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5.0 classic
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II
Autechre Incunabula
Bitch Magnet Umber
DJ Richard Grind
Drive Like Jehu Drive Like Jehu
El-P Cancer 4 Cure
Gang of Four Entertainment!
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
GZA Liquid Swords
Jeff Buckley Grace (Legacy Edition)
Joy Division Closer
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music
Kyuss Blues for the Red Sun
This album is eternal to me when it's in my car. Everything about this album is fucking awesome. The guitars, the jam sessions (evident throughout the album), and lyrical content make this album so enjoyable. I enjoy Kyuss much more then Queens of The Stone Age, all of Kyuss' albums are amazing in their own right. Blues For The Red Sun is no exception to this rule.
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Nas Illmatic
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Romare Projections
Savages Silence Yourself
Tim Hecker An Imaginary Country
William Basinski The Disintegration Loops II
Wire Pink Flag
Zounds Curse of the Zounds!

4.5 superb
Alice in Chains Live
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
ASC Fervent Dream
B12 Electro-soma
Bad Brains Rock For Light
Bad Religion Suffer
Battles Gloss Drop
Bauhaus In the Flat Field
Beastie Boys Paul's Boutique
Ben Frost Theory of Machines
Bicep Just
Bitch Magnet Ben Hur
Black Milk No Poison No Paradise
Let's be serious here, Album of the Year was marginally disappointing, it's clear that Cross has improved in the production department, something he never really needed to do, but lyrically he is quickly getting better. While behind the mic was never his strength, his work behind his own beats have steadily improved and No Poison No Paradise is one of hip-hop's best records this year because of it. Its inner-sense of struggle and darkly brooding industrialized atmosphere only blooms when introducing his past roots with Detroit soul and jazz and brash sampling.
Black Star Black Star
Brian Eno Another Green World
Burial Kindred
Calyx and Teebee Anatomy
Clark Turning Dragon
Company Flow Funcrusher Plus
Container LP 3
David Bowie Low
David Bowie "Heroes"
Deerhunter Microcastle
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Depeche Mode Violator
DJ Muggs Vs GZA Grandmasters
DJ Shadow Endtroducing...
DJ Shadow The Private Press
Drive Like Jehu Yank Crime
East India Youth Total Strife Forever
El-P I'll Sleep When You're Dead
Elliott Smith XO
Eluvium Copia
Failure Fantastic Planet
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
Faith No More Angel Dust
Faith No More The Real Thing
Gesloten Cirkel M012
Gesloten Cirkel M011
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Head High Home. House. Hardcore.
Husker Du Zen Arcade
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Jacek Sienkiewicz Drifting
Jaga Jazzist What We Must
Jim O'Rourke Insignificance
Johann Johannsson Fordlandia
John Frusciante Curtains
Jon Hopkins Immunity
KMD Bl-ck B-st-rds
Lapalux Lustmore
Laura Stevenson Sit Resist
Laurel Halo Chance of Rain
Leon Vynehall Music For The Uninvited
Levon Vincent Levon Vincent
Levon Vincent knows how to pace this album beautifully. It pulls you in with the second half, in which it's dark synth approach grips you all the way to the closer. It's break apart sense is all too familiar for many, but it still retains structure, so woefully fragile, it's hard not to admire.
Light Bearer Lapsus
Loess Wind and Water
While the style of their debut was equally spacious, slowly paced and cold. Their sophomore effort is a logical step in the short-lived Loess sound. Wind and Water make strides with their sound by adding more textures, creating a synthesized sound that is undeniably euphoric. These sounds that are quickly incorporated seemingly evolve and entrapping themselves within every track. Wind and Water remains to be a superior album to their debut, but not by much considering it was the logical step from their previous record.
M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Mad Season Above
Massive Attack Blue Lines
Maya Jane Coles Comfort
Michael Nyman and Damon Albarn Ravenous (Soundtrack)
Mission of Burma Vs.
Mono You Are There
Mudhoney Superfuzz Bigmuff Plus Early Singles
Mumdance and Logos Proto
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine: 2010 Remaster
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana MTV Unplugged in New York
Nirvana Live at Reading
Nitzer Ebb Industrial Complex
Opeth Damnation
Orphans of Cush White Noize
Oval 94 Diskont
Pantera Vulgar Display of Power
Pearl Jam Ten
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pixies Surfer Rosa
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Portishead Third
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead OK Computer
Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Rob Dougan Furious Angels
Robert Rich & B. Lustmord Stalker
What would feel like a stretch of reality is something more juxtaposed within this collaboration's best effort Stalker. The inner-workings of the dark, drawn-out sprawl of Stalker is essentially what dark ambient music is all about. The mundane, the electronic pulses with eerie instrument choices that do not hinder the overall sound. Lustmord, a dark ambient leader and Rich, a 30-year veteran of the music itself create one of the most interesting dynamic ambient albums of the 1990's. Eclipsing both of their solo works in the 90's itself.
Roots Manuva Brand New Second Hand
Roots Manuva Bleeds
Rrose Merchant of Salt
Russian Circles Empros
Savages Adore Life
Screaming Trees Dust
Sepalcure Eternally Yrs
Sharon Van Etten Are We There
Sigur Ros ( )
Soundgarden Superunknown
Soundgarden Badmotorfinger
Streetlight Manifesto Everything Goes Numb
Streetlight Manifesto Somewhere in the Between
Sun Kil Moon Benji
Swans White Light From the Mouth of Infinity
TAD Inhaler
Temple of the Dog Temple of the Dog
The Clash London Calling
The Dust Brothers Fight Club: The Original Motion Picture
The Field From Here We Go Sublime
The Future Sound of London Lifeforms
The Knife Tomorrow, In a Year
The Knife Shaking the Habitual
The Men Leave Home
The Nation of Ulysses 13-Point Program To Destroy America
The Pineapple Thief Someone Here Is Missing
The Prodigy The Fat of the Land
The Prodigy Music for the Jilted Generation
The Roots Illadelph Halflife
The Stooges Fun House
The War on Drugs Slave Ambient
Tim Hecker Virgins
Tool Ænima
Tortoise A Lazarus Taxon
Amazing collection of remixes, songs, rarities, etc. This is by far Tortoise's best work to date. Something that always catches my ear when I listen to Tortoise - the fact they're unique in every which way.
Tricky Maxinquaye
Underworld dubnobasswithmyheadman
Venetian Snares Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett
William Basinski The Disintegration Loops IV
William Basinski 92982
Wire Chairs Missing
WU LYF Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Xploding Plastix Amateur Girlfriends Go Proskirt Agents
Zola Jesus Valusia
Zomby Dedication

4.0 excellent
*shels Plains Of The Purple Buffalo
2Pac Me Against the World
2Pac Greatest Hits
A Guy Called Gerald Black Secret Technology
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
Actress Ghettoville
Aesop Rock Labor Days
Aesop Rock Float
Air Moon Safari
Alice in Chains Dirt
Alice in Chains Alice in Chains
Alice in Chains MTV Unplugged
Alice in Chains The Essential Alice in Chains
And So I Watch You From Afar Gangs
Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album
Aphex Twin Come to Daddy
Aphex Twin ...I Care Because You Do
Aphex Twin Drukqs
Aphex Twin Syro
Archive Londinium
Archive Take My Head
Archive Controlling Crowds
As Cities Burn Come Now Sleep
ASC The Astral Traveller
ASC Time Heals All
ASC delves deeper into the abyss in more dark ambiance than ever before. His steady progress through his transformation from drum and bass artist to experimental tangents of claustrophobic and crushing atmospheres leap through in Time Heals All. At a whooping 2 hours long, it is undoubtedly, his best effort in the realm of the unsettling. Hecker has some competition.
Atmosphere When Life Gives You Lemons...
Autechre Tri Repetae
Autechre Amber
Autechre Chiastic Slide
Autechre Quaristice
Autechre EP Collection 1991-2002
Autechre Exai
Bad Brains Bad Brains
Bad Brains I Against I
Bad Religion The Empire Strikes First
Bad Religion No Control
Bad Religion Stranger Than Fiction
Bad Religion Generator
Bad Religion How Could Hell Be Any Worse?
Bad Religion Against the Grain
Bad Religion True North
Battles Mirrored
Beastie Boys Ill Communication
Beastie Boys Hello Nasty
Beastie Boys Solid Gold Hits
Beastie Boys Hot Sauce Committee Part Two
Beck Sea Change
Beck Midnite Vultures
Beirut The Rip Tide
Ben Frost By the Throat
Ben Klock Before One
Ben UFO FabricLive.67
Big Black Atomizer
Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot
Biosphere Substrata
Biosphere Dropsonde
Bitch Magnet Star Booty+
Black Milk Tronic
Black Sun Empire Driving Insane
Blind Melon Soup
Blind Melon Nico
Blue Scholars Blue Scholars
Blur 13
Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children
Boards of Canada Geogaddi
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest
Bohren & Der Club Of Gore Black Earth
Bomb the Music Industry! Vacation
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Brian Eno Ambient 1: Music For Airports
Brian Eno Ambient 4: On Land
Brian Eno Another Day On Earth
Brian Eno The Drop
Buck 65 Talkin' Honky Blues
Buck 65 Situation
Burial Untrue
Cannibal Ox The Cold Vein
Caravan In the Land of Grey and Pink
Caribou Up In Flames
Caribou Start Breaking My Heart
Caribou Swim
Celldweller Cellout 01
Clark Body Riddle
Clark Empty the Bones of You
Clark Clarence Park
Clark Throttle Furniture
Clint Mansell and Kronos Quartet Requiem for a Dream
Clint Mansell, Kronos Quartet and Mogwai The Fountain
Clubroot Clubroot
Coil Horse Rotorvator
Coldplay Parachutes
Coldplay Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
Colour Haze Colour Haze
Colour Haze CO2
Comets on Fire Avatar
Common Market Common Market
Crippled Black Phoenix (Mankind) The Crafty Ape
CunninLynguists Oneirology
Cut Off Your Hands Hollow
Cyanotic Transhuman 2.0
Daedelus Exquisite Corpse
Daft Punk Discovery
Dag Nasty Can I Say (Reissue)
Damn the Machine Damn the Machine
DangerDoom The Mouse And The Mask
Daniel Avery Drone Logic
Danny Brown Old
Dark Time Sunshine Vessel
David Bowie Diamond Dogs
David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
David Bowie Scary Monsters
David Bowie The Next Day
David Wise Donkey Kong Country 2 Soundtrack
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Deafheaven Sunbather
Death (MI) ...For the Whole World to See
Deerhunter Cryptograms
Deerhunter Monomania
Defeater Empty Days and Sleepless Nights
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Del tha Funkee Homosapien Both Sides of the Brain
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030
Denzel Curry Nostalgic 64
Dispatch Who Are We Living For?
