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5.0 classic
A Change Of Pace Prepare the Masses
A Tribe Called Quest The Low End Theory
A Tribe Called Quest Midnight Marauders
American Football American Football
It's that time of year again to listen to this perfect album, no album has ever made me feel the way this album has. I still have not found a band that can duplicate American Football's emotion displayed in their music. This IS my favorite album hands down.
Brand New Deja Entendu
Brave Bird Maybe You, No One Else Worth It
Had to 5 it...album is perfect from start to finish
GZA Liquid Swords
Lifetime Jersey's Best Dancers
Make Do and Mend End Measured Mile
I had to 5 this album that's intense, melodic, and brutally honest with the lyrics. Perfect album to
workout to as well
Misery Signals Controller
God this is what every metalcore band should model their sound after. This album is so unpredictable at times which is awesome. 'Coma' is the best track imo but every song on this album holds their weight.
Nas Illmatic
No Trigger Canyoneer
Refused The Shape of Punk to Come
Reggie and The Full Effect Under The Tray
Stay Ahead of the Weather We Better Get Goin' If We're Gonna
The Fall of Troy Doppelganger
The Notorious B.I.G. Life After Death
The Receiving End of Sirens Between the Heart and the Synapse
The Starting Line Based on a True Story
The Story So Far Under Soil and Dirt
Touche Amore ...To the Beat of a Dead Horse
This album is a classic..been listening to it for about 4 years now and still haven't gotten sick of it. Lyrically amazing, driving drums, moody riffs. Perfection for a debut LP
Trophy Eyes Mend, Move On
Can't remember the last time I 5'd an album..I can't get over how perfectly crafted this album is. The way they effortlessly change time signatures that create an emotional presence in their songs. The tight instrumentation. The insanely melodic guitars and even melodic harsh vocals that took me some time to get used to but when reading into the lyrics, the vocals are extremely fitting. Gotta give props to trophy eyes for crafting a perfect melodic hardcore LP as their first full length.
Wild Nothing Nocturne
Been listening to this album for almost two years straight now and I still haven't gotten sick of it. This album is perfection..had to give in and rate it a 5. Listen to this people!
Wu-Tang Clan Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)

