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5.0 classic
Amon Tobin Bricolage
Amon Tobin Permutation
Appleblim and Shackleton Soundboy Punishments
Arcade Fire Funeral
Arcade Fire The Suburbs
Arctic Monkeys Whatever People Say I Am, That's What I'm Not
Autechre Tri Repetae
Autechre Confield
Bloc Party Silent Alarm
Bloc Party Intimacy
Bomb the Music Industry! Vacation
Bon Iver For Emma, Forever Ago
Wow. Just wow. The first time I heard this, it ripped my heart straight out of my chest. And it keeps doing it every time I let it out for another spin. For Emma, Forever Ago (even the title makes me want to cry because of its beauty) is possibly the most intimate and fragile piece of work ever recorded. Let it overwhelm you, because it's really worth it.
Bruce Springsteen Born to Run
Bruce Springsteen Darkness on the Edge of Town
dEUS In a Bar, Under the Sea
Fucked Up David Comes to Life
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros Streetcore
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VIII: Original Soundtrack
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead In Rainbows
The Clash London Calling
My favorite album of all time. Both musically and lyrically perfect in every way. It's a glorious mess of punk, rock 'n roll, ska, reggae, jazz, pop and everything else, while still undoubtedly sounding only like The Clash. After all, they're the only guys who could ever have pulled this off. London Calling is the ultimate victory of music lovers and enthusiasts all over the world, represented by The Only Band That Matters.
The Clash The Clash
The Hold Steady Boys and Girls in America
The National Boxer
The Rolling Stones Exile on Main St.
We all know the backstory to Exile on Main St.: the Stones were practically banned from the UK and took refuge in the mansion of Keith and his girlfriend, located in Villefranche-sur-Mer, France. Here, what's probably the biggest jam session in history took place and the result is this absolute mammoth of a double album. Now, while the backstory really helped Exile to reach mythical proportions, it wouldn't have reached this mythical status if the album itself wasn't any less than a masterpiece. But rest assured: it is. Exile is a true Keith album; little experimentation in the - then - hip genres, but it's the culmination of all great "roots genres": fast paced rock'n'roll, danceable boogiewoogie, steaming blues, chill-out jazz and religious soul. Even though the hits are found on other Stones albums, every song here is a stone-cold classic. Furthermore, it hasn't aged one tiny bit. Simply put, Exile on Main St. is the wildest, most adventurous ride you can experience in one measely hour.
The Rolling Stones Let It Bleed
The War on Drugs Lost in the Dream
Titus Andronicus The Monitor
Trentemoller The Last Resort
Venetian Snares Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett

4.5 superb
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
AJJ People Who Can Eat People are the Luckiest People
AJJ Knife Man
Amatorski TBC
Probably the most beautiful and fragile sounding record of the year. From the Portishead-like "Soldier" to the dreary soundscapes of "8 November" and "The Cheapest Soundtrack", the album is a musical trip that doesn't last a second too long. Like Bon Iver's "For Emma", this album is best consumed during a rainy afternoon, while enjoying the gentle warmth coming from the fireplace.
Amon Tobin Foley Room
Amon Tobin Supermodified
Amon Tobin Amon Tobin
Lol, a 2
Andy Stott Luxury Problems
Andy Stott Faith in Strangers
Arcade Fire Neon Bible
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
Arctic Monkeys Humbug
Arctic Monkeys Suck It and See
Arctic Monkeys AM
ASC Nothing Is Certain
Autechre Exai
Basic Channel BCD-2
Ben Frost A U R O R A
Bloc Party A Weekend in the City
Bob Dylan Bringing It All Back Home
Bomb the Music Industry! Get Warmer
Bomb the Music Industry! Scrambles
Bon Iver Bon Iver, Bon Iver
Bonobo Dial 'M' For Monkey
Bonobo The North Borders
Booka Shade Movements
Boys Noize Oi Oi Oi
One of the best electronic albums of the last decade. Boys Noize creates a boiling musical atmosphere packed with electronic hooks, ferocious beats, and melodic interludes that serve as a resting point between the violent sounds. Even better, he did it using authentic analogue synthesisers instead of playing around with some computer program. Oh, and he can write a decent pop song too (his Feist remix).
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brand New Daisy
Bruce Springsteen Born in the U.S.A.
Bruce Springsteen Nebraska
Burial Untrue
Buzzcocks Singles Going Steady
Converge You Fail Me
Daft Punk Homework
David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
David Bowie Station to Station
Deadmau5 Random Album Title
dEUS The Ideal Crash
dEUS Pocket Revolution
dEUS Vantage Point
The fifth dEUS album is nothing more than a masterpiece. By focusing their sound, there is apparently no crazy mixing of different genres anymore. However, the arrangements of songs like 'Favourite Game', 'Slow' or 'When She Comes Down' are on par with the magic of The National - to take an almost universally loved band as an example. The record will not take you by storm on first listen; but after each consecutive listen, it's the little details that keep popping up (the voice of Karin Dreijer!) that will get you addicted. Just try it!
dEUS Keep You Close
Looks like they've done it again: Keep You Close, dEUS' 6th, is a magnificent album (it could very well be called a true masterpiece), and one that should be heard by as many people as possible. Perhaps the best alternative rock album to have come out in 2011, it's also another highlight for a 20 year old band of experienced professionals, who keep coming up with absolutely splendid material. 36 listens in and it keeps getting better and better.
dEUS No More Loud Music
This compilation contains all the early 90's singles from Belgian superstars dEUS. From the chaotic rock of "Suds 'n Soda" and "Via", over the experimental In a Bar, Under the Sea singles, to arguably the most beautiful ballad ever written ("Nothing Really Ends"), No More Loud Music gives a chronological overview of dEUS' early career and it serves as a superb starting point for anyone interested in the band.
Digital Mystikz Haunted/Anti War Dub
Distance Replicant
Flying Lotus Los Angeles
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better
Frozen Border Minutes In Ice
Fucked Up Hidden World
Fugazi End Hits
Fugazi The Argument
Fugazi Repeater
Fugazi Red Medicine
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Gorillaz Demon Days
Hidden Orchestra Archipelago
Husker Du New Day Rising
Interpol Turn on the Bright Lights
Interpol Antics
Interpol Our Love to Admire
Jawbreaker Unfun
Johnny Cash At Folsom Prison
Joy Division Unknown Pleasures
Kaiju Unity Dub/Rudebwoi
If you still had any doubt that J Kenzo's Lion Charge Records is THE best new label for dubstep nowadays, then prepare to have those doubts washed away. Kaiju's latest EP has both the best tunes on the label so far and contains some of the most exciting dubstep tracks of the decade yet. Huuuuge release.
Kashiwa Daisuke Program Music I
Kurt Vile Wakin on a Pretty Daze
Lakker Tundra
LCD Soundsystem LCD Soundsystem
LCD Soundsystem Sound of Silver
LCD Soundsystem The Long Goodbye
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin
Leftfield Leftism
LHF Keepers Of The Light
Mala Mala In Cuba
Holy fuck, this record!
Mala Stand Against War
Yeah boiiii!!
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Misfits Walk Among Us
Monolake Polygon Cities
Monolake Ghosts
Nicolas Jaar Space Is Only Noise
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VIII: Piano Collections
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy IX: Original Soundtrack
Objekt Flatland
Old Man Markley Down Side Up
Operation Ivy Energy
Orbital In Sides
Orbital Orbital 2
Pantha Du Prince This Bliss
Peverelist Roll With The Punches
Phaeleh Fallen Light
Photek Modus Operandi
Pixies Surfer Rosa
Plastikman Kompilation
The definition of minimalist techno. As his alter-ego Plastikman, Richie Hawtin has released some of the most jaw-dropping dance music known to man, and it really shines through in this excellent compilation album.