While both Silent Steeples and Bang Bang trudge gallantly with their folk and funky roots, Who Are We Living For showcases the group's true boundaries. It is quite an ambitious record and for that it remains to be their best. Jam sessions, folk goodness, funk and reggae charged tracks are all here and those qualities truly set their last album apart from their others.
Divination Sacrifice
Divination Ambient Dub Vol. II - Dead Slow
DJ Sprinkles Midtown 120 Blues
DjRum Seven Lies
DMX It's Dark and Hell Is Hot
DMX Flesh Of My Flesh, Blood Of My Blood
Do Make Say Think & Yet & Yet
Do Make Say Think Winter Hymn Country Hymn Secret Hymn
Do Make Say Think You, You're a History in Rust
Do Make Say Think Other Truths
Dr. Dre The Chronic
Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst
dredg Leitmotif
Drenge Drenge
E.S. Posthumus Unearthed
Echospace Liumin
edIT Crying Over Pros For No Reason
Efterklang Parades
Eleven Tigers Clouds Are Mountains
Elliott Smith Either/Or
Elliott Smith Elliott Smith
Eluvium Talk Amongst the Trees
Emika Emika
Emma Ruth Rundle Some Heavy Ocean
Esmerine Aurora
Exit_International Our Science Is Golden
Explosions in the Sky Those Who Tell the Truth...
Explosions in the Sky How Strange, Innocence
Failure Magnified
Faith No More Album of the Year
FeelAbout Point of You
Fennesz Black Sea
Fire! with Jim O'Rourke Unreleased?
Floorplan Paradise
Flying Lotus Los Angeles
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Flying Lotus Until the Quiet Comes
Foals Total Life Forever
Forest Swords Engravings
Fort Romeau Insides
Four Tet Pause
Four Tet There is Love in You
Frightened Rabbit The Midnight Organ Fight
Frightened Rabbit State Hospital
Fu Manchu California Crossing
Fu Manchu King of the Road
Fuck Buttons Tarot Sport
Fugazi The Argument
Fugazi In on the Kill Taker
Fugazi 13 Songs
Function Berghain 07
Gang of Four Solid Gold
Gang Starr Moment of Truth
Gesaffelstein Aleph
Ghostface Killah Ironman
Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons to Die
Ghostface Killah 36 Seasons
Ghostpoet Some Say I So I Say Light
Gifts From Enola Gifts From Enola
Girlpool Before the World Was Big
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere
Grails Doomsdayer's Holiday
Grails The Burden of Hope
Grails Deep Politics
Gramatik Water 4 The Soul
Grouper Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
Grouper A I A
Grouper The Man Who Died in His Boat
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion I
GZA Beneath the Surface
Halou We Only Love You
Heatmiser Mic City Sons
Hieroglyphics Full Circle
Hum Downward Is Heavenward
Iceage You're Nothing
Idlewild 100 Broken Windows
Idlewild The Remote Part
If These Trees Could Talk Red Forest
Incubus Morning View
Incubus S.C.I.E.N.C.E.
Isis Panopticon
Jane's Addiction Ritual De Lo Habitual
Japandroids Post-Nothing
Jazzanova In Between
Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk
Jerry Cantrell Degradation Trip
Jerry Cantrell Degradation Trip Volumes 1 & 2
Jim O'Rourke Eureka
Joey Anderson Invisible Switch
Johann Johannsson IBM 1401, A User's Manual
John Frusciante Shadows Collide with People
John Frusciante Letur-Lefr
John Frusciante PBX Funicular Intaglio Zone
John Maus We Must Become the Pitiless Censors of Ourselves
John Murphy 28 Days Later Soundtrack
John Murphy Sunshine (Soundtrack)
John Tejada Signs Under Test
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
Joy Division Substance
Joyce Manor Joyce Manor
k-os Joyful Rebellion
Ka The Night's Gambit
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Kanye West Yeezus
Kassem Mosse Workshop 19
Kryptic Minds Can't Sleep
Kyuss Welcome to Sky Valley
Kyuss ...And the Circus Leaves Town
Laika Wherever I Am I Am What Is Missing
Laika's most mature release in a lyrical and production sense. Both members are on top of their trip-hop games, but mostly the album exudes lush brilliance of sound. Masterly creating a strong trip-hop presence all around without missing a beat, Laika's Wherever I Am I Am What Is Missing would seem to be their best work to date. It neither feels a bit vintage as Silver Apples of the Moon or hampered with boredom like Sounds of the Satellites had.
Lamb Between Darkness And Wonder
The Trip-Hop group hailing from Manchester have made a few transformations in their sound since they first broke in the spotlight. Yet there are always those constant ---passionate vocals, fantastic fusion of musical elements with an excellent production, but Between Darkness and Wonder teeters on some over ambition - sounding extremely mannered, mixing tons of different aspects of their music in one. An excellent painting of their work, it shows that first and foremost their musical ambitions are spot on, but Lou Rhodes' (female lead singer) for half the time overempowers some of the melodies, electronic synths, and masterful drum and bass backgrounds. While she is by no means band or any different, the production seems to keep her ahead of the overall musicianship of the group, which somewhat deters the sound. Either way it simply put their best work. Musically they've become a whole unit and they just need more time to truly find their niche - balancing both musicianship and vocal work.
Laura Stevenson Wheel
Laurel Halo Quarantine
LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Leftfield Leftism
Leftfield Rhythm And Stealth
Lego Feet Lego Feet
Leon Vynehall Brother/Sister
Lights Out Asia Eyes Like Brontide
Liquid Stranger The Invisible Conquest
Live Throwing Copper
Live Secret Samadhi
A very underrated album produced by a air friendly effort before called Throwing Copper, an immensely successful album both on radioplay and music videos. This album is much darker then previous and future efforts and to me this is my favorite Live album in their collection, right ahead of Throwing Copper. Very underrated and unappreciated because of lack of support on the radio, unlike Throwing Copper, this album is not at all radio friendly.
Living Colour Vivid
Local H As Good as Dead
Local H 12 Angry Months
Local H Hallelujah! I’m A Bum
Loess Burrows
Loess Loess
Lustmord The Place Where The Black Stars Hang
Lustmord Metavoid
Lustmord Carbon/Core
Lustmord Paradise Disowned
M83 Dead Cities, Red Seas and Lost Ghosts
Madvillain Madvillainy
Magazine Real Life
Makoto Souled Out
Maps & Atlases Perch Patchwork
Marco Polo Port Authority
Marek Hemmann Bittersweet
Massive Attack Protection
Max Richter Infra
Melvins Houdini
Melvins Stoner Witch
Metallica Master of Puppets
Metallica Ride the Lightning
Metz Metz
Mew Frengers
Michael McCann Deus Ex: Human Revolution
Minor Threat Complete Discography
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Mission of Burma Unsound
Mobb Deep The Infamous
Moby Play
Moby Hotel
Mogwai Happy Songs for Happy People
Mogwai Young Team
Mogwai Earth Division
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Monolake Polygon Cities
While it lacks in pure creativity and originality, Monolake's Polgygon Cities works in its technique and precision. By no means is this a progressive minimalistic techno, even with its obscure dub influence - it remains a fine example of a group honing its craft in ever-evolving movement that techno has become ever since its beginnings. Pulling back, Polygon Cities guides its way from menacing tones, computerized voice samples and shadowy percussion movements. It is in essence a caricature of the genre, without the dumbing or abuse that one would expect from generic versions of any genre, in particular minimal tech.
Monolake Momentum
Monolake Silence
Monolake Ghosts
Monolake I A
Mooncake Lagrange Points
Mos Def Black on Both Sides
Mount Eerie Clear Moon
Mount Eerie Ocean Roar
Mount Kimbie Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
Mudhoney Superfuzz Bigmuff
Mudhoney Every Good Boy Deserves Fudge
Mudhoney Tomorrow Hit Today
Muse Origin of Symmetry
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Disco Cancer
My Disco Little Joy
My Epic Yet
Nas STILLmatic
Nas It Was Written
Nedry Condors
Nedry's Condor becomes more than a flick of trip-hop, ambient pieces, dubstep and maybe a little bit of shoegaze in the mix. The maturity that seemed to be embraced within Condors is interesting considering this is their debut. For such a young group they seem to be marking their territory to classic trip-hop groups like Massive Attack and Portishead. Their style differs from those bands, but you can't help, but notice the influence they have on Nedry throughout Condors. It helps that the vocals are Portishead in delivery throughout, without sullying that legendary trip-hop's name.
Nedry In a Dim Light
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
New Order Low-Life
New Order Power, Corruption and Lies
Nick Cave and Warren Ellis The Assasination of Jesse James
It works well. Is as simple as I can put it. The soundtrack fits extremely well for the time period, not only that, but it has a sense of togetherness. The transitions are done with ease. Cave & Ellis combine to make a excellent soundtrack to accompany a movie in all the right places.
Nick Hoppner Folk
Nicolas Jaar Space Is Only Noise
Nine Inch Nails Broken
Nine Inch Nails And All That Could Have Been
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
Nirvana With the Lights Out
Nirvana Live! Tonight! Sold Out!!
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Omar S It Can Be Done But Only I Can Do It
Omar S Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself
Outputmessage Nebulae
P.O.S Never Better
Pantera Cowboys From Hell
Pantha Du Prince Black Noise
Parades Foreign Tapes
Pearl Jam Vs.
Pearl Jam Lost Dogs
Pelican Forever Becoming
pg.lost Yes I Am EP
pg.lost It's Not Me, It's You!
Phaeleh Fallen Light
Phaeleh Tides
Pharoahe Monch Desire
Phon.o Black Boulder
By far his best effort, mixture of deep dubstep with his previously meticulous minimalistic glitch effort. Unlike his sophomore effort, which grinded away against his abrasive sound and lurid sampling for a complex house record, with mixed results. Black Boulder does no such thing and with its exceptional production and smooth guest vocals make his most accessible work to date. It'll be interesting to see where he goes from here; his minimalistic glitch / tech aspirations are slightly quelled beneath a 2-step garage / dubstep foreground, it seems Phon.o enjoys trying different avenues for the betterment of us all.
