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5.0 classic
Andrew Jackson Jihad Knife Man
Arcade Fire Funeral
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Not only will no post-hardcore band (or any band, really- of course not a fucking post-hardcore band) replicate this album in quality, but the atmosphere, the essence of Relationship of Command is also something truly all its own. It can be difficult to hear how odd this album really is. Sometimes it's what a Dali painting would sound like if you gave it some cocaine, and sometimes it's a Pollock. The guitar lines twist and dance and destroy their way through the feelings in the air, and Cedric's manic opera and nonnegotiable imagery leave you no choice but to be compelled. There are some traces of familiarity. The ferocity and honesty of hardcore, the foreign instruments and extended song structures that bring prog rock to mind. And so this album, and thus At the Drive-In, achieves the impossible. The album's unfamiliar enough to always appear strange and impenetrable, but also familiar and well-crafted enough to stomp its way to timelessness.
Atheist Unquestionable Presence
Bad Religion No Control
Beck Odelay!
Beck Guero
Blackalicious Blazing Arrow
Boards of Canada Geogaddi
Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home
Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
Boris Boris At Last -Feedbacker-
Botch We Are the Romans
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Buck 65 Square
Cannibal Ox The Cold Vein
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
Converge Jane Doe
People on this site are weird. Not only do a lot of them think that the immense love and praise for Jane Doe is exclusive to sputnik, but a lot of them also have yet to hear the blindingly obvious reasons why it's one of the best albums ever ever ever fucking ever. No, this album didn't have to grow on me, and if you're a fan of extreme music, it shouldn't have to grow on you, either. The riffs, man, the riffs. I mean, "Homewrecker"? Seriously? If those riffs don't rip you open a new asshole and shove your fucking head into it, I don't know what will. Riffs. The riffs. And the fucking floods upon floods of catharsis. When I try to think of albums that could be more emotionally involving than this one, only a few come to mind, and it should be the same for you, extreme music fans, it really should. The riffs, the songwriting, the fucking brilliant nuances. Why are the liner notes only filled with collages of random words, rather than legible stanzas of lyrics? Why are Jacob Bannon's vocals indecipherable, even while reading those collages of random words? Because the album is about a girl once dearly loved fading into facelessness and anonymity, of course! The lyrics coincide with the concept. Nuances! Riffs! Italics! Jane FUCKING Doe! If you don't love it, you're doing it wrong.
Cynic Traced in Air
Dangers Anger
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Death Symbolic
Depeche Mode Violator
DJ Shadow Endtroducing...
Edie Brickell Shooting Rubberbands At The Stars
Emma Ruth Rundle Some Heavy Ocean
Eric Dolphy Out To Lunch
Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel...
Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight
Genelec & Memphis Reigns Scorpion Circles
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F#A# (Infinity)
Gorguts Obscura
Guided by Voices Bee Thousand
GZA Liquid Swords
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Jawbreaker Dear You
Jethro Tull Thick as a Brick
Johnny Foreigner Waited Up 'til It Was Light
Leonard Cohen Songs of Love and Hate
Madvillain Madvillainy
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
Naked City Naked City
Neurosis The Eye of Every Storm
Neurosis A Sun That Never Sets
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
Operation Ivy Energy
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead Kid A
This album definitely doesn't need any more soundoffs, but I just had to make some kind of acknowledgement toward Gazanfer's brilliant 2012 analysis of the lyrics for "Everything In Its Right Place." First off, what are "proper lyrics"? Do these lyrics automatically lose points from you for simply being unconventional? It's ironic, though, because they're actually quite simple. Everything in its right place. Is your mouth in the morning the 'right place' for a lemon to be? Is your head the right place for 'two colors' to be? And yet, these out-of-place entities are affecting how you perceive things. 'What was that you tried to say?' Notice the repetition of 'tried to say,' also. Not said, but tried to say. It's all relative. Nothing has a "right place." I understand how some may find these sort of write-ups annoying but I needed to get it out of me. Lyrics are not "nonsensical" just because you don't understand them right now. Classic album obvs
Radiohead OK Computer
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Regina Spektor Soviet Kitsch
Sole Selling Live Water
Sonic Youth Daydream Nation
There are the notes that other bands use, and then there's the notes used, or should I say, created, on Daydream Nation.
Soul Coughing Ruby Vroom
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
System of a Down System of a Down
Talking Heads Remain in Light
Talking Heads Fear of Music
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The Evens The Evens
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mothers of Invention We're Only in It for the Money
The National Alligator
The National Boxer
The National High Violet
The National Trouble Will Find Me
The Notwist Neon Golden
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
The Thermals The Body, The Blood, The Machine
Thursday No Devolucion
Wilco Yankee Hotel Foxtrot
Yes Close to the Edge
Yo La Tengo I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
The atmosphere of I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One isn't a shoegaze haziness so much as a lulling gentleness. The voices, both male and female, are just as likely to fall away into the song as they are to rise above it and make their way into your head. And the guitars are so pristinely distorted and layered together so well (whether they're providing the song's backdrop or bursting into a triumphant noisy solo), that it brings Loveless to mind. But unlike Loveless, this album uses an aesthetic where every song has a totally different starting point than the preceding one. "Deeper Into Movies" is a bustling, swirling, beautiful mess of a song, and its power is that much greater leading into the minimal, haunting "Shadows." And then there's the juxtaposition of the slightly sentimental, yet honest "Autumn Sweater" next to the playful recklessness of "Little Honda," and somehow, the soft and wistful "Center of Gravity" is used as something of an introduction to the massive, drugged-out pantheon that is "Spec Bebop." The album may look like a monster, with 16 songs and none of them really acting as "interludes," but repeated listens will reveal the importance, and the burning, unpretentious beauty of every one.

4.5 superb
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
A Wilhelm Scream Career Suicide
Acid Mothers Temple Pink Lady Lemonade
Adolescents Adolescents
Aesop Rock Labor Days
Aesop Rock Daylight
Agalloch The Mantle
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Ahmad Ahmad
Alias The Other Side Of The Looking Glass
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alphataurus Alphataurus
American Football American Football
Amon Tobin Permutation
Andrew Hill Point of Departure
Animal Collective Feels
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Arcade Fire The Suburbs
Arrested Development 3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days...
Asia Minor Between Flesh And Divine
Asobi Seksu Citrus
Astronautalis This Is Our Science
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
Autechre Tri Repetae
Bahamadia Kollage
Battle Of Mice A Day Of Nights
Battles Mirrored
Beats Antique Collide
Beck Midnite Vultures
Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Big Black Songs About Fucking
This album is very easy to get put off by, but if you take the time to really listen, I think you'll find that it's one of the most densely layered, hilariously unique, and subtly ferocious punk albums out there. Punk is the skeleton, but it really is a universe of all its own. It's the epitome of not giving a fuck.
