downright corny a lot of the time. That said, 'Moments in Between, Let It Go and Morning Cloud (amazing, understated riff), are all amazing.
The Saddest Landscape You Will Not Survive
Thrice Major/Minor
Touche Amore ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead

3.0 good
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
Danny Brown XXX
Dead Letter Circus This Is The Warning
Emarosa Emarosa
Four Tet There is Love in You
Frank Ocean Nostalgia, Ultra
Milo I Wish My Brother Rob Was Here
My Epic Broken Voice
Another quality release musically, but it's essentially like attending bible class, with no ambiguity or subtlety whatsoever, which is a game breaker for me. Edit @BroFro: My issue is that, dissimilar to their other releases, he doesn't seem to challenge any of his religious themes at all, or use any ambiguity; on this one he just seems to be preaching.
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Pianos Become the Teeth Old Pride
The Acacia Strain Wormwood
Tides of Man Dreamhouse
Underoath Disambiguation

2.5 average
August Burns Red Leveler
Dance Gavin Dance Downtown Battle Mountain II
dredg The Pariah, The Parrot, The Delusion
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

2.0 poor
Moving Mountains Waves

1.5 very poor
dredg Chuckles & Mr. Squeezy
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