Phon.o Schn33/Go
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd The Wall
Pinkshinyultrablast Happy Songs For Happy Zombies
PJ Harvey To Bring You My Love
PJ Harvey Stories From The City, Stories From The Sea
PJ Harvey Rid of Me
PJ Harvey Let England Shake
Placebo Placebo
Plaster First Aid Kit
A melting pot of electronic waves, idm break beats, jazz with hints of swing-time in one heaping pile of consistency. Plaster's First Aid Kit may seem to be like the basic barebone electronic album at first, but as time goes on it progresses to new heights. Not only does Plaster's 2005 effort show their patience with their music, but their malleability and sheer ease to mix all of these elements into one, as "Erectus" and "Orgie" show you without hesitation. What started as pure curiosity and boredom at the beginning, turned out to be a highly underrated band with the pieces and elements to soar any expectation.
Polar Bear Polar Bear
Polar Bear increase their experimental tendencies and rely on more of a ambient/electronic flurry throughout every track. This works exceptionally well and it kept me listening 'til the end.
Polygon Window Surfing On Sine Waves
Porcupine Tree Signify
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Port Blue The Airship
Port Blue The Albatross
It just may too short for its own good, but The Albatross EP continually sustains its calm drive and beautiful short electronic landscapes with ease.
port-royal Afraid to Dance
Propagandhi Supporting Caste
Propagandhi Failed States
Protomartyr Under Color of Official Right
Quantic Apricot Morning
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
r.roo Deviation
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead In Rainbows
Rage Against The Machine The Battle of Los Angeles
Red Hot Chili Peppers Blood Sugar Sex Magik
Ricardo Donoso Sarava Exu
Rites of Spring Rites of Spring
RJD2 Deadringer
RJD2 Since We Last Spoke
Robert Rich Calling Down The Sky
Roots Manuva Awfully Deep
Roots Manuva 4everevolution
Rosetta Wake/Lift
Rosetta A Determinism of Morality
Rosetta Quintessential Ephemera
Rrose Waterfall Variations
Rrose Wedge of Chastity
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels
Rx Bandits ...And the Battle Begun
Sage Francis A Healthy Distrust
Sage Francis Human The Death Dance
Saltillo Monocyte
Sandpeople Honest Racket
Scale the Summit Carving Desert Canyons
Scale the Summit The Collective
Scale the Summit The Migration
Screaming Trees Sweet Oblivion
Screaming Trees Buzz Factory
Sepalcure Sepalcure
Shabazz Palaces Black Up
Shabazz Palaces Lese Majesty
Shackleton Music For The Quiet Hour
Shed Shedding The Past
Sigur Ros Takk...
Sigur Ros Hvarf/Heim
Sigur Ros Kveikur
Silversun Pickups Swoon
Silvie Loto Solstice
Six Gallery Breakthroughs in Modern Art
Sleepmakeswaves ...and so we destroyed everything
Slint Spiderland
Slowdive Souvlaki
Slowdive Just for a Day
Small Brown Bike The River Bed
Sonic Youth Daydream Nation
Sophie Product
Soulsavers It's Not How Far You Fall, It's the Way You Land
Soundtrack (Film) The Crow
Squarepusher Ultravisitor
Squarepusher Selection Sixteen
Squarepusher Feed Me Weird Things
Steffi Power Of Anonymity
Stereolab Emperor Tomato Ketchup
Stereolab Transient Random-Noise Bursts with Announcements
Stereolab Dots and Loops
Stereolab Not Music
Steve Roach Structures from Silence
Stone Temple Pilots Purple
Streetlight Manifesto Keasbey Nights
STRFKR Reptilians
Sublime 40 Oz. to Freedom
Submotion Orchestra Finest Hour
Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell
Sugar Daddy This Ain't No Party, This Ain't No Disco
Suuns Images Du Futur
System of a Down Toxicity
System of a Down Hypnotize
Temples Sun Structures
Terrence Dixon From The Far Future - Part 2
The Afghan Whigs Black Love
The Black Dog Silenced
The Black Dog Further Vexations
The Black Keys Brothers
The Breeders POD
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Methodrone
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Bravery Repetition and Noise
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Take It From The Man!
The Chemical Brothers Come with Us
The Cinematic Orchestra Every Day
The Cinematic Orchestra Man With A Movie Camera
The Clash Give 'Em Enough Rope
The Dodos Visiter
The Dodos Carrier
The Field Looping State of Mind
The Flashbulb Flexing Habitual
The Flashbulb Arboreal
The Future Sound of London Dead Cities
The Haxan Cloak Excavation
The Horrors Skying
The Men Open Your Heart
The Menzingers Chamberlain Waits
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past
The National Boxer
The National High Violet
The Orb Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
The Orb Orbus Terrarum
The Orb Orblivion
The Raveonettes Raven in the Grave
If anything can be said about Raven in the Grave is that the duo have forged a far more intense sound than on previous albums. Where the power of tracks like "Recharge & Revolt" and "Forget That You're Young", there seems to be an equalizer to all the clatter that it covers. Sure, it's entirely toned down, but the lulling bass within "Summer Moon" and "Apparitions" are clear indicators of keeping the tiresome act of an electric guitar overloaded throughout the album from wandering into a sea of blare. The Raveonnetes have decidedly entered a new dynamic that they've sheltered for quite some time. They've always had the lyricism to approach such a sound, but never really brought the harshness within their music until now. In a recent interview, the Danish act said they're on the brink of failing apart and "subconsciously" named the album after the whole creative process of finding inspiration. It looks to be that they have found it and hopefully they'll move a little further down the grave and see what phantom may pop out at them next.
The Roots Game Theory
The Roots Do You Want More?!!!??!
The Roots Things Fall Apart
The Roots Rising Down
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream
The Smashing Pumpkins Machina/The Machines of God
The Smashing Pumpkins Zero
The Stooges Raw Power
The Verve Urban Hymns
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Born Into Trouble As the Sparks Fly Upward
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Kollaps Tradixionales
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything
Therapy? Troublegum
Therapy? A Brief Crack of Light
This Will Destroy You Young Mountain
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice Red Sky
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice Major/Minor
Tim Hecker Mirages
Tim Hecker Harmony in Ultraviolet
Tim Hecker's "Harmony In Ultraviolet" is atmospheric and eventful. The long drones and spacious sequences within every track remind the listener of Eluvium's "Copia" with more roughness and grit. Not only is "Harmony In Ultraviolet" great it gets better every listen; this truly is Hecker's greatest achievement thus far.
Tim Hecker Radio Amor
Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972
Frost has a clear influence on the structures of these songs. It is more akin to his work within Theory of Machines as Ravedeath, 1972 still holds Hecker's elements intact, the way they are portrayed are much darker then his previous work.
Tin Man Ode
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
toe For Long Tomorrow
Tool Lateralus
Tool Undertow
Tortoise TNT
Tortoise Millions Now Living Will Never Die
Tricky Pre-Millenium Tension
Tricky Mixed Race
Tricky False Idols
Truckfighters Phi
Tycho Past is Prologue
u-Ziq Tango N' Vectif
u-Ziq Somerset Avenue Tracks (1992-1995)
Underworld Second Toughest in the Infants
Underworld A Hundred Days Off
UNKLE Psyence Fiction
Unter Null Moving On
Vanilla Thought Process
Vanilla Soft Focus
VAST Visual Audio Sensory Theater
Venetian Snares Meathole
Venetian Snares Detrimentalist
Vessels White Fields and Open Devices
Viktor Vaughn Vaudeville Villain
Vince Staples Stolen Youth
Wagon Christ Toomorrow
We Were Promised Jetpacks In the Pit of the Stomach
Wild Beasts Smother
Wild Nothing Gemini
Wild Nothing Nocturne
William Basinski The Disintegration Loops I
Wire 154
Wool Box Set
Wu-Tang Clan Wu-Tang Forever
Wugazi 13 Chambers
Xploding Plastix Treated Timber Resists Rot
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss
Zenker Brothers Immersion
Zola Jesus Stridulum
Zola Jesus Stridulum II
Zola Jesus Conatus
Zomby Where Were U In '92?

3.5 great
!!! Strange Weather, Isn't It?
10 Years The Autumn Effect
2Pac 2Pacalypse Now
2Pac Thug Life
A Life Like No Other A Life Like No Other
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
Aesop Rock Music For Earthworms
Aesop Rock None Shall Pass
Aesop Rock Daylight
Ahleuchatistas Even In The Midst
Air Talkie Walkie
Air Love 2
Extremely laid back and chill, Love 2 isn't a memorizing or memorable outing, but if you're in the mood for a relaxing album Air's latest release should fill that void.
Alice in Chains Sap
Alice in Chains Black Gives Way to Blue
Alice in Chains The Devil Put Dinosaurs Here
Alpha Pepper: Remixes & Rarities
Alpha Come From Heaven
Amorphous Androgynous The Isness
Amorphous Androgynous Alice in Ultraland
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Aphex Twin Windowlicker
Aphex Twin Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments Pt 2
Arca Xen
Archive Noise
Archive Lights
Armistice Armistice
As Cities Burn Hell Or High Water
ASC Environments
ASC Nothing Is Certain
ASC Out Of Sync
Astronautalis This Is Our Science
Atmosphere Seven's Travels
Atmosphere God Loves Ugly
Audioslave Out of Exile
Audioslave Revelations
Aural Method Slumber, Savage Beasts
Autechre Draft 7.30
Autechre Move Of Ten
Autolux Future Perfect
Bad Brains Black Dots
Bad Religion Recipe for Hate
Bad Religion The Dissent of Man
Barrows Imprecari Island
Beach House Devotion
Beastie Boys Check Your Head
Beastie Boys Aglio E Olio
Beastie Boys The Mix Up
Beck Odelay
Beck Mellow Gold
Beck Guero
Beck Modern Guilt
Beck Morning Phase
Ben Frost Steel Wound
Benn Jordan Louisiana Mourning
Binary Star Masters of the Universe
Biosphere Microgravity
Biosphere Cirque
Biosphere Shenzhou
Black Flag Damaged
Black Milk Album Of The Year
Black Sun Empire Lights And Wires
Blackfield Blackfield
Blind Melon Blind Melon
Blue Stahli Antisleep Vol. 01
Blur Blur
Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish
Blur The Great Escape
Boards of Canada The Campfire Headphase
Brian Eno Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
Brian Eno Music For Films, Volume 3
Brian Eno Drums Between The Bells
Brother Ali Shadows On The Sun
Buck 65 Secret House Against The World
Burial Burial
Bush The Science of Things
Butthole Surfers Electriclarryland
Butthole Surfers Independent Worm Saloon
Cannibal Ox Blade of the Ronin
Carbon Based Lifeforms Hydroponic Garden
Caribou Andorra
Carter Burwell In Bruges
The heavily tragic movie and dark comedic atmosphere throughout the movie is carried by a great soundtrack that mixes garage rock, folk, opera, and most importantly the fantastic piano / violin driven song. As the movie goes along the variations are suddle for the theme song, but is still refreshing and fantastic.