Binary Star Masters of the Universe
Bjork Homogenic
Bjork Vespertine
Black Dice Beaches and Canyons
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Black Sabbath Master of Reality
Black Sabbath Black Sabbath
Blackalicious Nia
Blink-182 Blink-182
Bluetech Sines And Singularities
Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children
Bob Dylan Blonde on Blonde
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore Sunset Mission
Bomb the Music Industry! Goodbye Cool World!
Bomb the Music Industry! Adults!!!: Smart!!! Shithammered!!! And Excited By Nothing!!!!!!!
Boris Flood
Born Gold Bodysongs
Botch An Anthology of Dead Ends
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brand Nubian One For All
Broken Social Scene You Forgot It In People
Built to Spill Keep It Like a Secret
Built to Spill Perfect from Now On
Burial Untrue
Burzum Hvis Lyset Tar Oss
Busdriver Temporary Forever
Buzzcocks Another Music in a Different Kitchen
Camel Mirage
Can Tago Mago
Cannibal Ox Blade of the Ronin
Cannonball Adderley Somethin' Else
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Trout Mask Replica
The "thing" about Trout Mask Replica is that it turns a whole bunch of different things into its "thing." Despite the thin, scratchy distortion on the guitars, the mix slides each one into a different realm and makes a surreal, curiously intriguing texture out of them. Despite the purposeful disorder in the arrangements, there's a bright, delicious disharmony that provides tension with its rumbling as well as beauty with its naturally unpredictable explosions. And despite the usually stream-of-consciousness nature of the lyrics, every image is given some sort of connection to our recognizable reality. Whether it's the description of some kind of reaction to stimulus, or an image that gets its power from the rhythm its voice lends it, Mr. Beefheart's words remind one of William Burroughs with his suit off. It's a beefy piece; there's 28 bluesy, brainy, sweaty chunks of half-madness to get through here. But goddammit, it's a real experience, it's alive, and that needs to be commended.
Catch 22 Keasbey Nights
Cerberus Shoal Bastion of Itchy Preeves
Charles Mingus Mingus Ah Um
Choking Victim No Gods, No Managers
City of Caterpillar City of Caterpillar
Clark Body Riddle
Colour Haze Colour Haze
Company Flow Funcrusher Plus
Converge Axe to Fall
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Coroner Mental Vortex
Crash of Rhinos Distal
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Cult of Luna Salvation
Cult of Luna Somewhere Along the Highway
Cynic Focus
Darkthrone A Blaze in the Northern Sky
Das EFX Dead Serious
Deafheaven Sunbather
Of course opinions on an album like this are going to be divided, so let me try to cut through all the bullshit for you: this album is something new, and it is something special. It's a volatile living ferocious thing with veins of pristine melody. It's a balancing act that never falters. One half is black metal's viciousness; the monstrous riffs and the swallowing atmosphere. And the other half is of heartbreaking beauty. It oh-so-typically occurred to me to call this album's atmosphere "cold," but per the album title, that adjective doesn't really work at all. This album is the process, the beautiful earthquake, through which hope shines from the darkness.
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Human
Deathspell Omega Paracletus
Deep Puddle Dynamics The Taste of Rain...Why Kneel
Deerhunter Microcastle
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest
Deftones White Pony
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030
Demigod Slumber of Sullen Eyes
Demilich Nespithe
Descendents Milo Goes to College
Devin Townsend Ocean Machine: Biomech
Dilute The Gypsy Valentine Curve
Dilute Grape Blueprints Pour Spinach Olive Grape
Dinosaur Jr. Bug
Dinosaur Jr. You're Living All Over Me
Dirtwire Dirtwire
Discordance Axis The Inalienable Dreamless
Dissection Storm of the Light's Bane
Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst
dredg El Cielo
Drive Like Jehu Yank Crime
Drudkh Blood In Our Wells
Earth Hex: Or Printing In the Infernal Method
Echo and The Bunnymen Crocodiles
Edan Beauty and the Beat
Eels Electro-Shock Blues
El-P Fantastic Damage
El-P Cancer 4 Cure
Electric Wizard Dopethrone
Elephant9 Walk the Nile
Ellen Allien & Apparat Orchestra Of Bubbles
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Elliott Smith Elliott Smith
Elvis Costello My Aim Is True
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Eminem The Eminem Show
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Enslaved Axioma Ethica Odini
Eric Dolphy At the Five Spot, Vol. 1
Eric's Trip Love Tara
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Extra Life Secular Works
Exuma Exuma
Failure Fantastic Planet
Fear Before The Always Open Mouth
Fiona Apple When the Pawn...
Flying Lotus Los Angeles
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Four Tet Rounds
Fripp & Eno No Pussyfooting
Fripp & Eno Evening Star
Fu-Schnickens Nervous Breakdown
Gang of Four Entertainment!
Gang Starr Moment of Truth
Gang Starr Step in the Arena
Ghost (JPN) Hypnotic Underworld
Glassjaw Coloring Book
Glenn Branca The Ascension
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Gold Panda Lucky Shiner
And here's an electronic album that several times had me on the verge of tears
Gong Flying Teapot
Gorod Leading Vision
GridLink Amber Gray
Haiku d'Etat Coup De Theatre
Hammock Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo
Handsome Boy Modeling School So ... How's Your Girl?
Have a Nice Life Deathconsciousness
Heathen Victims of Deception
Hella Hold Your Horse Is
strange clanks and crashes form beautiful peaks and valleys and it's all amazingly unpretentious. it's a seriously silly burst of childlike energy with grown-up musicianship, and that's where the art is.