Portishead Dummy
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Ramones Ramones
Ramones Leave Home
Ramones Weird Tales of the Ramones
The definite compilation/best of in the Ramones' catalogue. Especially the first CD (spanning the first four albums) is mind-blowing, and has aged very well. It seems that whether you're a fan of metal, punk, generic rock, 60's pop or any other genre, you will still like the Ramones. Or, to put it very simple: if you don't like the Ramones, you don't like rock music.
Recondite On Acid
Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's the Sex Pistols
Shackleton Soundboy's Nuts Get Ground Up Proper
Slint Spiderland
Sonic Youth Daydream Nation
Soundtrack (Film) O Brother, Where Art Thou?
Steely Dan Aja
Steely Dan Can't Buy a Thrill
Steely Dan Pretzel Logic
Stiff Little Fingers Inflammable Material
Submotion Orchestra Finest Hour
Swans The Seer
Swarms Old Raves End
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
The Black Keys Rubber Factory
The Black Keys Brothers
The Clash The Clash (US version)
The Clash Give 'Em Enough Rope
The Clash Sandinista!
The Clash The Singles
As a singles collection, you get the obvious stuff. But listening to this CD and hearing the progression from the first punk anthems, to the later reggae, rock, pop and even hip-hop ('The Magnificent Seven') experiments, you realise why The Clash was such an influential band. Also - and this is very rare among modern rock bands who start to experiment with different genres - it never sounds forced; you only hear 'the sound of The Clash' and that's a great part of why they were called 'The only band that matters'.
The Clash Live at Shea Stadium
The Gaslight Anthem The '59 Sound
The Gaslight Anthem American Slang
The Jam All Mod Cons
The Jam In The City
The first album of mod legends The Jam. Here, you hear the trio in their rawest form, as the album was recorded during the '77 punk era. Just listening to the 1-2-3-4 intro of 'Art School', you know you're in for a hell of a ride. Each track comes at you at a blistering speed; the lyrics are fun but also intelligent. Top tracks include the title track, 'Art School', 'I've Changed My Address', the Batman-tune (which they did as a hommage to The Who), and just about everything else. The only thing that makes album not as good as their third 'All Mod Cons' is that the songs are not so coherent on this record at times. But don't let this fact fool you that this doesn't deserve the five-out-of-five threatment, as punk music rarely comes better than this.
The Jam Sound Affects
The Jezabels Dark Storm
The Jezabels Prisoner
The Lawrence Arms Oh! Calcutta!
The National Alligator
The Replacements Let It Be
The Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers
The Rolling Stones Beggars Banquet
The Rolling Stones Some Girls
The Specials Specials
The Stooges Fun House
The Streets Original Pirate Material
The Streets A Grand Don't Come For Free
The Velvet Underground The Velvet Underground & Nico
The War on Drugs Slave Ambient
The White Stripes Elephant
Thom Yorke The Eraser
Titus Andronicus The Airing of Grievances
Titus Andronicus Local Business
Tom Waits Closing Time
Trentemoller Into the Great Wide Yonder
Trentemoller The Trentemoller Chronicles
The Chronicles presented are a package consisting of two discs. The first is a continuous mix in the typical Trentemoller style, which means he takes you on a musical journey, packed with emotional highlights ('Forest', a live version of 'Snowflake' and his remix of his own tune 'Moan'). The second disc, on the other hand, is a collection of the various remixes he has done over the years, of which his reworking of Royksopp's 'What Else is There?' is obviously his best. Esssential for Scandinavian techno and ambient enthousiasts.
Trophy Scars Bad Luck
Trophy Scars Darkness, Oh Hell
Trophy Scars Holy Vacants
Voices From The Lake Voices From The Lake
Wire Pink Flag
Xploding Plastix Amateur Girlfriends Go Proskirt Agents
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Show Your Bones
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Is Is
Yeah Yeah Yeahs It's Blitz!

4.0 excellent
2 Many DJs As Heard On Radio Soulwax, Part 2
74milesaway Gear Change
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
A Wilhelm Scream Ruiner
A Wilhelm Scream Career Suicide
AC/DC Highway To Hell
AC/DC Back In Black
Actress Splazsh
Actress R.I.P
Actress Grey Over Blue
Actress Ghettoville
AJJ Can't Maintain
Allah Las Allah Las
Allah Las Worship The Sun
alt-J An Awesome Wave
Amatorski Same Stars We Shared
Amatorski From Clay To Figures
Amon Tobin Out From Out Where
Amon Tobin Chaos Theory - Splinter Cell 3 Soundtrack
Amon Tobin ISAM
Amon Tobin Taxidermia
Anoice The Black Rain
Answer Code Request Code
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Aphex Twin Windowlicker
Apparat Walls
Apparat Duplex
Appleblim and Peverelist Soundboy's Ashes Get Hacked Up....
Arcade Fire Reflektor
ASC The Astral Traveller
ASC Imagine The Future
Ash Meltdown
At the Drive-In In/Casino/Out
Autechre Incunabula
Autechre Amber
Autechre Untilted
Autechre Gantz Graf
Author Author
Balthazar Applause
Balthazar Rats
bansheebeat Spiral Power
Basement Jaxx The Singles
Battles Gloss Drop
Beefcake Coincidentia Oppositorum
Beefcake Drei
Ben Klock One
Beneath Illusions
Beneath Duty/Texers
Benga and Coki Night
Big Black Songs About Fucking
Big Black Atomizer
Black Flag Damaged
Black Flag My War
Black Flag The First Four Years
Black Sabbath Paranoid
Blawan Bohla
Blawan Peaches
Blink-182 blink-182
Blink-182 Take Off Your Pants And Jacket
Blockhead Music By Cavelight
Bob Dylan The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan
Bob Dylan Blonde on Blonde
Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
Bob Dylan Blood on the Tracks
Bob Dylan Desire
Bomb the Music Industry! Goodbye Cool World!
Bomb the Music Industry! Album Minus Band
Bomb the Music Industry! Adults!!!: Smart!!! Shithammered!!! And Excited By Nothing!!!!!!!
Bonobo Animal Magic
Bonobo Black Sands
Boris Präparat
Boxcutter Oneiric
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brian Eno x Nicolas Jaar x Grizzly Bear Brian Eno x Nicolas Jaar x Grizzly Bear
Bruce Springsteen The Rising
Bruce Springsteen We Shall Overcome: The Seeger Sessions
Bruce Springsteen The Wild, the Innocent, and the E Street Shuffle
Bruce Springsteen The River
BT Ima
Burial Burial
Burial Kindred
Chord Marauders Groove Booty
Chuck Berry Chuck Berry Is on Top
Classics of Love Classics of Love
Cloud Nothings Attack on Memory
Clubroot II - MMX
Clubroot III - MMXII
Clubroot Scars/Hellion
Cobblestone Jazz 23 Seconds
Conforce Kinetic Image
Converge Axe to Fall
Craig Finn Clear Heart Full Eyes
Cult of Luna Vertikal
Daft Punk Alive 1997
Daft Punk Alive 2007
Daftside Random Access Memories Memories
Daniel Avery Drone Logic
Daphni Jiaolong
Darkside Darkside
Darkside Psychic
Dawn of Midi Dysnomia
Dead Boys Young Loud and Snotty
Deadbeat Drawn and Quartered
Deadmau5 For Lack of a Better Name
Deafheaven Sunbather
Depth Connection Different Waves
Descendents Milo Goes to College
dEUS Worst Case Scenario
dEUS Following Sea
Digital Mystikz Return II Space
Disclosure Settle
Distance My Demons
DJ Sprinkles Where Dancefloors Stand Still
Gorgeous tracklist.
