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5.0 classic
...And You Will Know Us by the Trail of Dead Source Tags and Codes
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Akira Yamaoka Silent Hill 2
Allelic Reverberations
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Ariel Pink Dedicated to Bobby Jameson
At the Drive-In Relationship of Command
Ben Frost A U R O R A
Bjork Vespertine
Boards of Canada Geogaddi
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Burial Untrue
Camp Lo Uptown Saturday Night
Carly Rae Jepsen Emotion
Charles Mingus The Black Saint and the Sinner Lady
Childish Gambino Because the Internet
cLOUDDEAD cLOUDDEAD
Cocteau Twins Heaven or Las Vegas
Converge You Fail Me
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
D'Angelo Black Messiah
Dalek Abandoned Language
Dark Time Sunshine Vessel
David Sylvian Secrets of the Beehive
Death Leprosy
Death Human
Deerhunter Halcyon Digest
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Destroyer Kaputt
DJ Healer Nothing 2 Loose
DJ Koze knock knock
DJ Shadow Endtroducing...
Elliott Smith Elliott Smith
Fever Ray Plunge
Fleetwood Mac Rumours
Floex Zorya
Future Islands The Far Field
Girl Talk Night Ripper
Goldfrapp Felt Mountain
GZA Liquid Swords
Henryk Gorecki Symphony No. 3, Op. 36
Iron Maiden Somewhere in Time
Iron Maiden Iron Maiden
Iron Maiden Seventh Son of a Seventh Son
James Blake James Blake
I miiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiind
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid
Jenny Hval Viscera
Jenny Lewis with the Watson Twins Rabbit Fur Coat
Julia Holter Loud City Song
Kacey Musgraves Golden Hour
Kanye West The College Dropout
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson Red
King Krule The OOZ
Led Zeppelin Houses of the Holy
Lil Ugly Mane Oblivion Access
Love Forever Changes
M83 Hurry Up, We're Dreaming
Majical Cloudz Are You Alone?
mewithoutYou Catch For Us the Foxes
I'm in the minority but I don't care! This is hands down the best mwY album
mewithoutYou Brother, Sister
mewithoutYou [Untitled]
MF DOOM MM.. Food
Midlake The Trials of Van Occupanther
Mr. Bungle California
My Bloody Valentine m b v
Nas Illmatic
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nujabes Metaphorical Music
Nujabes Spiritual State
What a damn shame it is that Jun Seba's life came to a tragic end at such a young age. This posthumous album is the perfect way to celebrate his life and everything he's accomplished, though. The jazz-tinged hip-hop beats here are some of the best associated with his name, and we honestly couldn't have asked for a more suitable and enjoyable album; it's soothing, meditative, and aptly titled. Rest in peace, sir.
Off Minor Some Blood
Oneohtrix Point Never Garden of Delete
Our Place of Worship is Silence With Inexorable Suffering
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Meddle
Pixies Doolittle
Pixies Best of Pixies: Wave of Mutilation
Prefab Sprout Jordan: The Comeback
Radiohead Kid A
Rihanna ANTI
Secede Tryshasla
serpentwithfeet blisters
Slint Spiderland
Slowdive Pygmalion
Sufjan Stevens Carrie and Lowell
sufjan retreats to his folksier side, but there's more: this time he focuses very heavily on creating an atmosphere. many of these songs, like the gorgeous closer "blue bucket of gold" fade out in a hazy ambiance. it's almost hypnotizing. the overall feel is something cozy and familiar but also aesthetically new, for sufjan. so, if you're in the mood for a quieter, slower, more cathartic sufjan, look no further. rdaniel: indeed. and you don't even have to be pretentious to like it.
Tangerine Dream Phaedra
The Avalanches Since I Left You
The Avalanches Wildflower
Not revolutionary enough 3/5
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Beatles The Beatles
The Caretaker An Empty Bliss Beyond This World
The Jezabels Synthia
The Knife Silent Shout
The Knife Shaking the Habitual
The Microphones The Glow Pt. 2
The Pharcyde Bizarre Ride II the Pharcyde
The Smiths The Queen Is Dead
The Stooges Fun House
The Weakerthans Reconstruction Site
The Wrens The Meadowlands
The Zombies Odessey and Oracle
Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972
Ravedeath, 1972 absolutely floored me upon first listen, and since then I've only come to adore it more with subsequent listens. To those not allowing themselves to get lost in it it's easily dismissible as ambient nonsense, but listen carefully to the static white noise and dissonance and you'll hear something much more organic; something hauntingly beautiful that's difficult to achieve in a genre where so many meander off and bore. It's an album that invites imagery and thought through the concept of destroying something beautiful; a notion that clearly grabbed Hecker. Some of the finest ambient songs ever recorded are here, especially the three part finale "In The Air" which ends the album in an emotionally devastating way.
Ulver Perdition City
Ulver Shadows of the Sun
Wolf Parade Apologies to the Queen Mary
Women Public Strain
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Yes Relayer
Yes Close to the Edge
Yves Tumor Safe in the Hands of Love

4.5 superb
10 Years The Autumn Effect
A Bunny's Caravan Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures
A Perfect Circle Thirteenth Step
A Sunny Day in Glasgow Sea When Absent
A Tribe Called Quest People's Instinctive Travels & The Paths of Rhythm
A Tribe Called Quest We got it from Here… Thank You 4 Your service
A.A.L. (Against All Logic) 2012-2017
ABBA ABBA Gold
Agalloch The Mantle
Agalloch Marrow of the Spirit
Aimee Mann Mental Illness
Air Moon Safari
Alcest Écailles De Lune
Alcest Shelter
Alexisonfire Watch Out!
Alice in Chains Jar of Flies
Alkaline Trio Is This Thing Cursed?
alt-J An Awesome Wave
Ametsub Linear Cryptics
Anathema A Natural Disaster
Anathema Judgement
Anathema We're Here Because We're Here
Anberlin New Surrender
Andy Stott Too Many Voices
Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire For No Witness
Animal Collective Sung Tongs
Animal Collective Feels
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
Anna von Hausswolff Dead Magic
Aphex Twin Windowlicker
Ariadne Tsalal
As Cities Burn Come Now Sleep
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
Atmosphere When Life Gives You Lemons...
Autechre Tri Repetae
Autechre Amber
Autre Ne Veut Anxiety
Azealia Banks Broke With Expensive Taste
Bark Psychosis Hex
Baths Cerulean
Beach House Teen Dream
Beach House Bloom
Beach House Depression Cherry
Yet another shockingly consistent Beach House album, equipped with just as many hooks and gorgeous melodies as ever to win you over.