Hieroglyphics 3rd Eye Vision
Hopesfall The Satellite Years
HORSE the band Desperate Living
Hot Snakes Suicide Invoice
Hum Downward Is Heavenward
Hungry Ghosts Alone, Alone
Husker Du Zen Arcade
Immolation Close to a World Below
Immortal At the Heart of Winter
Incantation Onward to Golgotha
Infectious Organisms Human Experience
Infester To the Depths... In Degradation
Infidel?/Castro! Bioentropic Damage Fractal
InI Center of Attention
Inquisition Into The Infernal Regions Of The Ancient
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Isis Oceanic
Isis Panopticon
J Dilla Donuts
Jakob Solace
Jan Dukes de Grey Mice and Rats in the Loft
Jefferson Airplane Surrealistic Pillow
Jenny Hval Viscera
Jets to Brazil Orange Rhyming Dictionary
Joanna Newsom Ys
Joe Satriani Surfing With The Alien
John Wiese Soft Punk
John Zorn Taboo and Exile
Jose Gonzalez In Our Nature
Joy Division Closer
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
Joyce Manor Joyce Manor
Julia Holter Have You In My Wilderness
Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Kayo Dot Dowsing Anemone With Copper Tongue
Keiji Haino C'est parfait
Kidcrash Jokes
King Crimson Discipline
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson Red
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Tears Bat Trip King Tears Bat Trip
Kvelertak Kvelertak
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley
Land Of Kush Against The Day
Lasse Marhaug The Shape Of Rock To Come
Laura Stevenson Sit Resist
LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver
Leonard Cohen Songs of Leonard Cohen
Les Rallizes Denudes '77 Live
Lilys In the Presence of Nothing
Mahavishnu Orchestra Birds of Fire
Mahavishnu Orchestra The Inner Mounting Flame
Manic Street Preachers The Holy Bible
Masada Yod
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Matchbox Twenty Mad Season
maudlin of the Well Bath
maudlin of the Well Part the Second
McLuhan Anomaly
Wow... this is fucking insane. Even though I can see why I'd never heard of it. Anomaly is a set of four beastly journeys filled with comically unique, almost campy instrumentation. Flutes, all kinds of brass, a fucking slide whistle solo? The album's messages come from the fantasy-inspired storybook lyrics, and their vocal delivery, both crooned and spoken, both sounding absurdly legit. But the songs also set aside plenty of time for those magical 70s prog jams, with all the build-ups and explosions executed masterfully. Put simply, Anomaly is delightfully bonkers.
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Merzbow Minazo Vol. 1
Mesa Verde The Old Road
Meshuggah Destroy Erase Improve
Meshuggah I
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Minor Threat Complete Discography
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Minutemen Double Nickels on the Dime
Misery Signals Controller
Miyuki Ghostly Vibes
Ghostly Vibes indeed. Dark enough to intrigue without suffocating, and light enough to bounce through the darkness with ease. Sputtering, echoing voice samples and sparse, yet profoundly resonant beats come together to create some chillingly beautiful atmospheres.
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West
Moss Icon Lyburnum Wits End Liberation Fly
Mouse on Mars Iaora Tahiti
Mouse On The Keys An Anxious Object
Mr. Bungle Disco Volante
Mr. Bungle California
My Sleeping Karma My Sleeping Karma
Nadja Radiance of Shadows
Nadja The Bungled & the Botched
Nas Illmatic
Nasum Human 2.0
Natural Snow Buildings The Dance of the Moon and the Sun
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood
Neurosis Times of Grace
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana Nevermind
NoMeansNo Wrong
Oceansize Frames
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Opeth Still Life
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Damnation
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Orchid Gatefold
Organized Konfusion Stress: The Extinction Agenda
Ornette Coleman The Shape of Jazz to Come
Orphaned Land Mabool (The Story of the Three Sons...)
OutKast Aquemini
OutKast ATLiens
Oval 94 Diskont
P.O.S. Never Better
Panda Bear Person Pitch
Patti Smith Horses
Pavement Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain
Pavement Slanted and Enchanted
Pelican The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...
Peste Noire La Sanie des siecles - Panegyrique de la
Pinback Summer in Abaddon
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pixies Doolittle
Pixies Surfer Rosa
Poison the Well The Opposite of December
Polvo Today's Active Lifestyles
Polvo Exploded Drawing
Prefuse 73 One Word Extinguisher
Primus Frizzle Fry
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Pulp Different Class
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead In Rainbows
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Rites of Spring End on End
Rocketship A Certain Smile, a Certain Sadness
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush Hemispheres
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Scale the Summit The Collective
Screaming Females What If Someone Is Watching Their TV?
Screaming Headless Torsos 1995
Sebadoh Bakesale
Secede Tryshasla
Shponglesque in its boldness and eclecticism, but uniquely intense in its execution
Shpongle Nothing Lasts... But Nothing Is Lost
Shpongle Tales of the Inexpressible
Shpongle Ineffable Mysteries from Shpongleland
Sigur Ros Agaetis Byrjun
Sigur Ros ( )
Silver Jews American Water
Sinister Cross the Styx
Skalpel Konfusion
Skullflower Form Destroyer
Skullflower Xaman
Sleep Party People Sleep Party People
Sleepmakeswaves ...and so we destroyed everything
Slint Spiderland
Slowdive Souvlaki
Slum Village Yes!
Sonic Youth Goo
Sonic Youth Sister
Souls of Mischief 93 'til Infinity
Soundgarden Superunknown
Squarepusher Hard Normal Daddy
Stars of the Lid The Tired Sounds of Stars of the Lid
Stars of the Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline
Storm and Stress Under Thunder and Fluorescent Light
Sublime Sublime
Sublime 40 Oz. to Freedom
Suffocation Effigy of the Forgotten
Sufjan Stevens Illinois
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary
Supersilent 6
Sweet Trip Velocity : Design : Comfort
System of a Down Toxicity
Tame Impala Innerspeaker
A bubbling display of stunning psychedelic craftsmanship. Leads and choruses swell and burst, and they relax and haunt at the same time while still leaving room for smooth instrumental explosions. The album goes down like lemonade.
Television Marquee Moon
Tera Melos Untitled
Terrorizer World Downfall
Texas Is the Reason Do You Know Who You Are?
The Arrogant Sons of Bitches Three Cheers For Disappointment
The Avalanches Since I Left You
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Beatles The Beatles
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Blood Brothers ...Burn, Piano Island, Burn
The Books The Lemon Of Pink
The Byrds Fifth Dimension
The Chameleons Script of the Bridge
The Cinematic Orchestra Motion
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Dillinger Escape Plan Irony Is a Dead Scene
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Doors Strange Days
The Doors The Doors
The Dynospectrum Dynospectrum
The Field From Here We Go Sublime
The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin
The Future Sound of London Lifeforms
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound
The Horrors Primary Colours
The Jesus and Mary Chain Psychocandy
The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble Here Be Dragons
The Knife Silent Shout
The Knife Shaking the Habitual
The Limp Twins Tales From Beyond The Groove
The Locust Plague Soundscapes
The Mad Conductor Renegade Space Rock
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past
The Microphones The Glow Pt. 2
The Mountain Goats All Hail West Texas
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Mongrel
WE can KISS the HIGHest clouds... and NAME them AFter MOvie stars
The Olivia Tremor Control Dusk at Cubist Castle
The Olivia Tremor Control Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume 1
The Pax Cecilia Blessed Are The Bonds
The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde
The Pop Group Y
The Red Chord Fused Together in Revolving Doors
The Residents Duck Stab
The Roots Things Fall Apart
The Shadow Ring Hold onto I.D.