Celldweller Celldweller
Chainsaw Kittens Flipped Out In Singapore
Clark Iradelphic
clipping. CLPPNG
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Colour Haze Los Sounds de Krauts
Colour Haze Tempel
Colour Haze All
Colour Haze Periscope
Colour Haze Ewige Blumenkraft
Comets on Fire Comets on Fire
Comets on Fire Blue Cathedral
Crippled Black Phoenix I, Vigilante
Crippled Black Phoenix No Sadness Or Farewell
Cyanotic The Medication Generation
Daft Punk Human After All
Dag Nasty Wig Out At Denko's
Dag Nasty Four On The Floor
Danny Brown The Hybrid
Danny Brown XXX
David Bowie Earthling
De La Soul Buhloone Mindstate
Dead Kennedys Plastic Surgery Disasters
Dead Kennedys Frankenchrist
Dead Man's Bones Dead Man's Bones
Death In Vegas Scorpio Rising
Deerhunter Weird Era Cont.
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Del tha Funkee Homosapien Future Development
Delorean Subiza
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
Digitalism Idealism
Dir En Grey Dum Spiro Spero
Dispatch Bang Bang
Dispatch Silent Steeples
Divination Ambient Dub Volume 1
DJ Fresh Escape From Planet Monday
DJ Shadow The Less You Know, the Better
DMX ...And Then There Was X
Doomtree No Kings
Dr. Dre 2001
Eagles Of Death Metal Peace Love Death Metal
Eagles Of Death Metal Death By Sexy
Eagles Of Death Metal Heart On
Efterklang Springer
Efterklang Under Giant Trees
Elliott Smith Figure 8
Elliott Smith Roman Candle
Eluvium When I Live by the Garden and the Sea
Eluvium An Accidental Memory in the Case of Death
Eluvium Lambent Material
Emancipator Soon It Will Be Cold Enough
Emancipator Safe In The Steep Cliffs
Emancipator Dusk to Dawn
Emika DVA
Error Error
Esmerine If Only a Sweet Surrender to the Nights to Come Be
Esmerine La Lechuza
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Explosions in the Sky The Rescue
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden, I Miss Everyone
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
Fatboy Slim You've Come a Long Way, Baby
Fatboy Slim Better Living Through Chemistry
Fennesz Venice
Foals Holy Fire
Foals What Went Down
There's huge promise on What Went Down from the get go. It drives with more pure aggression lyrically and instrumentally than anything Foals have ever brought forward. This approach is mared with the fact they never quite get their footing with an uneven theme, see: middle of album. It states one thing and does another, something that was not a problem upon Holy Fire, but it's overly cautious approach downed it as an average album. Foals just misses the mark on a middle ground - they stick to their indie pop strengths but then shun it for more straight-forward in your face moments like Snake Oil, which sounds like a psychedelic abomination. Seconds later turning everything on its head with one of familiar Foals moments on Night Swimmers. One has to ask, where is this headed? It's unfortunate. A few changes here and there could of made this album a clear cut best since Total Strife Forever, instead it's just marginally better than Holy Fire.
Forest Swords Dagger Paths
Four Tet Dialogue
Four Tet Ringer
Frightened Rabbit The Winter of Mixed Drinks
Fu Manchu No One Rides for Free
Fu Manchu Daredevil
Fugazi End Hits
Fugazi Repeater
Fugazi Red Medicine
Fugazi Instrument Soundtrack
Gang of Four Shrinkwrapped
Sometimes we dislike change and despite what people might think about Gang of Four 20 years ago when this album was released its clearly a different sound. Electronic and voice samples play a major part in their '95 effort and it works for the most part. The mixing on this album is quite dark and masks a lot of the instrumental work that once was a bright light for the group, instead focusing on the more calm King vocals, other than the normal shouts we all loved on his first 3 albums. Shrinkwrapped in essence is a modern day 90's record by Gang of Four, who still possess both musical vitality in both a lyrical and instrumental sense. The production does muddle things a bit, almost shutting out a stabbing guitar that really propels this record. A pleasant surprise by all means, especially since this was their second reformation, it sounds like a more reinvigorated Gang of Four, which still have some massive quality left within them.
Gang of Four Content
Ghostface Killah Fishscale
Ghostface Killah Supreme Clientele
Ghostface Killah More Fish
Ghostface Killah The Pretty Toney Album
Ghostface Killah Apollo Kids
Ghostpoet Peanut Butter Blues and Melancholy Jam
Gifts From Enola Loyal Eyes Betrayed The Mind
Gifts From Enola A Healthy Fear
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Yanqui U.X.O.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress'
Grails Red Light
Gramatik Street Bangerz Vol. 2
Groove Armada Vertigo
Guido Anidea
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
Guns N' Roses Chinese Democracy
Halou Sawtooth
Halou Wholeness and Separation
Handsome Boy Modeling School So ... How's Your Girl?
Heatmiser Cop and Speeder
Heatmiser Dead Air
Helena Hauff Lex Tertia
Hieroglyphics 3rd Eye Vision
Hrvatski Swarm & Dither
Hum You'd Prefer an Astronaut
Idlewild Warnings/Promises
Idlewild Post Electric Blues
If These Trees Could Talk Above the Earth, Below the Sky
Incubus Make Yourself
Incubus Fungus Amongus
Isis Oceanic
Isis Wavering Radiant
Jaga Jazzist The Stix
Jaga Jazzist A Livingroom Hush
Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking
Jane's Addiction Strays
Jeff Buckley Mystery White Boy
Jlin Dark Energy
John Frusciante Inside of Emptiness
John Frusciante Outsides
Jonny Greenwood There Will Be Blood OST
Joy Division Still
The problem with Still is easily categorized. The beginning of the album starts off on a few bumps as it doesn't quite get its feet set until "The Only Mistake" is played, from there on Still manages to keep topping itself. The tough introduction to the album bogs the album down as a whole, but the rest of the material is usually more hit then miss. From rare outtakes and live recordings Still shows some forgotten material still left. Included in this solid collection of Joy Division material is "Isolation" and "Decades" to name a few. Some tracks do feel boring or uninspired "Sound of Music, "Glass", and "Sister Ray". Still remains to be in close similarity with New Order's early work as a band and only start depart a couple of years from their first album, showing that the band can still captivate without Curtis at the helm. Sadly, with his death their status was cemented as it was only started growing; with the demise of Joy Division comes New Order from its ashes.
Jurassic 5 Quality Control
k-os Exit
k-os Atlantis: Hymns For Disco
k-os Yes!
Karma To Burn Wild Wonderful Purgatory
Killer Mike Pl3dge
Kno Death Is Silent
Kryptic Minds One of Us
Laika Silver Apples Of The Moon
Lamb Lamb
Lamb What Sound
Lamb What Sound [deluxe edition]
LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening
Leaf Rooted From Within
Lee Gamble Diversions 1994-1996
Lemon Jelly Lost Horizons
Lemon Jelly Lemonjelly.KY
Light Bearer Beyond the Infinite: The Assembly of God
Lights Out Asia Tanks And Recognizers
Lights Out Asia In The Days Of Jupiter
Lights Out Asia Hy-Brasil
Little Dragon Little Dragon
Live The Distance To Here
Local H Pack Up the Cats
Local H Here Comes the Zoo
Lustmord Heresy
M83 Before The Dawn Heals Us
Makoto Different Rhythm, What Do You Want?
Mando Diao Bring 'Em In
Marching Church This World Is Not Enough
Martina Topley-Bird Quixotic
Massive Attack 100th Window
Though it's evident the holes that the missing members create, still Massive Attack pulls off an amazing follow-up to mega classic album Mezzanine. This to me, was very close and surprising that it was enjoyable after listening to Mezzanine (very high expectations). Songs like Special Cases,
Name Taken, Butterfly Caught, and Antistar are a continuation of the predecessor album in a way.
Massive Attack Collected
Massive Attack Heligoland
Mathias Grassow Calibration
Mathias Grassow Namakar
The equivalent in sound and atmosphere to Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works, Vol II. While not nearly as entrancing or pulsating in repetition, Namaker succeeds in creating a long-standing haunting sound that doesn't stop with drawn out drones and sometimes serene moments like in "Abahtima".
Melvins Gluey Porch Treatments
Melvins Bullhead
Melvins The Maggot
Melvins Freak Puke
Melvins Everybody Loves Sausages
MF DOOM Operation: Doomsday
Michael Andrews Donnie Darko
Minor Threat Out of Step
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Minutemen The Punch Line
Mission of Burma The Obliterati
Mission of Burma ONoffON
Moby Everything is Wrong
Moby Innocents
Mogwai Rock Action
Mogwai Mr. Beast
Mono Under the Pipal Tree
Mono One Step More and You Die
Monolake Interstate
Monolake Cinemascope
Monolake Gravity
Mos Def The Ecstatic
Mount Eerie Dawn
Mount Eerie Wind's Poem
Mount Kimbie Crooks & Lovers
Mountain Man Made The Harbor
Moving Mountains Foreword
Mr. Lif I Phantom
Mr. Lif I Heard It Today
Mr. Scruff Mrs. Cruff
Mr. Scruff Ninja Tuna
Mudhoney My Brother The Cow
Mudhoney Since We've Become Translucent
Muse Absolution
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
My Bloody Valentine m b v
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult I See Good Spirits And I See Bad Spirits
N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
Nas Hip Hop Is Dead
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Nine Inch Nails Further Down the Spiral (UK)
Nine Inch Nails Further Down the Spiral (US)
Nine Inch Nails The Perfect Drug
Nirvana Incesticide
Nirvana Nevermind
Nirvana Nirvana
Nirvana Sliver: The Best of the Box
Nitzer Ebb Belief
Nitzer Ebb Showtime
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Ocean Colour Scene Marchin' Already
Odd Nosdam Pretty Swell Explode
Outputmessage Autonomous
A clear shift from idm ambient beats of previous efforts to a vocally-friendly pop electro record by Outputmessage actually succeeds on many levels. There are moments where he falters with more cliche lines and delivery, but his superior electro beat carries much of the album. Outputmessage wants you to dance on Autonomous and it doesn't take that long to abide.
