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5.0 classic
Boards of Canada Geogaddi
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Sigur Ros Takk...
Swans To Be Kind
The Dear Hunter Act II: The Meaning of, & All Things Regarding Ms. Leading
Tool Lateralus

4.5 superb
American Football American Football
Animals As Leaders The Joy of Motion
Physical Education. What a fuckin' banger of a song!
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Devil Sold His Soul Belong/Betray
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Devin Townsend Project Addicted
Earthside A Dream In Static
Fightstar Behind the Devil's Back
Fightstar One Day Son This Will All Be Yours
Frank Ocean channel ORANGE
Gunship Gunship
Helios Yume
Jakob Sines
Kamasi Washington The Epic
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Mastodon Emperor of Sand
If "Show Yourself" wasn't on the album then this would be a serious contender for Mastodon's best album.
Mastodon Leviathan
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Meshuggah The Violent Sleep of Reason
Periphery Periphery
Periphery Juggernaut: Omega
Sigur Ros Kveikur
Sigur Ros ( )
Skyharbor Guiding Lights
Sleepmakeswaves Love of Cartography
Steven Wilson Hand. Cannot. Erase.
Thank You Scientist Maps of Non-Existent Places
The Contortionist Language
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum (Complete Collection)
The Dear Hunter Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional
The Mire Glass Cathedrals
Tool Ænima
Waking Aida Eschaton

4.0 excellent
A Bunny's Caravan Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures
Anathema The Optimist
Aphex Twin Syro
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Atmospheres The Departure
Blanck Mass World Eater
Charlie Simpson Long Road Home
CHON Grow
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Damien Rice My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Deftones Around The Fur
Deftones Koi No Yokan
The album grew on me, tracks such as "Graphic Nature" were tedious to me before but now my favourite tracks are constantly changing, making for more listening appeal.
Devin Townsend Project Z2
Devin Townsend Project Deconstruction
Devin Townsend Project Ki
Devin Townsend Project Transcendence
Echo Tail King Defeatism
Fightstar Be Human
Fightstar Grand Unification
Flying Lotus You're Dead!
Francis and the Lights Farewell, Starlite!
Frank Ocean Blonde
Frost* Falling Satellites
Gates Parallel Lives
Goldmund Sometimes
Hammock Everything and Nothing
Hammock The Sleepover Series, Volume 2
Hammock Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo
Kendrick Lamar DAMN.
Kimbra The Golden Echo
Linkin Park A Thousand Suns
Listened to it again and it just reminded of the amount of work and layering this album underwent. The band at least deserves credit for changing their sound.
Mastodon Remission
Mastodon The Hunter
Moonchild Voyager
Periphery Periphery II: This Time It's Personal
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha
Periphery Periphery III: Select Difficulty
Plini Handmade Cities
This shit is tight as fuck.
Sigur Ros Valtari
Sigur Ros Agætis byrjun
Sleepmakeswaves Made Of Breath Only
The Contortionist Exoplanet
The Dear Hunter Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise
The Dear Hunter Act I: The Lake South, the River North
The Dear Hunter Act III: Life and Death
The Wonder Years No Closer to Heaven
Three Trapped Tigers Silent Earthling
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
Stay With Me until the end of the album is fucking astounding. A bit of a rocky first half with some
great songs (Hurricane, The Long Defeat) but some uninteresting songs as well. Maybe those
songs might grow later on.
Tool Undertow
Tool 10,000 Days
Uneven Structure La Partition
While She Sleeps You Are We

3.5 great
American Football American Football (LP2)
After listening through the album a few times its definitely different to the debut, which is
obviously going to happen since its been 17 years. Most songs do still have that AF vibe to them,
dont worry the trumpets are there, though few and far between. Some songs, especially Home Is
Where The Haunt Is do sound pretty much like Owen. The inclusion of ambient pads is very
welcome and differently accentuates certain songs. No instrumental songs which is a bummer
but, overall, excellent album with a lot of standout moments throughout. Its not on the same level
as the debut and thats perfectly fine. You done good AF.
Breaking Benjamin Dark Before Dawn
Coldplay Parachutes
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto
Deftones Adrenaline
Deftones Deftones
Deftones Gore
Devin Townsend Project Epicloud
Gorillaz Humanz
Hammock Oblivion Hymns
Jake Bowen Isometric
Katatonia The Fall of Hearts
Fantastic production let down by some some lacklustre song writing that seems like a jam session
without much cohesion (see first 2 minutes of Takeover), this type of aimless wandering making
for longer songs leaves the listener simply bored. However there are some fantastic moments
sprinkled throughout. The more direct songs definitely steal the limelight. Perhaps Katatonia
might be better off making a more shorter album in the future that focuses on their strengths
rather than expansive nothingness.
Kendrick Lamar Section.80
Lifeless (RUS) Insider
Linkin Park Meteora
Linkin Park The Hunting Party
Madeon Adventure
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
Nhor Momenta Quintae Essentiae
Northlane Mesmer
Sigur Ros Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
Sleepmakeswaves ...and so we destroyed everything
TesseracT Polaris
Textures Phenotype
Timeless is an absolute bitchin' song. Some bland moments here and there, better than Dualism IMO.
The 1975 I Like It When You Sleep, For You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It
The Contortionist Intrinsic
The Dear Hunter Migrant
Voices from the Fuselage Odyssey: The Destroyer of Worlds
Yellowcard Yellowcard

3.0 good
Coldplay Ghost Stories
Dead Letter Circus Aesthesis
Justin Bieber Purpose
Linkin Park Living Things
Northlane Node
Tycho Epoch

2.5 average
Burial Subtemple/Beachfires
Come on Burial, what's happening here? Past 2 EP's have been so formless, nothing captures the ears, it's just there... Most of it sounds like sound design rather than music. It's like he's grown a phobia of using drums and melody in his music.
Cloudkicker Woum
Coldplay X & Y
Coldplay A Head Full of Dreams
Linkin Park Minutes To Midnight
messFX Without Shame
Scale the Summit In a World of Fear
Uninteresting and uninspired. Like many have said it feels as if StS have run their course. The production is very stale and the songwriting seems outright random at times. Once you get into a section it changes immediately with no flow or conscious thought of how the song progresses, rather just "riff A then riff B". The band that wrote "Atlas Novus" is nowhere to be seen and it gives the impression that the previous members had a much more impactful role in the songwriting than we'd previously thought. rThe synths sound almost preset-y and are awkwardly levelled in the mix where it feels as if they're clashing with the guitars for the listener's attention. There are some cool moments sprinkled throughout but ultimately this feels like a style over substance release.
Sigur Ros Von

2.0 poor
Linkin Park One More Light
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