Belle and Sebastian Dear Catastrophe Waitress
Belle and Sebastian If You're Feeling Sinister
Belle and Sebastian The Life Pursuit
Ben Frost By the Throat
Beyonce Beyonce
Bjork Post
Bjork Debut
Bjork Biophilia
Blood Cultures Happy Birthday
Blue Hawaii Tenderness
Blue Sky Black Death Late Night Cinema
Blue Sky Black Death NOIR
Blue Sky Black Death Glaciers
Blur Parklife
Blur 13
Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children
Boards of Canada The Campfire Headphase
Boards of Canada In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Braids Native Speaker
BT ESCM
BT Ima
Burial Burial
Burial Kindred
Burial Truant/Rough Sleeper
Burial Rival Dealer
"come down to us is almost good" ralmost good? are you joking? it's probably his best song to date. shit taste itt
Cap'n Jazz Shmap'n Shmazz
Cat Power You Are Free
Chance the Rapper Coloring Book
Chelsea Wolfe Abyss
Chthe'ilist Le Dernier Crépuscule
CHVRCHES The Bones of What You Believe
Cigarettes After Sex Cigarettes After Sex
Circa Survive On Letting Go
Circle Takes the Square Circle Takes the Square
Claude-Michel Schonberg Les Misérables - Original Broadway Cast
Clipse Hell Hath No Fury
Cocteau Twins Lullabies to Violaine
Converge Jane Doe
Jane Fucking Doe
Converge Axe to Fall
Counting Crows August And Everything After
Cryptopsy None So Vile
CunninLynguists Oneirology
I always feel a little unjustified in slapping a 'classic' label on an album I just
listened to, but then it's as I say: "If you love it, so be it." Not having heard any of
CunninLynguists' albums prior to Oneirology, I can't comment on how well this stands
up to the trio's other efforts, what I can say, however, is that this is a work of art
conceptually, musically, and lyrically. The album is loosely based around the surrealistic
nature of dreams and the power of our subconscious (a theme that I've become obsessed with
recently). The music captures this perfectly, pushing the boundaries of contemporary hip-
hop with its dream-like aesthetic and clouded atmosphere. Certain sections border on
musical surrealism, such as the quirky left-field outro to 'Darkness,' while others work as
multifaceted infectious pop tracks ('Dreams'). In short, Oneirology is a gorgeous
hip-hop album that plays the gamut of emotion and works as an easily accessible masterpiece
whose songs should appeal to almost anyone who hears them.

It wasn't heaven that I was seeking but a haven I sought; a canvas of the mind painted
with my thoughts
Cursive The Ugly Organ
Cut Copy In Ghost Colours
Cynic Focus
Daedelus Exquisite Corpse
Daft Punk Discovery
Daft Punk Homework
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
the most danceable thing you'll listen to all year
Dalek Absence
Damien Rice My Favourite Faded Fantasy
Danny Brown XXX
David Thomas Broughton The Complete Guide to Insufficiency
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Deafheaven Sunbather
Deakin Sleep Cycle
healing
Death Spiritual Healing
Death Individual Thought Patterns
Death Symbolic
Death Cab for Cutie Transatlanticism
Death Cab for Cutie Plans
Death Cab for Cutie The Stability EP
Death From Above You're a Woman, I'm a Machine
Deerhoof Deerhoof vs. Evil
If I had to pick a single word to define Deerhoof's Deerhoof vs. Evil i would choose 'quirky'. Of course, another word that comes to mind and at first is ?innocent,? which inherently makes this album sound endearing. This notion is obvious once the listener gets a taste of Satomi Matsuzaki's cutesy voice. Tracks like "Super Duper Rescue Head!" are absolutely adorable - seriously, who isn't smiling when Satomi delivers these lines: 'Me to the rescue, me to the rescue / Hello, Hello, you lucky so-and-so'. Satomi's voice is so fun to listen to in fact, that I would it disguises the complexity of a lot of the tracks, but that's a great thing really, as none of them come off as sickeningly ambiguous. What's most fascinating is how they can make engaging songs out of simplistic lyrical content ("Hey I Can") and employ artsy noise-rock without it coming off as bloated and nonsensical ("The Merry Barracks"). Don't overlook this one, folks, there are so many reasons to love Deerhoof vs. Evil.
Deerhunter Monomania
Deftones Saturday Night Wrist
Deltron 3030 Deltron 3030
Denzel Curry TA13OO
Depeche Mode Violator
Destroyer Rubies
Diabolical Masquerade Deaths Design
Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan
Dr. Octagon Dr. Octagonecologyst
Drake Thank Me Later
Drake Take Care
Drake If You're Reading This It's Too Late
Drake Views
Earl Sweatshirt Some Rap Songs
Eisley The Valley
Eisley spare no time in getting to the point and drawing their listeners in with The Valley, an album that opens in an immediately infectious fashion with Stacy's blissful vocals on the title track. The lack of mainstream success for Eisley has always baffled me, and not because of my fanboy love for them, but rather because of how insanely catchy and accessible their songs are. Take "Smarter" for example: a pop-rock jaunt that invites comparisons to artists like Paramore. Even the emotionally fraught numbers here are presented in a catchy as hell pop fashion ("Watch It Die," "Sad"). "Ambulance", arguably Eisley's best song to date, closes the album on such a gloom note that it seems almost inviting given the pop sheen of almost every other track. The album feels like it's been leading up to this release of despondence and results in their most emotionally conscious song to date.
El Buho Camino de Flores
Electric Light Orchestra Time
Elliott Smith XO
Elliott Smith Figure 8
Elliott Smith From a Basement on the Hill
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Emperor In the Nightside Eclipse
Emperor Prometheus: The Discipline of Fire...
Enya The Memory of Trees
Faith No More Angel Dust
Father John Misty I Love You, Honeybear
Fear Before The Always Open Mouth
Fiona Apple The Idler Wheel...
Florence and the Machine Lungs
2009 was a fantastic year for pop music; whether it be this, Animal Collective, Mew, or fun., there were just a lot of happy, endearing albums. Florence and the Machine's Lungs is not only one of the more intriguing and immediately absorbing of these, but it's also the debut album of the year. Vocally similar to Natasha Khan, but completely different conceptually. The highlights are all such strong points that this album at times feels deserving of a 5. Dog Days Are Over, Rabbit Heart (Raise It Up), Between Two Lungs, Blinding, and Cosmic Love are all contenders for best pop songs of the year.
Florence and the Machine Ceremonials
Flying Lotus You're Dead!
Frank Ocean channel ORANGE
Firmly cements Frank Ocean's position as far and away the most talented member of the Odd Future collective.
Frank Ocean Blonde
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Gas Narkopop
Gaza No Absolutes in Human Suffering
Gazpacho Night
Gazpacho Tick Tock
Genesis The Lamb Lies Down on Broadway
Ghostface Killah Twelve Reasons to Die
2013 rules
Girl Talk Feed the Animals
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Gonjasufi A Sufi and a Killer
Gorguts Obscura
Gorguts Colored Sands
Gorillaz Demon Days
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Grimes Visions
Visions is an atmospheric work of genius. Drawing from several genres such as: IDM, Industrial, New-Age, Pop, etc., young Canadian producer/vocalist Claire Boucher has created her most focused and impassioned work to date. Its sound invites comparisons that range from the textural, drugged out electronics of Aphex Twin to the soothing calm of Enya's delicate voice, all the while sounding like it's charting unexplored territory. With skilful production techniques and blissful vocals, Visions ends up being a record that far and away exceeded my impossibly high expectations after hearing "Oblivion", and given the right amount of time to set in, it may just very well end up as one of the year's best.
Grimes Art Angels
Grouper Ruins
Hammock Kenotic
Hammock Raising Your Voice... Trying to Stop an Echo
Hammock Chasing After Shadows...Living with the Ghosts
Hammock Departure Songs
Hammock Oblivion Hymns
Hammock Everything and Nothing
Have a Nice Life Deathconsciousness
Have a Nice Life The Unnatural World
Hot Cross Cryonics
Hypocrisy Virus
Hypocrisy Abducted
Iannis Xenakis Metastaseis
Iannis Xenakis Persepolis (2018 Reissue)
Ice Cube The Predator
Immolation Close to a World Below
In Flames Come Clarity
Iron Maiden Powerslave
Iron Maiden The Number of the Beast
Isis Oceanic
Isis Panopticon
Jedi Mind Tricks Violent by Design
Honestly, does rap get any better than this? This is exactly what rap should be; dark, dense and intense. The lyrical themes are intricate and relevant to real worldly issues, and the samples are all so fitting in context to their songs. An absolute must for fans of rap; an excellent start for those skeptical of the genre.