4.5 superb
2Pac All Eyez on Me
A Great Big Pile of Leaves You're Always on My Mind
Alexisonfire Crisis
Alkaline Trio Crimson
Banner Pilot Collapser
Bayside Bayside
This album is a classic. Absolutely zero filler and every songs chorus is infectious as hell.
Beach Fossils Clash the Truth
Big L Lifestylez ov da Poor & Dangerous
Boys No Good Never Felt Better
Really great Pop punk. Catchy riffs with catchy, gruffy vocals
Brand New Your Favorite Weapon
Brand New The Devil and God Are Raging Inside Me
Counterparts The Difference Between Hell and Home
Crime In Stereo Crime In Stereo Is Dead
This album is a classic..every song is catchy as fuck and the album is short enough to where it doesn't overstay it's welcome.
Danny Brown XXX
Dashboard Confessional The Places You Have Come To Fear The Most
Departures Teenage Haze
DIIV Oshin
Dillinger Four C I V I L W A R
Holy fuck this album is pure punk genius. So insanely catchy and melodic!! A must listen to any punk pop-punk fans
Every Time I Die Gutter Phenomenon
Four Year Strong Rise Or Die Trying
Four Year Strong Go Down In History
Four Year Strong Four Year Strong
Freddie Gibbs and Madlib Pinata
Honestly I don't see how any rapper in the game could top this album in 2014. I mean you have one of the best producers ever and Freddie gibbs was on point on almost every song. This reminds me of the madvillian album.
Funeral Advantage Body is Dead
There's one word that comes to mind when describing this album: 'Lifeless'. How can something sound so good and yet be lifeless at the same time? It amazes me how this album is able to pull something like this off. The arpeggiated guitar playing throughout this album are reminiscent of acts like American Football mixed with a dreamy atmosphere of bands like Wild Nothing. The keys provide a backdrop for the songs which give it such a unique and almost daunting atmosphere. The vocals are also on point. I love how he can be subdued at some points but then on some tracks he increases his range to provide sweet pop vocal melodies. Favorite track is probably the bass-driven "You Sat Alone" which has a great groove throughout the song and an awesome cascading guitar melody in the pre-chorus. My gripes with this album are minimal. The drumming is kind of boring and the ending of "Body Is Dead" is such a huge letdown. The song drops out and builds up to what you think is going to be a brilliant crescendo of some sort and the guitar line for this "crescendo" is such a boring let down. They could have done something so amazing with that ending but instead chose to put some boring guitar part that plays on for way too long. Other than that, this album is amazing and could very well be my AOTY.
Funeral for a Friend Casually Dressed & Deep in Conversation
Further Seems Forever The Moon Is Down
Gates Bloom and Breathe
Grown Ups More Songs
Have Mercy The Earth Pushed Back
Such an amazing record..second favorite album this year (after A Great Big Pile of Leaves's album )
Hopsin Raw
Hostage Calm Hostage Calm
The drummer in this band is my favorite drummer in the scene right now. He absolutely kills it on this record and anyone who plays drums has to listen to this album. All-around fantastic album.
It Prevails Stroma
After multiple listens, I have to say that this is It Prevails's strongest release. It's even better than their new one 'Perdition'. Every song on this LP is emotionally gripping and passionate. The guitar parts are tremendous and filled with melody. The vocals are amazing, both harsh and clean. I gained so much respect for their lead singer after I found out he wrote all the guitar parts, the structures of the songs, and of course his amazing singing parts. It Prevails is in my opinion, the best Melodic Hardcore band in the sub genre. They're doing it better than Counterparts and should be getting more recognition for it.
J. Cole Born Sinner
Jawbreaker Dear You
This album is so fuckin catchy. The melodies, the lyrics, even some riffs get stuck in my head and are constantly on repeat in my brain! I love this album
Joyce Manor Joyce Manor
Kendrick Lamar good kid, m.A.A.d city
Kid Dynamite Kid Dynamite
Madvillain Madvillainy
Maps For Travelers Change Your Name
MF DOOM Operation: Doomsday
Millencolin Pennybridge Pioneers
Minus the Bear Menos El Oso
Minus the Bear Planet of Ice
Mobb Deep The Infamous
Nas STILLmatic
Neck Deep Life's Not Out To Get You
The more and more I listen to this LP from Neck Deep, the more that one word comes to mind: FUN. This album is just loaded with nothing but a good time. The riffs are fun, the lyrics are fun (at most times), the vocals are fun. This is everything that I've been searching for in a pop-punk release. Hats off to this band for crafting a really excellent album and shattering their 'run of the mill' shit pop punk that a ton of bands are trying out nowadays. Other than a few weak tracks (December, Citizens of Earth, Serpents) this album is consistent as hell and is one of my favorite pop punk LP's I've ever heard.
Owen At Home With Owen
Real Estate Days
Saves the Day Stay What You Are
Senses Fail Let It Enfold You
Set Your Goals Mutiny!
Silverstein Discovering the Waterfront
Spitalfield Remember Right Now
The guitar on this album is just so damn catchy. More people need to listen to this! (Even though the lyrics can be a little angsty :p)
Such Gold Pedestals
Melodic hardcore mixed with pop punk deliciousness. This EP riffs my fucking anus open and drops melodic tinged grenades down my colon. That being said, Such Gold fucking rules and this EP is amazing.
Taking Back Sunday Tell All Your Friends
Taking Back Sunday Where You Want To Be
The Academy Is... Almost Here
Forgot how insanely catchy this album is! Holy jams
The Bouncing Souls How I Spent My Summer Vacation
The Starting Line Say It Like You Mean It
The Starting Line Make Yourself at Home EP
The Swellers Good For Me
The Wonder Years Suburbia I've Given You All and Now I'm Nothing
Their / They're / There Their / They're / There
This Time Next Year Road Maps and Heart Attacks
Thrice The Artist in the Ambulance
Thursday Full Collapse
Tigers Jaw Tigers Jaw
Tiny Moving Parts This Couch Is Long & Full of Friendship
Title Fight Hyperview
Album is amazing. I literally can't stop listening to it ever since it dropped a couple weeks ago. This might top 'Floral Green' for me.
Toro Y Moi What For?
This albums so fucking catchy! Perfect summer album for this Florida weather
Touche Amore Stage Four
Touche Amore's most melodic endeavor thus far but god damn it hits. This album will become a classic and quite possibly their opus. I actually liked the vocal variety on the album. Skyscraper is such an interesting song. I didn't like it at first but now I can't get it out of my head. Pummeling drums, melodic guitars, vocal variety, extremely honest and personal lyrics. Going to be a classic in a few years.
Transit Listen and Forgive
Trophy Eyes Everything Goes Away
Turnover Turnover
Veara What We Left Behind
With the Punches It's Not The End Of The World

