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2014
Coldplay Ghost Stories3.0
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron3.0

2013
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 22.0
Pusha T My Name Is My Name3.5
Drake Nothing Was the Same3.0
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady3.5
Kanye West Yeezus3.5
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.
Chance The Rapper Acid Rap3.5
James Blake Overgrown3.5

2012
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city3.5
Muse The 2nd Law3.0
GOOD Music Cruel Summer3.5
Frank Ocean Channel Orange3.5
The Offspring Days Go By3.0
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 Oceania2.5
Lana Del Rey Born to Die3.5

2011
The Black Keys El Camino3.0
Drake Take Care3.0
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto3.5
who is this and what have they done with coldplay?
M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming3.5
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds3.5
J. Cole Cole World: The Sideline Story3.0
Jay-Z and Kanye West Watch the Throne4.0
Sublime with Rome Yours Truly1.0
@daniel johnson, here's the review: "the least important 2/3 of sublime" w/ rome disgrace brad's legacy w/ a poppy shitfest.
Tyler the Creator Goblin3.5
Sum 41 Screaming Bloody Murder4.0
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.
2010
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy5.0
i can't even believe the balls, expansiveness, and replay value of this album.
Hopsin Raw3.5
Eminem Recovery2.5
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).
Melissa Etheridge Fearless Love1.0
Earl Sweatshirt EARL4.0
Gorillaz Plastic Beach3.5
Fitz and the Tantrums Pickin' Up the Pieces3.0

2009
Eminem Relapse: Refill4.0
NOFX Cokie the Clown3.0
KiD CuDi Man On The Moon: The End Of Day2.0
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?
Jay-Z The Blueprint 33.5
The xx xx4.0
Portugal. The Man The Satanic Satanist3.5
brokeNCYDE I'm Not a Fan, but the Kids Like It!1.0
Eminem Relapse4.0
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?
Sum 41 All The Good Shit3.5

2008
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak3.5
Coldplay Prospekt's March4.0
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy1.5
Nickelback Dark Horse1.0
The Offspring Rise and Fall, Rage and Grace2.0
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends4.5
Radiohead The Best Of3.5
Millionaires Bling Bling Bling!1.0
laughably bad. .
Frank Turner Love, Ire & Song3.5

2007
Gob Muertos Vivos3.5
MGMT Oracular Spectacular3.5
Soulja Boy Souljaboytellem.com1.0
Kanye West Graduation4.0
Sum 41 Underclass Hero3.0
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago4.5
The National Boxer3.5
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight2.0

2006
Incubus Light Grenades3.0
The Beatles Love4.5
Oasis Stop the Clocks4.0
Muse Black Holes and Revelations3.5
Sum 41 Go Chuck Yourself3.5
Moby Go – The Very Best of Moby3.0

2005
Lil Wayne Tha Carter II3.0
Eminem Curtain Call: The Hits4.0
Beastie Boys Solid Gold Hits3.0
Blink-182 Greatest Hits2.5
Thrice Vheissu4.0
Kanye West Late Registration4.5
The Offspring Complete Music Video Collection4.0
The Offspring Greatest Hits3.5
The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan2.0
Coldplay X & Y3.5
Common Be3.5
Gorillaz Demon Days4.0
Goldfinger The Best of Goldfinger3.5
3 Doors Down Seventeen Days2.0
Jack Johnson In Between Dreams3.0
Sum 41 Chuck Acoustic EP3.5
Bloc Party Silent Alarm3.5
Deep Purple Rapture of the Deep1.0
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).

2004
Eminem Encore2.5
Sum 41 Chuck4.5
Green Day American Idiot3.0
Arcade Fire Funeral4.0
311 Greatest Hits3.5
Pixies Best of Pixies: Wave of Mutilation3.5
Madvillain Madvillainy3.0
Guns N' Roses Greatest Hits3.0
Kanye West The College Dropout4.0

2003
The Offspring Splinter4.0
Coldplay Live 20034.0
Red Hot Chili Peppers Greatest Hits3.0
Jay-Z The Black Album3.0
Stone Temple Pilots Thank You3.5
The Strokes Room on Fire2.5
Jet Get Born3.0
Muse Absolution4.0
Obie Trice Cheers3.0
Immortal Technique Revolutionary Volume 23.5
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.
Brand New Deja Entendu3.5
Jack Johnson On and On3.0
The White Stripes Elephant3.5
Linkin Park Meteora2.5
AFI Sing the Sorrow3.5
The Postal Service Give Up4.0
No Doubt The Singles 1992-20033.5

2002
Sum 41 Does This Look Infected?3.5
Ramones Loud, Fast Ramones - Their Toughest Hits3.5
3 Doors Down Away From The Sun2.0
Nirvana Nirvana3.0
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head4.0
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly3.0
Eminem The Eminem Show3.5
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.
Wilco Yankee Hotel Foxtrot3.5
Pepper Kona Town3.0
Simple Plan No Pads, No Helmets... Just Balls1.5
Norah Jones Come Away with Me2.5
Good Charlotte The Young And The Hopeless2.5
oh the nostalgia...