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jeff Buckley Sketches for My Sweetheart the Drunk
Joanna Newsom The Milk-Eyed Mender
Joanna Newsom Have One on Me
Joanna Newsom Divers
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John Coltrane A Love Supreme
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Joni Mitchell Court and Spark
Joni Mitchell Hejira
Julia Holter Ekstasis
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Kanye West Late Registration
Kanye West Yeezus
I hate myself
Kanye West The Life of Pablo
Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I
More people need to hear this, this is near musical perfection. Stella is simply put, one of the greatest songs ever made. The instrumentation is pure bliss, and never before has violin sounded so beautiful, uplifting, dark, and evoked so much emotion. The prodcution is perfect, crisp and clear. Don't let the length of the tracks put you off, you will slip into them as softly and willingly as you do your bed after a hard day's work.
Katatonia Last Fair Deal Gone Down
Kate Bush Hounds of Love
Kate Bush The Dreaming
Kate Bush The Kick Inside
Kate Bush Never for Ever
Kayo Dot Choirs of the Eye
Kayo Dot Hubardo
Keaton Henson Dear...
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music
Killer Mike's R.A.P. Music plants its flag high for all to see, imparting new life to the realm of hip-hop in doing so. Mike, via El-P's production, simultaneously channels the contemporary styling of Big Boi and peak '90s Ice Cube, drawing on the compositional prowess of the former and honing the powerful emceeing abilities of the latter. This blend of nuanced sounds and slick beats juxtaposed with Mike's engrossing narrative produces great results, and Mike's convictions are in plain view: "Mother fucker, my dad was a cop/You don't think I know a dirty ass cop when I see one?/Shake down, take down, disrespecting the badge!" ("Don't Die"). His words are poignant, and the music itself feels like some grand hip-hop revitalization; made to be be huge but fated to be overlooked by many. "Rap is my religion"
King Creosote and Jon Hopkins Diamond Mine
Lana Del Rey Born to Die
Laurie Anderson Big Science
Lauryn Hill The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Let's Eat Grandma I'm All Ears
Lewis L'Amour
Lights Out Asia Eyes Like Brontide
Lil B God's Father
Lil Wayne Dedication 2
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Reanimation
Lorde Melodrama
Low Roar 0
M.I.A. Arular
M.I.A. Kala
M.I.A. Maya
Madvillain Madvillainy
Majical Cloudz Impersonator
Manchester Orchestra Mean Everything to Nothing
Manchester Orchestra A Black Mile to the Surface
Marijuana Deathsquads Tamper, Disable, Destroy
Marketa Irglova Muna
Mary Lattimore At the Dam
Massive Attack Mezzanine
It's somewhat difficult for me to imagine the same artists who made the disappointing Blue Lines have crafted an album this captivating. The first four songs all rank among their best, and some of the finest songs of all time. "Tear Drop", "Risingson", "Inertia Creeps", and "Dissolved Girl" are some of the best songs of the 90's. "Inertia Creeps" in particular is aural bliss with its layers of sound and euphoric feel; the album has constant displays of this euphoria while remaining dark in scope that allows for drug adduced imagery. The hyperbole cannot be argued with, this is clearly Massive Attack's best album and is the epitome of exceptional trip-hop music. They are going to have to go above and beyond to top Mezzanine.
maudlin of the Well Bath
maudlin of the Well Leaving Your Body Map
Megadeth Rust in Peace
Menomena Moms
Meshuggah I
Mew Frengers
Mew No More Stories
mewithoutYou [untitled] e.p.
MF DOOM Special Herbs: The Box Set
Midas Fall Wilderness
Miles Davis Bitches Brew
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Moby Play
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Modest Mouse This Is a Long Drive for Someone with Nothing to Think About
Mount Eerie Ocean Roar
Mount Eerie Sauna
best experienced in a sauna!
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Bloody Valentine Isn't Anything
N.W.A. Straight Outta Compton
Nara Leao Dez Anos Depois
Neon Indian Vega Intl. Night School
Neurosis Through Silver in Blood
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Skeleton Tree
Nickelus F and Shawn Kemp Trick Dice
Niechec Smierc w Miekkim Futerku
Nirvana In Utero
Nirvana In Utero (Deluxe Edition)
Nujabes Modal Soul
Nujabes Hydeout Productions 2nd Collection
Nujabes Luv(sic) Hexalogy
Nujabes/Fat Jon Departure
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Obliteration Black Death Horizon
of Montreal Satanic Panic in the Attic
Off Minor The Heat Death of the Universe
Okkervil River The Silver Gymnasium
Opeth Morningrise
Opeth My Arms, Your Hearse
Opeth Ghost Reveries
Opeth Watershed
OutKast Aquemini
Owen I do perceive.
Owl John Owl John
P.O.D. Greatest Hits: The Atlantic Years
P.O.S Audition
Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Passion Pit Gossamer
Here it is everyone: the indisputably feel-good pop album of 2012. Well, at least that's how it sounds on the surface, though it's admittedly kind of ironic to label it 'feel-good' with lines like "Love is just greed/It's almost taking me" and "It's not fair; still I'm the only one that seems to care". Angelakos is extremely adept in fabricating insanely infectious hooks, despite his overlying themes of cynicism and nearly self-pitying nature. And therein lies Angelakos' strongest trait: his ability to keep to his deeply personal side without letting it dominate the music. Whereas Angelakos' emotions sometimes overstepped the music on Manners, he shows more restraint and tact on Gossamer, purging his emotions through yearning and desire tinged with melancholy. Tracks like "Take a Walk" and "Constant Conversations" are wistful pop songs, finding Anegelakos capable of evoking emotion while satiating a craving for hooks and choruses suitable for the feverish heat of summer. It's hard not to get hooked, even when his lyrics seem to completely betray a feeling of immense happiness.
Peccatum Lost in Reverie
Perfume Genius No Shape
Pg. 99 Document #8
Pharmakon Abandon
absolutely horrid album
Pharmakon Bestial Burden
AHAHAHAHA
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Wish Floyd were here.Your soundoff was too short, it has to be at least 50 characters
Pink Floyd The Wall
Pink Floyd The Final Cut
Pixies Surfer Rosa
Prefab Sprout Steve McQueen
Preoccupations Viet Cong
Pusha T DAYTONA
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
R. Kelly Trapped In The Closet (Chapters 1-12)
R.E.M. Murmur
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead The King of Limbs
this is awesome now
Radiohead OK Computer: Collector's Edition
Raekwon Only Built 4 Cuban Linx... Pt II
Real Estate Atlas
Red Hot Chili Peppers Californication
Rishloo Living as Ghosts with Buildings as Teeth
Robyn Honey
Rush Moving Pictures
Rush A Farewell to Kings
Rush Permanent Waves
Rush Hemispheres
Rush Grace Under Pressure
Rustie Glass Swords
Sarah Neufeld The Ridge
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Secede Bye Bye Gridlock Traffic
Shabazz Palaces Black Up
Sharon Van Etten Are We There
Shoji Meguro Persona 5 Original Soundtrack
Shout Out Louds Our Ill Wills
Sigh Scenes from Hell
Sigur Ros Agætis byrjun
Sigur Ros ( )
Undoubtedly Sigur Ros' magnum opus, and one of the greatest albums of all time. Vaka is gripping and sad, Samskeyti is fraught with emotion and would likely see its place in my top 10 greatest songs of all time, and Popplagio evokes a brooding frame of mind and features some of the best drumming to be heard in modern music. Hopelandic (a language spoken by only Jon Birgisson) is essentially meaningless syllables but it fits the context of the music so well that its pretension is excusable. There's not much I can say to do this album justice, it needs to be heard in its entirety; this is essential listening to anyone who appreciates meaningful music.