4.0 excellent
2Pac Me Against the World
A Day To Remember Homesick
Alexisonfire Watch Out!
American Football American Football EP
Balance and Composure I Just Want To Be Pure
Balance and Composure Separation
Balance and Composure The Things We Think We're Missing
Band of Horses Everything All the Time
Band of Horses Cease to Begin
Boys Night Out TrainWreck
Brave Bird T-Minus Grand Gesture
Brave Bird needs to be heard by more people. They are so amazing and so is this release. The first three songs are spectacular!
Cheatahs Cheatahs
Circa Survive Juturna
Circa Survive On Letting Go
Citizen Youth
Comeback Kid Wake the Dead
Counterparts The Current Will Carry Us
Crime In Stereo The Troubled Stateside
Daggermouth Stallone
Daggermouth Turf Wars
Danny Brown Old
Dropout Year Best Friends for Never
Earl Sweatshirt EARL
Earl Sweatshirt Doris
Emanuel Soundtrack to a Headrush
Everyone Everywhere Everyone Everywhere
Four Year Strong Enemy of the World
From Autumn To Ashes The Fiction We Live
From Autumn To Ashes Holding A Wolf By The Ears
Funeral for a Friend Hours
Funeral for a Friend Welcome Home Armageddon
Hail the Sun Wake
Diggin this band HARD. Love how much the vocals sound like Anthony Green and the fact that he plays complex drum parts while belting out catchy as hell hooks is very impressive. This band wreaks talent and they are going to be a huge success in the near future. Definitely would have been one of my favorite releases of 2014.
Handguns Angst
This album really is a guilty pleasure. People are expecting way too much from this band. The album is called "Angst" for christ's sake. Nevertheless, these guys wanted to create a catchy album that brings listeners back to their younger days. Ala sounds of garage doors opening and closing at the beginning and end of the album, bike riding, love, parental relationships. All the things you would expect from a teenager's life.
Have Mercy A Place of Our Own
He Is Legend I Am Hollywood
Hopsin Knock Madness
Hot Water Music Caution
I Call Fives First Things First EP
I Call Fives I Call Fives
It Prevails Perdition
One of my favorite releases of 2015 thus far. Soaring choruses, great melodic guitar lines, and uplifting lyrical content..this LP has it all. I guess my only gripe is that the harsh vocals are kind of hard to make out but other than that this album is a great post-hardcore/melodic hardcore release. Going to check previous discography out now because of this!
Jarren Benton My Grandmas Basement
Jimmy Eat World Bleed American
Joyce Manor Never Hungover Again
A lot of the melodies remind me of stuff the smiths had on their records
Joyce Manor Cody
Another catchy record from Joyce Manor. These guys are so damn consistent and the fact that they are able to make subtle changes in their sound while pulling it off. Love these guys!
Just Surrender If These Streets Could Talk
Kid Dynamite Shorter, Faster, Louder
Last Dinosaurs Wellness
Guitar hooks, guitar hooks, guitar hooks..this album is insanely catchy with great grooves and melodies. The only gripe with the album is how synthetic everything kind of sounds on the album but the consistency from front to back makes up for it
Less Than Jake Anthem
Less Than Jake B Is for B-sides
Lifetime Hello Bastards
Living With Lions Make Your Mark
Living With Lions Holy Shit
Look Mexico This Is Animal Music
Look Mexico Gasp Asp
Mac DeMarco Salad Days
"Let Her Go" is such a jam!! Album is chill as hell to listen in the Florida sun. Where one lives really plays into how much an album can be enjoyed.
Minus the Bear Highly Refined Pirates
Misser Every Day I Tell Myself...
Modern Life Is War Fever Hunting
Modest Mouse The Moon & Antarctica
Modest Mouse Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Modest Mouse The Lonesome Crowded West
Moneen The Red Tree
More Than Life Love Let Me Go
Nas It Was Written
New Found Glory Sticks and Stones
New Found Glory New Found Glory
New Found Glory Resurrection
Ready and willing is SUCH A JAM! One of my favorite new found glory songs ever
Owen I do perceive.
Polar Bear Club Sometimes Things Just Disappear
Polar Bear Club Chasing Hamburg
Pusha T My Name Is My Name
Real Estate Atlas
These guys can't make bad music. However, I like 'Days' a little more because it went for a little more of a pop direction, where as this album seems a lot more lo-fi and mellowed out
Saves the Day Through Being Cool
Senses Fail Still Searching
Set Your Goals This Will Be the Death of Us
Shook Ones The Unquotable A.M.H.
Somos Temple of Plenty
Strike Anywhere Change Is a Sound
Such Gold Misadventures
Definitely took me a couple of listens to get in to it but this is a solid release by Such Gold. Understand and Forget is my favorite track on the album.
Sunday's Best Poised to Break
Can't believe there isn't a review for this. Such an awesome album!
Surfer Blood Astro Coast
First listen and I'm already hooked. Such talented musicianship
The Almost Southern Weather
The Dangerous Summer Reach for the Sun
The Lost Years This Year Brought Out The Worst In Me
Damn I checked this album out too after reading the Hotelier sound off haha. Lyrics kinda bring it down but this is so damn catchy
The Menzingers Chamberlain Waits
The Menzingers On the Impossible Past
The Menzingers Rented World
The menzingers make a straightforward, somewhat mainstream punk album while still coming up with intricate melodies that stick out. These guys just continue to make great music with each release.
The Story So Far What You Don't See
Definitely had to listen to it more than USAD to fall in love but goddamn this band knows how to begin and end an album. Solid release no doubt
The Story So Far The Story So Far
The Wonder Years The Upsides
There Will Be Fireworks The Dark, Dark Bright
Title Fight Shed
Transit Stay Home
Transit Keep This To Yourself
Turnover Magnolia
Turnover Peripheral Vision
Turnover is such an underrated band..this album is beautiful (i.e. that opening riff on 'Humming') love the dream pop vibe they're putting out on this LP.
Tyler, the Creator Wolf
The second half of this album was where it shined the most.
Unwritten Law Elva
Washed Out Paracosm
Weatherbox Flies In All Directions
Wild Nothing Golden Haze
'Quiet Hours' might be the greatest song ever no joke
You Blew It! Grow Up, Dude
You Blew It! Keep Doing What You’re Doing

