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5.0 classic
Agnes Obel Aventine
Agnes Obel Citizen Of Glass
Angelo Badalamenti Twin Peaks
Animal Collective Feels
Animal Collective Strawberry Jam
Animal Collective Merriweather Post Pavilion
Austra Feel It Break
Bjork Homogenic
Boards of Canada Geogaddi
Diamanda Galas The Divine Punishment
Faith No More Angel Dust
Fantomas Delirium Cordia
Fever Ray Fever Ray
Goldfrapp Felt Mountain
Howard Shore The Fellowship of the Ring
Howard Shore The Two Towers
Howard Shore The Return of the King
Idiot Flesh Fancy
Idiot Flesh The Nothing Show
Joanna Newsom Ys
Jon Hopkins Immunity
Kate Bush Hounds of Love
Massive Attack Mezzanine
Melvins Stoner Witch
Mr. Bungle Disco Volante
An alternately hilarious and terrifying avant-garde record of plodding death metal, schizoid jazz, sensual funk and eerie ambience. Never has a record had a more mysterious, haunting personality. Requires many a listen to make sense of it all, but it'll stick with you for life.
Mr. Bungle California
Mr. Bungle's third and final album was their weakest, but nonetheless an absolute triumph. The weirdest and best pop album ever recorded.
Mr. Bungle Mr. Bungle
Mr. Bungle The Studio Album Collection
Parliament Mothership Connection
Pink Floyd The Dark Side of the Moon
I actually consider Dark Side Of The Moon a little flawed, and find a couple of tracks far less interesting than others... but the one-two punch of Time and The Great Gig In The Sky is enough to 5 this alone. A timeless, sweeping classic.
Radiohead Kid A
Radiohead OK Computer
Radiohead In Rainbows
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool
Sigur Ros Agætis byrjun
Sigur Ros Kveikur
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Of Natural History
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum In Glorious Times
Spiritualized Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space
Swans Filth
Swans The Great Annihilator
Swans The Seer
Talking Heads Remain in Light
The Jesus Lizard Goat
The Jesus Lizard Liar
The Knife Tomorrow, In a Year
The fragmented, droning dissonance of the first half had me basically twitching in anticipation of a sonic payoff. When it finally came, so did I. What a rollercoaster of an album.
Tricky Maxinquaye
Ufomammut Eve

4.5 superb
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
Agnes Obel Philharmonics
Air Moon Safari
Akron/Family Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free
Akron/Family Sub Verses
Really digging this so far, mathy and direct. Not to mention the production is mindblowing. What the hell is wrong with you people
Animal Collective Sung Tongs
Animal Collective Water Curses
"This is where I come to cry" ... "Coooool"
Animal Collective Fall Be Kind
Animal Collective ODDSAC
Aphex Twin Selected Ambient Works 85-92
Black Moth Super Rainbow Dandelion Gum
Blur Parklife
Boards of Canada Music Has the Right to Children
Boards of Canada Tomorrow's Harvest
BT Ima
Daft Punk Alive 2007
Danny Brown XXX
David Bowie The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars
David Bowie Hunky Dory
David Bowie "Heroes"
David Bowie Scary Monsters
David Bowie The Next Day
Dead Can Dance The Serpent's Egg
The opening and closing tracks are two of the best things ever recorded.
Dead Can Dance Within the Realm of a Dying Sun
Deakin Sleep Cycle
Deftones White Pony
DJ Shadow Endtroducing...