Sigur Ros Takk...
Sigur Ros Med Sud i Eyrum vid Spilum Endalaust
Silversun Pickups Swoon
Sleater-Kinney One Beat
Slowdive Souvlaki
Snow Patrol Eyes Open
Son Lux At War With Walls And Mazes
Sonic Youth Daydream Nation
Sophie Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides
Soundtrack (Disney) Beauty and the Beast
Soundtrack (Film) Eraserhead
Spoon They Want My Soul
St. Vincent Strange Mercy
St. Vincent St. Vincent
State Faults Resonate/Desperate
Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians
Stimming Alpe Lusia
Styx Greatest Hits
Submotion Orchestra Finest Hour
Sufjan Stevens Illinois
Sufjan Stevens Michigan
Sufjan Stevens Seven Swans
Sufjan Stevens All Delighted People
Sufjan Stevens The Age of Adz
Sun Kil Moon Ghosts of the Great Highway
Swallow the Sun The Morning Never Came
Swans White Light From the Mouth of Infinity
Swans Soundtracks for the Blind
Swans The Seer
Swans To Be Kind
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
Talk Talk Spirit of Eden
Taylor Swift Speak Now
Tears for Fears Songs from the Big Chair
The Angelic Process Weighing Souls With Sand
The Antlers Hospice
The Antlers Burst Apart
The Antlers Familiars
The Beatles Revolver
I got laid to this album... pretty much sums up my feelings for it.
The Beatles Rubber Soul
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Caretaker Everywhere at the End of Time- Stage 4
The Cranberries No Need to Argue
The Cure Disintegration
The Decemberists Picaresque
The Decemberists What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World
Hey Adam, how does it feel to miss everything awesome and die alone?
The Dismemberment Plan Emergency & I
The Dodos Carrier
The Drones I See Seaweed
The Fall of Troy Doppelganger
The Flaming Lips Embryonic
The Flashbulb Soundtrack to a Vacant Life
The Future Sound of London Lifeforms
The Great Old Ones Tekeli-Li
The Killers Don't Waste Your Wishes
The Knife The Knife
The Knife Tomorrow, In a Year
The Mars Volta Frances the Mute
The Mountain Goats Transcendental Youth
The National Alligator
The National Boxer
The National Trouble Will Find Me
nvm, this is way better than i thought it'd be
The New Pornographers Twin Cinema
The Olivia Tremor Control Black Foliage: Animation Music Volume 1
The Pop Group Y
The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
The Roots Things Fall Apart
The Roots Illadelph Halflife
The Roots undun
The Roots are the most consistently great hip-hop band of all time. Such a statement is daringly bold, but I can't at this time think of any other group out there who've managed to keep in with the current trends without sounding somewhat disingenuous in doing so. How I Got Over is the most obvious indicator of this: The Roots made their sound considerably more streamlined, but they were still able to one-up the vast majority of their contemporaries in doing so. Now, undun falls somewhere in the middle of that new-age hip-hop sound and their edgier, more raw approach. The Roots are managing to churn out some rof their best material on this concept record; atmospheric, aggressive, and...classical? undun is an incredibly varied and honed sound for the band and sends us a simple message: The Roots are still kicking serious ass!
The Sky Life Caves
The Smashing Pumpkins Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
The Tallest Man on Earth There's No Leaving Now
The Thermals The Body, The Blood, The Machine
The Twilight Sad Nobody Wants To Be Here And Nobody Wants To Leave
The Used The Used
The Walkmen You & Me
The Walkmen Lisbon
The Walkmen Heaven
The War on Drugs Slave Ambient
The Weakerthans Left and Leaving
The Weeknd House of Balloons
The Who Quadrophenia
There Will Be Fireworks The Dark, Dark Bright
Thirty Seconds to Mars 30 Seconds To Mars
Thou Heathen
Thursday No Devolucion
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
Toby Fox Undertale Soundtrack
The series of beautiful, joyous, atmospheric, mysterious, anthemic songs of friendship, rivalry, love and loss, joy and sorrow, fills you with determination!
Tom Waits Rain Dogs
Tom Waits Mule Variations
Tool Lateralus
Tori Amos Little Earthquakes
Trespassers William Different Stars
Trophy Scars Hospital Music for the Aesthetics of Language
wow my soundoffs in 2010 were baaaaaaad
Trophy Scars Bad Luck
tUnE-yArDs Nikki Nack
TV on the Radio Young Liars
TV on the Radio Dear Science
U2 The Joshua Tree
Ulcerate Everything Is Fire
Ulver Blood Inside
Ulver Messe I.X-VI.X
Underoath Define the Great Line
Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City
Vashti Bunyan Just Another Diamond Day
Viktor Vaughn Vaudeville Villain
Vince Staples Big Fish Theory
Waxahatchee American Weekend
Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt
Weezer Pinkerton
Why? Elephant Eyelash
Wilco Summerteeth
X Japan Art of Life
Yndi Halda Enjoy Eternal Bliss
Yo La Tengo I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One
Yo La Tengo There’s A Riot Going On
Zahava Seewald and Michael Grebil From My Mother's House

4.0 excellent
65daysofstatic One Time for All Time
A Perfect Circle Mer de Noms
Against Me! Reinventing Axl Rose
Against Me! Transgender Dysphoria Blues
Akira Yamaoka Silent Hill Homecoming
alt-J This Is All Yours
Amon Tobin ISAM
Anberlin Never Take Friendship Personal
Anberlin Cities
Animal Collective Water Curses
Animal Collective Fall Be Kind
Anna Burch Quit The Curse
Arcade Fire Funeral
Arcade Fire The Suburbs
oh shit
this is AWESOME.
a 5 in the first listen, i ve never expect this can top any arcade fire release, i was sceptic about it but this is just godly. Holy shit!!!!!?!?!?!!!!!124'nnrw!!
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
Ariana Grande My Everything
Arrested Development 3 Years, 5 Months And 2 Days...
ASAP Rocky Live.Love.A$AP.
ASAP Rocky LONG.LIVE.A$AP
ASAP Rocky At.Long.Last.A$AP
Autechre Exai
Autre Ne Veut Age Of Transparency
Avenged Sevenfold City of Evil
Azusa Heavy Yoke
bansheebeat Spiral Power
best music i've heard from a sputniker
BATS Red In Tooth and Claw
Beach House Thank Your Lucky Stars
another fantastic beach house album for you all to get bored to!
Beach House 7
Bell Witch Mirror Reaper
Belle and Sebastian How To Solve Our Human Problems Pt. 1
Bibio Ambivalence Avenue
Big Boi Sir Lucious Left Foot
Billy Talent Billy Talent II
Bjork Utopia
Blink-182 blink-182
Bloc Party Intimacy
Bloc Party Four
ti0n: well, that might be because both intimacy and four are better than silent alarm.
Blue Hawaii Untogether
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Bonobo The North Borders
Boris Boris At Last -Feedbacker-
Brand New Daisy
I understand that Brand New reinvent themselves with each new album, and the same applies for Daisy. However, it feels more like a regression both lyrically and musically for Brand New. Certain songs are just clear duds: 'Bed' bores; 'You Stole' drags; 'Bought A Bride' is almost inaudible, and amongst these are some good- great songs. The extremely misleading opener 'Vices' ends up being a highlight, and 'At The Bottom' may be the best song of 2009. Despite its flaws, it's still an enjoyable listen with some great songs to be heard, but disappoints overall.