P.O.S Audition
P.O.S We Don't Even Live Here
Pantera Far Beyond Driven
Pantera The Great Southern Trendkill
Pantera Reinventing The Steel
Pax and Pry A Day Off
Pearl Jam Yield
Pearl Jam No Code
Pearl Jam Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam Backspacer
Pearl Jam Lightning Bolt
Pelican The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...
Perfect Pussy Say Yes to Love
Perfume Genius Too Bright
pg.lost Key
Phon.o Partition B
Pinback Blue Screen Life
Pinback Summer in Abaddon
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Pink Floyd Meddle
Pink Floyd The Division Bell
Pink Floyd Atom Heart Mother
Pink Floyd A Saucerful of Secrets
Pixies Doolittle
PJ Harvey Dry
PJ Harvey White Chalk
PJ Harvey Is This Desire?
Polar Bear Held On The Tips Of Fingers
Porcupine Tree Stupid Dream
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Porcupine Tree The Incident
port-royal Flares
Portishead Dummy
Portishead Portishead
Portugal. The Man In The Mountain In The Cloud
Prefuse 73 One Word Extinguisher
Prefuse 73 Preparations
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age
Radiohead Amnesiac
Rage Against The Machine Evil Empire
Ratatat Ratatat
Ratatat Ratatat Remixes Vol.II
Real Estate Atlas
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Red Hot Chili Peppers Mother's Milk
Richard Devine Asect:Dsect
Richard Devine Sculpt
While Devine pounds away at your fleshy ear drums, it doesn't quite get tedious enough to warrant disapproval, he manages to break through the repetitions with meaningful progress in most of Sculpt.
Ride Nowhere
Robert Rich Electric Ladder
Robert Rich Somnium
This is practically impossible to listen in one sitting. The 7 hour opus is Rich's version of a dream. Somnium translated from Latin literally means "dream", which is why the concept of this album needs to be touched on. The sounds of water droplets, storm showers, waves of water all signal calmness and peace. While the album itself is overbearing in its track time, its vision may be its greatest strength.
Robert Rich Music From Atlas Dei
Roots Manuva Alternately Deep
Roots Manuva Facety 2:11
Rosetta The Galilean Satellites
Rrose Monad XVI
Rrose Eating The Other
Russian Circles Enter
Russian Circles Geneva
Saltillo Ganglion
Scale the Summit Monument
Screaming Trees Uncle Anesthesia
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
Sharon Van Etten Epic
Shed The Traveller
Sigur Ros Agætis byrjun
Sigur Ros Ba Ba Ti Ki Di Do
Sigur Ros Med sud i eyrum vid spilum endalaust
Silverchair Frogstomp
Silverchair Neon Ballroom
Silverchair Freak Show
Skalpel Konfusion
Skalpel Skalpel
Slowdive Pygmalion
Small Brown Bike Our Own Wars
Small Brown Bike Dead Reckoning
Small Brown Bike Fell & Found
Sneaker Pimps Bloodsport
Sneaker Pimps Becoming X
Sneaker Pimps Splinter
Son Lux Bones
Sonic Youth Goo
Sonic Youth Sister
Sonic Youth The Eternal
Soundgarden Down on the Upside
Soundgarden Louder Than Love
Soundgarden King Animal
Soundtrack (Film) Ocean's 12 OST
Squarepusher Hard Normal Daddy
Squarepusher Hello Everything
Squarepusher really pushes his limits by using a wide variety of instruments. Despite this type of approach the classic Jenkinson is still here after all with the brooding "Planetarium" to back it up. 'Hello Everything' would seem to be the next evolution for Squarepusher; I wonder if 'Just A Souvenir' expands on this.
Squarepusher Burningn'n Tree
Squarepusher Music Is Rotted One Note
Squarepusher Big Loada
Stateless Matilda
Stereolab Mars Audiac Quintet
Stereolab Sound-Dust
Stone Temple Pilots No. 4
Surfer Blood Astro Coast
Surgeon Basictonalvocabulary
Swans Greed
Swarms Old Raves End
System of a Down System of a Down
System of a Down Mezmerize
TAD God's Balls
Tarentel We Move Through Weather
Adding a more dynamic feel all around this entire LP, Tarentel manage to find their niche within their music. Massive amounts of drone and noise with slow burning post-rock movements. Despite the repetitiveness within the music the album stand up on its own well. "Bump Past, Cut Up Through Windows" is the best track up to that point it is heard in the album. Drumming repetition with a hint of variance, not only is it worthy of a listen the violin interludes and background noises are fantastic. So it would seem Tarentel have fixed their glaring problem: the lack of stability within their music. 'We Move Through Weather' isn't astonishing, but only a progressive foot forward within the band's discography.
Team Sleep Team Sleep
Teebs Ardour
The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen
The Afghan Whigs Congregation
The Black Angels Passover
The Black Angels Indigo Meadow
The Black Dog Spanners
The Black Dog Music for Real Airports
The Black Dog Liber Dogma
It's a progressively solid minimal techno display that really never goes beyond the limits or falls on its face.
The Black Dog Temple of Transparent Balls
The Brian Jonestown Massacre ...And This Is Our Music
The Cancer Conspiracy Omega
It's quite sad to see a band go under by the time they finally realize a hint of their potential. The Cancer Conspiracy's debut 'Audio Medium' was extremely boring and slow. 'Omega' is what the progressive band should have reached for, too bad this was only released after their demise.
The Chemical Brothers Dig Your Own Hole
The Chemical Brothers Surrender
The Cinematic Orchestra Motion
The Cinematic Orchestra Ma Fleur
The Cinematic Orchestra Late Night Tales: The Cinematic Orchestra
The Clash The Clash (US version)
The Cranberries No Need to Argue
The Crystal Method Vegas
The Dandy Warhols Thirteen Tales From Urban Bohemia
The Dear Hunter The Color Spectrum
The Dodos Time to Die
The Field Yesterday and Today
The Flashbulb Kirlian Selections
The Flashbulb Soundtrack to a Vacant Life
The Flashbulb These Open Fields
The Flashbulb Girls.Suck.But.YOU.Don't
The Flashbulb Réunion
2005 marked The Flashbulb's emergence into something that would work. Re is consistent enough to warrant a full-listen whilst keeping a cool and smooth demeanor, without the schizophrenic previous work that Benn Jordan would always try push through in previous albums.
The Future Sound of London The Isness
The Future Sound of London Environments 4
The Horrors Luminous
The Knife Silent Shout
The Men Immaculada
The National Alligator
The Orb U.F.Orb
The Orb Bicycles and Tricycles
The Orb Okie Dokie It's The Orb on Kompakt
The Orb Baghdad Batteries (Orbsessions Vol. III)
The Pineapple Thief All the Wars
The Pirate Ship Quintet The Pirate Ship Quintet EP
The Prodigy Experience
The Prodigy Invaders Must Die
The Raveonettes Chain Gang of Love
The Roots The Tipping Point
The Roots Phrenology
The Roots How I Got Over
The Roots undun
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
The Smashing Pumpkins Adore
The Sound From The Lion's Mouth
The Stooges The Stooges
The Swellers Good For Me
The Verve A Northern Soul
The Verve A Storm in Heaven
The Verve Forth
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Horses in the Sky
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra 13 Blues for Thirteen Moons
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice If We Could Only See Us Now
Thrice Beggars
Tim Hecker Haunt Me, Haunt Me Do It Again
toe New Sentimentality
toe The Book About My Idle Plot on a Vague Anxiety
Tortoise Standards
Tricky Angels With Dirty Faces
Tricky Nearly God
Tricky Tricky Presents The Grassroots
Truckfighters Gravity X
u-Ziq Lunatic Harness
u-Ziq In Pine Effect
Ulrich Schnauss Far Away Trains Passing By
Underworld Beaucoup Fish
Underworld Oblivion with Bells
Underworld Barking
UNKLE Never, Never, Land
UNKLE War Stories
Various Artists Pi
Various Artists Lock, Stock, & 2 Smoking Barrels
Veil Veil Vanish Change in the Neon Light
Venetian Snares Cavalcade of Glee and Dadaist Happy Pom Poms
Venetian Snares Winnipeg Is A Frozen Shithole
Venetian Snares Doll Doll Doll
Venetian Snares Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding
Venetian Snares Hospitality
May just be me, but it seems Funk made a quick mish-mash of things on Hospitality EP. It still sounds great and even somewhat refreshing, but I just want more.
Vessels Helioscope
Viktor Vaughn (VV:2) Venomous Villain
William Basinski Melancholia
William Basinski The Disintegration Loops III
William Basinski Shortwavemusic
Wire Send
Wire A Bell Is A Cup Until It Is Struck
Wire Object 47
Wisp Honor Beats
Wu-Tang Clan The W
Wu-Tang Clan Iron Flag
Xihilisk The Black Square
This is truly a frantic piece of music from a black-metal beginning to an electronic free-form epic the next. The truth about The Black Square is it keeps you guessing. "Chyrsalis March" is performed ingeniously in its electronic structure while other genres spawn within the album like the idm bass heavy "Eggshells" and violin driven "Massive In Flux". Xihilisk performs an expansive amount of material in one album, leaving his next album's direction open to any avenue or train of thought.
Zebulon Pike II - The Deafening Twilight
I myself am not fan of progressive instrumental dark metal, the difference between this album and my tastes in music is this keeps me keenly interested throughout the album. The first track doesn't seem anything special, but as Zebulon Pike introduce each track they construct a cohesiveness and this holds the album together very well. Each track is better than its predecessor which is quite good. Though this album can get tiresome due to the length of the tracks; I was entirely expecting before you judge this album by it's 'lack of energy' or 'length' look at the direction and you'll see "The Deafening Twilight" is worth a listen.