Does It Offend You, Yeah? You Have No Idea What You're Getting You
E.M.M.A. Blue Gardens
Emancipator Dusk to Dawn
Eminem The Marshall Mathers LP
Explosions in the Sky The Earth is Not a Cold Dead Place
Explosions in the Sky Take Care, Take Care, Take Care
Faith/Void Split
Fake Blood Fix Your Accent
Fake Blood Cells
Dance record of the year!!!
Fatboy Slim You've Come a Long Way, Baby
Flying Lotus Until the Quiet Comes
Forest Swords Engravings
Fuck me this is too good. Dagger Paths had promise but this is killing that EP a thousand times over. Stunning album.
Four Tet Rounds
Four Tet There is Love in You
Foxy Shazam The Church of Rock and Roll
Frank Turner Love, Ire & Song
Frank Turner England Keep My Bones
Fucked Up The Chemistry of Common Life
Fucked Up Epics in Minutes
Fugazi In on the Kill Taker
Fugazi 13 Songs
Fugazi Fugazi
Goat World Music
Gold Panda Half of Where You Live
Goldie Timeless
Gorillaz Plastic Beach
Grade Separate The Magnets
Green Day Warning
Green Day Dookie
Green Day American Idiot
Gui Boratto III
With III, Gui Boratto has released his darkest work to date and simultaneously his best. The album picks up where Trentemoller's The Last Resort left off, thereby creating one of the most interesting minimal techno albums in a long while.
Hidden Orchestra Night Walks
High Contrast Tough Guys Dont Dance
High Contrast Confidential
Hop Along Get Disowned
Hot Chip Made in the Dark
Hot Water Music Caution
How to Dress Well Total Loss
Husker Du Zen Arcade
Husker Du Metal Circus
Interpol Interpol
iNTRiKeT Shut Your Eyes/Underneath
iNTRiKeT Lost
His best release to date imo.
Isbells Stoalin'
Isbells Isbells
Isis Panopticon
Jacques Greene The Look
Jacques Greene Greene 01
Jafu No More
Jafu Box Jelly
Japandroids Celebration Rock
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jimmy Eat World Futures
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros Global A Go-Go
Joe Strummer and The Mescaleros Rock Art And The X-Ray Style
John Talabot Fin
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Joris Voorn Future History
Joy Orbison Hyph Mngo/Wet Look
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Kamasi Washington The Epic
Karenn Sheworks001
Karenn Sheworks004
Kashiwa Daisuke 88
Keysound Recordings This Is How We Roll
Remember that LHF monolith of last year? Yeah, well then good news for you: this is the successor, and it gives Keepers Of The Light a serious run for its money. Dubstep compilation of the year, hands down.
Klaxons Myths of the Near Future
Kraftwerk The Man-Machine
Kryptic Minds Can't Sleep
Kryptic Minds Namaste
Kurt Vile Childish Prodigy
Kurt Vile Smoke Ring For My Halo
L'Orange The Mad Writer
Rad production, love me some jazzy hip-hop.
Latterman No Matter Where We Go...!
Laura Marling A Creature I Don't Know
Laura Marling Once I Was an Eagle
Laura Marling Short Movie
Laura Stevenson Sit Resist
Laura Stevenson Wheel
LCD Soundsystem 45:33
Led Zeppelin Mothership
Leftfield Rhythm And Stealth
LHF For The Thrown
Livity Sound Livity Sound
London Elektricity Syncopated City
Probably the best album that Hospital Records has released so far (and that's saying a lot). The great thing about Tony Colman is that he doesn't rely on the same drum pattern over and over, and that he mixes sometimes about a dozen different styles into one track. Highlights include 'Bare Religion', 'All Hell is Breaking Loose', 'Attack Ships on Fire' and the single 'Just One Second'.
Lou Reed Berlin
Manchester Orchestra Mean Everything to Nothing
Manchester Orchestra Simple Math
Marissa Nadler July
Massive Attack Collected
Maybeshewill Sing The Word Hope In Four-Part Harmony
Midnight City Records After Midnight
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Minus the Bear Infinity Overhead
Moderat Moderat
Monolake Silence
Mount Eerie Ocean Roar
Mount Kimbie Cold Spring Fault Less Youth
Mr. Oizo Stade 2
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy VII: Original Soundtrack
Nobuo Uematsu Final Fantasy X: Original Soundtrack
Nobuo Uematsu Distant Worlds II
Nosaj Thing Drift
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Oathbreaker Maelstrom
Oathbreaker Eros|Anteros
Oddisee People Hear What They See
Old Man Markley Guts N' Teeth
Orbital Snivilisation
OST Invisible Ink For Sketching Ghosts
Panic! at the Disco A Fever You Can't Sweat Out
Pantha Du Prince Black Noise
Parassela Home Alone
Pariah (UK) Safehouses
Parquet Courts Light Up Gold
Parquet Courts Sunbathing Animal
Patti Smith Horses
Paws Misled Youth
It's distributed on a friggin' cassette!
Paws Cokefloat!
Perfume Genius Learning
Perfume Genius Put Your Back N 2 It
Phaeleh Within The Emptiness
Phaeleh The Cold In You
Phaeleh Tides
Photek Form And Function
Pinch and Shackleton Pinch and Shackleton
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
Pixies Doolittle
Porter Ricks Biokinetics
Portico Quartet Knee Deep in the North Sea
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Radiohead I Might Be Wrong: Live Recordings
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Ramones Rocket to Russia
Ramones Road to Ruin
Rancid ...And Out Come the Wolves
Rancid Let's Go
Recondite Waldluft
Recondite Hinterland
Recondite PSY
Reel Big Fish Turn the Radio Off
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Ricardo Villalobos Alcachofa
RJD2 Deadringer
Roman Flugel Fatty Folders
Royksopp Melody A.M.
Say Anything ...Is a Real Boy
Scuba Triangulation
Scuba A Mutual Antipathy
Shackleton Three EPs
Shackleton Music For The Quiet Hour/The Drawbar Organ EPs
Shackleton Soundboy's Suicide Note
Shackleton Freezing Opening Thawing
Shack killing it as usual.
Shackleton Deliverance Series No. 1
Shameboy Heartcore
Shapeshifter Soulstice
Shed Shedding The Past
Sithu Aye Isles
Skalpel Skalpel
Sorrow (UK) Dreamstone
Soulwax Any Minute Now
A seamless blend of rock and electronica. After two straightforward rock albums, the Dewaele brothers started their 2ManyDJs project, which had a great influence on this third album. The tracks give equal showplay to the guitars and the synths, resulting in a somewhat chaotic mix at times. But then again, creating chaos is what the Dewaeles do best. Top tracks include the title track, 'NY Excuse', 'E Talking' and 'Miserable Girl'.
Soulwax Nite Versions
After their third album, Any Minute Now, Soulwax decides to go full-electronic. And what better way to do this, than create a complete reworking of that album for the dancefloor? That's basically what this album is: a Soulwax remix of Any Minute Now. And it's brilliant. Soulwax has released some of the best remixes ever made (see also their Most of the Remixes album) and they don't let down here. Each track is mixed onto the others, to create a booming party set, which will have you jumping up and down in front of your stereo in no time. But although the major sounds on this record include "bleep" and "zwoing", after close listening you can still hear (and feel) the rock spirit in the tracks.