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream
The Smith Street Band No One Gets Lost Anymore
At first glance, No One Gets Lost Anymore seems like pretty typical folk-punk fare, but with a few more listens, it reveals itself to actually be a pretty transcendent experience. There's virtually no songwriting mishaps, and you really couldn't ask for more when it comes to shout-along choruses. And the lyrics. Mmmmm. This will inevitably become another one of those albums that I jam and laugh and cry to with all my friends while we milk our last few precious months of intoxication (both drug and life-induced) and try to feel infinite again before the crushing reality sets in and we all leave and try to ignite our lives separately and ughhhhh idon'twannathinkaboutitidon'twannathinkaboutiti'lljustputthisalbumonagain
The Stooges Fun House
The Story So Far Under Soil and Dirt
The Strokes Is This It
The Suicide Machines Destruction By Definition
The Tallest Man on Earth There's No Leaving Now
The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat
The Verve A Storm in Heaven
The Weakerthans Reconstruction Site
This Heat Deceit
This Is Your Captain Speaking Storyboard
Thom Yorke The Eraser
Thought Industry Mods Carve The Pig
Tim Hecker Harmony in Ultraviolet
Tindersticks Tindersticks
Tipper Broken Soul Jamboree
Tom Waits Rain Dogs
Tool Lateralus
Tortoise TNT
Tortoise Millions Now Living Will Never Die
Toxik Think This
Trentemoller The Last Resort
Typical Cats Typical Cats
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Unwound Leaves Turn Inside You
Ved Buens Ende Written In Waters
Warning Watching from a Distance
Weakling Dead as Dreams
Weather Report I Sing The Body Electric
Weather Report Sweetnighter
Weezer Pinkerton
Weezer Weezer
White Suns Sinews
Why? Alopecia
Windir 1184
Wintersun Wintersun
Wire Pink Flag
Wolf Parade Apologies to the Queen Mary
Woob Woob² 4495
Wreck and Reference Black Cassette
Yellow Swans Going Places
Yes The Yes Album
Yes Fragile
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss
YOB The Unreal Never Lived

4.0 excellent
1099 1099
1099 Young Pines
16Bit Chainsaw Calligraphy The Remixes
Shit's crazy. This is dubstep to headbang to, man.
35007 Liquid
A Bunny's Caravan Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures
A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm
A Wilhelm Scream Partycrasher
A Winged Victory for the Sullen A Winged Victory for the Sullen
Aesop Rock Skelethon
AFI Sing the Sorrow
Against Me! Reinventing Axl Rose
Agents Of Abhorrence Earth.Water.Sun
Aidan Baker The Sea Swells A Bit...
Aim Cold Water Music
Alkaline Trio Goddamnit
Amon Duul II Phallus Dei
the title track is one of the pinnacles of krautrock, prolly one of the pinnacles of weird music in general
Amon Tobin Bricolage
Amon Tobin Supermodified
Anberlin Cities
And So I Watch You From Afar And So I Watch You From Afar
Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Ani DiFranco Dilate
Animal Collective Sung Tongs
Animal Collective Here Comes the Indian
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
Animals As Leaders Animals as Leaders
Animosity Animal
Arat Kilo A Night In Abyssinia
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Arcturus The Sham Mirrors
Armchairpolitician Seven Segment Decoder
ok wow is it just me or is this exactly what it would sound like if Animal Collective played hardcore
Arovane Lilies
Artifacts Between A Rock and A Hard Place
As Cities Burn Come Now Sleep
Ash Borer Ash Borer
Autopsy Severed Survival
B. Dolan Fallen House Sunken City
it's like two eras had a head-on collision and then started making pb&j sandwiches together
Bark Psychosis Hex
Bayside The Walking Wounded
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
Beck Mutations
Behold... The Arctopus Skullgrid
Benediction Transcend the Rubicon
Between the Buried and Me Alaska
Between the Buried and Me The Great Misdirect
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax: Hypersleep Dialogues
Bjork Post
Black Flag Damaged
Black Moon Enta Da Stage
Black Moth Super Rainbow Dandelion Gum
Black Sheep A Wolf in Sheep's Clothing
Black Sun Empire Cruel and Unusual
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Blockhead Music By Cavelight
Blotted Science The Machinations of Dementia
Bob Dylan The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Bomb the Music Industry! To Leave or Die in Long Island
Bomb the Music Industry! Album Minus Band
Boredoms Super Ae
Boris Pink
Boris Amplifier Worship
Botch American Nervoso
Braid Frame & Canvas
Breather Resist Charmer
Brian Eno Ambient 1: Music For Airports
Brother Ali Shadows On The Sun
Brutal Truth Extreme Conditions Demand Extreme Responses
Burial Kindred
Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink
Catherine Wheel Ferment
Cave In Until Your Heart Stops
Cephalic Carnage Lucid Interval
Chapterhouse Whirlpool
Chelsea Wolfe Apokalypsis
Chelsea Wolfe Abyss
Circle Takes the Square Rites of Initiation
Clever Girl No Drum And Bass in the Jazz Room
Cloudkicker Beacons
Coalesce 0:12 Revolution in Just Listening
Coil Horse Rotorvator
Colin Stetson New History Warfare Vol 2: Judges
Converge You Fail Me
Converge No Heroes
Cornelius Fantasma
Counting Crows August And Everything After
CunninLynguists Oneirology
Cursed II
Cyne Evolution Fight
Daitro Laisser Vivre Les Squelettes
Damu The Fudgemunk Sparetime
Dark Time Sunshine Vessel
Daughters Hell Songs
Dead Kennedys In God We Trust, Inc.
Deafheaven Roads to Judah
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Death Leprosy
Death Cab for Cutie Transatlanticism
Deepspace5 The Future Ain't What It Used To Be
The Christian messages get to me a little bit, especially the shamefully biased perspective of "And It Was Good," but that's not gonna bother everybody. Most of these songs are some very high quality hip-hop
Defeated Sanity Psalms of the Moribund
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Digable Planets Reachin' (A New Refutation of Time and Space)
Dismember Like an Ever Flowing Stream
Don Caballero What Burns Never Returns
Doomtree False Hopes XII
Drop Nineteens Delaware
Earth Earth 2
Earth Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light I
edIT Crying Over Pros For No Reason
Eels Beautiful Freak
El-P I'll Sleep When You're Dead
Eluvium Copia
Elvis Costello This Year's Model
Emancipator Soon It Will Be Cold Enough
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Enigma MCMXC a.D.
Enslaved Below the Lights
Enslaved Isa
Envy A Dead Sinking Story
Eric Copeland Hermaphrodite
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden, I Miss Everyone
Eyedea & Abilities First Born
Fago.Sepia L'ame Sure Ruse Mal
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Faith No More The Real Thing
Fall Out Boy Take This to Your Grave
Yes, at one point, Fall Out Boy played real, passionate pop-punk with dynamic songwriting, genuinely infectious melodies, and RIFFS. Every song on here is irresistible. Maybe it shouldn't be as charming as it is. But what I know for sure is that it hits me on basically the same levels as Under Soil and Dirt.