Zero 7 When It Falls
Zero 7 Simple Things

3.0 good
10 Years Killing All That Holds You
10 Years Division
2Pac Strictly 4 My N.I.G.G.A.Z.
2Pac All Eyez on Me
Aesop Rock Fast Cars, Danger, Fire and Knives
Ahleuchatistas What You Will
Ahleuchatistas On The Culture Industry
Ahleuchatistas Of The Body Prone
Air The Virgin Suicides
Air Pocket Symphony
Alice in Chains Greatest Hits
Alice in Chains Facelift
Alpha The Impossible Thrill
Amorphous Androgynous Peppermint Tree and Seeds of Superconsciousness
What may be truly frustrating is the type of style Amorphous Androgynous take on has yet to develop into anything truly substaintial to warrant attention. The Isness and also Alice In Ultraland both were solid outings, more so for The Isness, but why should we care anymore? I understand the soft-toned psychedelic forms are still there, but whats the point? The incorporation of vocals had worked wonders in their last album, but we barely see any of that in Peppermint Tree and Seeds of Superconsciousness. "Tiny Space Birds" is the hyped up stage of psychedelic embracing I've been looking for, but a little too late. The same goes for "Rocket Fuel", except this time allowing fantastic lead vocals to resonate through. So my question really is: Will Amorphous Androgynous progress their sound or will they steadily decline into boredom?
Angelo Badalamenti The Beach (Original Score)
Archive You All Look The Same To Me
Archive With Us Until You're Dead
Archive Axiom
Archive Restriction
ASC Open Spaces
ASC Heights Of Perception
ASC The Light That Burns Twice As Bright
With its ambient textures, albeit off-putting for ASC mainstays, is indeed a left-field maneuver. That is, one that shouldn't be pushed aside because of previous expectations. Those who are keen to darkly anamorphic music is more obscure than anything he's done. Reminds of Lustmord, without all the religious, sacrilege, chanting and eerily-odd torturous sounds that sometimes is hand-in-hand with the samplings that he uses.
Atmosphere You Can't Imagine How Much Fun...
Atmosphere Lucy Ford: The Atmosphere EPs
Atmosphere Overcast!
Atmosphere To All My Friends, Blood Makes The Blade Holy
Atmosphere The Family Sign
Aural Method When I Drifted I Heard a Faint Melody
Autechre LP5
Autechre Confield
Autechre Untilted
Autechre Oversteps
Autechre L-event
Autolux Transit Transit
Bad Brains Into The Future
Bad Religion The New America
Bad Religion The Gray Race
Bad Religion New Maps of Hell
Beastie Boys To the 5 Boroughs
Beck Mutations
Beck The Information
Big Boi Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
Biosphere Patashnik
Biosphere Autour De La Lune
Black Light Burns Cruel Melody
Black Milk Popular Demand
Blackfield Blackfield II
Blue Scholars Bayani
Blur Think Tank
Blur Parklife
Blur Leisure
Boxcutter Glyphic
Brian Eno Here Come the Warm Jets
Brian Eno Apollo: Atmospheres & Soundtracks
Brian Eno Lux
Brother Ali The Undisputed Truth
Bush Sixteen Stone
Bush Razorblade Suitcase
Butthole Surfers Locust Abortion Technician
Byla Byla
C2C Tetra
Caribou The Milk Of Human Kindness
Cherry Ghost Beneath This Burning Shoreline
Clark Totems Flare
Cloud Nothings Cloud Nothings
Colour Haze She Said
Comets on Fire Field Recordings from the Sun
Common Market Tobacco Road
Daft Punk Homework
Dag Nasty Dag With Shawn
David Bowie Young Americans
Death From Above You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
Death In Vegas The Contino Sessions
Deerhunter Turn It Up Faggot
Deftones Adrenaline
Deftones Deftones
Del tha Funkee Homosapien No Need For Alarm
Digitalism I Love You, Dude
Divination Akasha
DJ Shadow The Outsider
DMX The Great Depression
Do Make Say Think Goodbye Enemy Airship the Landlord is Dead
Do Make Say Think Do Make Say Think
Editors The Back Room
Editors An End Has A Start
Editors The Weight of Your Love
Efterklang Tripper
Efterklang Magic Chairs
El-P Fantastic Damage
El-P Collecting The Kid
Eluvium Travels In Constants Vol. 20
Eluvium Similes
Failure Comfort
Faith No More Introduce Yourself
Faith No More Sol Invictus
Farflung The Belief Module
Fennesz Endless Summer
Fountains of Wayne Sky Full of Holes
Four Tet Rounds
Four Tet Beautiful Rewind
Frightened Rabbit Sing The Greys
Fu Manchu The Action is Go
Fu Manchu In Search Of...
Fu Manchu We Must Obey
Fugazi Steady Diet of Nothing
Gang of Four Songs of the Free
It may be the replaced bassist, but Song of The Free feels more dreary or depressing in sound then previous efforts. Not saying its substantially bad for it, but when you're comparing albums like Entertainment! and Sold Gold, it feels like a massive disappointment.
Gang of Four Free EP
Gavin Castleton Home
Ghostface Killah Shaolin's Finest
Ghostface Killah Bulletproof Wallets
Ghostface Killah The Big Doe Rehab
Ghostland Observatory Codename: Rondo
Gifts From Enola From Fathoms
Gnarls Barkley The Odd Couple
Groove Armada Love Box
Grouper Wide
Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion II
GZA Legend of the Liquid Sword
GZA Pro Tools
Halou Halou
Handsome Boy Modeling School White People
Hans Zimmer Gladiator
I find Zimmer very overrated as a composer. He has made some fantastic epic songs in his career, but as a whole his soundtracks don't carry enough substance and transitions that we strive for. The Gladiator OST has the same exact dilemma, it carries amazing epic songs, but as a whole the album falls. "The Battle" is completely exciting, each movement is fantastic and the end result is a massive success. There are others as the soundoff below had suggested at the end of the album, more importantly the closer is a great way to end the album.
Helena Hauff Discreet Desires
Hum Electra 2000
Idlewild Hope Is Important
Idlewild Captain
Incubus A Crow Left of the Murder...
Incubus Live at Lollapalooza 2003
Incubus Light Grenades
Iselia Life From Dead Limbs
Isis In the Absence of Truth
James Horner Glory
Somber in tone throughout, as it should be. Horner's Glory soundtrack is extremely slow to moving, yet it's charm is presented in the latter half of the album. Once "Burning The Town of Darien" is started, Glory because a more entrenching experience. The closer is quite excellent. Worth a listen, but a mediocre and dull first half.
Jane's Addiction The Great Escape Artist
Jazzanova Of All The Things
Jeniferever Choose a Bright Morning
Jeniferever Silesia
Jerry Cantrell Boggy Depot
John Frusciante To Record Only Water for Ten Days
John Frusciante Enclosure
Jonezetta Cruel to Be Young
Joy Division The Best of Joy Division
Honestly Joy Division are an amazingly deep band and the tracks on here are superb. The problem is the mixing, why the hell does everything sound so clearly overly loud? Is meant to be that way? On merit for the tracks alone its a superb compilation, but the final mastering seems to ask questions.
Joyce Manor Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired
Karma To Burn Almost Heathen
Karnivool Themata
Karnivool Sound Awake
King Geedorah Take Me to Your Leader
Kool Keith Black Elvis/Lost in Space
Kyuss Wretch
Laika Sounds of the Satellites
Lamb Fear of Fours
Lard The Last Temptation of Reid
LCD Soundsystem LCD Soundsystem
Leaf Made Into Itself
Lemon Jelly '64-'95
Lights Out Asia Garmonia
Liquid Stranger The Intergalactic Slapstick
Liquid Stranger Mechanoid Meltdown
As well produced as this is, it's hampered by its slick movements with unbearably trite dubstep.
Live Mental Jewelry
Live V
Local H Ham Fisted
Lucky Dragons Dream Island Laughing Language
Luke Vibert Lover's Acid
Luke Vibert Chicago, Detroit, Redruth
A true pioneer in the world of ambient material intertwining with trip-hop, Luke Vibert (among other aliases) was most important with his progressive approaches within the name of Wagon Christ. Under his own name it isn't necessarily progressive as he once was. The beats are extremely groove oriented and synth-laden. "ComfyCozy" and "Clikilik" show his strength within the music he produces, but others such as "Breakbeat Metal Music" and "God" unequivocally show his natural weakness with poor, boring, and useless repetitious samples that are supposed to drive the song. This effect doesn't work at all as it was desired to be leaving a good time of the album in limbo. Some tracks are essentially addictive immediately such as precarious "Rotting Flesh Bags", which uses a simple drum break, eerie keyboard harmonies and noises with a hand-clappin' good time. Chicago, Detroit, Redruth is a step forward from Lover's Acid even if its marginally worth noting...
Lustmord Monstrous Soul
What becomes a highly repetitive exercise in futility for the first 30 minutes on Monstrous Soul, only is able to show its shadow to all when "Protoplasmic Reversion" begins. This is a solid album, but the continuous sample cycles and well, cycling in general gets tiresome in many ways. Still the second half of the album does not falter, picking up the pieces already set in motion with the previous shaky tracks.
Lustmord Juggernaut
M83 Saturdays=Youth
Martina Topley-Bird The Blue God
Mathias Grassow Deeper Purity
Melvins Lysol
Melvins Honky
Melvins The Bride Screamed Murder
Metallica Kill 'Em All
Metallica ...And Justice for All
Metallica Death Magnetic
MF DOOM Born Like This
Mission of Burma The Horrible Truth About Burma
Moby 18
Moby Wait for Me
Moby Destroyed
Mogwai Come On Die Young
Mogwai The Hawk Is Howling
Monolake Hong Kong
Mos Def The New Danger
Mount Eerie Eleven Old Songs Of Mount Eerie
Mount Eerie White Stag
Moving Mountains Pneuma
Moving Mountains Waves
Mr. Lif Enters The Colossus
Mr. Lif Mo' Mega
Mr. Scruff Keep It Unreal
Mudhoney Mudhoney
Mudhoney Piece Of Cake
Mudhoney The Lucky Ones
My Bloody Valentine Isn't Anything
My Disco Paradise
Nas God's Son
Nas I Am...
