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Objectivity Score: 69%
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2013
Blue Hawaii Untogether3.5
Carrollhood VIOLENCE.4.5
Grouper The Man Who Died in His Boat4.5
Buke and Gase General Dome4.0
Biffy Clyro Opposites4.0

2012
Balmorhea Stranger4.0
Purity Ring Shrines4.0
Exitmusic Passage4.0
Sarah Jaffe The Body Wins4.0
Porcelain Raft Strange Weekend3.0

2011
Sarah Jaffe The Way Sound Leaves A Room4.0
The War on Drugs Slave Ambient3.5
Amon Tobin ISAM3.0
Laura Stevenson Sit Resist3.0
Braveyoung We Are Lonely Animals3.5
True Widow As High As The Highest Heavens And From The Center4.5
Wye Oak Civilian4.5
I love Wye Oak and I love this album, but opposed to what I thought, I think I like "The Knot" better than this one. "Civilian" is a strong, dream-like, chill album, but I feel as though The Knot has a bit more 'epic-ness' of a feel. r2 days later: I changed my mind. This album is all I listen to lately, it grows on me every time.
Radiohead The King of Limbs3.5
Braids Native Speaker4.0

2010
Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz4.0
Shaman's Harvest Shine2.5
Jonsi Go4.0
2009
Mumford and Sons Sigh No More5.0
I'm re-rating this album to a 5. I can listen to the album over and over and over and over again. Esp in times where life is pure shit, this album delivers all sortsa hope. AND Marcus's voice... mm. Love it.
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue4.5
Wye Oak The Knot4.5
Red Innocence and Instinct3.5
The Fray The Fray3.5

2008
Meiko Meiko3.0
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends3.0
Radiohead The Best Of4.0
10 Years Division3.5
Santigold Santogold3.5
Flight of the Conchords Flight of the Conchords4.0
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV4.0
Lykke Li Youth Novels2.0
I couldn't wait for the album to end. She sounds like a little girl, and has a voice you want to tune out completely due to annoyance. I do not understand the high ratings. She does have a couple of good tracks on this album, but no more than that. Disliked..
The Mountain Goats Heretic Pride3.0
Sia Some People Have Real Problems3.5

2007
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II2.5
Radiohead In Rainbows3.5
Band of Horses Cease to Begin3.5
Spoon Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga3.0
Foo Fighters The Colour and The Shape (Expanded)3.0
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago4.0
Carina Round Slow Motion Addict2.5
I was expecting better, she has a couple of great tracks, but the album is too "pop" sounding, gets on my nerves.
Bjork Volta3.0
Noisettes What's the Time Mr. Wolf?3.5
Book of Knots Traineater3.5
CocoRosie The Adventures of Ghosthorse and Stillbo4.0
Ludovico Einaudi Divenire4.0

2006
Beirut Lon Gisland4.0
Hanne Hukkelberg Rykestraße 682.5
Dude. Really? Really. I was expecting SO much more after hearing "Break my Body." The album was not good, definitely a let down, though not terrible by any means. Just.. disappointing.
My Brightest Diamond Bring Me the Workhorse4.5
Breaking Benjamin Phobia3.5
The Knife Silent Shout3.5
Red End of Silence3.5
Beirut Gulag Orkestar4.0
Tool 10,000 Days4.5
Malajube Trompe-l'oeil3.5

2005
Deftones B-Sides and Rarities4.0
My Morning Jacket Z4.0
Imogen Heap Speak For Yourself3.0
Sufjan Stevens Illinois3.5
Gorillaz Demon Days3.5
Tori Amos The Beekeeper3.0
KT Tunstall Eye To The Telescope3.0