El-P Cancer 4 Cure
Faith No More King for a Day... Fool for a Lifetime
Faith No More Album of the Year
Faith No More Original Album Series [Box set]
Fantomas Suspended Animation
Faun Fables Mother Twilight
Fever Ray Stranger Than Kindness/Here Before
Fever Ray Live In Luleå
Genesis Selling England by the Pound
Gorguts Obscura
Hans Zimmer Interstellar
Jeff Buckley Grace
Jenny Hval Blood Bitch
Joanna Newsom The Milk-Eyed Mender
fuck y'all she has a stunning voice, I love Joanna Newsroom
John Williams Star Wars, Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Vader: Luke I am your father /.../ Luke: Daddy /.../ Vader: what the fuck
John Williams Star Wars: The Force Awakens
John Zorn Spillane
Kate Bush The Dreaming
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly
King Crimson Islands
KMFDM Symbols
KMFDM Don't Blow Your Top
KMFDM Extra Vol.1
KMFDM Extra Vol.2
KMFDM Extra Vol.3
KMFDM Godlike
Lightning Bolt Wonderful Rainbow
Lightning Bolt Earthly Delights
Lustmord The Word As Power
Madvillain Madvillainy
Massive Attack Ritual Spirit
Melvins Hostile Ambient Takeover
Miles Davis Bitches Brew
Motoi Sakuraba & Yuka Kitamura DARK SOULS III Original Soundtrack
My Bloody Valentine Loveless
My Bloody Valentine m b v
Neutral Milk Hotel In the Aeroplane Over the Sea
Panda Bear Person Pitch
Panda Bear Tomboy
Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here
Queens of the Stone Age Rated R
Queens of the Stone Age ...Like Clockwork
Radiohead Amnesiac
Radiohead The King of Limbs: From the Basement
Radiohead The Daily Mail/Staircase
Ryan Amon Bloodborne Original Soundtrack
Scratch Acid Just Keep Eating
Sigur Ros Takk...
Sigur Ros Heima (DVD)
Sleepytime Gorilla Museum Grand Opening and Closing
Slowdive Souvlaki
Son Lux At War With Walls And Mazes
Soundtrack (Film) 2001: A Space Odyssey
Soundtrack (Film) Donnie Darko
Soundtrack (Video Game) World of Warcraft
Soundtrack (Video Game) World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade
Soundtrack (Video Game) World of Warcraft: Wraith of the Lich King
Soundtrack (Video Game) World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria
Stimming Alpe Lusia
I first heard Stimming nearly five years ago, when a song of his was given to me by a friend as part of a mixtape. The track
exhibited a fresh and meticulous approach to house music, suggesting Stimming possessed something special among the
hordes of bedroom DJs. However, there was something audibly missing from the track, as
though Stimming had not yet realised how to take the disparate elements of his music and add them up to something entire
and profound. While optimistic that I would one day hear Stimming deliver on his promise, a torrent of new music and other
experiences flooded into my life, and I quickly forgot all about him. Cue the release of his new album. Alpe Lusia is the
sound of Stimming fully, gloriously realising the potential I first heard from him half a decade ago. One of the best
electronic albums I've heard in some years.
Swans Soundtracks for the Blind
Swans To Be Kind
Sweet Trip Velocity : Design : Comfort
I ain't never seen a gator get punked by no mongooses
Talking Heads Fear of Music
Tears for Fears Songs from the Big Chair
Television Marquee Moon
The All Seeing Hand Mechatronics
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
The Beatles Revolver
The Beatles The Beatles
The Beatles Magical Mystery Tour
The Knife Silent Shout
The Knife Shaking the Habitual
The Verve A Storm in Heaven
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Horses in the Sky
Tomahawk Mit Gas
Ufomammut Snailking
Ufomammut Lucifer Songs

4.0 excellent
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
Agalloch Pale Folklore
Agalloch Ashes Against the Grain
Aglaia Three Organic Experiences
A full, warm, oscillating record of organic and gorgeous ambience. Essential.
Akron/Family Love Is Simple
Alaskalana Safe From Harm
if I heard this in a record store I'd buy me a copy on the fucken spot
Angelo Badalamenti Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me
A fantastic, haunting soundtrack to one of the most unsettling films I've ever seen. The Pink Room is phenomenal.
Animal Collective Here Comes the Indian
Animal Collective Spirit They're Gone, Spirit They've Vanished
Animal Collective People
Animal Collective Campfire Songs
Animal Collective Centipede Hz
Merriweather's busy, scrambled and erratic cousin - for better and for worse.
Animal Collective Honeycomb/Gotham
This single, particularly a-side Honeycomb, feels very much like business as usual for Animal Collective. You
could call Honeycomb an ecstatic three-minute summation of their last three albums; it has the rough 'n'
tumble execution of 'Feels', the soaring vocals of 'Merriweather Post Pavilion', and the melodic sweetness of
'Strawberry Jam'. Melancholic b-side Gotham isn't quite so familiar-sounding, featuring a heartbreaking vocal
from Avey Tare that sighs across lethargic guitar and unhurried drums. It isn't the blast of energy and colour
Honeycomb is, but may well be the superior track. All in all Honeycomb/Gotham is a fantastic, if slightly
inessential pre-'Centipede' single.