Soulwax Most Of The Remixes...
This compilation contains some of the best remixes made ever. The first disc is utterly essential for any serious house DJ and the second disc could be a strong contender for the title of 'Best Mix Of All Time', if it weren't for the fact that the As Heard On Radio Soulwax series is still slightly better. Trivia: it has the world record for longest album title ever, also.
Squarepusher Go Plastic
Squarepusher Hard Normal Daddy
Squarepusher Music Is Rotted One Note
St. Lucia St. Lucia
St. Lucia marks the nearing of winter's end. Across the six unashamedly euphoric pop songs, bucket-loads of angel-like voices and extremely sunny synthesizer sounds are layered on top of each other. The end result is a delightfully happy-go-lucky and warm-hearted affair. Recommended if you like: fun.
Steely Dan Countdown to Ecstasy
Stendeck Scintilla
Steve Reich Music for 18 Musicians
Stiff Little Fingers Nobody's Hero
Streetlight Manifesto The Hands That Thieve
Stumbleine Drifting Youth
Submotion Orchestra Submotion Orchestra
Sum 41 All Killer No Filler
Szare Lost Shapes
Talking Heads Remain in Light
Teebs Ardour
Television Marquee Moon
Texas Is the Reason Do You Know Who You Are?
The Antlers Hospice
The Appleseed Cast Illumination Ritual
The Avalanches Since I Left You
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Black Box Revelation Set Your Head On Fire
Jan Paternoster and Dries Van Dijck form The Black Box Revelation, a 2 piece consisting of guitar, vocals and drums. By the example of The White Stripes and The Black Keys, they play steaming blues rock with the uptempo, somewhat harder songs ('I Think I Like It', 'Love Is On My Mind', 'Set Your Head On Fire') alternating the more mellow and poppy songs (the brilliant 'Never Alone, Always Together'). Terrific as a live act, but on the album there are some experimental missteps ('Misery Box') that bring the whole down. Nevertheless, this is a more than solid debut from these youthful characters.
The Black Box Revelation Silver Threats
The follow up to Set Your Head On Fire. On this second album, The Black Box Revelation refines their sound, but the formula for succes stays the same: hard rockers ('High On A Wire', 'Better Get In Touch With The Devil', 'Run Wild',...) and sweet ballads ('Sleep While Moving' and 'Our Town Has Changed For Years Now') are the name of the game here. Rough around the edges, but the subtle progress in song structure and sound promises that we can expect a lot more to come from these lads.
The Black Heart Rebellion Monologue
The Black Heart Rebellion Har Nevo
The Black Keys Thickfreakness
The Black Keys El Camino
The Black Mages Darkness And Starlight
The Bronx The Bronx
The Clash Combat Rock
The Clash Black Market Clash
The Dillinger Escape Plan Option Paralysis
The Flaming Lips The Terror
The last track kinda ruins what's otherwise the best record in ages from these guys.
The Future Sound of London Lifeforms
The Gaslight Anthem Sink or Swim
The Gaslight Anthem Señor and the Queen
The Gaslight Anthem Handwritten
The Heliocentrics 13 Degrees Of Reality
The Hives Tyrannosaurus Hives
The Hives Veni Vidi Vicious
The Hold Steady Separation Sunday
The Hold Steady Stay Positive
The Hold Steady Teeth Dreams
The Horrible Crowes Elsie
The Jam Setting Sons
The Jesus Lizard Goat
The Jezabels The Man Is Dead
The Jezabels She's So Hard
The Kids The Kids
Stars of the Belgian punk scene during the '70s. The Kids formed after seeing The Sex Pistols and Ramones live, so that's exactly what you can expect: songs going 100mph and lyrics criticizing the Belgium politics and society at the time - which hasn't changed THAT much to be honest.
The Kooks Inside In/Inside Out
The Last Shadow Puppets The Age Of The Understatement
The Members At The Chelsea Nightclub
The Men Leave Home
The Men Open Your Heart
The Men New Moon
Again a departure from their other albums, but play it loud and realise it doesn't matter at all.
The Men Tomorrow's Hits
The Menzingers Chamberlain Waits
The National High Violet
The National Trouble Will Find Me
The Notwist Neon Golden
The Orb Adventures Beyond The Ultraworld
The Police Outlandos d'Amour
The Replacements Sorry Ma, Forgot to Take Out the Trash
The Rolling Stones Aftermath
The Rolling Stones Between the Buttons
The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones, Now!
The Sedan Vault Mardi Gras Of The Sisypha
The Stooges Raw Power
The Strokes Is This It
The Tallest Man on Earth The Wild Hunt
The Undertones The Undertones
Easily one the best - if not THE best - pop-punk records. Each track gets you in a great mood to party or to smash things up (for the more delinquent among us). They also prove that using a synthesizer as a prominent instrument doens't make the tracks weaker as a result (see 'I Gotta Getta' or the brilliant single 'Here Comes The Summer'). Oh, the remastered CD-version gives you the original 14-track LP and 17 (!) bonus tracks, including the punk anthems 'Teenage Kicks' and 'Get Over You' and a funny song about a Mars candy bar, named 'Mars Bars' (appropriate).In other words, if you are a punk or pop fan, get this ASAP!
The Van Jets Cat Fit Fury!
The War on Drugs Wagonwheel Blues
The White Stripes White Blood Cells
The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan
The White Stripes Icky Thump
The Who Live at Leeds
The Who Who's Next
The Wonder Years Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing
The xx Jamie XX Edits
The Yearning Still In Love
These Arms Are Snakes Oxeneers or the Lion Sleeps When Its Antelope Go Home
This Heat This Heat
Thomas Bangalter Trax on da Rocks Vol. 2
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thrice Beggars
Thrice Major/Minor
Title Fight Shed
Title Fight Floral Green
Absolutely awesome at first listen. I hope it'll last but so far it's the best straight up punk album of the year.
Titus Andronicus Record Store Day
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy
Trade Sheworks005
Trentemoller Harbour Boat Trips 01 - Copenhagen
Don't expect the same Trentemoller as on his minimalist masterpiece The Last Resort. This mixtape collects a great deal of Trentemoller's musical heroes, combined with relaxing, melancholic pop or electronica. And the resulting journey is absolutely breathtaking. His best outing to date, and the start of a very promising series.
Tricky Maxinquaye
Trophy Scars Alphabet Alphabets
Trophy Scars Never Born, Never Dead
UK Subs Another Kind of Blues
V.I.V.E.K Asteroids/Over My Head
Venetian Snares Detrimentalist
Venetian Snares Huge Chrome Cylinder Box Unfolding
Verse Aggression
Vessel Order Of Noise
Voices From The Lake Velo Di Maya
Vuurwerk ME + ONE
What happens when Mount Kimbie and Aphex Twin meet? You get fireworks, or rather: Vuurwerk, a Belgian trio of electronic musicians who created an immaticulate debut album sprawling with carefully constructed atmospheres and crisp beats. Opening track 'Naomi' is one of the most gorgeous tracks of 2013, and with what follows, ME + ONE proves itself yet another contender for the top spot of electronic album of the year. Don't miss out on this!

Album streaming here:
Wipers Is This Real?