Brand New Science Fiction
Broken Social Scene Hug of Thunder
Burial Street Halo
Burial Pre Dawn/Indoors
Camera Obscura Let's Get Out of This Country
Camera Obscura My Maudlin Career
Chance the Rapper Acid Rap
Chevelle This Type Of Thinking (Could Do Us In)
Circle Takes the Square As the Roots Undo
City and Colour If I Should Go Before You
Coheed and Cambria The Second Stage Turbine Blade
Coldplay A Rush of Blood to the Head
Coldplay X & Y
Coldplay Mylo Xyloto
Converge You Fail Me Redux
Converge The Dusk in Us
Counting Crows Saturday Nights and Sunday Mornings
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles II
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles III
Cynic Traced in Air
Cynic Carbon-Based Anatomy
Dalek Negro Necro Nekros
Dalek Asphalt For Eden
Damien Rice O
Danny Brown Old
Darage Bang EXXO
Dark Sanctuary Dark Sanctuary
Dark Time Sunshine ANX
What Sobhi said.
Daughters Daughters
David Bowie Station to Station
Dead Can Dance The Serpent's Egg
Dead Can Dance Anastasis
Death Scream Bloody Gore
Death Cab for Cutie Narrow Stairs
Devin Townsend Project Ghost
DIIV Is the Is Are
DJ Rashad Double Cup
Dr. Dre Compton
Drake So Far Gone
Drake Nothing Was the Same
Earl Sweatshirt I Don't Like Shit, I Don't Go Outside
Eels Electro-Shock Blues
Elder (USA-MA) Lore
Elite Gymnastics Ruin 4
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) What It Takes to Move Forward
Empress Of Me
Enslaved In Times
Fair to Midland Arrows and Anchors
I might actually like this more than Fables. The thing is, I originally adored Fables, I think I may even recall calling it one of the most enjoyable records of '07, but after revisiting it recently I can't help but lose interest because of how homogenous it is. After re-listening, I can't seem to recall a more formulaic album of that year, but I shouldn't complain too much - the formula worked well enough and there are still a lot of tracks worthy of salvaging. I have to admit, I was skeptical about Arrows and Anchors. While Fables' formula worked well enough, I knew that it couldn't be done twice without their audience losing interest. I'm a little taken aback by how much they've matured. This is a complete shocker, an album that feels progressive and sounds different all the way through.
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Fleetwood Mac Fleetwood Mac
Flying Lotus Los Angeles
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Flying Lotus Until the Quiet Comes
Foals Holy Fire
is nice. is very very nice.
Foxing Nearer My God
fun. Some Nights
G.L.O.S.S. Demo
Gazpacho Demon
Genghis Tron Cloak of Love
Glassjaw Material Control
Bound to be way better than that piece of shit album Worship & Tribute, since they started ripping off Deftones.
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Goldfrapp Tales Of Us
Goldfrapp Silver Eye
Hop Along Get Disowned
HORSE the band Desperate Living
Hot Cross Fair Trades and Farewells
How to Dress Well Total Loss
How to Dress Well What Is This Heart?
Hugh Laurie Didn't It Rain
Ice-T O.G. Original Gangster
Imogen Heap Speak For Yourself
In Flames Reroute to Remain
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Jack's Mannequin Everything in Transit
Jay Som Everybody Works
Jenny Hval Blood Bitch
Jenny Lewis The Voyager
Joanna Newsom Ys
Jon Hopkins Singularity
Jun Senoue Sonic Adventure 2: Multi-Dimensional Soundtrack
Kanye West Graduation
Kanye West 808s and Heartbreak
Kashiwa Daisuke April.#07
Katatonia Night Is the New Day
Kate Carr Fabulations
Kayo Dot Coyote
Kendrick Lamar DAMN.
Kid Cudi Indicud
Kishi Bashi Lighght
Kraftwerk The Man-Machine
La Roux Trouble In Paradise
Laura Groves Committed Language
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III
Limp Bizkit Chocolate Starfish and the Hot Dog Flavored Water
Limp Bizkit Three Dollar Bill Y'all
Linkin Park Meteora
Lo Moon Lo Moon
Lord Mantis Death Mask
Lost Salt Blood Purges The Voids We All Long For
Lostprophets Start Something
Start Something is an intrepid release from an otherwise safe-played band. Such distinguishing characteristics are heard from songs such as the title track, to the truculent 'We are Godzilla, you're Japan', to the culminating 'Sway', which seems out of character in an experimental sense, but acts as the strongest song Lostprophets have written thus far. Overall, a surprising listen from a band you likely wouldn't expect.
Low I Could Live in Hope
Lupe Fiasco Tetsuo and Youth
Lykke Li I Never Learn
M.I.A. AIM
M83 Before The Dawn Heals Us
M83 Junk
Macintosh Plus Floral Shoppe
Marika Hackman We Slept at Last
MARINA Electra Heart
Marissa Nadler July
Mark Eitzel Hey Mr Ferryman
Mark Kozelek Mark Kozelek
Matchbox Twenty Mad Season
Matthew Good Avalanche
Max Richter The Blue Notebooks
Megadeth Peace Sells... But Who's Buying?
Memoryhouse The Years
Metric Fantasies
Mew And the Glass Handed Kites
mewithoutYou Pale Horses
Milo Who Told You To Think?​?​!​!​?​!​?​!​?​!
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Moderat II
Modest Mouse We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Mogwai Mr. Beast
Mono Hymn to the Immortal Wind
Moving Mountains Pneuma
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
My Chemical Romance Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Nadia Reid Preservation
Nas NASIR
Neko Case The Worse Things Get, the Harder I Fight...
Nicolas Jaar Sirens
Oasis Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
of Montreal The Sunlandic Twins
Off Minor Innominate
Okkervil River Away
Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven
Oneohtrix Point Never Age Of
Opeth Heritage
Panic! at the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Panic! at the Disco Pretty. Odd.
Pantha Du Prince Black Noise
Parades Foreign Tapes
Passion Pit Manners
Perfect Pussy Say Yes to Love
Pg. 99 Document #7
Pink Floyd A Saucerful of Secrets
Pixies Trompe Le Monde
Pixies Bossanova
PJ Harvey Let England Shake
Pleasure Model Kendo Dynamics
Polyenso One Big Particular Loop
Polyenso Pure In The Plastic
Pop Winds Earth To Friend
Porcupine Tree Fear of a Blank Planet
Portico Quartet Isla
Portico Quartet Portico Quartet
Prefab Sprout Protest Songs
Prurient Frozen Niagara Falls
Rabit Communion
Red (USA) Innocence and Instinct
Red House Painters Red House Painters
Renata Zeiguer Old Ghost
Rise Against The Sufferer and the Witness
Rosehall The First Requisite Is Life
Saba Care For Me
Sadistik Flowers For My Father
Samurai Champloo Impression
Samurai Champloo Masta
Samurai Champloo Playlist
Saves the Day Stay What You Are
Say Anything In Defense of the Genre
Shad Flying Colours
Shakey Graves Can't Wake Up
Shearwater The Golden Archipelago
Shinedown The Sound of Madness
Sia 1000 Forms Of Fear
Sigh Imaginary Sonicscape
Sigh Hangman's Hymn
Sigur Ros Kveikur
Slowdive Slowdive
Sole and the Skyrider Band Plastique
Soundtrack (Disney) Mulan
Soundtrack (Disney) The Little Mermaid
Soundtrack (Disney) The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Spanish Love Songs Schmaltz
Street Sects End Position
Streetlight Manifesto Somewhere in the Between
Styx Crystal Ball
Sun Kil Moon Benji
Swallow the Sun Hope
Swarms Old Raves End
This may very well end up being the record of the year for me with subsequent listens.