3.5 great
A Day To Remember For Those Who Have Heart
A Static Lullaby A Static Lullaby
A Static Lullaby Rattlesnake!
Alkaline Trio From Here To Infirmary
Alkaline Trio Agony and Irony
Alkaline Trio My Shame Is True
Matt's guitar playing is definitely a lot better on this record. 'She Lied to the FBI' might be my new favorite Alkaline Trio song. This album isn't really doin much for me though. Hopefully it'll grow on me, but it just sounds SO similar to the songs off their last two albums.
Bane Give Blood
Lyrically, this album is awesome with Themes of being on tour, staying strong, and even living a full life. However, the vocalist doesn't really seem to flow his vocals all too well rhythmically. They probably recorded his vocals last or something.
Banner Pilot Souvenir
Hold Fast is such a jam!!!! Pretty enjoyable release from Banner Pilot but there's some lackluster tracks like Colifax.. Collapser will always be their opus.
Braid No Coast
The other guy who isn't bob nanna absolutely sucks at singing. Why isn't it just Nanna on all the tracks?!??
Circa Survive Blue Sky Noise
Counterparts Prophets
Crime In Stereo I Was Trying to Describe You to Someone
Evergreen Terrace Wolfbiker
Evergreen Terrace Almost Home
Fairweather If They Move...Kill Them
Gates Parallel Lives
A toned down effort from Gates that displays their strengths; Catchy choruses, atmosphere, and great vocals. However, it lacks the punch that their predecessor had. Still a great release and I'm sure it'll grow on me a bit more.
Hostage Calm Die On Stage
Hostage Calm lazily put together a very catchy album. LAZILY
Kanye West Yeezus
Lifetime Lifetime
Man Overboard Real Talk
Man Overboard Man Overboard
Minus the Bear Omni
Nai Harvest Hairball
I actually found this album to be quite enjoyable. Especially here in the Florida summer. With pounding drum beats, melodic guitar riffs, and anthematic choruses, this LP really reminded me of something from Cloud Nothings or a Japandroids record. There are a few drawbacks though. 1. The production on the vocals is kind of off-putting but I get that they were trying to go for a Lo-Fi/Garage Rock type sound..the vocals just didn't compare to how they sounded on their most recent EP. 2. The tracks on this album can be quite repetitive. Not that they all sound the same, but each song will pound it's hook into your head, or maybe a guitar riff into your head, or maybe a drum pattern..catch my drift. 3.Theres some throwaway tracks in my opinion (I.e., 'Gimme Gimme' and even the title track was kind of a letdown). All in all, this albums not terrible, but it's not amazing either. Definitely worth checking out though if you're looking for a good summer indie rock record.
Owen Owen
Owen No Good for No One Now
Owen (the ep)
Owen The Seaside EP
Owen Ghost Town
Polar Bear Club Clash Battle Guilt Pride
Prawn Kingfisher
If this was a Brand New record it would be getting 4.5-5's but because it's Prawn, it'll get 3.5-4 ratings! All in all, I enjoy the majority of the songs on here. The slow-tempo songs kinda bring it down but songs like "First as Tragedy....." And "Dialectic Of.." Are what make me come back for more!
ScHoolboy Q Oxymoron
Senses Fail Life Is Not a Waiting Room
Set Your Goals Burning At Both Ends
The Dangerous Summer War Paint
Title Fight Floral Green
C'mon guys it's not as good as you say it is...Jhamie has no cool lead parts on this album like he did on Shed.
Tyler, the Creator Goblin