X-Ray Spex Germfree Adolescents
Yasushi Yoshida Little Grace
Yasushi Yoshida Grateful Goodbye
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Fever To Tell
Youth Lagoon The Year of Hibernation
Yuck Yuck

3.5 great
120 Days 120 Days II
74milesaway 74 Miles Away
Air Le Voyage Dans La Lune
Akkord Akkord
American Football American Football
Andy Stott Merciless
Aphex Twin Richard D. James Album
Aphrodite Aftershock
Apparat The Devil's Walk
Appleblim and Shackleton Soundboy's Gravestone Gets Desecrated By Vandals
Arandel In D
Asa Sweeter Things
Ash Free All Angels
Autechre Draft 7.30
Autechre Quaristice
Autechre Oversteps
Author Forward Forever
Autopilot Off Make A Sound
Balam Acab Wander/Wonder
bansheebeat Galactics
bansheebeat Wutai
Barenaked Ladies disc one: All Their Greatest Hits
BATS The Sleep of Reason
Battles Mirrored
Beirut The Flying Club Cup
Beirut The Rip Tide
Believo! Hard To Find
The Belgian Cloud Nothings. A wonderful little half hour of listening joy.
Benga Diary Of An Afro Warrior
Benga Crunked Up
Bersarin Quartett Bersarin Quartett
Bersarin Quartett II
Bibio Ambivalence Avenue
Bibio Mind Bokeh
Bibio Silver Wilkinson
Blawan His He She And She
Blawan doing what Blawan does best. And I'm loving it.
Blink-182 Enema of the State
Blondie Parallel Lines
Blood Orange Cupid Deluxe
Blood Red Shoes Box Of Secrets
Blur The Best Of
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest
Bob Dylan The Times They Are A-Changin'
Bomb the Music Industry! To Leave or Die in Long Island
Bonobo Days To Come
Booka Shade The Sun And The Neon Light
Boys Noize Power
Evolving from the electro/trash side of the musical spectrum to a more refined, techno sound, Boys Noize's second album is not as instantly accessible as his first. He can, however, still produce a great deal of bangers ('Starter', 'Jeffer', 'Nott') that will keep the club kids happy and energetic.
Boys Noize I Love Techno 2008
Boys Noize Out Of The Black
BRNS Wounded
A very impressive debut with lots of imagination. Like a perfect mix between the best aspects of Battles and Alt-J, Wounded is one of more relaxing and playful albums you'll hear all year. That's not to say that BRNS' (pronounce "brains") debut is whithout its flaws - a little bit of extra attention would've done songs like "Our Lights" or "Here Dead He Lies" good - but don't let that stop you from checking out this wonderful piece of alternative pop music.
Bruce Springsteen Tunnel of Love
Bruce Springsteen Devils & Dust
Bruce Springsteen Wrecking Ball
This is a good album, but in the case of Springsteen, "Good' just doesn't cut it.
Burial Truant/Rough Sleeper
C.W. Stoneking Jungle Blues
A wonderful modern take on Jazz and Blues music. Very refreshing when tired of all the beats and bombast of modern-day rock, pop or dance music.
Camo and Krooked Above & Beyond
Ranging from liquid funk to hard drumstep and everything in between, this debut from Austria's Camo & Krooked has everything to get the party going. They were recently signed to Hospital Records, so we can expect more earcandy from these guys pretty soon.
Caribou Up In Flames
Caribou Swim
Chase and Status More Than Alot
Chris Cappello Could Be Bitter Forever
Oh Chris, where have you been all my life?
Christian Loeffler A Forest
Claro Intelecto Metanarrative
Claro Intelecto Reform Club
Clubroot Clubroot
Cobblestone Jazz The Modern Deep Left Quartet
Consequence (NZ) Test Dream
Converge All We Love We Leave Behind
Cosmin TRG Gordian
Courtney Barnett sometimes i sit and think, and sometimes i just sit
Cult of Luna Salvation
Daft Punk Discovery
Danny Byrd Supersized
Danny Byrd Rave Digger
Dday One Heavy Migration
De La Soul 3 Feet High and Rising
Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables
Deadbeat Eight
Destroyer Kaputt
dEUS My Sister = My Clock
Diamond Rugs Diamond Rugs
Digital Mystikz Urban Ethics
Digital Mystikz 2 Much Chat/Coral Reef
On the A-side, you get one of Mala's eeriest dubplates - that horn sample! - which is already reason enough to get this. As a bonus, Coki isn't flat out horrible this time around too. After a couple of disappointing releases, DMZ is back on track!
Digitalism Idealism
Coming from Berlin, the modern capital of techno music, and owing a great deal to Daft Punk, obviously Digitalism has the right background to make a smashing club album. But instead of creating some shallow bangers (I'm looking at you, Justice), they produce an album with actual SONGS on it, albeit songs that are extremely danceable. This lifts Digitalism from their contemporaries, as you can enjoy this album equally while listening to it on the dancefloor or in your living room.
Disclosure The Face
Disclosure Tenderly/Flow
DJ Food The Search Engine
Dr. Quandary Wayfarers
Eagles Of Death Metal Death By Sexy
Echo and The Bunnymen Heaven Up Here
Echo and The Bunnymen Ocean Rain
Echo and The Bunnymen Porcupine
Echo and The Bunnymen Echo and The Bunnymen
Efterklang Piramida
Emancipator Soon It Will Be Cold Enough
Emika Emika
Eminem The Eminem Show
EPROM Metahuman
Evol Intent Era of Diversion
Factory Floor Factory Floor
Fall Out Boy From Under the Cork Tree
Fall Out Boy Infinity on High
Fatboy Slim Better Living Through Chemistry
Field Music Plumb
FIS Preparations
Flying Horseman City Same City
Foo Fighters In Your Honor
Four Tet Pink
This is pure dancefloor gold! But the fact that the album is practically a couple of single releases lumped together marks it a bit down.
Four Tet 0181
Frank Turner Tape Deck Heart
Franz Ferdinand Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
They're back baby!!!
Frightened Rabbit Pedestrian Verse
Fucked Up Year of the Tiger
Future of the Left The Plot Against Common Sense
Fuzz Fuzz
Galerie Stratique Horizzzons
Gallows Grey Britain
Gallows Gallows
Ghost Mice All We Got Is Each Other
Gnarls Barkley St. Elsewhere
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Golden Axe Liquid Bacon
Extremely catchy and energetic synthpop. It's like Suicide, but then without all the despair. Download for free here:
Gonjasufi A Sufi and a Killer
Gonjasufi MU.ZZ.LE
Goose Bring It On
A rock group who decides to turn their attention to electronica, where have we heard that before? But the result is an at times wonderful nu-rave (Goose would hate this term) album. Tracks like 'Black Gloves', 'British Mode', 'Check' and especially the title track should tear a filled dancefloor apart. Insanely catchy also.
Gorilla Biscuits Start Today
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Gossip Standing In The Way Of Control
Yes, Beth Ditto is fat! But she can sing, and how! Her voice, combined with the electro-punk music that's aggressive, groovy, funky and at times even soulful, is the recipe that makes this album an excellent one. You know, when you listen to a record in your CD-player or on your iPod, you don't actually see the artist, so it's rather ludicrous to write a singer down, just because she doesn't have a pretty face (or body).
Gramatik Street Bangerz Vol. 2
Green Day Nimrod
Green Day Insomniac
Grimes Visions
Gui Boratto Chromophobia
Gui Boratto Take My Breath Away
GusGus Arabian Horse
Herve Ghetto Bass
Herve drops a double party mix, one for the rave and fidget people and one for the dub minded. The first is basically a promo mix for his own tracks as Herve operates under about 20 other different aliases. They are not very distinguishable from one another however. This lack in diversity is made up for on the second disc, thankfully. All-in-all ideal party material.
