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5.0 classic
Arcane Roots Melancholia Hymns
Despite the large departure from the heavier material on "Blood & Chemistry", "Melancholia Hymns" is probably the best work the Roots ever produced. Beautifully nuanced and expertly written, this is one of the most underrated albums ever.
Battles Gloss Drop
Bjork Vulnicura Live
Black Midi Schlagenheim
Black Peaks Statues
Before they dove head-first into Prog-Rock, "Statues" saw Black Peaks combining Math, Post-Hardcore with smaller dashings of Prog on top. There is so much creativity on display here with tracks like Saviour and White Eyes being some of the most memorable Hardcore of the last few years. Excellent listen from front to back.
Death Grips Bottomless Pit
Some argue Death Grips diluted their sound for "Bottomless Pit" and though I somewhat agree, it doesn't make it any less of an amazingly fun record. Using the punk-Guitars from "Jenny Death" and the insane vocal delivery from "Exmilitary", this is Grips at their most harsh, yet most accessible and most enjoyable. 80808/10.
Delta Sleep Ghost City
Dilute Grape Blueprints Pour Spinach Olive Grape
Hail the Sun Wake
The "Doppelganger" of the 2010s, "Wake" is everything I've ever wanted from a Post-Hardcore record. Insightful lyrics and creative musicality make this a mainstay in Hail the Sun's discography. Donovan Melero is a seriously talented guy.
Hella There's No 666 In Outer Space
"TN666iOS" is a big overbearing ball of musical insanity, and it is strangely amazing. Zach Hill returns in full swing on tracks like Friends Don't Let Friends Win and the guitar riffs are just as odd as Hella's debut. With the expansion to a 5-piece act, Hella really expanded their songwriting options, taking big risks and big ideas to craft an excellently consistent noise-rock album.
Maps and Atlases Tree, Swallows, Houses
"Tree, Swallow, Houses" is like a loveletter to Don Caballero, Hella and Tera Melos with some extra Indie Pop sensibilities. With conventional song structures and unconventional riffs, it has gone from aspiring to be in with the Math Rock big boys to being right at the top of the chain.
Pretend Tapestry'd Life
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets High Visceral Pt. 2
The things that made "{Part One}" so excellent return here but in full force, with more distortion, more interesting instrumentation and a better sense of catharsis on tracks like November and Ergophobia. King Gizz meets QOTSA meets the Black Keys.
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Swans The Glowing Man
A more stylistically diverse rendition of "To Be Kind", "The Glowing Man" opens with the 38 behemoth Cloud of Forgetting / Unknowing and slowly, hypnotically builds up to the release of the titular track - a needed release of noisy emotion in the beautiful sea of ambience that is the rest of the LP.
System of a Down System of a Down
The Fall of Troy Doppelganger
The Post-Hardcore album. Everything The Fall of Troy have done (except maybe "ItUE") is exceptional, but this surpasses that somehow - influencing a generation of wannabe Thomas Erak's (including myself) to come.
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
One of the best albums ever written ever, ever. Every member of the '05 TMV lineup absolutely kills their respective performances on this, and the payoff on Cassandra Gemini is so worth it. Call me a fan boy but this album just hits every good nerve in my body every time I pick it up. Just need 150 for a vinyl copy...