Nas Untitled
New Order Movement
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth
Nine Inch Nails Things Falling Apart
Nine Inch Nails Y34RZ3R0R3M1X3D
Nine Inch Nails Ghosts I-IV
Nine Inch Nails The Slip
Nine Inch Nails Quake
Nirvana Bleach
Though production hinders Nirvana's true sound when they first created this album, they still show promise and glimpses of their future. That is, being Cobain's lyrical talents. Unlike their future albums Nirvana's Bleach album is literally raw and open for any listener. The production value as bad as it is does show how excellent Nirvana can be without a clean, shiny production finish as they did in Nevermind.
Nirvana From the Muddy Banks of the Wishkah
Nitzer Ebb That Total Age
NOISIA Split The Atom
Ocean Colour Scene Ocean Colour Scene
Ocean Colour Scene Moseley Shoals
Odd Nosdam Level Live Wires
Odd Nosdam T.I.M.E Soundtrack
Outputmessage Oneiros
P.O.S Ipecac Neat
Pearl Jam Binaural
Pearl Jam Vitalogy
Pelican Australasia
Pelican City of Echoes
Phaeleh Somnus
Phon.o Burn Down The Town
Pinback Autumn of the Seraphs
Pinback This Is a Pinback CD
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pink Floyd The Final Cut
PJ Harvey Uh Huh Her
A more stripped down Polly Jean Harvey is brought forward from her more forceful, grungy material that had evoked so much emotional prowess. Uh Huh Her may still have the same bite and remorse for past relationships, but it still doesn't showcase as well as her previous material. Instrumentally it feels like a letdown; its understandable that Harvey would go in this direction, after all, she never has to this extreme. It comes off as a bit clunky and slow-paced for most people, thus those problems flesh out by the middle of the album with the lyrcism screaming for a hard-edged sound, instead it is accompanied by a subdued, almost lifeless background.
Prefuse 73 Everything She Touched Turned Ampexian
Prefuse 73 Surrounded By Silence
Prefuse 73 The Only She Chapters
Propagandhi How to Clean Everything
Quantic The 5th Exotic
Quantic Mishaps Happening
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Radiohead My Iron Lung
Radiohead No Surprises/Running From Demons
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Ratatat Classics
Ratatat Ratatat Remixes Vol.1
Richard Devine Aleamapper
RJD2 The Third Hand
RJD2 The Colossus
Robert Rich Illumination
Roots Manuva Run Come Save Me
Roots Manuva Slime & Reason
Rosetta The Anaesthete
Rrose Artificial Light (1969-1909)
Sage Francis Personal Journals
Sandpeople All In Vain
Sharon Van Etten Because I Was In Love
Sigur Ros Von Brigði
Sigur Ros Valtari
Silverchair Diorama
Silverchair Young Modern
Sleepmakeswaves In Today Already Walks Tomorrow
Son Lux At War With Walls And Mazes
Sonic Youth EVOL
Sonic Youth Rather Ripped
Speedy Ortiz The Death of Speedy Ortiz
Spock's Beard V
Squarepusher Port Rhombus EP
Squarepusher Venus No. 17
Stars of the Lid And Their Refinement Of The Decline
Stereolab Cobra and Phases Group Play Voltage
Stone Temple Pilots Core
Stone Temple Pilots Shangri-La-Dee-Da
TAD 8-Way Santa
The Afghan Whigs 1965
The Afghan Whigs Up In It
The Antlers Uprooted
The Black Angels Directions to See a Ghost
The Black Dog Radio Scarecrow
The Black Dog Tranklements
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Who Killed Sgt. Pepper?
The Chemical Brothers Push the Button
The Chemical Brothers We Are the Night
The Clash Sandinista!
The Cranberries Wake Up and Smell the Coffee
The Crystal Method Legion Of Boom
The Crystal Method Tweekend
The Crystal Method Divided By Night
The Dandy Warhols Come Down
The Flashbulb M³ (Daily Assortment Of Sound)
If anything M3 feels and sounds like a collection of songs, not an album. Its length may be its greatest problem, yet there are many instances of fantastic work by Jordann. Unfortunately some songs are completely stale and uneventful. M3 remains a rough version of his future work, which eventually would be worth listening too.
The Flashbulb Resent And The April Sunshine Shed
The Flashbulb Red Extensions of Me
The Flashbulb Love As A Dark Hallway
The Flashbulb Opus At The End Of Everything
The Horrors Strange House
The Joy Formidable Wolf's Law
The KLF 1987 (What the Fuck Is Going On?)
The Knife Deep Cuts
The Men Tomorrow's Hits
The National The National
The National Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers
The Orb Cydonia
The Orb Metallic Spheres (feat. David Gilmour)
The Pineapple Thief Build a World
The Prodigy Always Outnumbered, Never Outgunned
The Raveonettes Pretty In Black
The Roots Organix
The Sight Below Glider
The Smashing Pumpkins Gish
The Smashing Pumpkins Machina II/The Friends & Enemies of Modern Music
The Smashing Pumpkins Lull
The Smashing Pumpkins Zeitgeist
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra This Is Our Punk-Rock, Thee Rusted Satellites Gather and Sing
They Might Be Giants Glean
Thievery Corporation Culture of Fear
Thom Yorke The Eraser
Thrice Identity Crisis
Tin Man Perfume
Tool Opiate
Tool 10,000 Days
Tortoise Its All Around You
Tortoise Beacons of Ancestorship
Tricky Knowle West Boy
Tricky wasn't lying when he told many people that this album would reflect his entire career. It most certainly does; it doesn't disappoint either. It is obvious Tricky has toned down on his main vocal singings as he has many guest spots. The guests enhance the album with Tricky either backing vocals or duetting with one of them. Surprisingly 'Knowle West Boy' is one of Tricky's most consistent, solid albums he has produced. There are all types of genres spanned on this so it is quite unfair to call it a trip-hop album. From hip-hop, rock, and even punk Tricky somehow holds this album together with all these genres spewing within. The female vocals are amazing and are perfect with Tricky's voice. Although some of the songs do take a step backwards such as 'Coalition' or 'Veronika' this doesn't necessarily destroy the album because it is solid through and through. Great effort by Tricky; I wasn't sure what to expect when he made such a claim, but I am happy with the result.
Truckfighters Mania
u-Ziq Bilious Paths
u-Ziq Duntisbourne Abbots Soulmate Devastation Technique
Vanilla High Life
Various Artists Heat (Original Score)
VAST Music For People
VAST Turqoise & Crimson
Venetian Snares My Downfall (Original Soundtrack)
Venetian Snares Winter In The Belly Of A Snake
Venetian Snares printf("shiver in eternal darkness/n");
Venetian Snares Higgins Ultra Low Track Glue Funk Hits 1972–2006
Venetian Snares Filth
I may be tiring at my young age of 21, but it seems Aaron Funk wants to pound my head in with hard lashes of breakcore, until my face melts and I have no remembrance of anything in the past 24 hours. Filth is that brutal, it just doesn't stop - its the equivalent of a massive heart attack served breakcore style. Can't say I enjoyed it, but I can't say it wasn't worthwhile either.
Venetian Snares Find Candace
Weekend Sports
Why? Alopecia
Wisp The Shimmering Hour
Wolf Alice My Love Is Cool
Xploding Plastix The Donca Matic Singalongs
Any astonishingly experimental use of acid jazz moments mixed with Xploding Plastix's nu-jazz persona in their debut. Not necessarily daring or hugely narrow, its moments are minimal compared to Amateur Girlfriends Go Proskirt Agents, which is why it comes out a bit too mellow and soft, unusually so. No doubt a detriment that occurs from the lack of energetic percussion as seen previously. Still, the new territory the two have decided to tread isn't something to frown upon.
Zero 7 The Garden
Zola Jesus The Spoils
Zola Jesus New Amsterdam
Zomby With Love

2.5 average
Acrnym Flowers
Acrnym's 'Flowers' is truly break-core, IDM, and electronic with no holds barred. The album starts with IDM beats such as 'Kate Says Aye' and 'Repeat', but soon afterwards truly punishes you with the break-core of 'Wrxzwrxzwrxz', 'A 1980s Fetish', and 'Of Corset Horse'. 'Of Corset Horse' is truly mind-numbing and my mind couldn't take it as it started giving me headaches. The perfect antidote to this was definitely the tracks afterwards. Tracks like 'Outbox', 'Knife', and ' ' bring the tempo down whether it be from a basic IDM beat or soothing electronic vibe Acrnym knows how to soothe the listener when it is right. This album truly is a difficult listen. The second half of the album after 'Of Corset Horse' is done amazingly well.
Aesop Rock Bazooka Tooth
Air 10,000 Hz Legends
Alice in Chains Nothing Safe: Best of the Box
Alpha Stargazing
As Cities Burn Son, I Loved You At Your Darkest
Audioslave Audioslave
Bad Brains Build A Nation
Beastie Boys Licensed to Ill
Beastie Boys Some Old Bullshit
Beck GameBoy Variations
Biosphere and Deathprod Nordheim Transformed
Blind Melon For My Friends
Brian Eno Neroli
Brian Eno Discreet Music
Brian Eno I Dormienti
Brian Eno Small Craft on a Milk Sea
Buck 65 Vertex
Very inconsistent; although there are some good spots the lack of direction and odd samples really destroys the album. Buck 65 does have some lyrical talent as he shows it in this album (many tracks about baseball). I wouldn't recommend this as an album to start Buck 65 with.
Bush Golden State
Cake Showroom Of Compassion
Coldplay X & Y
Colour Haze Chopping Machine
Its interesting to see where a group comes from after listening to their more recent material. Sure the instrumentation is essentially here, that's what makes Colour Haze so good, but the fact the vocals are practically all over the place and are by far the worse thing about Chopping Machine doesn't help one bit. Their later material would finally find them perfecting that art, thankfully. Pass this up, but if you're into Colour Haze it isn't bad to see how far they've come.