Herve Ghetto Bass 2
Hessian Manegarmr
High Contrast High Society
Holy Esque Holy Esque
Holy Other With U
Holy Other Held
Streaming here:
Hot Chip The Warning
Hot Chip One Life Stand
Hot Water Music No Division
Hot Water Music Exister
House Boat The Delaware Octopus
House Boat The Thorns of Life
House Boat 21st Century Breakroom
Howler America Give Up
iNTRiKeT The Woods
Isis Oceanic
Jack White Blunderbuss
Blunderbuss doesn't provide a shockingly new direction for White, but it doesn't really have to either. Fans of his other work may pick this up blindly and newcomers will find a quasi-complete overview of his different music styles and influences. And as always, the blues is all up in this bitch.
Jacques Greene Ready
Jacques Greene On Your Side
James Holden The Inheritors
Japandroids Post-Nothing
John K. Samson Provincial
Justice A Cross the Universe
Kahn Kahn
Kaiser Chiefs Yours Truly, Angry Mob
Kanye West Late Registration
Kanye West My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy
Kapitan Korsakov Stuff and Such
King Krule King Krule
King Krule 6 Feet Beneath the Moon
King Tuff King Tuff
Kings of Leon Because Of The Times
Koreless 4D / MTI
Kraftwerk Autobahn
Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express
Kromestar My Sound
Kryptic Minds One of Us
Kurt Vile b'lieve i'm goin' down...
L'Orange Old Soul
Lady Linn and her Magnificent Seven No Goodbye At All
Lady Linn and her Magnificent Seven Here We Go Again
Latterman Turn Up The Punk, We'll Be Singing
Laurel Halo Chance of Rain
LCD Soundsystem This Is Happening
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin II
Lights Siberia
Lindstrom & Christabelle Real Life Is No Cool
Liquid Stranger Cryogenic Encounters
Locked Groove Heritage
Logos Cold Mission
London Elektricity Billion Dollar Gravy
London Elektricity Yikes!
Mac DeMarco 2
Machines Don't Care Machines Don't Care
Madensuyu Stabat Mater
Madness One Step Beyond
Madteo Noi No
Manchester Orchestra I'm Like a Virgin Losing a Child
Marcel Dettmann Dettmann
Marcel Dettmann Range
Marcel Dettmann II
Maroon 5 Songs About Jane
Massive Attack Blue Lines
Maybeshewill I Was Here For a Moment, Then I Was Gone
Metz Metz
Michael Jackson Thriller
Millionaire Paradisiac
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Minus the Bear Omni
Minutemen Double Nickels on the Dime
Modeselektor Monkeytown
Mogwai Hardcore Will Never Die, But You Will
Monolake Hong Kong
Mount Eerie Clear Moon
Mount Kimbie Crooks & Lovers
Mr. Oizo Lambs Anger
Mr. Oizo Analog Worms Attack
Muse Absolution
Muse Origin of Symmetry
My Bloody Valentine m b v
Naibu Fall
Nails Abandon All Life
Nas Illmatic
New Order Power, Corruption and Lies
New Order Movement
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds Push The Sky Away
Nicolas Jaar Don't Break My Love
Nirvana Nevermind
Nonplus+ Records Think And Change
Nope Revision
Nosaj Thing Home
Nujabes Metaphorical Music
Nujabes Spiritual State
Oasis Time Flies
OFF! First Four EPs
Omar S Thank You For Letting Me Be Myself
oOoOO Without Your Love
Orbital Orbital
Orbital Wonky
Pantha du Prince and The Bell Laboratory Elements Of Light
Elements Of Light is obviously a really good record, but it's missing the undefinable spark that his other releases had. Still very much recommended, but at the same time a small disappointment.
Paul Weller Wake Up The Nation
Pelican The Fire in Our Throats Will Beckon...
Pelican Ataraxia/Taraxis
Pendulum Hold Your Colour
Perc Wicker And Steel
Perverse Equinox
Peverelist Dance Til The Police Come
Phase (UK) Frames Of Reference
Phon.o Black Boulder
Pinch Underwater Dancehall
Don't bother with the (somewhat disappointing) first disc and skip straight to the uniformally excellent instrumentals.
Pissed Jeans Honeys
Placebo Meds
Portico Quartet Isla
Portico Quartet Portico Quartet
Portishead Third
Primal Scream More Light
Pulled Apart By Horses Tough Love
Queens of the Stone Age Queens of the Stone Age
Queens of the Stone Age Era Vulgaris
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Radiohead TKOL RMX 1234567
Raketkanon RKTKN#1
Real Estate Days
Recondite EC10
Recondite Iffy
Red City Radio The Dangers of Standing Still
Ricardo Villalobos Dependent And Happy
Robert Hood Nighttime World Volume 1
Robert Hood Motor: Nighttime World 3
Russian Circles Empros
Rustie Glass Swords
Santigold Santogold
Savages Silence Yourself
Say Anything In Defense of the Genre
Say Anything Say Anything
School of Seven Bells Ghostory
Scuba Personality
Seasick Steve Dog House Music
Seasick Steve I Started Out With Nothin'
Sepalcure Sepalcure
"These ratings are fucking disappointing"
I smell a 5 coming
Sepalcure Make You
Shameboy Hi, Lo and in Between
Shed The Killer
Shellac At Action Park
Shlohmo Vacation
Sigha Living With Ghosts
Simian Mobile Disco Attack Decay Sustain Release
Simian Mobile Disco Temporary Pleasure
Sithu Aye 26
Skream Skream!
Sleepmakeswaves ...and so we destroyed everything
Sleepmakeswaves sleepmakeswaves (US)
Sonic Youth Goo
Sorrow (UK) Existence
Sorrow (UK) Shinigami
Sorrow (UK) Warring
Soulwax Much Against Everyone's Advice
Soulwax Part of the Weekend Never Dies
Soundtrack (Film) South Park (Original Soundtrack)
Soundtrack (Film) Pulp Fiction
Soundtrack (Film) Reservoir Dogs: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack (Film) Inglourious Basterds Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack (Film) Jackie Brown
SP:MC Declassified
Squarepusher Feed Me Weird Things
Squarepusher Big Loada
Steak Number Eight All Is Chaos
Stumbleine Spiderwebbed
Submotion Orchestra Fragments
Submotion Orchestra 1968
Sum 41 Does This Look Infected?
Swarms I Gave You Everything
Swarms Swarms
Swarms Low Sun
It has nothing on 'Old Raves End', and even the 'Stumbleine EP' was better, but 'Low Sun' shows that Swarms is still THE dubstep project to follow these days. And I looove the vocal samples on here.
Terrence Dixon From The Far Future - Part 2
The Antlers Burst Apart
The Arrogant Sons of Bitches Three Cheers For Disappointment
The Black Mages The Black Mages
The Black Mages The Skies Above
The Black Pacific The Black Pacific
The Bronx The Bronx (II)
The Bronx The Bronx (III)
The Damned Damned Damned Damned
The Decemberists The Crane Wife
The Decemberists The King Is Dead
The Decemberists Long Live the King
The Dillinger Escape Plan Calculating Infinity
The Dillinger Escape Plan Miss Machine
The Dillinger Escape Plan Ire Works
The Dillinger Escape Plan One of Us Is the Killer
The Flashbulb Opus At The End Of Everything
The Futureheads The Futureheads
The Haxan Cloak Excavation
Damn, Tri-Angle is on fire!