Arcade Fire Funeral
Autechre Tri Repetae
Battles Gloss Drop
Beach House Depression Cherry
Big Black Songs About Fucking
Biosphere Substrata
Bjork Vespertine
Black Moth Super Rainbow Eating Us
Blur Modern Life Is Rubbish
Boards of Canada The Campfire Headphase
Boards of Canada In a Beautiful Place Out in the Country
Bonobo The North Borders
Boredoms Seadrum/House Of Sun
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Brian Eno Ambient 1: Music For Airports
Brian Eno Another Green World
Burial Untrue
Burial Street Halo
Burial Kindred
Chelsea Wolfe Abyss
Coil Horse Rotorvator
Cryptopsy None So Vile
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles
D'Angelo Black Messiah
Daft Punk Discovery
Daft Punk Homework
Daft Punk Random Access Memories
Danny Brown Old
Danny Brown Atrocity Exhibition
Darkthrone Transilvanian Hunger
David Bowie Aladdin Sane
David Bowie Station to Station
David Bowie Blackstar
David Sylvian Secrets of the Beehive
Dead Can Dance Into the Labyrinth
Death Human
Deerhoof Reveille
Deftones Around the Fur
Deftones Diamond Eyes
Devendra Banhart Rejoicing in the Hands
Dinosaur Jr. You're Living All Over Me
Doprah Wasting
Echo and The Bunnymen Ocean Rain
El-P Fantastic Damage
Electric Wizard Dopethrone
Estradasphere Buck Fever
Faith No More The Real Thing
Faith No More Sol Invictus
Fantomas Fantomas
Faun Fables Light of a Vaster Dark
Flying Lotus Cosmogramma
Franz Ferdinand Tonight: Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action
Gary Numan The Pleasure Principle
Gary Numan Dead Son Rising
General Patton vs. The X-Ecutioners General Patton vs. The X-Ecutioners
Genesis Platinum Collection
Godspeed You! Black Emperor F♯ A♯ ∞
Gold Panda Lucky Shiner
Gorillaz Gorillaz
Gorillaz Demon Days
Gravediggaz 6 Feet Deep
Hammock Oblivion Hymns
How to Destroy Angels Welcome Oblivion
Idiot Flesh Tales of Instant Knowledge and Sure Death
Jakob Solace
Jamie Saft Trio Astaroth: Book of Angels Volume 1
Janelle Monae The ArchAndroid
John Zorn Filmworks XIII: Invitation to a Suicide
This is a film score consisting of about three or four simple themes, varied upon and repeated throughout. What makes this score wonderful rather than monotonous is a) the sheer, aching beauty of these melodic motifs, and b) the ingenious ways Zorn is able to remould them in different hues. Highly recommended.
John Zorn Madness, Love and Mysticism
Kate Bush The Sensual World
Kate Bush 50 Words for Snow
Killer Mike R.A.P. Music
King Crimson In the Court of the Crimson King
King Crimson Larks' Tongues in Aspic
King Crimson In the Wake of Poseidon
King Crimson Starless and Bible Black
Kings of Leon Because Of The Times
KMFDM What Do You Know, Deutschland?
KMFDM 84-86
KMFDM Sin Sex & Salvation
KMFDM Greatest Shit
KMFDM Juke Joint Jezebel
KMFDM More'n'faster
Kraftwerk Computer World
Kraftwerk The Man-Machine
Kraftwerk Trans-Europe Express
Led Zeppelin Led Zeppelin IV
Lightning Bolt Hypermagic Mountain
Lightning Bolt Fantasy Empire
Lorde The Love Club
Lorde Pure Heroine
Massive Attack 100th Window
Fragile, glassy, subtle, ethereal, sparse, gorgeous. Listening to this album is like being haunted by Mezzanine's ghost.
Massive Attack Blue Lines
Massive Attack The Spoils
Mayhem De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas
Melvins Houdini
Melvins Stag
Melvins Bullhead
Melvins Eggnog
Mike Oldfield Tubular Bells
Modeselektor Monkeytown
Modeselektor & Thom Yorke This
Motoi Sakuraba Dark Souls Soundtrack
Mr. Bungle OU818
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult Sexplosion!