System of a Down Toxicity
T'Saatsuna/Reverend Desaad Churnmilk Peg!!/Hypatian Codex: Compendium Dub
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends
Taking Back Sunday Where You Want To Be
Taking Back Sunday Louder Now
Tame Impala Lonerism
Taylor Swift 1989
Taylor Swift Reputation
The 1975 A Brief Inquiry into Online Relationships
The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
The Birthday Massacre Violet
The Birthday Massacre Walking With Strangers
The Brave Little Abacus Demo?
The Caretaker Everywhere at the end of time
The Caretaker Everywhere at the End of Time - Stage 2
The Caretaker Everywhere at the End of Time- Stage 3
The Cinematic Orchestra Ma Fleur
The Dear Hunter Act III: Life and Death
The Decemberists The Crane Wife
The Decemberists The Hazards of Love
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Flaming Lips The Terror
The Hotelier Home, Like NoPlace Is There
The Killers Hot Fuss
The Killers Sam's Town
The Knife Deep Cuts
The Mars Volta The Bedlam in Goliath
The Morning Benders Big Echo
The National High Violet
The New Pornographers Brill Bruisers
The Police Reggatta de Blanc
The Preatures Blue Planet Eyes
The Republic of Wolves shrine
The Rolling Stones Exile on Main St.
The Roots Rising Down
The Roots How I Got Over
The Roots ...And Then You Shoot Your Cousin
The Rosebuds Sand + Silence
The War on Drugs A Deeper Understanding
The Weeknd Thursday
The Who Who's Next
The Wrens Secaucus
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Fuck Off Get Free We Pour Light on Everything
These Arms Are Snakes Easter
Thou Magus
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thursday War All the Time
Thursday A City By the Light Divided
Tindersticks The Something Rain
Tom Waits Closing Time
Travis Scott Astroworld
Trophy Scars Darkness, Oh Hell
Tycho Dive
Tyler, the Creator Bastard
U2 War
Ulver Bergtatt - Et eeventyr i 5 capitler
Ulver Svidd Neger OST
Ulver Wars of the Roses
Incredible, but I knew they would deliver the goods, they always do ;D

Edit: If you were expecting this to be a black metal record you're an idiot.
Ulver Sic Transit Gloria Mundi
VOICEsVOICEs Origins EP
Warpaint Warpaint
White Lung Paradise
Why? Alopecia
Widowspeak Almanac
Wu-Tang Clan The Saga Continues
Yo La Tengo Fade
oh my gawd. this album, man
Youth Lagoon Wondrous Bughouse

3.5 great
10 Years Division
A Slow Descent/Sensory Deprivation My Descent, Your Deprivation
Adele 21
Alix Perez and EPROM Shades
Animal Collective Here Comes the Indian
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Autechre elseq 1-5
pretentious
Avey Tare Down There
Holy shit this is boring. Don't worry though, the rest of you will love it.
Belle and Sebastian Write About Love
It seems like people were expecting too much from Belle And Sebastian this time around. No it isn't as good as their previous two albums, but that doesn't negate the fact that some of 2010's best songs are scattered throughout Write About Love. The low points are considerably lower than previous releases, but a lot of Write About Love's material stands up to and at times contests some of the Glasgow band's finest songs. This isn't something that should be overlooked and dismissed.
Belle and Sebastian Girls in Peacetime Want to Dance
Big Red Machine Big Red Machine
Bjork Homogenic
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest
like a much less interesting campfire headphase. huzzah!
Bon Iver 22, A Million
Chelsea Wolfe Hiss Spun
Chevelle Sci-Fi Crimes
Childish Gambino "Awaken, My Love!"
Circa Survive Juturna
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise
Circa Survive Descensus
Coheed and Cambria From Fear Through the Eyes of Madness
Coheed and Cambria No World for Tomorrow
Converge I Can Tell You About Pain
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles
Daft Punk Human After All
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition
Dark Time Sunshine Cornucopia
Daughters You Won't Get What You Want
Death Grips Exmilitary
Deftones White Pony
Deftones Gore
Destroyer Ken
Devon Welsh Dream Songs
dvsn Sept. 5th
Eminem The Eminem Show
Evans Blue The Pursuit Begins When This Portrayal of Life Ends
FKA Twigs LP1
Foo Fighters Wasting Light
Fugazi The Argument
Glassjaw Coloring Book
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Lift Your Skinny Fists Like Antennas to Heaven
Gorguts Considered Dead
Gorillaz Humanz
Grandaddy Last Place
Grizzly Bear Veckatimest
Hugh Laurie Let Them Talk
Interpol El Pintor
Jaden Smith Syre
Jamie xx In Colour
Julia Holter Have You In My Wilderness
Julien Baker Sprained Ankle
Kamasi Washington The Epic
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Obnoxious, chauvinistic, crude, arrogant, presumptuous, egotistical - they are all words pertaining to Kanye West's persona, but let's give credit where it's due: he's a god damn genius. Despite whatever your perspective of the man is, we can't deny that he's a marketing aficionado. Whether he's sampling Daft Punk's well-known, infectious electronica anthem 'Harder, Better, Faster, Stronger' or collaborating with any number of artists, he's done his part in making himself relevant in pop culture and has become the subject of much controversy (his proclamation of being the 'new Michael Jackson' and his recent notorious spiel at the Video Music Awards Ceremony during which he publicly embarrassed Taylor Swift.) Up until this point, his personality has been swiftly conveyed through his albums in such an in-your-face manner that it's off-putting and difficult to enjoy the music of a man who's so clearly riding a wave of vanity all the way to the top of the charts. However, My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy is a statement - something that could only derive from the psyche of someone as sporadic and odd as Kanye; distinguishing itself from anything the boisterous star has done in the past, while still feeling comfortable enough to retain old fans.
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered.
Kids See Ghosts Kids See Ghosts
Killswitch Engage As Daylight Dies
Kimbra Primal Heart
Lana Del Rey Ultraviolence
Limp Bizkit Significant Other
Little Dragon Nabuma Rubberband
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
Maroon 5 It Won't Be Soon Before Long
Massive Attack Ritual Spirit
Meg Myers Take Me To The Disco
mewithoutYou It's All Crazy! It's All False! It's All A Dream! It's Alright!
mewithoutYou Ten Stories
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Night Birds Mutiny At Muscle Beach
Opeth Blackwater Park
Opeth Pale Communion
Parabelle Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even
Paramore After Laughter
Porcupine Tree The Incident
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Rishloo Eidolon
Rush Fly by Night
Saosin Saosin
Senses Fail Still Searching
Senses Fail Renacer
serpentwithfeet soil
Sheer Mag Sheer Mag III
Slipknot Vol. 3: The Subliminal Verses
St. Vincent MASSEDUCTION
The Beatles Let It Be
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Field The Follower
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past
The Number Twelve Looks Like You An Inch of Gold for An Inch of Time
The Shins Chutes Too Narrow
The Shins Wincing the Night Away
The Shins Port of Morrow
The Smashing Pumpkins Oceania
The Starting Line Anyways
The Strumbellas Hope
The Used In Love and Death
The Who Tommy
Underoath They're Only Chasing Safety
William Basinski A Shadow in Time
Yellowcard Lights and Sounds
Young Thug JEFFERY

3.0 good
Adele 25
Aesop Rock Labor Days
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Agalloch The Serpent and the Sphere
Akira Yamaoka Silent Hill
Alice in Chains Dirt
alt-J Relaxer
American Football American Football
Anathema Distant Satellites
Anberlin Lowborn
Angelo De Augustine Tomb
Animal Collective Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished
Arcade Fire Reflektor
Autechre Confield
Avenged Sevenfold Avenged Sevenfold
Baths Romaplasm
Bjork Volta
Brand New Deja Entendu
Breaking Benjamin Phobia
Chevelle Wonder What's Next
Chiodos Bone Palace Ballet
Circa Survive Violent Waves
Are you all being serious here? Blue Sky Noise was really nothing to rave about, especially when comparing it to On Letting Go, which I thought was far and away their best album. I don't know how well I like this yet, but at least it's a return to form.