The Hickey Underworld The Hickey Underworld
The Hives Barely Legal
The Hives Black and White Album
The Hives Lex Hives
The Hold Steady Heaven Is Whenever
The Kids Naughty Kids
The Kills Blood Pressures
The Lawrence Arms The Greatest Story Ever Told
The Maccabees Given to the Wild
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones Let's Face It
The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation Egor
The Mountain Goats Transcendental Youth
The Notwist Close to the Glass
The Police Reggatta de Blanc
The Police Ghost in the Machine
The Replacements Tim
The Rolling Stones Out of Our Heads
The Rolling Stones The Rolling Stones
The Samuel Jackson Five The Samuel Jackson Five
The Sedan Vault Vanguard
The Stooges The Stooges
The Strokes First Impressions of Earth
The Subs Subculture
The Subways Money and Celebrity
The Tallest Man on Earth Shallow Grave
The Tallest Man on Earth The Tallest Man on Earth
The Tallest Man on Earth There's No Leaving Now
The Ting Tings We Started Nothing
The Vaccines What Did You Expect From The Vaccines?
The Vaccines Come of Age
The content of The Vaccines' second album is exactly what you would expect from looking at the title of the record: a step up in almost every way. The songs on Come Of Age are more interesting musically, better lyrically and more fleshed out than the ones on the debut from last year. The album is not flawless however, as filler tracks do detract from the quality of the (soon to be) singles. Nevertheless, Come Of Age is a very enjoyable half hour listen and a sign that we may expect some great things from these young fellas.
The Van Jets Electric Soldiers
The Velvet Underground White Light/White Heat
The Who Tommy
The Who Quadrophenia
The Who My Generation
The Wonder Years The Upsides
The World/Inferno Friendship Society Red-Eyed Soul
The xx xx
Thrice The Illusion of Safety
Thrice Vheissu
Thriftworks Terry - D
It's like FlyLo actually finished his tracks for a change.
Thrupence Voyages
Thursday No Devolucion
Tiga Sexor
Tiga Ciao!
TOKiMONSTA Midnight Menu
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross The Social Network
Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Trentemoller Reworked / Remixed
Trentemoller Lost
Trophy Scars Darts to the Sea
TTNG Animals
Two Door Cinema Club Tourist History
V.I.V.E.K Mantra
Vampire Weekend Vampire Weekend
Vampire Weekend Contra
Venetian Snares Winnipeg Is A Frozen Shithole
Vex'd Degenerate
Visionist Safe
Vitalic Ok Cowboy
Vitalic Flashmob
Waxahatchee Cerulean Salt
White Lung Sorry
Wipers Youth of America
Witchcraft Legend
Wolfgang Gartner Weekend In America
Yo La Tengo Fade
You Blew It! Grow Up, Dude
Yppah Eighty One
Yuck Glow and Behold
Zombie Nation Zombielicious

3.0 good
AC/DC Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap
AC/DC Let There Be Rock
AC/DC High Voltage
Alabama Shakes Boys & Girls
Amy Winehouse Back to Black
Analogue Monsta Boom
Aphrodite Break In Reality
Armand Van Helden Ghettoblaster
Straight-up club bangers and radio friendly tunes make up this album. It's absolutely nothing groundbreaking, but hear 'Touch Your Toes', 'I Want Your Soul' or 'Je t'Aime' and try not to move, shake along or nod your head to the beat. C'mon, I dare you.
Ash 1977
Bad Religion True North
Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies Are Me
Barenaked Ladies Barenaked Ladies Are Men
Bloc Party Silent Alarm Remixed
Blood Red Shoes Fire Like This
Booka Shade Eve
Boys Noize Oi Oi Oi: Remixed
Boys Noize The Remixes: 2004-2011
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Bruce Springsteen The Promise
Burial Street Halo
Caribou Andorra
Cheap Girls Giant Orange
Chromeo Fancy Footwork
Clark Iradelphic
Claro Intelecto Warehouse Sessions
Warehouse Sessions collects ten of the best club bangers Claro Intelecto has produced to date; 'Thieves' and 'Momento' being particularly notable. However, lumped together, things start to get a bit too samey over the course of one hour of playing length. This makes these tracks much more suited for the clubs, then, than for intricate home listening sessions.
Cursive I Am Gemini
Daft Punk Human After All
David Bowie The Next Day
Deadmau5 4x4=12
Demdike Stare Elemental
Dirty Projectors Swing Lo Magellan
Ducktails The Flower Lane
Eagles Of Death Metal Peace Love Death Metal
Eagles Of Death Metal Heart On
Eleven Tigers 111
Eminem The Slim Shady LP
Emptyset Material
Explosions in the Sky All of a Sudden, I Miss Everyone
Fall Out Boy Take This to Your Grave
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Foals Holy Fire
Four Tet Beautiful Rewind
Franz Ferdinand Blood
Probably more suited as background music than for actual attentive listening, but none of the tracks are bad. Each dub has a nice take on the original from Tonight and depending on your mood, you may feel that some reworkings here are actually the better versions of the songs.
Fucked Up David's Town
fun. Some Nights
Gallows Orchestra Of Wolves
Ganja White Night Mystic Herbalist
Geike For The Beauty Of Confusion
Gorillaz The Fall
Green Day 21st Century Breakdown
Grinderman Grinderman
Gwen Stefani Love. Angel. Music. Baby.
Herve Party Bombs!
Holograms Holograms
Hot Water Music Fuel for the Hate Game
Iceage You're Nothing
Islands A Sleep and a Forgetting
Jacques Greene Concealer
Jacuzzi Boys Glazin'
Jake Bugg Jake Bugg
James Blake James Blake
This is a rather enjoyable debut, but Blakes' voice doesn't have the emotional impact of a Justin Vernon or Nebraska-era Springsteen (my 2 favorite singer-songwriters) and the beats miss the warmth of the compositions of a Four Tet. In fact, the album comes off as rather cold and emotionless and it's this that keeps me from really embracing it.
James Blake Overgrown
Jessie Ware Devotion
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American
Joe Henry Reverie
Joyce Manor Joyce Manor
Joyce Manor Of All Things I Will Soon Grow Tired
Kaiser Chiefs Employment
Kings of Leon Aha Shake Heartbreak
Kraftwerk Computer World
Kraftwerk Radio-Activity
Kraftwerk Electric Cafe
Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks
Lanterns on the Lake The Starlight
Lapalux Nostalchic
Last Dinosaurs In A Million Years
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin III
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Lisa Hannigan Passenger
Local Natives Hummingbird
Lotus Plaza Spooky Action At A Distance
Love American Disquiet
Low C'Mon
Mark Lanegan Blues Funeral
Memoryhouse The Slideshow Effect
MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Michael Jackson Bad
Michael Jackson Off the Wall
Miike Snow Miike Snow
Miike Snow Happy to You
Mika Life in Cartoon Motion
Misfits Static Age
Muse Showbiz
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
My Chemical Romance The Black Parade
Netsky Netsky
Good debut album from drum & bass prodigy Netsky. Although his dubstep experiments are a bit off and some tunes sound a bit samey, plenty d&b anthems are to be found here. Not to mention that the production value is superb. All in all a great collection of party tracks.
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Night Birds The Other Side Of Darkness
Northstar Pollyanna
Oh Sees Putrifiers II
Omar S It Can Be Done But Only I Can Do It
Pariah (UK) Rift
Paul Banks Banks
Paul Weller Sonik Kicks
Peverelist Jarvik Mindstate
pg.lost Key
Pixies Come On Pilgrim
Porcelain Raft Strange Weekend
Pulled Apart By Horses Pulled Apart By Horses
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Refused Songs to Fan the Flames of Discontent
Richard Cheese Apertif for Destruction
Rise and Fall Faith
Royksopp The Understanding
Royksopp Junior
Santigold Master of My Make-Believe
School Is Cool Entropology
Sepalcure Fleur
Shameboy At The Pyramid Marquee
Solid release. But as someone who was there when this was recorded, I can safely say that this live album doesn't contain at all the energy and atmosphere of the performance or audience.