My Life with the Thrill Kill Kult 13 Above The Night
Neutral Milk Hotel On Avery Island
Nicolas Jaar Space Is Only Noise
Nine Inch Nails The Downward Spiral
Nine Inch Nails Ghosts I-IV
Nine Inch Nails Fixed
Nirvana In Utero
Nobukazu Takemura Songbook
Nujabes Spiritual State
Oasis Wibbling Rivalry
Om God Is Good
OutKast ATLiens
Panda Bear Panda Bear Meets the Grim Reaper
Parliament Funkentelechy Vs. the Placebo Syndrome
Peeping Tom Peeping Tom
Peter Gabriel So
Pink Floyd The Piper at the Gates of Dawn
Pink Floyd Animals
Pink Floyd Ummagumma
Portishead Dummy
Portishead Portishead
Primus Frizzle Fry
Primus Pork Soda
Primus Animals Should Not Try To Act Like People
Public Enemy It Takes a Nation of Millions to Hold Us Back
Radiohead The Bends
Radiohead Hail to the Thief
Radiohead The King of Limbs
Radiohead TKOL RMX 1234567
Radiohead Supercollider/The Butcher
Forgot to butcher this despite colliding both times a ton of magic. Songrater is super okay, and The Hearer is pure
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels 2
Scorn Zander
Scratch Acid The Greatest Gift
Sigur Ros ( )
Sigur Ros Valtari
Sigur Ros Brennisteinn
Skinny Puppy Too Dark Park
Skinny Puppy Last Rights
Slick Idiot Dicknity
Slick Idiot Sucksess
"Sucksess" is the 2009 album by electro-industrial act Slick Idiot, aka ex-KMFDM members En Esch and
Guenter Schulz. Although amateurly produced and a little incoherent stylistically, this album is far superior to
anything KMFDM has come up with since said members left in 1999. Tracks like Everyone's A Winner,
Daydreams, Silly and Wer Bist Du? are exotic and deliciously catchy post-industrial jams far more deserving of
the KMFDM name than Sascha's recent mall goth bullshit. I am yet to listen to their divisive debut, DickNity,
but this album fills me with hope and excitement. Well done fellas.
Son Lux Bones
Soundtrack (Film) Pulp Fiction
Soundtrack (Film) Reservoir Dogs: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Soundtrack (Film) Crank 2: High Voltage
Soundtrack (Film) Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
Soundtrack (Film) Snatch
Soundtrack (Film) Watchmen: Music from the Motion Picture
Soundtrack (Video Game) Imaginarium: Songs from the Neverhood
An underrated and unknown gem of a game. Suitably wacky music to accompany the vistas of plasticine.
Soundtrack (Video Game) Witcher 3 - The Wild Hunt
Sunn O))) Monoliths and Dimensions
Swans White Light From the Mouth of Infinity
Swans Greed
Swans Love Will Tear Us Apart
Swans The Glowing Man
Talk Talk Laughing Stock
Talk Talk Spirit of Eden
The Beatles Abbey Road
The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
The Chemical Brothers Surrender
The Cure Disintegration
The Flaming Lips The Soft Bulletin
The Jesus Lizard Blue
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Are You Experienced
The Necks Hanging Gardens
The Necks Sex
The Smashing Pumpkins Siamese Dream
The Strokes Is This It
The White Stripes Elephant
The White Stripes De Stijl
The White Stripes Icky Thump
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Born Into Trouble As the Sparks Fly Upward
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra He Has Left Us Alone But Shafts of Light Sometimes Grace the Corner of Our
Tim Hecker Ravedeath, 1972
Tomahawk Tomahawk
Tomahawk Anonymous
Trentemoller The Last Resort
Ufomammut Idolum
Van Morrison Astral Weeks
Venetian Snares The Chocolate Wheelchair Album
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)
Xiu Xiu Plays The Music Of Twin Peaks
Zahava Seewald and Michael Grebil From My Mother's House

3.5 great
Agalloch The Mantle
Akron/Family S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT
Animal Collective Keep + Animal Collective
First two tracks (Geologist's and Avey Tare's) are pleasant enough, although the latter two (Deakin's and Panda Bear's) are really worth the listen. A funny little EP.