City of Caterpillar City of Caterpillar
David Bowie "Heroes"
David Bowie Blackstar
Death The Sound of Perseverance
Death Grips The Money Store
Death Grips Death Grips
Deftones Koi No Yokan
Disclosure Settle
Disclosure Caracal
Disturbed The Sickness
Disturbed Ten Thousand Fists
Do Make Say Think Stubborn Persistent Illusions
dredg El Cielo
Emery ...In Shallow Seas We Sail
Eminem Encore
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP 2
Emperor IX Equilibrium
Essence Beyond Carnivalism
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Fall Out Boy American Beauty/American Psycho
Flotation Toy Warning The Machine That Made Us
Frank Turner Love, Ire & Song
Friendzone DX
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Grizzly Bear Yellow House
Grizzly Bear Shields
Grouper Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
Grouper Grid of Points
James Blake Overgrown
James Blake The Colour in Anything
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady
Is it just me, or are the best moments on this album fleeting? Every time it sounds like a song is just about to get ridiculously good and evolve into something beautiful, it ends. Don't get me wrong, Janelle's at the top of her game here, and this will go down as the quintessential soul/r&b album of the year, it's just maddeningly frustrating at times
Jenny Hval Innocence Is Kinky
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
Justin Bieber Purpose
what potsy and key said
Kanye West ye
Katatonia Dead End Kings
Greatness yet again
Kayo Dot Plastic House on Base of Sky
Kimbra The Golden Echo
Korn See You on the Other Side
Lana Del Rey Honeymoon
Lana Del Rey Lust For Life
Laura Stevenson Wheel
Laurel Halo Quarantine
Laurel Halo Raw Silk Uncut Wood
Linkin Park Minutes to Midnight
Lupe Fiasco DROGAS Wave
Maybeshewill Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony
Mew +-
Believe me, I'm one of the biggest Mew fanatics on this site, so I had every reason to be stoked for this release. Unfortunately, nothing is particularly memorable, with tracks like "Satellites" featuring some of the cheesiest and most boring choruses in Mew's discography. It's not a bad album though. It has its fair share of good tunes, and the rest is just kind of there as light, airy background music. Whereas Mew were capable of producing both insanely catchy and innovative songs on past releases, they've opted here to produce more straightforward pop tunes. Take it for what it is
mewithoutYou A to B: Life
MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Midlake Antiphon
Miley Cyrus Miley Cyrus and Her Dead Petz
Modest Mouse Strangers to Ourselves
Mono For My Parents
i used to agree with you, jared p =[
Muse Absolution
Possibly the best start to any album I've ever heard; the first four tracks are all large and anthemic and have enough diversity to draw you in immediately. There is enough in this album to captivate any listener as it has virtually no filler. Stockholm Syndrome and Sing For Absolution may be Muse's two best songs to date and the rest of the album maintains this fun; catchy, quirky, and beautiful consistency throughout.
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Nine Inch Nails Bad Witch
Nirvana Nevermind
of Montreal Hissing Fauna, Are You the Destroyer?
of Montreal White Is Relic/Irrealis Mood
Panda Bear Person Pitch
Panic! at the Disco Vices & Virtues
PJ Harvey The Hope Six Demolition Project
Porcupine Tree In Absentia
Porcupine Tree Stupid Dream
Radiohead The Bends
Regina Spektor Soviet Kitsch
Rishloo Feathergun
Rusangano Family Let The Dead Bury The Dead
album's got some chill tracks (wisdom teeth, politricks), but overall it's inconsistent and generally uninteresting
Sadistik Ultraviolet
Saosin Along the Shadow
Selena Gomez Revival
Soundtrack (Television) Adventure Time: Come Along with Me (Original Sou
Sunny Day Real Estate Diary
System of a Down Mezmerize
System of a Down Hypnotize
Tame Impala Currents
The Chainsmokers Collage
The Dillinger Escape Plan Dissociation
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Mars Volta Noctourniquet
The National Sleep Well Beast
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Nuclear, Sad, Nuclear
The Tiger Lillies The Brothel to the Cemetery
The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream
Three Days Grace Three Days Grace
Three Days Grace Transit of Venus
i'd rather feel pain than listen to this shitty band.
Thrice Vheissu
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. I & II
Thrice The Alchemy Index Vols. III & IV
Thrice To Be Everywhere Is to Be Nowhere
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead
Trophy Scars Holy Vacants
Tyler, the Creator Cherry Bomb
Ulver Nattens Madrigal
Ulver The Assassination of Julius Caesar
Underoath Lost in the Sound of Separation
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
Waxahatchee Out in the Storm
Weezer The White Album
XXXTENTACION ?

2.5 average
10 Years Killing All That Holds You
A Perfect Circle eMOTIVe
Alcest Souvenirs D'Un Autre Monde
Angel Olsen My Woman
Animal Collective Tangerine Reef
At the Drive-In in•ter a•li•a
August Burns Red Found in Far Away Places
Beyonce Lemonade
Bjork Vulnicura
Breaking Benjamin We Are Not Alone
Burzum Filosofem
Car Seat Headrest Teens of Denial
Chevelle Vena Sera
Chevelle The North Corridor
Converge No Heroes
Converge Beautiful Ruin
Creed Human Clay
Cult of Luna and Julie Christmas Mariner
yawn-o-delic
Daisyhead The Smallest Light
Death From Above The Physical World
Death Grips Year of the Snitch
Death grips have a new album coming out. Will
no doubt feature a bunch of angry shouting and
incoherent rambling set to the backdrop of
chaotic avant garde jazz and people will
herald it as a classic instead of the piece of
shit it'll inevitably be.
Deerhunter Microcastle
Destroyer Poison Season
Disturbed Believe
Dream Theater Metropolis Pt. 2: Scenes from a Memory
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate) You Will Eventually Be Forgotten
Esperanza Spalding Emily's D+Evolution
Failure Fantastic Planet
Father John Misty Pure Comedy
Fleet Foxes Crack-Up
Foals Total Life Forever
Fort Minor The Rising Tied
Gang of Youths Go Farther in Lightness
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress'
Gojira Magma
Gorillaz The Now Now
Summery pop to satiate a quick fix, until you realize there's no substance, and you've essentially been playing the same track on repeat for 40 minutes, leaving you in a state of lethargy. For all of its failings, at least Humanz brought some variety, and some absolute bangers to boot. On The Now Now, there isn't a single essential Gorillaz track in sight, just a sea of homogeneity.
IDLES Joy as an Act of Resistance
Jane's Addiction Nothing's Shocking
Jenny Hval Apocalypse, girl
John Coltrane Interstellar Space
Julien Baker Turn Out The Lights
Karnivool Asymmetry
Killswitch Engage Incarnate
Laura Stevenson Cocksure
Mastodon Emperor of Sand
Morbus Chron Sweven
Mudvayne L.D. 50
Oceansize Frames
of Montreal Aureate Gloom
Opeth Damnation
Pearl Jam Ten
Pink Floyd More
Porcupine Tree Lightbulb Sun
Protest the Hero Fortress
Rosetta The Anaesthete
Royal Blood Royal Blood
Royal Blood How Did We Get So Dark?