Fang Island Fang Island
Fantomas The Director's Cut
Faraquet The View From This Tower
Fear Factory Demanufacture
Fever Ray Fever Ray
Flipper Album – Generic Flipper
Florence and the Machine Lungs
Florence and the Machine Ceremonials
Flower Travellin Band Satori
Flunk For Sleepyheads Only
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
Frank Zappa Apostrophe
Fugazi Red Medicine
Funebrarum The Sleep of Morbid Dreams
Funeral Diner The Underdark
Funkadelic Maggot Brain
Galaxie 500 Today
Genghis Tron Board Up the House
Giraffes? Giraffes! Pink Magick
Glassjaw Everything You Ever Wanted To Know...
God Is an Astronaut All Is Violent, All Is Bright
Grails Burning Off Impurities
Grandaddy The Sophtware Slump
Grizzly Bear Veckatimest
Grouper A I A
Hail the Sun Wake
Havok Time Is Up
Hightide Hotel Porch Luck
Holy Fuck Latin
HORSE the band The Mechanical Hand
Hot Water Music Fuel for the Hate Game
Hungry For Hands I Was Hungry For Hands
I Am A Lake Of Burning Orchids Innocence
I Create Complete Medley
Iceage New Brigade
Igorrr Nostril
In Flames The Jester Race
Incubus Morning View
Infest No Man's Slave
Insect Warfare World Extermination
Intronaut Prehistoricisms
Intronaut Valley of Smoke
Intronaut The Direction of Last Things
Iron Chic Not Like This
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Isis Celestial
Isis In the Absence of Truth
Isis Wavering Radiant
Ital Tek Midnight Colour
Jaga Jazzist What We Must
James Blake James Blake
Jane's Addiction Ritual De Lo Habitual
Japan Tin Drum
Jawbox For Your Own Special Sweetheart
Jethro Tull Aqualung
John Zorn The Crucible
K2 Metal Dysplasia
Karl Sanders Saurian Meditation
Kayo Dot Blue Lambency Downward
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
Kerouac Cold and Distant, Not Loving
KMD Bl-ck B-st-rds
Knut Challenger
Kowloon Walled City Gambling On The Richter Scale
Kraftwerk Autobahn
Kreator Extreme Aggression
KRS-One Return Of The Boom Bap
Lagwagon Let's Talk About Feelings
Lapalux Nostalchic
Lee Noble No Becoming
Letlive. Fake History
Lights Out Asia Eyes Like Brontide
Love Like... Electrocution Love Like... Electrocution
Lye By Mistake Fea Jur
Maeror Tri The Beauty of Sadness
Magazine Real Life
Manners Apparitions
Massacre From Beyond
Matchbox Twenty Yourself or Someone Like You
Maybeshewill I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone
Medicine Shot Forth Self Living
Melechesh Emissaries
Merzbow 1930
Merzbow Flare Gun
Merzbow Frog
Merzbow Minazo Vol. 2
Merzbow Here
Metz Metz
mewithoutYou Catch For Us the Foxes
Mic Geronimo The Natural
Mineral The Power of Failing
Mission of Burma Signals, Calls, and Marches
Mobb Deep The Infamous
Moby Play
Modern Life Is War Witness
Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Mogwai Young Team
Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
Moonsorrow Verisakeet
Mos Def Black on Both Sides
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Muslimgauze The Rape Of Palestine
my dad vs. yours Little Symphonies
My Heart To Joy Seasons In Verse
Nebula To The Center
Neurosis Souls at Zero
Neurosis Enemy of the Sun
Neurosis Honor Found in Decay
New Found Glory Sticks and Stones
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Let Love In
Nosaj Thing Drift
Nothing Guilty of Everything
Nujabes Spiritual State
Nurse With Wound Chance Meeting on a Dissecting Table...
Off Minor Some Blood
Okkervil River Don't Fall In Love With Everyone You See
Old Man Gloom Seminar III: Zozobra
Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven
Opeth Watershed
Orchid Chaos is Me
Orchid Dance Tonight! Revolution Tomorrow!
Osker Idle Will Kill
Overkill The Years of Decay
Owen At Home With Owen
Owen I do perceive.
Owen (the ep)
Ozric Tentacles Arborescence
P.O.S. Audition
Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Panic! At the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Park It Won't Snow Where You're Going
Pearl Jam Ten
Pearl Jam Vs.
Pelican Australasia
Pelican Ataraxia/Taraxis
Penfold Amateurs and Professionals
Pennywise About Time
Pennywise Full Circle
People Under the Stairs O.S.T.
Pg. 99 Document #8
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Pig Destroyer Phantom Limb
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Plini Sweet Nothings
Portugal. The Man The Satanic Satanist
Pretend Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil
Primus Pork Soda
Primus Green Naugahyde
Psyopus Our Puzzling Encounters Considered
Public Image Ltd Flowers Of Romance
Quasimoto The Unseen
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Radical Face The Family Tree: The Roots
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx...
Rage Against the Machine Evil Empire
Rei Harakami Red Curb
Ride Nowhere
Robert Wyatt Rock Bottom
Rotten Sound Exit
Sage Francis Personal Journals
Saor Aura
Sargeist Let The Devil In
Sed Non Satiata Sed Non Satiata
Sepultura Arise
Serengeti Family and Friends
Setherial Nord
Shining (NOR) Blackjazz
Shora Malval
Shpongle Museum of Consciousness
Sigh Imaginary Sonicscape
Sleep Sleep's Holy Mountain
Sleepy Sun Embrace
Sleepy Sun Fever
Smif-N-Wessun Dah Shinin'
Sodom Persecution Mania
Son Lux At War With Walls And Mazes
Spokes Everyone I Ever Met
Spoon Kill the Moonlight
St. Germain Tourist
Stars Set Yourself On Fire
Strapping Young Lad City
Strung Out Twisted By Design
Submotion Orchestra Finest Hour
Swarms Old Raves End
Swervedriver Mezcal Head
Talking Heads More Songs About Buildings and Food
Talking Heads Talking Heads: 77
Tangled Thoughts of Leaving Deaden The Fields
Ted Leo And The Pharmacists Shake The Sheets
Teebs Ardour
Tegan and Sara The Con
The Angels of Light How I Loved You
The Angels of Light New Mother
The Assemble Head in Sunburst Sound When Sweet Sleep Returned
The Black Heart Procession 1
The Boo Radleys Everything's Alright Forever
The Broadways Broken Star
The Carrier No Love Can Save Me
The Chariot Long Live
The Chariot One Wing
The Chinese Stars A Rare Sensation
The Chinkees The Chinkees Are Coming
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Dead Texan The Dead Texan
The Doppelgangaz Lone Sharks
The Ergs! Dorkrockcorkrod
The Evens Get Evens
The Faceless Planetary Duality
The Flaming Lips Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots
The Flaming Lips Clouds Taste Metallic
The Flatliners Destroy To Create
The Get Up Kids Something to Write Home About
The God Machine Scenes from the Second Storey
The God Machine One Last Laugh in a Place of Dying...