2001
Green Day International Superhits3.5
Shakira Laundry Service3.5
Aesop Rock Labor Days3.5
Ben Folds Rockin' The Suburbs3.0
Jay-Z The Blueprint4.0
System of a Down Toxicity4.0
Radiohead Amnesiac3.5
Michelle Branch The Spirit Room2.5
Alice in Chains Greatest Hits3.5
Muse Origin of Symmetry4.0
D12 Devil's Night3.5
Sum 41 All Killer No Filler3.0
Weezer The Green Album2.0
The Smashing Pumpkins Rotten Apples4.0
Gorillaz Gorillaz3.0
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most2.5

2000
The Offspring Conspiracy of One2.5
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 Beatles 14.0
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas...3.5
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory2.5
Radiohead Kid A4.0
how the fuck do i get rid of soundoffs but keep the ratings?
Coldplay Parachutes4.5
sometimes uplifting, sometimes downright depressing, this album came as a surprisingly good output when i first tried to get into coldplay.
Sum 41 Half Hour Of Power2.5
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica3.0
David Gray White Ladder2.5
Oasis Standing on the Shoulder of Giants2.5
Deltron 3030 Deltron 30304.0
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP5.0
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.

1999
Dr. Dre 20014.5
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 LP4.5
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.
Moby Play3.0
Travis The Man Who3.5
Coldplay Brothers & Sisters3.5

1998
Sublime Acoustic: Bradley Nowell & Friends4.0
The Offspring Americana4.5
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.
Oasis The Masterplan3.5
Less Than Jake Hello Rockview2.5
Lauryn Hill The Miseducation Of Lauryn Hill3.5
Sublime Stand By Your Van4.0
The Smashing Pumpkins Adore3.0
Massive Attack Mezzanine3.5
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea5.0

1997
Eminem The Slim Shady EP4.0
Sublime Second Hand Smoke4.0
John Lennon Lennon Legend 3.0
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West4.0
Oasis Be Here Now3.0
Radiohead OK Computer4.5
i remember the day i first listened to this i gave it a 2.5. my oh my how things have changed.
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape3.5
Third Eye Blind Third Eye Blind4.5
Ben Folds Five Whatever and Ever, Amen4.5
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.
The Offspring Ixnay on the Hombre4.5

1996
Eminem Infinite4.0
Weezer Pinkerton3.5
Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged4.0
Sublime Sublime4.5
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.

1995
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness4.5
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.
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves3.5
No Doubt Tragic Kingdom4.0
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?4.0
Mobb Deep The Infamous2.5
Radiohead The Bends4.0
Big L Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous4.5

1994
Bush Sixteen Stone3.0
Oasis Definitely Maybe4.5
Jeff Buckley Grace4.0
Portishead Dummy3.0
Sublime Robbin' the Hood4.0
311 Grassroots3.0
Stone Temple Pilots Purple3.0
Weezer Weezer4.5
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.
Nas Illmatic3.5
The Offspring Smash4.0
Gang Starr Hard to Earn2.5
Green Day Dookie3.5
The Notorious B.I.G. Ready to Die3.5
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary3.0

1993
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)4.0
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream3.5

1992
Dr. Dre The Chronic2.5
Rage Against the Machine Rage Against the Machine4.0
Stone Temple Pilots Core3.0
Beastie Boys Check Your Head3.5
The Offspring Ignition3.5
Sublime 40 Oz. to Freedom4.0

1991
Metallica Metallica2.5
Del tha Funkee Homosapien I Wish My Brother George Was Here2.5

1989
Operation Ivy Energy4.0
The Offspring The Offspring3.0

1986
Metallica Master of Puppets4.5

1984
Metallica Ride the Lightning2.5
Van Halen 19841.0
i can't even begin to describe how much i hate this band.

1982
Michael Jackson Thriller2.5
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.

1980
AC/DC Back in Black2.5

1978
The Cars The Cars2.5

1976
Boston Boston4.0

1975
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here4.0

1973
Elton John Goodbye Yellow Brick Road3.0
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon4.0

1972
David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust...4.0

1971
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV3.0
Elton John Madman Across the Water2.5
Black Sabbath Master of Reality3.0
Marvin Gaye What's Going On3.5

1970
Black Sabbath Paranoid4.0
The Beatles Let It Be3.0

1969
The Beatles Abbey Road4.5

1967
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band3.5

1966
The Beatles Revolver3.5
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds3.5

1965
The Beatles Rubber Soul3.0

1882
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture, Op. 493.5

1808
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 673.5

1801
Ludwig van Beethoven "Moonlight" Piano Sonata No. 14 in C♯ minor, Op. 27, No. 24.0
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