Dead Kennedys Bedtime for Democracy
Death In Vegas Dead Elvis
Del tha Funkee Homosapien I Wish My Brother George Was Here
Del tha Funkee Homosapien Funk Man (The Stimulus Package)
DMX Grand Champ
DMX Year of the Dog... Again
Eiffel 65 Europop
Explosions in the Sky Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
Faith No More We Care a Lot
Fatboy Slim Halfway Between the Gutter and the Stars
Fennesz Hotel paral.lel
Flying Lotus 1983
Four Tet Everything Ecstatic
Four Tet's illustrious consistency on his electronic records envelope a playful and seething quality within all of them. Much like Rounds, Everything Ecstatic fails to topple Pause or his debut Dialogue. While Everything Ecstatic, unlike its previous album may have shorter sequences and track times it still is plagued by the album's lack of flow. While Rounds was stretched to oblivion on some songs, Everything Ecstatic fails to make a connection with the listener on some songs, which is why it fails to make a great impression. There are a few tracks that do hook you in: "Smile Around The Face", "High Five", and "You Were There With Me" do for a good portion of them, much to the same affect of previous songs by Four Tet like "My Angel Moves Back And Forth", "No More Mosquitoes", and "Parks". These tracks attach themselves to your psyche while the others bring a convulsed and random feeling throughout. Four Tet's new style of mashing tiny drum breaks with abrasive background electronic doesn't entirely work on his recent works, hopefully he'll decide to ditch it.
Gang of Four Mall
The weirdest thing about Mall is that although the group tries to put out a better effort then the atrocious Hard, it still sounds both under standards and completely different then what we are accustomed too. For one the synth throughout the album makes it sound like a lite-industrial affair, but it really isn't because they aren't nearly hard-hitting as other acts at the whats up with this album? Well, Gang of Four reform to put out a pretty average record that shows flashes of their visceral brilliance, but most of it is untapped potential that is left out to rot in the middle of nowhere.
Ghostface Killah Ghostdini: The Wizard of Poetry in Emerald City
Grails Burning Off Impurities
Grails Take Refuge In Clean Living
Groove Armada Soundboy Rock
Groove Armada Goodbye Country (Hello Nightclub)
Groove Armada Northern Star
This may be overly harsh or unwarrented, but Groove Armada's debut is every sense as a groove-tastic affair with funk rhythmns and noticeable house influence. Unfortuntely it goes on and on...and on, 'til the point it becomes redundant and purely repetitive. This album plays like a marathon that never ends, luckily I got that stop button....right...he---
Grouper Cover the Windows and the Walls
Idlewild Make Another World
Jeniferever Nangijala
Jet Get Born
Jim O'Rourke Terminal Pharmacy
Johann Johannsson Englabörn
Johann Johannsson Virðulegu Forsetar
Kyuss Sons Of Kyuss
Live Birds Of Pray
Live Songs From Black Mountain
Lucky Dragons Mini Dream Island
Luke Vibert Rhythm
It may be the problems of not breaking through the daily grind of Vibert's work that may be the issue in Rhythm. It feels smoother then his previous stuff under this moniker, but do we really care? I'm not sure if I can stomach another 50 minute session of sample driven stuff that isn't quite exhilarating or to put it bluntly shitty in any way. Hell, we even see the robotic voice from Chicago, Detroit, Redruth make another glorious and unwelcome appearance on "Rhythm", able to make most cringe as of why he needed to even put the damn voice in the song.
M83 M83
Massive Attack Danny the Dog
Melvins Stag
Melvins The Bootlicker
Melvins The Crybaby
Melvins Hold It In
Metallica St. Anger
Michael Nyman Gattaca
If you enjoyed the accompanying score to this fantastic film, then you will enjoy this. The problem with the soundtrack by itself is the fact it is very stale, minimalistic, and not very engaging. The science-fiction film it is supposed to be accompanied with is perfect - the low drones that inhabit the soundtrack give a sense of hopelessness, almost in a prison. Recommended to people who enjoyed the film, but otherwise its a hit and miss deal. Nyman incorporates his minimalistic style well with this movie, but by itself it is weak.
Moby Last Night
Moby Moby
Moby Ambient
Moby Animal Rights
Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
Mos Def True Magic
Mos Def's releases has always been given high expectations since Black Star and 'Black On Both Sides' his sensational debut. Yet, his sophomore effort; though well-done in the experimental field felt disappointing. Thus, this release Tru3 Magic was to me of low expectation. It's been said this is his last album with Geffen. I questioned myself whether or not he would go out with a bang after a previous disappointment. I braced myself for the worse, though I knew I was excited to listen to this release. Tru3 Magic starts out amazingly well, that is the first track, the self-titled track of the album. After the first track it goes downhill for most of the album. 'Undeniable' though I enjoyed was easily known to be a Temptations song that he ripped off and remixed on...which to say the least was terrible. From 'Undeniable', 'U R The One', 'Thug Is A Drug', 'A Ha', and 'Crime & Medicine'. These all are mediocre tracks. Some are terrible in my opinion....'A Ha' and 'Crime & Medicine' being the most absurd. 'Crimes & Medicine' is just boredom to the max and unnecessary to say the least. Though there are some glimpses of promise from his older days, songs like 'Dollar Day', 'Napoleon Dynamite', 'Murder of a Teenage Lift', and 'Fake Bonanza' all have a great feel to it. The only good tracks in the whole album, that is the only ones worth listening too. As for the closing track called 'Lifetime', well to say the least it does bring me back to his "Black On Both Sides" album. Thus my expectations are even lower for his next release.
Mount Eerie Pre-Human Ideas
Mount Eerie SINGERS
Mr. Scruff Trouser Jazz
Mudhoney Under a Billion Suns
I actually anticipated a decent album from these guys since I was into a stage where I would listen anything related to grunge (still do). Unlike their predecessors, this album seems a lot more clean, radio friendly and repetitive. Something I really don't enjoy when it comes with Mudhoney. Mudhoney are on of the few bands still relatively popular and playing music since the golden era of grunge, which is quite amazing considering the largest acts couldn't go through 4 years during that era.
Muse Showbiz
Muse The 2nd Law
Nas Street's Disciple
New Order Waiting for the Siren's Call
New Order Lost Sirens
Nitzer Ebb Big Hit
Odd Nosdam Burner
ohGr SunnyPsyOp
Pearl Jam Riot Act
pg.lost In Never Out
Prefuse 73 Vocal Studies + Uprock Narratives
Prefuse 73 Security Screenings
Prefuse 73 Prefuse 73 Reads the Books EP
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Rage Against The Machine Renegades
Red Hot Chili Peppers By the Way
Red Hot Chili Peppers The Red Hot Chili Peppers
Red Hot Chili Peppers One Hot Minute
Roots Manuva Dub Come Save Me
Russian Circles Station
Screaming Trees Clairvoyance
Clairvoyance doesn't lack the lyrical talents of Lanegan and co., but what it does is endearing and memorable tracks. "Orange Airplane" is a good starter for the album, but steadily declines into obscurity with less is more approach that falls flat on its face. The production as well is a low point, even if the Screaming Trees were never backed with much support early in their career it seems to seep through on Clairvoyance, for the worst.
Sigur Ros Von
Sigur Ros Hlemmur
Sonic Youth Dirty
Sonic Youth Bad Moon Rising
Soundgarden Ultramega OK
Squarepusher Go Plastic
Squarepusher Just a Souvenir
Squarepusher Do You Know Squarepusher
Squarepusher Ufabulum
Stereolab Peng!
Stone Temple Pilots Tiny Music... Songs From the Vatican Gift Shop
TAD Infrared Riding Hood
Tarentel Ghost Weight
Tarentel Mort aux Vaches
Somewhat of a rehash in some sense. "Steede Bonnet" and "For Carl Sagan" reprise their roles on this, but they are offered much better entries than the previous 'Bone To Satellite' album.
The Black Angels Clear Lake Forest
The Brian Jonestown Massacre My Bloody Underground
The Cancer Conspiracy The Audio Medium
The Clash Combat Rock
The Dandy Warhols Welcome To The Monkey House
The Dandy Warhols Dandys Rule OK?
The Knife The Knife
The Orb C Batter C
Tortoise Tortoise
Unfathoms and Blasphymartyr Votre Cote Mon Cote
VAST April (Retail)
Venetian Snares Songs About My Cats
Wire The Ideal Copy
Wire Red Barked Tree
Wu-Tang Clan 8 Diagrams
Zero 7 Yeah Ghost
Zola Jesus Taiga

2.0 poor
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe
Atmosphere Southsiders
Bad Brains Rise
Bad Religion No Substance
Bad Religion Into the Unknown
Bush Deconstructed
Del tha Funkee Homosapien Eleventh Hour
Gang of Four What Happens Next
Godspeed You! Black Emperor aMAZEzine!
Guns N' Roses "The Spaghetti Incident?"
Incubus If Not Now, When?
Jaga Jazzist Jævla Jazzist Grete Stitz
Oddly disjointed with likable nu-jazz tracks such as "Serafin", but there are curious moments throughout the album. For one there's a lot of "jabber", not necessarily filler, but the long sequences of 'atmospheric' crowd noises and such are unwarranted and if this album shows anything its Jaga Jazzist in transition to their next record, the heralded A Livingroom Hush. Some thought-provoking experimentation, but when they finally meld what they're trying to do it works. Unfortunately its not consistent through the beginning of the album. Once it gets its footing undesired effects in "Ekteskap" are purely drivel to be honest, losing interest in the 2 minute borefest of radio clamor until they finally decide to do something with their time. Jaga Jazzist's first fall, albeit only into their young career. Oh...right and the 28 minute comedy session "Out of Reach (or Switched Off)" is utterly brutal.
Jeniferever Spring Tides
Kelpe Ex-Aquarium
Liquid Stranger The Arcane Terrain
Lustmord Lustmørdekay
Muse The Resistance
Nas Nastradamus
Pink Floyd A Momentary Lapse of Reason
Placebo Loud Like Love
Porcupine Tree On the Sunday of Life
Quantic Death of A Revolution
Sunn O))) Monoliths and Dimensions
Tarentel From Bone To Satellite
The Roots ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
Tricky Blowback
Tricky Vulnerable
u-Ziq Royal Astronomy
VAST Me and You

1.5 very poor
Dr. Octagon The Return of Dr. Octagon
Editors In This Light and On This Evening
Gang of Four Hard
What may be so bad about Hard is that Gang of Four still have the lyrical prowess to push out great material, yet they waste it on almost every track. The disco and even more-so funk influence within this album completely deteriorates what was being made on their earlier work, which is completely unfortunate and frustrating. Especially when don't hear Gill's disruptive guitar come to play at all. Add in more female chorus sections and you got yourself a disco-happy time.
Squarepusher Shobaleader One - D'demonstrator
The Clash Cut the Crap

1.0 awful
Soulja Boy
Soulja Boy iSouljaBoyTellEm

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