The Gun Club Fire of Love
The Lawrence Arms Oh! Calcutta!
The Lillingtons Death by Television
The Mars Volta Amputechture
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath
The Nation of Ulysses Plays Pretty for Baby
The National Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
The National Cherry Tree
The National The Virginia EP
The New Pornographers Twin Cinema
The Orb Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
The Paper Chase Now You Are One of Us
The Postal Service Give Up
The Raincoats The Raincoats
The Red Chord Fed Through the Teeth Machine
The Replacements Let It Be
The Reptilian Boys Life EP
The Residents Buster & Glen
The Saddest Landscape You Will Not Survive
The Story So Far What You Don't See
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Born Into Trouble As the Sparks Fly Upward
Their / They're / There Their / They're / There
Their / They're / There Analog Weekend
This Heat This Heat
This Time Next Year Road Maps and Heart Attacks
This Will Destroy You Young Mountain
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice Vheissu
Tim Hecker Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do It Again
Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
Lyrically, The Monitor is an absolute delight, but musically, while for the most part being infectious, visceral, and spine-tingling, it's a bit too bombastic for its own good. There's lots of great licks everywhere on the album, but they're often carried on for too long, or have too much other stuff put on top of them. The album is too raw and dirty, and speaks of times too troubled for over-epic and over-long piano intros to not sound just a bit out of place. And "The Battle of Hampton Roads" did not need to be 14 minutes long. Sorry.
toe For Long Tomorrow
Tool Aenima
Tricky Maxinquaye
TV on the Radio Dear Science
Ufomammut Idolum
Ulcerate The Destroyers of All
Listening to this album feels like swimming through a sea of smoke and anvils.
Underoath Define the Great Line
Unexpect Fables of the Sleepless Empire
Unsane Visqueen
Uyama Hiroto A Son of the Sun
Verdena Il Suicidio Dei Samurai
Verse Aggression
Violent Femmes Violent Femmes
Vola Inmazes
With Inmazes, Vola has given us a delicious progressive metal outing layered with thick, groovy riffs, pristine, soaring vocals, and tasteful electronics. But the really cool thing about it is that all its parts are so thoroughly integrated that it doesn't really come off as a new genre-bending experiment so much as what metal is supposed to sound like here in 2015. It sounds like what the Metallica junkies of the 80s might've imagined the "metal of the future" to be.
Werewolf Jerusalem Music for Mass Radio
Wipers Is This Real?
Wolves in the Throne Room Two Hunters
Wormrot Dirge
Holy shit! Well, this kicks you right in the face, doesn't it?
Wormrot Noise
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Yes Relayer
Yo La Tengo And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside...
You Slut! Critical Meat
Young Marble Giants Colossal Youth
Zao Where Blood and Fire Bring Rest

3.5 great
*shels Plains Of The Purple Buffalo
2562 Fever
65daysofstatic One Time for All Time
A Place to Bury Strangers Exploding Head
Aesop Rock Music For Earthworms
Aesop Rock None Shall Pass
AIDS Wolf Cities of Glass
Alexisonfire Watch Out!
Algernon Cadwallader Some Kind Of Cadwallader
Algernon Cadwallader Parrot Flies
All Shall Perish The Price of Existence
All Shall Perish Awaken the Dreamers
Amia Venera Landscape The Long Procession
And So I Watch You From Afar Gangs
Antigama Warning
As Cities Burn Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest
ASAP Rocky Live.Love.A$AP.
August Burns Red Constellations
Balance and Composure Separation
Banner Pilot Collapser
Baptists Bushcraft
Basement I Wish I Could Stay Here
Baths Cerulean
Baton Rouge Fragments D'eux Memes
BATS Red In Tooth and Claw
Beau Navire Hours
Beck Sea Change
Between the Buried and Me The Silent Circus
Between the Buried and Me The Parallax II: Future Sequence
Big Blood Dead Songs
Blind Melon Blind Melon
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Born of Osiris The Discovery
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Bravo Fucking Bravo II
Burial Street Halo
Butthole Surfers Locust Abortion Technician
Butthole Surfers Psychic... Powerless... Another Man's Sac
By The End Of Tonight A Tribute To Tigers
Cage Movies for the Blind
Cannibal Corpse Eaten Back to Life
Choke Slow Fade Or: How I Learned To Question Infinity
City and Colour Little Hell
Clipping Midcity
Coilguns And Kunz Coilguns And Kunz
Coma Cinema Blue Suicide
Consciousness Removal Project The Last Season
Converge Petitioning the Empty Sky
Converge When Forever Comes Crashing
Crime In Stereo The Troubled Stateside
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Dads American Radass (This Is Important)
Daitro Y
Das Racist Relax
Daughter If You Leave
Dead in the Dirt The Blind Hole
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Spiritual Healing
Decapitated Nihility
Decapitated The Negation
Departures When Losing Everything Is Everything You Wanted
Destroyer Kaputt
Digable Planets Blowout Comb
Do Make Say Think You, You're a History in Rust
Earth Pentastar: In The Style Of Demons
Earth The Bees Made Honey in the Lion's Skull
Earth Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) Home After Three Months Away
Enslaved In Times
Ernest Gonzales Natural Traits
Everyone Everywhere Everyone Everywhere
Explosions in the Sky Those Who Tell the Truth...
Farewell Republic Burn the Boats
Finch (US) Say Hello to Sunshine
Fireworks Gospel
God Is an Astronaut Far from Refuge
Gonjasufi A Sufi and a Killer
Gonjasufi MU.ZZ.LE
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Grand Mexican Warlock Aeons
Green Day Dookie
Green Day Nimrod
Grown Ups Songs
Have Heart The Things We Carry
Helmet Meantime
Hey Mercedes Everynight Fireworks
Hightide Hotel Nothing Was Missing, Except Me
Holy Fuck Holy Fuck
I Am A Lake Of Burning Orchids Summer In My Veins
Imminent Sonic Destruction Recurring Themes
Immolation Providence
Into It. Over It. Proper
Intronaut Void
Intronaut Habitual Levitations
Iron Maiden The Final Frontier
Ital Hive Mind
Jimmy Eat World Futures
Joan of Arc How Memory Works
Kazumoto Endo While You Were Out
Kidcrash Snacks
King Crimson Lizard
Knapsack Day Three Of My New Life
Kryptic Minds Can't Sleep
ughhh if they just trimmed a little fat off this would be amazing
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River...