4.5 superb
Arcane Roots Heaven and Earth
Arctic Monkeys Cornerstone
Arctic Monkeys Humbug
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
Arctic Monkeys Leave Before The Lights Come On
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Beck Odelay
Bjork Vulnicura
"Vulnicura" is Bjork at her most damaged. The songs unfold like symphonies and are oftentimes offbeat, glitchy and downright gorgeous. The avant-garde instrumentation on cuts like Family are really what sew this record together and make it the most interesting addition to her now long discography.
Black Midi Talking Heads / Crow's Perch
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Bring Me The Horizon There Is a Hell, Believe Me I've Seen It...
Caravan Palace Robot Face
Cat Company Cat Company
Darwin Deez Songs For Imaginative People
Delta Sleep Twin Galaxies
Delta Sleep Management
Delta Sleep Audiotree Live
Don Caballero What Burns Never Returns
Foals Antidotes
Foals Total Life Forever
Foals Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost - Part 1
Ghost Park 物の怪 (Mononoke)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Hail the Sun Mental Knife
Hail the Sun Elephantitis
Hella Hold Your Horse Is
Hikes Friends
Hikes Hikes
Hippo Campus Bashful Creatures EP
Hippo Campus Demos II
IDLES Joy as an Act of Resistance
IDLES Brutalism
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Invalids Fulfillment EP
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Iron Maiden A Matter of Life and Death
Jean Loup Valerio y la última vuelta al Palejonú
La Dispute Panorama
La Dispute Wildlife
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
Marmozets The Weird and Wonderful Marmozets
Monobody Raytracing
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nothing But Thieves Broken Machine
Pearl Jam Ten
Pretend Bones In The Soil, Rust In The Oil
One of the most gorgeous collections of sprawling, atypical songs ever put together. Pretend create a beautiful atmosphere with some very smart percussion, crooning vocals a la Dilute and jagged guitar work. One of the most overlooked records of 2009, and one of the best Math / Post Rock albums full stop.
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets High Visceral Pt. 1
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead In Rainbows
Royal Coda Royal Coda
Slint Spiderland
Slipknot Slipknot
Soundgarden Superunknown
Stolas Allomaternal
Swans To Be Kind
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Dillinger Escape Plan Dissociation
The Fall of Troy Phantom on the Horizon
The Fall of Troy Manipulator
The Hyena Kill Spun
The Most At Once
The Speed of Sound in Seawater Blue Version
Thom Yorke Suspiria
toe For Long Tomorrow
TTNG This Town Needs Guns
TTNG Animals
TTNG 13.0.0.0.0
We Were Promised Jetpacks Unravelling
yourcodenameis:milo Ignoto

4.0 excellent
55 Deltic You Could Own An American Home
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
alt-J An Awesome Wave
American Football American Football
Arcane Roots Blood and Chemistry
Arcane Roots Landslide EP
Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Arctic Monkeys Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino
Black Peaks All That Divides
Bloc Party Four
Bombay Bicycle Club I Had The Blues But I Shook Them Loose
Caravan Palace Panic
Caravan Palace Caravan Palace
Circa Waves Young Chasers
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Darwin Deez Darwin Deez
Daughter If You Leave
Death Grips Year of the Snitch
Death Grips The Money Store
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part I: Niggas on the Moon
Death Grips No Love Deep Web
Delta Sleep Delta Sleep EP
Dilute The Gypsy Valentine Curve
Don Broco Priorities
Elephant Gym Underwater
Foo Fighters The Colour and the Shape
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Hikes Lilt
Hippo Campus landmark
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Incubus Light Grenades
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Injury Reserve Injury Reserve
Interpol Antics
Interpol El Pintor
Invalids Eunoia
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Jamie Lenman Muscle Memory
kellen lowercase god
Kero Kero Bonito Time 'n' Place
Kero Kero Bonito Bonito Generation
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Maps and Atlases You and Me and the Mountain
Marmozets Vexed
Monobody Monobody
Muse Absolution
Pearl Jam Vs.
Pool Kids Music to Practice Safe Sex To
Pretend Circular Ræsoning
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets And Now for the Whatchamacallit
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Royal Blood Royal Blood
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
Sufjan Stevens Illinois
Swans The Great Annihilator
Swans The Seer
System of a Down Toxicity
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Fall of Troy The Fall of Troy
The Fall of Troy OK
The Fall of Troy OK#2
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Most Important Things
The Speed of Sound in Seawater Red Version
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures
Thom Yorke Anima
Really excellent stuff; like a mix between A Moon Shaped Pool, TKOL and Kid A while being entirely a thing of it's own merits. Especially enjoyed Twist, Not the News and The Axe. The closer really doesn't do much for me unfortunately but every other track is pretty damn good.
Thrice Beggars
Thrice Major/Minor
Tricot The
Two Door Cinema Club Tourist History
Two Door Cinema Club Beacon
We Were Promised Jetpacks The More I Sleep The Less I Dream
yourcodenameis:milo All Roads To Fault EP

