Danny Brown - Old: Better than most, not to quite elite.
The Bronx - The Bronx (I): Really great for what it is.
The Birthday Party - Door, Door: Outstanding. Shivers is an excellent closer.
Bosnian Rainbows - Bosnian Rainbows: A shell of its live self.
Birthday Party - Hits: Talking Heads meets Public Image Ltd in all the best ways.
Black Lips - Underneath The Rainbow: Nothing special.
Black Keys - Turn Blue: Such consistency.
Black Flag - What The...: Appropriate.
The Beatles - Bootleg Recordings 1963: Cash grab.
Brendan Benson - You Were Right: Unnecessary.
Eef Barzelay - All The Way: Quirky little collection of covers.
Banner Pilot - Souvenir: Disposable pop-punk album.
Arctic Monkeys - AM: Miss the exuberance, love the transition, doubling down on their future.
Arcade Fire - Reflektor: Certainly bloated, but there is a pretty great album hiding.
Ampere - The First Five Years: Completely interchangeable with a dozen other bands. Does not make it any less compelling
American Football - American Football: What is not to love? Classic emo, flourishes of post-rock.
AFI - Sing The Sorrow: Would have meant more in my youth.
The 1975 - The 1975: Fine, internet, you win.
Frank Zappa - We're Only In It For The Money: Glorious.
Kanye West - Yeezus: Getting hard to deny his self-appointed status.
Wavves - Afraid of Heights: If @allmusic thinks this is his worst album, I cannot wait to dive into the rest of the catalog.
Watsky - Cardboard Castles: Love his sense of humor.
Various - Sound City- Real to Reel: Rock music royalty team up on solid collection.
Various - Grabass Charlestons/Billy Reese Peters Split: Name checked by @laurajanegrace for a reason.
Various - Blatz/Filth Split: I like the Filth tracks a lot more than Blatz, but still worth listening to.
Various - Faith/Void Split: Amazing piece of punk rock history.
Frank Turner - Tape Deck Heart: The more I hear, the more I like, even if it is sometimes cheesy.
Test of Time - Inclusion: Pretty standard hardcore.
The Sword - Gods of the Earth: Heavy, melodic, captivating.
Sun Ra - Sound of Joy: Jazz, but more eclectic.
Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal Tendencies: Certainly a classic of hardcore punk.
She and Him - Volume 3: Seems to get better with each album.
Scuzbot - Shapes and Trends: Lazy comparison to Weezer without the knack for melody.
Scum of Toytown - Strike: Certainly more polished, but the songs themselves are not as strong.
Scum of Toytown - Fight Truth Decay: Love the rawness.
Savages - Silence Yourself: Good, but walks too fine a line between tension and melody.
Mort Sahl - 1960, Or Looking Forward In Anger/A Way Of Life: Dated, but still funny enough. Anyway.
RVIVR - The Beauty Between: Such palpable exuberance makes it difficult to not like.
Run The Jewels - Run The Jewels: So good. Looking forward to more.
Omar Rodriguez Lopez - Solo Extrano: Sucked in by the good reviews only to be let down.
Rodriguez - Cold Fact/Coming From Reality: Great, but hard to judge independent of back story.
Rival Mob - Mob Justice: More traditional, just as great.
Rival Mob - Raw Life: So angry, so good.
Rilo Kiley - RKives: Glad to hear, but understand why it hit the cutting-room floor.
Radon - Metric Buttloads Of Rock: Worthy reunion LP.
Radon - We Bare All: I will take the bad with the good.
Radon - 28: Gainesville is one of this country's most underexposed musical cradles.
Queens Of The Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork: I have never gotten the buzz.
Grace Potter/Nocturnals - Lion/Beast/Beat: An album built for touring.
Portugal. The Man - Evil Friends: Getting closer to greatness.
Polyphonic Spree - Yes, It's True: I love these guys and this is another great album.
Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold: Good, but not sure it deserves the hype.
Palma Violets - 180: Nothing worth revisiting.
Coldplay - Ghost Stories: Trying to recapture their debut, their seesaw once again hits bottom.
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