This album is filled with great moments. Schizophrenic, disjointed, and occasionally cheesy, but great. The album seems to floor most of its first-time listeners due to its breathtaking lyrics and heartfelt, powerful execution. But repeated listens reveal that the songwriting here is extremely all-over-the-place, which is why I've brought down my rating of it from a 4.5 to a 3.5. Awesome, memorable moments pop up all over the place, but they're rarely expanded upon or connected to another. While I still listen to the album for those moments that excite me (there's actually a great deal of them, they're just, like I said, hardly ever tied to other parts of the song they're in), and also for the amazing lyrics, this whole decrease in my enjoyment of it has been pretty disappointing. Here's to improving your songwriting skills, La Dispute.
La Dispute Wildlife
I was wishing and hoping and praying that La Dispute would get rid of their bad songwriting habits and fully realize their colossal potential (or at least realize it moreso), with their new album, Wildlife, and to my elation, they have done just that. Parts are repeated more often (admittedly not as much as I'd hoped for, but it's definitely still an improvement) to give the songs more unity, and parts are also given much more time to breathe, resulting in build-ups and climaxes that are genuinely affecting, and actually pretty damn epic, too. Also, those disjointed, incoherent quirks that the band's debut was loaded with are virtually gone on Wildlife. The songs on this album feel much more like songs, rather than Somewhere at the Bottom of the River's collections of vocalist and band stomping all over each other. And the lyrics are incredible, as expected. I think if the band keeps progressing at this rate, they may have a true classic in 'em. Here's to getting even better, La Dispute.
Late of the Pier Fantasy Black Channel
Less Than Jake Hello Rockview
Letlive. The Blackest Beautiful
Loma Prieta I.V.
Look Mexico This Is Animal Music
Lumber Lung Lumber Lung
Make Do and Mend End Measured Mile
Maserati Inventions for the New Season
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Maybeshewill Not For Want Of Trying
Meat Puppets Meat Puppets II
Merzbow Venereology
Meshuggah Chaosphere
Mestis Basal Ganglia
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metric Synthetica
Title track is bangin,' pretty much perfect, actually. And the rest of the songs are pretty great on their own, but the textures of each aren't distinct enough to avoid running into each other.
mewithoutYou A to B: Life
Millencolin Pennybridge Pioneers
Mirror (JPN) On, Then, In
MNMNTS The Good Life
Modest Mouse This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About
Mogwai Happy Songs for Happy People
Moneen The Theory of Harmonial Value
Motion City Soundtrack Commit This to Memory
Mouth of the Architect Quietly
Muse Origin of Symmetry
My Morning Jacket Evil Urges
Native Orthodox
Natural Snow Buildings Waves of the Random Sea
Neoandertals Ebu Gogo Gutting The Child
Nico Desertshore
Nicolas Jaar Space Is Only Noise
Nikki Louder Our World Died Yesterday
Nile Annihilation of the Wicked
NOFX Punk in Drublic
Noisear Subvert the Dominant Paradigm
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Oh, Sleeper Children Of Fire
Om Advaitic Songs
Opeth Heritage
Orbs Asleep Next to Science
Paramore All We Know Is Falling
Paramore Riot!
Pianos Become the Teeth The Lack Long After
Piglet lava land
Portishead Dummy
Primus Tales from the Punchbowl
Protest the Hero Kezia
Psyopus Ideas of Reference
Public Enemy Yo! Bum Rush the Show
Purity Ring Shrines
Red Krayola The Parable of Arable Land
Rolo Tomassi Astraea
Russian Circles Enter
Russian Circles Empros
Rusted Root When I Woke
Sadistik The Balancing Act
Samiam Astray
Saves the Day Through Being Cool
Sepalcure Sepalcure
Set Your Goals Mutiny!
Shabazz Palaces Black Up
Shook Ones Facetious Folly Feat
Six Organs Of Admittance School of the Flower
Slayer Reign in Blood
Small Brown Bike Dead Reckoning
Snowing Fuck Your Emotional Bullshit
Snowing I Could Do Whatever I Wanted If I Wanted
Some Mistakes Glamorous Thoughts
Son Lux We Are Rising
Sonic Youth Experimental Jet Set, Trash, and No Star
Street Smart Cyclist Street Smart Cyclist
Studying Sophomoronic
Sudatsuga Blue Moon Saiyeed
Superheaven Jar
The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen
The Armed These Are Lights
The Black Heart Procession 2
The Bled Pass the Flask
The Caretaker Patience (After Sebald)
The Cranberries Everybody Else Is Doing It, So Why Can't We?
The Crinn Dreaming Saturn
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
The Dear Hunter Black
The Dear Hunter Indigo
The Dear Hunter Red
The Dear Hunter Orange
The Dear Hunter Yellow
The Dear Hunter Violet
The Dear Hunter White
The Dillinger Escape Plan The Dillinger Escape Plan
The Early November The Room's Too Cold
The Evens The Odds
The Evpatoria Report Golevka
The Faceless Akeldama
The Front Bottoms Talon of the Hawk
The Jazz June The Medicine
The Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble From the Stairwell
The Life and Times Tragic Boogie
The Low End Theory The Low End Theory
The Mars Volta Octahedron
The Mars Volta Noctourniquet
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Let's Face It
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Put On Your Rosy Red Glasses
The Phantom Carriage New Thing
The Promise Ring Nothing Feels Good
The Reptilian Low Health
The Smiths Meat Is Murder
The Swellers Ups and Downsizing
The xx xx
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our
Thrice Major/Minor
Thursday Full Collapse
Tigers Jaw Tigers Jaw
Title Fight Floral Green
Tombs Path of Totality
Touche Amore ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse
Touche Amore Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me
Toxic Holocaust Conjure and Command
Transit Listen and Forgive
TTNG Animals
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
Underoath Disambiguation
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City
Veil of Maya [id]
Vessels Helioscope
Weekend Nachos Worthless
Why? Elephant Eyelash
Wild Nothing Gemini
Windmills By the Ocean Windmills By the Ocean II
Wolf Eyes Human Animal
You Slut! Medium Bastard
Youth Lagoon The Year of Hibernation
Yuck Yuck
Zomby Dedication

3.0 good
All Get Out The Season
All Shall Perish Hate. Malice. Revenge
All Shall Perish This Is Where It Ends
All the Empires of the World Old Gods, Old Worlds, Old Wounds
Ampere Like Shadows
As I Lay Dying An Ocean Between Us
August Burns Red Messengers
August Burns Red Leveler
i really wish these guys would stop pissing away all their potential
Beau Navire Life Moves
Behold... The Arctopus Horrorscension
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Born of Osiris A Higher Place
Cannibal Corpse Evisceration Plague
Choke Needless To Say
Choke Foreword
Choke There's A Story To This Moral
Cloudkicker Let Yourself Be Huge
Clubroot Clubroot
Crucial Dudes 61 Penn
Daitro Des Cendres, Je Me Consume
Daniel Striped Tiger No Difference
Do Make Say Think & Yet & Yet
Don Caballero American Don
Drunkdriver Drunkdriver
Explosions in the Sky How Strange, Innocence
Farewell Republic Young Effete Titans of Industry
fun. Aim and Ignite
Green Day Insomniac
Green Day Kerplunk
Grimes Visions
Interpol El Pintor
Jandek Ready for the House
Jesu Ascension
Kidcrash New Ruins
King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon
Kuedo Severant
La Quiete La Quiete II
Lamb Lamb
Lantlos Agape
Light Bearer Lapsus
Lightning Bolt Wonderful Rainbow
Matt Elliott Failing Songs
Maybeshewill Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony
Method Man Tical
mewithoutYou Pale Horses
mmpsuf Retina
Mogwai Come On Die Young
Mogwai Rock Action
Mogwai The Hawk Is Howling
Moneen The Red Tree
Mono Walking Cloud and Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered and the Sun Shined
Mono Under the Pipal Tree
Municipal Waste The Art of Partying
Municipal Waste Massive Aggressive
My Chemical Romance I Brought You My Bullets...