Animal Collective Painting With
Aphex Twin Syro
Atoms for Peace Amok
Autechre Amber
Autechre EP7
Autechre Exai
Battles Mirrored
Battles Dross Glop
Beach House Beach House
Beach House Devotion
Bjork Post
Bjork Debut
Bjork Biophilia
Black Moth Super Rainbow Falling Through a Field
Blur Think Tank
Bonnie 'Prince' Billy I See a Darkness
Butthole Surfers Locust Abortion Technician
Chelsea Wolfe Pain Is Beauty
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles II
Crystal Castles Crystal Castles III
Darkside Psychic
David Lynch The Big Dream
Denzel Curry Imperial
Devendra Banhart Mala
En Esch Spänk
Ennio Morricone The Hateful Eight
Fantomas The Director's Cut
Faun Fables A Table Forgotten
Faun Fables The Transit Rider
Flipper Album – Generic Flipper
Forest Swords Engravings
Frank Zappa Joe's Garage
Franz Ferdinand Franz Ferdinand
Franz Ferdinand Blood
Fuck Buttons Slow Focus
Funkadelic Maggot Brain
Gary Numan Telekon
Gary Numan Pure
Gary Numan Sacrifice
Godspeed You! Black Emperor Slow Riot For New Zero Kanada
Godspeed You! Black Emperor 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Gojira From Mars to Sirius
Gorillaz D-Sides
Hans Zimmer The Dark Knight Rises
How to Destroy Angels An Omen
Jack White Blunderbuss
Janelle Monae The Electric Lady
Julianna Barwick Will
Kate Bush The Kick Inside
Kendrick Lamar untitled unmastered.
Killing Joke Killing Joke
Kings of Leon Aha Shake Heartbreak
Kings of Leon Youth and Young Manhood
Kings of Leon Only By The Night
KMFDM Strum & Drang Tour 2002
Kraftwerk Autobahn
Lightning Bolt Ride The Skies
Lorde Tennis Court
Lovage Music To Make Love To Your Old Lady By
Mac DeMarco 2
Mac DeMarco Salad Days
Mastodon Leviathan
Mastodon Blood Mountain
Mastodon Crack the Skye
Melvins Lysol
Melvins A Senile Animal
Melvins The Bride Screamed Murder
Moderat II
Modeselektor Happy Birthday!
Muse Absolution
Nick Drake Pink Moon
Nicolas Jaar Sirens
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine
Nine Inch Nails Year Zero
Nine Inch Nails Pretty Hate Machine: 2010 Remaster
Nirvana Bleach
Oasis (What's the Story) Morning Glory?
Oasis Definitely Maybe
Oasis Standing on the Shoulder of Giants
Oasis Don't Believe the Truth
Pearl Jam Ten
Phoenix Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Pink Floyd Meddle
Primus The Brown Album
Primus Sailing the Seas of Cheese
Queens of the Stone Age Songs for the Deaf
Queens of the Stone Age Lullabies to Paralyze
Radiohead 8 Outtakes From Amnesiac
Radiohead In Rainbows Disk 2
Rage Against The Machine Rage Against The Machine
Run the Jewels Run the Jewels
Shihad The General Electric
Silver Apples Silver Apples
Six Organs Of Admittance The Sun Awakens
Soundtrack (Film) Lock Stock and 2 Smoking Barrels
Soundtrack (Video Game) Super Smash Bros. For Nintendo 3DS/Wii U
St. Vincent St. Vincent
Swans Holy Money
Swans Love of Life
Swans My Father Will Guide Me Up a Rope to the Sky
T. Rex Electric Warrior
The Beatles Love
The Chemical Brothers Dig Your Own Hole
The Clash London Calling
The Flaming Lips Clouds Taste Metallic
The Horrors Skying
The Jesus Lizard Head
The Jesus Lizard Shot
The Jesus Lizard Down
The Jesus Lizard The Jesus Lizard
The Knife Deep Cuts
The Mothers of Invention Freak Out!