3.0 good
A Day To Remember What Separates Me from You
Alkaline Trio This Addiction
ASAP Ferg Trap Lord
Balance and Composure Only Boundaries
Band of Horses Infinite Arms
Boys Night Out Make Yourself Sick
Boys Night Out Boys Night Out
Brand New Daisy
Deafheaven Sunbather
This albums first three songs are great...everything else is boring as shit. Dream House might be one of my favorite songs of the year but this album doesn't deserve all the praise it gets.The album art is intriguing which probably has something to do with all the praise it's getting as well.
Departures Death Touches Us, From The Moment We Begin To Love
Drake Nothing Was the Same
From Autumn To Ashes Abandon Your Friends
I Call Fives Bad Advice
Into It. Over It. Intersections
The production on the album really wears it down.. Weiss had some great ideas but I feel like he was trying to lean more towards an Owen project than just doing what he did on Proper. Proper > Intersections... sorry Weiss
Lil Wayne Tha Carter III
Modern Baseball You’re Gonna Miss It All
More Than Life What's Left of Me
New Found Glory Catalyst
New Found Glory Not Without a Fight
Owen New Leaves
Owen L'Ami du Peuple
Coming from the biggest mike kinsella/owen/American football fan; I don't think this record is that great. It's got some great songs but in my opinion it's New Leaves part II. With only a couple good songs and the rest just sounding too folky for me.
Silverstein Arrivals and Departures
Silverstein A Shipwreck in the Sand
Silverstein Rescue
Somos First Day Back
Pretty disappointed in this release to be honest. The best songs on the LP are the singles "Thorn in the side" and "Alright I'll Wait". The album lacks vocal variety and ultimately it lacks the energy that made Temple of Plenty a fantastic album that was my AOTY in 2014. Hope these guys return to form on their next release.
The Starting Line Direction
This Time Next Year Drop Out Of Life
Transit Young New England
Joe needs to do something about his voice. His vocals are shit on this record.
Unwritten Law Here's to the Mourning

2.5 average
A Bunny's Caravan Draining Puddles, Retrieving Treasures
Counterparts Tragedy Will Find Us
Huge letdown of an album. The music's just as good as the album art. Counterparts goes for more of a straight-forward hardcore sound that totally disrupts what they have been doing on previous releases. On previous releases, the melodies stood out more and actually added a sense of passion to their songs. On certain tracks on this album, it just seems like they add a melodic part at one point of the song that just seems out of place. Best song on the album is Solace and that's because it sounds like it could be off their opus 'The Difference Between Hell and Home'. I think one can gain an understanding of the direction of this album by listening to the god awful track 'Choke'. Seems like Counterparts tried to release the angry 13 year old that was trapped inside of them by displaying it on this track. Not saying the other tracks on this album are as bad as this track lyrically. As a matter of fact, the lyrics on this album are probably its strong point. But for me, I like my hardcore to have copious amounts of melody and not so much brutality (see band 'It Prevails').
Lil Wayne Tha Carter IV
Minus the Bear Infinity Overhead
The Dangerous Summer Golden Record
This album fucking sucks. Nothing will be as good as Reach for the sun
Wild Nothing Life of Pause
Where the fuck are the guitars??

2.0 poor
Chief Keef Finally Rich
Foxing Dealer
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being
Lil Wayne I Am Not a Human Being II
The Story So Far Songs Of
The only band that ever pulled this off was The Starting Line on the Make yourself at home EP!

1.5 very poor
You Blew It! Abendrot
@sandwichbubble this sounds nothing like their other releases..this album is so boring and the riffs suck and the drums are boring.

1.0 awful
Chief Keef Almighty So
chief keef sucks donkey nuts and licks major jejunum on this album he is the worst rapper in the game I honestly would rate a lil b album higher
Lil Wayne Rebirth

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