Native Construct Quiet World
Nico The Marble Index
Obscure Sphinx Anaesthetic Inhalation Ritual
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth Deliverance
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
pg.lost It's Not Me, It's You!
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother
Polar Bear Club Chasing Hamburg
Portugal. The Man In The Mountain In The Cloud
Pulling Teeth Funerary
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Sainthood Reps Monoculture
Saves the Day Stay What You Are
Sleepingdog With Our Heads in the Clouds...
Sundowner Four One Five Two
The Bled Found in the Flood
The Bled Silent Treatment
The Boxer Rebellion The Cold Still
The Color Morale We All Have Demons
The Crimson Armada Guardians
The Dear Hunter Green
The Dear Hunter Blue
The Gerogerigegege Tokyo Anal Dynamite
The Men Leave Home
I guess sometimes music can be a little too visceral. Albums like At the Drive-In's Relationship of Command succeed because already extremely well-written songs are executed with a spur-of-the-moment passion, whereas the songs on Leave Home are too loose and uncalculated for the visceral aspects of them to be entertaining. Although there are a few good, driving rhythms here and there, most of the meandering, slow-burning noise just leaves me out in the cold.
The Mothers of Invention Freak Out!
The National The National
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Nuclear, Sad, Nuclear
The Rural Alberta Advantage Departing
The Stone Roses The Stone Roses
These Arms Are Snakes Easter
Toxic Holocaust An Overdose of Death...
Trap Them Darker Handcraft
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
Vanilla Fudge Vanilla Fudge
Veil of Maya Eclipse
Weezer The Green Album
Whitechapel A New Era of Corruption
Winds Of Plague The Great Stone War
Woe Of Tyrants Threnody
Wolf Eyes Burned Mind
You Blew It! Grow Up, Dude

2.5 average
After the Burial In Dreams
Alesana The Emptiness
As Blood Runs Black Instinct
Bring Me the Horizon Count Your Blessings
Children of Bodom Blooddrunk
Emarosa Relativity
Eminem Recovery
Explosions in the Sky The Rescue
Explosions in the Sky Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
Fleet Foxes Helplessness Blues
Four Year Strong Rise Or Die Trying
Four Year Strong Enemy of the World
Iced Earth Iced Earth
Job for a Cowboy Gloom
Melt-Banana Scratch or Stitch
Of Mice and Men The Flood
Psyopus Odd Senses
Radiohead Pablo Honey
SebastiAn Total
Sissy Spacek Sissy Spacek
The Devil Wears Prada Zombie
The Devil Wears Prada Dead Throne
Tyler, the Creator Goblin
Am I that out of touch with what's been lurking into the mainstream lately, or is Tyler really as infamous as he makes himself out to be on this album? Is all the bitching he does here about parents blaming him for their rebellious and disobedient kids really...valid? Because according to what I've seen and read, I don't think it is. And that, in turn, makes a large chunk of this album extremely off-putting and vaguely...irritating. If all the whining is valid though, this album is still pretty lame. Tyler only seems to create a good flow when he's focusing on wordplay ("Yonkers" and "Tron Cat" being the two best examples), and a lot of times, those words he's playing with deal with stupid, trite, uninteresting bullshit. He tries so hard to pull off that consciously-trying-to-shock-but-justifying-it-by-calling-it-"dark humor" persona, but he does it so awkwardly and so unsubtly, that a lot of times, his words seem to fall to the ground before he even says them. He gets so angry at all these people who supposedly "take him too seriously," but seems to take that sentiment more seriously than anything else he says on the album. Honestly, if it wasn't for "Yonkers" and "Tron Cat," this would be a 2, maybe even lower. With Goblin, Tyler just tries way too hard.

2.0 poor
Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill
Between the Buried and Me Coma Ecliptic
Bring Me the Horizon Suicide Season
Eminem Encore
Eminem Relapse
I See Stars The End of the World Party
Amidst the annoying autotune, the cringe-worthy lyrics, and the inherently shoddy formula of combining synths and other electronic bleeps and bloops with br00tal breakdowns and hxc screaming, there are, admittedly, some pretty catchy melodies on here. And I can tell that the band actually gave a shit about what they were writing, too, however poor what they were writing is. And that's enough to merit a 2.
Iced Earth The Crucible of Man
Jason Lescalleet The Pilgrim
Judas Priest Nostradamus
Metallica Death Magnetic
Pink Floyd Ummagumma
Suicide Silence The Black Crown
We Came As Romans Understanding What We've Grown to Be

1.5 very poor
Alesana On Frail Wings of Vanity and Wax
Chelsea Grin Chelsea Grin
Emmure Felony
Escape the Fate Dying Is Your Latest Fashion
Metallica St. Anger
Morbid Angel Illud Divinum Insanus
Nickelback All the Right Reasons
Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear
The Devil Wears Prada Plagues

1.0 awful
Asking Alexandria Stand Up and Scream
brokeNCYDE Will Never Die
DragonForce Inhuman Rampage
Lou Reed and Metallica Lulu
There's coral, there's rocks, there's whale poo...and then there's Lulu.
Millionaires Bling Bling Bling!
The Crimson Armada Conviction
So yeah, this is pretty much worthless. Plus, it's an absolutely fucking embarrassing decrease in quality from their debut. Don't know what the fuck they were thinking.
Waking the Cadaver Perverse Recollections of a Necromangler

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