The Strokes Room on Fire
The Strokes First Impressions of Earth
The United States of America The United States of America
The White Stripes White Blood Cells
The White Stripes Get Behind Me Satan
The xx xx
Them Crooked Vultures Them Crooked Vultures
Thom Yorke The Eraser
Thurston Moore Demolished Thoughts
Tomahawk Oddfellows
Ufomammut Godlike Snake

3.0 good
Arctic Monkeys Favourite Worst Nightmare
Arctic Monkeys AM
Austra Olympia
Daft Punk Human After All
Deadsy Commencement
Devendra Banhart Smokey Rolls Down Thunder Canyon
Elliott Smith Figure 8
Frank Zappa Hot Rats
Franz Ferdinand You Could Have It So Much Better
John Zorn Filmworks XXI: Belle de Nature/The New Rijksmuseum
Kasabian Empire
Kasabian Velociraptor!
Kaytranada 99.9%
Kerli Love Is Dead
A surprisingly convincing combination of Alice in Wonderland-style gothics and Bjorky, eccentric pop. Rest
assured, this sounds/tastes nothing like Evanescence. Imperfect, but tasteful and ambitious.
Killing Joke Brighter Than a Thousand Suns
KMFDM Tohuvabohu
KMFDM Day of light
Korn Issues
Perhaps Korn's least obnoxious release, Issues leans closer to alternative metal than nu-metal, a stylistic shift they should've made earlier and stuck with for longer. Despite being long-winded and flawed beyond belief, Issues does offer up a handful of clever riffs and explosive choruses, evident on tracks like Hey Daddy and Make Me Bad. As good as they ever got.
Kraftwerk Radio-Activity
Lana Del Rey Honeymoon
Mac DeMarco Another One
Mali Mali Gather 'round The Gooseclock
Massive Attack Protection
Mastodon Once More 'Round the Sun
MGMT Oracular Spectacular
Muse Origin of Symmetry
Muse Black Holes & Revelations
Myrkur M
Nine Inch Nails The Fragile
Nine Inch Nails The Slip
Nine Inch Nails Hesitation Marks
Nirvana Nevermind
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds
Oasis Be Here Now
Oasis Heathen Chemistry
Oasis The Masterplan
Oasis Dig Out Your Soul
Oneohtrix Point Never R Plus Seven
Paolo Nutini Caustic Love
Phoenix Bankrupt!
Pink Floyd The Wall
Purity Ring Shrines
Regina Spektor Soviet Kitsch
"life ain't kitsch but a phat Regina" - king Vendrick Lamar
Sleigh Bells Treats
Son Lux We Are Rising
Soundtrack (Film) Juno
Swans The Burning World
The Beatles Help!
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Methodrone
The Horrors Primary Colours
The Jesus Lizard Pure
The Killers Day & Age
The Mountain Goats We Shall All Be Healed
The Strokes Angles
The Strokes Comedown Machine
The Vines Highly Evolved
Young Aussie rockers splicing The Beatles' Revolver with Nirvana's Nevermind. Sound awful? It isn't. This album is far, far better than it has any right to be.
The White Stripes The White Stripes
Thee Silver Mt. Zion Memorial Orchestra Pretty Little Lightning Paw
Tycho The Science of Patterns
u-Ziq Chewed Corners
Weezer Weezer
Woods of Desolation Torn Beyond Reason
Young Thug JEFFERY

2.5 average
Beady Eye Different Gear, Still Speeding
Barely competent revivalist rock that does offer some treats and surprises across its thirteen tracks, but not quite enough to bother spinning it.
Beady Eye BE
Boston Boston
File under anthemic, all-American pseudo-prog rock.
Justin Timberlake The 20/20 Experience
Kasabian West Ryder Pauper Lunatic Asylum
Kings of Leon Come Around Sundown
Kings of Leon Mechanical Bull
Kings of Leon Walls
Korn Life Is Peachy
Despite some truly impressive in-your-face production, this is Korn at their most juvenile and embarrassing. Like other Korn albums, it can competently channel superior bands (Faith No More, Mr. Bungle) but offers nothing of worth beyond that.
Kraftwerk Tour De France Soundtracks
Mark Pritchard Under the Sun
Massive Attack Heligoland
Heligoland is a record that feels rushed and directionless, a fairly random series of cheap-sounding noises thrown at a canvas. Not a lot of it sticks.