3.5 great
A Perfect Circle Eat the Elephant
alt-J This Is All Yours
American Football American Football (LP3)
Arcane Roots Left Fire
Architects Hollow Crown
Arctic Monkeys My Propeller
Arctic Monkeys Who The Fuck Are Arctic Monkeys?
Audioslave Audioslave
Battles Mirrored
Beck Guero
Black Foxxes I'm Not Well
Black Foxxes reiði
Black Midi Speedway
Bloc Party Intimacy
Bloc Party The Nextwave Sessions
Bring Me The Horizon Sempiternal
Bring Me The Horizon Count Your Blessings
Chris Potter Circuits
Coldplay Parachutes
Darwin Deez 10 Songs That Happened When You Left Me...
Daughter Music From Before the Storm
Deadmau5 Random Album Title
Deadmau5 For Lack of a Better Name
Deadmau5 4x4=12
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part II: Jenny Death
Death Grips Exmilitary
Don Broco Technology
Duster Stratosphere
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Fall Out Boy Folie a Deux
Fizzy Blood Feast
Foals Holy Fire
Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
Foster the People Sacred Hearts Club
Gleemer Moving Away
Gleemer Anymore
Hail the Sun Secret Wars
Hail the Sun Culture Scars
Hippo Campus South
Hippo Campus Bambi
Incubus Make Yourself
Invalids Strengths
Jamie Lenman Devolver
Jose Gonzalez Veneer
La Dispute Rooms of the House
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II
Marmozets Knowing What You Know Now
Otoboke Beaver いてこまヒッツ
Paramore Brand New Eyes
Pendulum Immersion
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Queens of the Stone Age Villains
Radiohead The Bends
Slipknot Iowa
Slipknot Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses
Soundgarden King Animal
Stolas Stolas
Swans Filth
Swans White Light From the Mouth of Infinity
Tangled Hair We Do What We Can
The Amazons The Amazons
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Mars Volta Amputechture
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
TTNG Disappointment Island
Wavves V
We Were Promised Jetpacks These Four Walls
We Were Promised Jetpacks In the Pit of the Stomach
yourcodenameis:milo They Came From the Sun

3.0 good
Architects All Our Gods Have Abandoned Us
Arctic Monkeys AM
Arctic Monkeys Suck It and See
Bring Me The Horizon Suicide Season
Bring Me The Horizon This Is What the Edge of Your Seat Was Made For
Coldplay X&Y
Darwin Deez Double Down
Deadmau5 Get Scraped
Death Grips Government Plates
Don Broco Automatic
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Fizzy Blood Summer of Luv
Foals What Went Down
Foo Fighters There Is Nothing Left to Lose
Foo Fighters In Your Honor
Foster the People Torches
Interpol Our Love to Admire
Interpol Marauder
Iron Maiden Piece of Mind
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
Iron Maiden Brave New World
Nothing But Thieves Nothing But Thieves
Pendulum In Silico
Pendulum Hold Your Colour
Slipknot .5: The Gray Chapter
Swans Children of God
Thrice Palms

2.5 average
Architects Lost Forever // Lost Together
Architects Daybreaker
Bloc Party A Weekend in the City
Circa Waves Different Creatures
Daughters You Won't Get What You Want
Deadmau5 >album title goes here<
Foo Fighters One by One
Foo Fighters Sonic Highways
Interpol Interpol
Maps and Atlases Perch Patchwork
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Muse The Resistance
Nothing But Thieves Graveyard Whistling
Psychedelic Porn Crumpets High Visceral B-Sides
Royal Blood How Did We Get So Dark?
Slipknot All Hope Is Gone
Stuck in November First Visit To Camp Telepathy
Stuck in November First Slice of Cake
Swans The Burning World
Swans Love of Life
The Fall of Troy In the Unlikely Event

2.0 poor
alt-J Relaxer
Architects Holy Hell
Architects The Here and Now
Bloc Party Hymns
Bring Me The Horizon That's the Spirit
Muse The 2nd Law
Muse Drones
Swans Cop
The Speed of Sound in Seawater First Contact
Two Door Cinema Club Gameshow
Xiu Xiu Girl with Basket of Fruit

1.5 very poor
Foo Fighters Concrete and Gold
Swans Holy Money

1.0 awful
Bring Me The Horizon Amo
Fall Out Boy M A N I A
Swans Greed
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