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 3
Rx Bandits Gemini, Her Majesty
Say Anything Say Anything
Slayer Show No Mercy
Staind Break The Cycle
Steel Panther All You Can Eat
Steven Wilson To the Bone
Swans Holy Money
The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
The Dear Hunter Act V: Hymns with the Devil in Confessional
The Mars Volta Octahedron
The Used Lies for the Liars
Thrice Beggars
Well it's no Vheissu, Thrice's newest outting is earnest and heartfelt. The hardcore moments fans have come to adore have been eradicated, and instead replaced with a softer, more touching side. After the Alchemy Index, it was anyone's guess as to where Thrice would go, but the fact still remains that they have the talent to work within many different genre's. This band has mastered their craft as far as I'm concerned.
Thrice Major/Minor
Thundercat Apocalypse
Thundercat The Beyond/Where The Giants Roam
Thundercat Drunk
Tiny Moving Parts Swell
Toby Driver They Are the Shield
Tom Waits Blood Money
Tom Waits Bad As Me
Tyler, the Creator Wolf
Yndi Halda Under Summer
Youth Lagoon Savage Hills Ballroom

2.0 poor
36 Crazyfists Time and Trauma
A Perfect Circle Eat the Elephant
Aesop Rock The Impossible Kid
Animal Collective Centipede Hz
Animal Collective Painting With
ANOHNI HOPELESSNESS
Arcade Fire Everything Now
Avey Tare Eucalyptus
Avey Tare bogged down by murky production and
trite, tangential ideas - think "visiting
friends" stripped of the things that make it
engaging. Whereas Deakin could weave intricate
melodies and create unique soundscapes, Avey
seems content idling, sticking to his
wheelhouse of weird but ultimately
unfulfilling ideas.
Between the Buried and Me Colors
Cardi B Invasion Of Privacy
CHVRCHES Every Open Eye
Coheed and Cambria Year of the Black Rainbow
Coheed and Cambria The Afterman: Ascension
Deafheaven New Bermuda
Deafheaven Ordinary Corrupt Human Love
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part I: Niggas on the Moon
Death Grips Steroids (Crouching Tiger Hidden Gabber Megamix)
Disturbed Indestructible
Eminem Relapse
Eminem Recovery
Eminem Kamikaze
Every Time I Die Low Teens
Everything Everything Get to Heaven
Fall Out Boy Save Rock and Roll
Fightstar Behind the Devil's Back
Glassjaw Worship and Tribute
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Luciferian Towers
I'm aware that I'm well known as the resident contrarian shit-talker on Sputnik these days (you can catch me in threads of your favourite albums de-hyping them to hell and back), and that probably tarnishes my credibility, but I genuinely do love this band. I got into post-rock through Godspeed, back when I'd nearly given up on the genre. So it pains me that I find comeback-era Godspeed to be a hollow shell of their former selves. Their last two albums reeked of 'been-there-done-that-but-done-it-better,' and sadly, the same applies to Luciferian Towers. There are some cool ideas present here, but they've been playing it too safe for years now. It's hard to feel the same enthusiasm and excitement anymore.
Guns N' Roses Appetite for Destruction
Hopesfall Arbiter
lead vocalist Jay developed a style where revery line he delivered was scrutinized by his rwind pipes as vibrations were made into the rnoise that resulted in what was recorded for a rHopesfall album
Immolation Kingdom of Conspiracy
In Flames A Sense of Purpose
Japandroids Near To The Wild Heart Of Life
Killing Joke MMXII
Korn Untitled
La Dispute Somewhere at the Bottom of the River Between Vega and Altair
letlive. Fake History (Re-Release)
letlive. The Blackest Beautiful
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV
Limp Bizkit Results May Vary
Lorde Pure Heroine
Marianas Trench Ever After
Metallica St. Anger
Mew Visuals
Mew release their second mediocre album in a row. Like a far less palatable no more stories: mediocre hooks and formulaic songwriting
Minor Threat Complete Discography
Muse The Resistance
So yeah, I think this sucks now.
Muse The 2nd Law
Nightwish Imaginaerum
Okay, time to inject my worthless opinion of this here album. Here's the jist of it: Nightwish further devolve and leave their glory days behind. That's right, the praise for this is totally unwarranted. Imaginaerum should have been incredible, but it isn't. The inclusion of the folksy, Celtic influences and grandiose orchestration is occasionally brilliant, spreading influence far and wide and helping to service Nightwish's eclecticism. However, little else can be praised. A lot of the most brilliant moments here are marred by the integration of too many genres. As a result, some of the more aimless meandering, i.e., the gorgeously evocative piano-led sections and folksy elements are tarnished by senselessly derivative song formulas and orchestral conclusions (although good here and there) that border on the overly theatrical side. The choirs feel like a total gimmick by now, and the formula is overwhelmingly poppy at times. All in all, a record that shows glimmers of brilliance that's hugely weighted by poor musicianship. What a shame - this could have been a classic.
Owl City Mobile Orchestra
Panic! at the Disco Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die!
Periphery Juggernaut: Alpha
Porcupine Tree Deadwing
Protest the Hero Kezia
Senses Fail If There Is Light, It Will Find You
Silverstein Arrivals and Departures
Sun Kil Moon Universal Themes
Swans Filth
Swans Cop
Swans Greed
The Drones Feelin Kinda Free
The Shins Heartworms
The Smashing Pumpkins Zeitgeist
Three Days Grace One-X
Three Days Grace Life Starts Now
Three Days Grace Human
Thrice Identity Crisis
Thrice Palms
Tyler, the Creator Goblin
Vektor Terminal Redux
Zeal and Ardor Stranger Fruit

1.5 very poor
A Day To Remember Homesick
A Day To Remember Common Courtesy
Animal Collective Danse Manatee
Avenged Sevenfold Nightmare
Camp Cope How to Socialise and Make Friends
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Trout Mask Replica
Crazy Town The Gift of Game
David Bowie No Plan
Evans Blue Evans Blue
Hollywood Undead Swan Songs
Kendrick Lamar DAMN. Collector's Edition
Korn The Path of Totality
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being II
Limp Bizkit Gold Cobra
Maroon 5 Overexposed
Oceana Birth.Eater
Pain of Salvation In the Passing Light of Day
Porcupine Tree On the Sunday of Life
Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear
Shinedown Threat to Survival
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Put On Your Rosy Red Glasses
The Number Twelve Looks Like You The Number Twelve Looks Like You
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Mongrel
The Number Twelve Looks Like You Worse Than Alone
We Lost the Sea Departure Songs
Weezer The Red Album (Deluxe Edition)
Whitesnake The Purple Album

1.0 awful
A Day To Remember What Separates Me from You
ANOHNI Paradise
Death Grips No Love Deep Web
sucks dick
Death Grips Government Plates
Death Grips The Powers That B - Part II: Jenny Death
Death Grips Bottomless Pit
HIRS Friends. Lovers. Favorites.
Hollywood Undead American Tragedy
Job for a Cowboy Genesis
John Frusciante Smile from the Streets You Hold
Kid Cudi Speedin' Bullet 2 Heaven
Kid Rock Rock N Roll Jesus
letlive. Fake History
Sun Kil Moon This Is My Dinner
The Dear Hunter Act IV: Rebirth in Reprise
one of judge judy's favourite bands so you know it's gonna be good
The Hotelier Goodness
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