Mr. Oizo The Church
Nine Inch Nails With Teeth
Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds Chasing Yesterday
Opeth Still Life
Pig The Gospel
Radiohead Pablo Honey
Not the embarrassing, grating pop-grunge album people would lead you to believe it is, Pablo Honey is simply an unimpressive mix of bland songwriting and ho-hum execution. Not a patch on even The Bends.
Regina Spektor Begin To Hope
Soundtrack (Film) Guardians of the Galaxy: Awesome Mix Vol. 1
The Beatles A Hard Day's Night
The Beatles Let It Be
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Give It Back
The Horrors Strange House
The Vines Winning Days
Aside from the opener and the beautiful title track, this is a step down in quality from their debut. A shame.
Tool Lateralus
Tool Ænima

2.0 poor
Anamanaguchi Endless Fantasy
Bliss N Eso Circus In The Sky
Frank Zappa Apostrophe
KMFDM Amnesia
Korn Korn
Korn Follow the Leader
Mastodon The Hunter
I must admit I never managed to get through the whole thing, but the impression it gave me was so weak I don't think I'll ever bother. A massive disappointment following the epic Crack The Skye.
Muse The Resistance
Pixies EP1
Four lifeless, uninspired songs that bare absolutely no resemblance to the Pixies or even each other. An
inscrutable little EP.
Primus Antipop
Soundtrack (Film) Man of Steel
The Brian Jonestown Massacre Bravery Repetition and Noise
The Killers Battle Born
The Veils Time Stays, We Go
Time Stays, We Go is not a terrible record, simply a huge letdown considering The Veil's massive reputation.
Tycho Epoch
Fuck me, this is as bland as it gets. The musical equivalent of having a palm tree as your desktop screensaver. Offensively
Young Thug Slime Season 3

1.5 very poor
Die Antwoord Ten$ion
Possibly the most gimmicky, charmless, style-over-substance band I have ever heard... all surface and no meaning whatsoever.
James Blake Overgrown
Other than the first minute of the title track (a scorching banjo jam) and some gorgeously-mixed industrial samples, this is a totally forgettable, lifeless release. The chugging metal riffs of earlier KMFDM albums worked because they were catchy and tongue-in-cheek, here they just sound like those of any other cringeworthy metal band. Probably the worst KMFDM album of the post-Esch years.
Korn The Path of Totality
A cross-promotion can of energy drink. I'll admit this match made in hell carries some morbid fascination for me. The one
or two faint glimmers of guilty pleasure on here (e.g. the pre-chorus of 'Get Up') prevent me from rating this as a 1.0... as
much as this id-driven, fad-chasing mess might deserve it. This really does represent some nadir of Western culture. I only
wish I hated it more than I do.
Muse The 2nd Law
Muse's trashy mix of cheesy guitar riffs, space-themed lyrics and Freddie Mercury-style histrionics can at times be great fun to listen to. On The 2nd Law however the cheese and the drama is cranked to 11, totally at the cost of any enjoyment. This album is almost entirely forgettable, save for the couple of tracks (Survival, Unsustainable) where the band verges into unlistenable territory. The addition of wobble bass on tracks such as Madness, Follow Me and Unsustainable (funnily enough the three singles thus far) was a soulless and ineffective attempt to jump on the dubstep bandwagon, yielding results more tragic than anything else. Stay way clear of this, folks.
Run the Jewels Meow the Jewels
Tool 10,000 Days

1.0 awful
Crazy Frog Crazy Frog Presents Crazy Hits
Oh, how the mighty have fallen. The point where KMFDM truly lost all artistic integrity, and became a soulless franchise. At least on recent KMFDM albums, when they rehashed old ideas, they at least tried to pass it off as new material (see the opener of Kunst for example). This album is literally a bunch of older songs (most of them terrible) remixed by Sascha and thrown together on a CD. Why? Because legions of brainless fans will buy it anyway, because of the brand name attached to it. For which KMFDM collection is complete, without this utterly needless and ridiculous release? You better grab the vinyl and the t-shirt, too. We already have three greatest hits albums. We already have reissues, remasters, and remix albums aplenty. Please don't fork over money for this album. You'll only enable Sascha to continue making a mockery of the KMFDM name, which he's been doing since the early 2000s. Go listen to their classic material instead, or check out Slick Idiot. This release is positively cancerous.
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