Sharon Van Etten Tramp
Shigeto Lineage
Shlohmo Bad Vibes
Sigur Ros Valtari
Sithu Aye Invent the Universe
Snoop Dogg R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta) - The Masterpiece
Son Lux We Are Rising
Soundtrack (Film) Death Proof
Spider Bags Shake My Head
Spor Supernova
Squarepusher Hello Everything
Stumbleine The Night Before
Another EP with little to no change in direction for the artist. It's his third already, this year. 'The Night Before' is still quite enjoyable, but he'd better slow down or no-one will be interested anymore.
Suicide Suicide
Suicide Suicide: Alan Vega and Martin Rev
Tennis Young And Old
Tera Melos X'ed Out
The Black Box Revelation Shiver Of Joy
This EP is the first American release for The Black Box Revelation. It contains six tracks, but only the first and the last one are worth your time, as the rest of the songs can be found on their European albums. Nevertheless, the EP is a solid introduction to the band and the title track gives high hopes for their upcoming third album, scheduled for release on October 3.
The Bloody Beetroots Romborama
The Bronx The Bronx (IV)
The Chariot One Wing
The Doppelgangaz HARK
The Hickey Underworld I'm Under The House, I'm Dying
The second effort by The Hickey Underworld is in some ways a step forward (more thought out and focused), but at the same time it loses the appealling rawness of the debut. Ultimately, the boys are still developing their sound which results in 'I'm Under The House, I'm Dying' being a slightly underdeveloped and not completely satisfying album.
The Jezabels The Brink
The Mars Volta De-Loused in the Comatorium
The Prodigy Music for the Jilted Generation
The Rolling Stones Tattoo You
The Rolling Stones It's Only Rock 'n' Roll
The Stranglers Black And White
The Subways Young For Eternity
The Subways All or Nothing
The Ting Tings Sounds from Nowheresville
The Who A Quick One
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures
Toro Y Moi Anything In Return
Triggerfinger All this dancin' around
Triptides Psychic Summer
Two Gallants The Bloom and the Blight
Unknown Mortal Orchestra II
Valentin Stip Sigh
Venetian Snares The Chocolate Wheelchair Album
Venetian Snares Winter In The Belly Of A Snake
Venetian Snares Hospitality
Wen Commotion
Wil Wagner Laika
Winther Winther
Wires Shadows EP
WU LYF Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Heads Will Roll (A-Trak Remix EP)
Yellowcard Ocean Avenue
You Slut! Medium Bastard
Zomby Where Were U In '92?
Zomby Dedication

2.5 average
Abel (NY) Make It Right
Airhead For Years
Anthony Green Beautiful Things
Anti-Flag The General Strike
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works Volume II
Beach House Bloom
Beth Ditto EP
Blink-182 Neighborhoods
Bloc Party Intimacy Remixed
Bloc Party Four
Never before have I been so dissapointed in an album.
Bloodhound Gang Hefty Fine
Broken Note Terminal Static
Burial Rival Dealer
Chromeo She's In Control
Daft Punk Tron: Legacy
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
Dead Kennedys Bedtime for Democracy
Dead Kennedys Plastic Surgery Disasters
Dead Kennedys Frankenchrist
Deadmau5 Get Scraped
Diagrams Black Light
Emika DVA
Eminem Encore
Foo Fighters Echoes, Silence, Patience & Grace
Goose Synrise
Gossip Music For Men
Gozu The Fury Of A Patient Man
Green Day ¡UNO!
Grouper A I A
Hadouken! Music For An Accelerated Culture
Hit the Lights Invicta
Huoratron Cryptocracy
Ital Tek Hyper Real
Jaga Jazzist What We Must
James Blake Enough Thunder
Justin Timberlake FutureSex/LoveSounds
Kaiser Chiefs Off With Their Heads
Kings of Leon Only By The Night
Kubrick's Cube Odissey
Lady Gaga The Fame
Linkin Park Hybrid Theory
Linkin Park Meteora
Liquid Stranger The Arcane Terrain
Machinedrum Room(s)
Massive Attack vs. Burial Four Walls/Paradise Circus
Matthew Dear Beams
Nada Surf The Stars Are Indifferent to Astronomy
NOISIA Split The Atom
Of Montreal Paralytic Stalks
Planas The Long Game
Purity Ring Shrines
Richard Hawley Standing At The Sky's Edge
Sepalcure Love Pressure
Shai Hulud Reach Beyond the Sun
Sharks No Gods
Shearwater Animal Joy
Simian Mobile Disco Unpatterns
Simple Plan Still Not Getting Any...
Son Lux At War With Walls And Mazes
Squarepusher Ufabulum
Sub Focus Sub Focus
Tegan and Sara Heartthrob
The Afghan Whigs Gentlemen
The Big Pink Future This
The Black Box Revelation My Perception
The Black Eyed Peas Elephunk
The Black Eyed Peas Monkey Business
The Creature Cocoa Don't Explain It
The Jam This Is The Modern World
The Knife Shaking the Habitual
The Kooks Konk
The Mars Volta Noctourniquet
The Rolling Stones A Bigger Bang
The Rolling Stones Voodoo Lounge
The Shins Port of Morrow
The Strokes Angles
The xx Coexist
Therapy? A Brief Crack of Light
Thundercat The Golden Age Of Apocalypse
Thursday Full Collapse
Touche Amore Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me
Trailer Trash Tracys Ester
Tribes Baby
Venetian Snares Affectionate
Youth Lagoon Wondrous Bughouse
ZZT Partys Over Earth

2.0 poor
Amatorski RE:TBC
If there's anything Amatorski shouldn't have released, it's a fucking remix album with club tracks.
Blood Red Shoes In Time To Voices
Bran Van 3000 Discosis
Two brilliant pop tracks ('Love Cliche' and 'Astounded') cannot hide the fact that this album lacks severely in the entertainment factor. And - as it's pretending to be a pop album - that's not a very appealing quality.
Dada Life Just Do The Dada
Graham Coxon A+E
Green Day iDOS!
Gwen Stefani The Sweet Escape
High Contrast The Agony And The Ecstasy
What the hell happened? C'mon mr. Barrett, you can do so much better than this...
Iceage New Brigade
Kanye West Yeezus
Lana Del Rey Born to Die
Major Lazer Guns Dont Kill People... Lazers Do
Panic! at the Disco Pretty. Odd.
Pendulum In Silico
Say Anything Anarchy, My Dear
Shameboy 808 State of Mind
Sleigh Bells Reign of Terror
Sum 41 Underclass Hero
The Strokes Comedown Machine
The Subs Decontrol
The Van Jets Halo
Great rockband starts to use synths, with predictably anoying and boring results.
Two Fingers Two Fingers
X-Ecutioners Revolutions
Yeah Yeah Yeahs Mosquito

1.5 very poor
Eminem Relapse
Justice Audio, Video, Disco
God, when will this 80's revival stuff stop? Newsflash: it never spawned a good album!
Kele The Boxer
Netsky 2
Fuck this shiiiit, maaaang!!!
Swindle Long Live The Jazz
The Clash Cut the Crap
Vitalic Rave Age

1.0 awful
Deadmau5 >album title goes here<
Enter Shikari A Flash Flood of Colour
Kaiser Chiefs The Future is Medieval
After Off With Their Heads, I thought the Chiefs couldn't sink any lower, but they've proven me wrong. 20 songs you can choose from, but none is even slightly entertaining or mildly creative in any way. One simple advice: AVOID!

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