2004
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Of Natural History3.5
Most amazing band! Sleepytime Gorilla Museum produces the kind of music that I think will be (and definitely should be) studied in the future as part of music education. The review didn't mention that member Dan Rathbun makes a variety of hand-made instruments which provides much of their unique sound. Listening to Sleepytime Gorilla Museum is an inspiring experience that leaves me in awe every time. There are, of course, certain songs I like better than others, but even tracks that aren't on the top of my list are cool to piece out and learn from--which has contributed to an acquired liking of certain tracks. So much raw, hauntingly beautiful talent in this music. Phenomenal band!
The Black Keys Rubber Factory4.0
Bjork Medulla3.5
Velvet Revolver Contraband3.5
RJD2 Since We Last Spoke3.0
Devendra Banhart Rejoicing in the Hands4.0
Pixies Best of Pixies: Wave of Mutilation3.0
Grizzly Bear Horn of Plenty3.5
PJ Harvey Uh Huh Her4.5
Crossfade Crossfade2.5
There are two songs I love on this album and one song I like alright. Disappointment in all honesty, their single "Cold" is probably the only song I'll continue to listen to. Could've been a better album if they had put more work into it I think. I do, however, think Crossfade will get better over the years, and I have never seen them live so I can't speak there.

2003
Jeff Buckley Live at Sin-é (Legacy Edition)3.5
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance3.5
Sufjan Stevens Michigan4.0
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium3.5
Radiohead Hail to the Thief4.0
Copeland Beneath Medicine Tree2.5
The Postal Service Give Up3.0

2002
Tori Amos Scarlet's Walk4.0
The Cranberries Stars: The Best of 1992–20023.0
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head4.0
Sparta Wiretap Scars3.5
Bright Eyes Lifted or the Story is in the Soil...3.5

2001
Tori Amos Strange Little Girls2.0
Ben Folds Rockin' The Suburbs3.5
Bjork Vespertine4.5

2000
Radiohead Kid A4.0
Coldplay Parachutes4.0
Deftones White Pony4.0
Sufjan Stevens A Sun Came3.5

1999
Tori Amos To Venus And Back4.5
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication3.0
Fiona Apple When the Pawn...4.0

1998
Bright Eyes Letting Off the Happiness4.0
Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk3.5
Tori Amos From The Choirgirl Hotel4.0
Natalie Imbruglia Left of the Middle1.5
Radiohead Airbag/How Am I Driving?3.0

1997
Bjork Homogenic4.5
Jimi Hendrix Experience Hendrix: The Best of Hendrix4.0
Radiohead OK Computer3.0
Live Secret Samadhi3.5
Bjork Telegram3.0

1996
Fiona Apple Tidal3.0
Ani DiFranco Dilate3.5
Tori Amos Boys for Pele4.5
Just picked up this album (finally) after being recommended it by those who know how much I Love "Little Earthquakes." I've watched various live performances from this album and was impressed (It's Tori, of course I'm going to be impressed, she's incredible--esp live) but didn't know how the actual album would compare. Well, apparently all who recommended me "Boys for Pele" knew what they were talking about, I can't get enough of it. Tori never does cease to amaze me.

I'll be another to say that if you are a fan of "Little Earthquakes" it is safe to assume you will love "Boys for Pele."

1995
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness4.0
Deftones Adrenaline4.0
Lisa Loeb Tails2.5
Bjork Post4.0
PJ Harvey To Bring You My Love3.5
Ani DiFranco Not a Pretty Girl3.5

1994
The Cranberries No Need to Argue3.5
Jeff Buckley Grace4.5
Stone Temple Pilots Purple3.5
Live Throwing Copper4.0
Tori Amos Under The Pink3.5

1993
Nirvana In Utero3.0
PJ Harvey Rid Of Me4.5
Jimi Hendrix The Ultimate Experience5.0
Ani DiFranco Puddle Dive3.5

1992
Alice in Chains Dirt4.0
Tool Opiate3.0
Tori Amos Little Earthquakes4.5

1991
Nirvana Nevermind3.5
Ani DiFranco Not So Soft3.0

1990
Alice in Chains Facelift4.0

1968
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Electric Ladyland4.5
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