2.26.2015 | Lou Reed - Animal Serenade: I wish I could have seen him play.

Lou Reed - The Blue Mask: Every note, every syllable hangs with anticipation.

Lou Reed - Coney Island Baby: Where has this been all my life?

The Ramones - The Ramones/Rocket To Russia: Biopic gives me new appreciation for the band, beginning with these albums.

Chuck Ragan - 'til Midnight: Drawing from the best of his influences to make a great solo album.

Pusha T - My Name Is My Name: Well, now I know who was keeping Clipse afloat.

Of Montreal - Lousy With Sylvianbriar: Their best since Hissing Fauna.

2.22.2015 | Matt Pryor and James Dewees - EP: These guys need to work together more.

Matt Pryor - Wrist Slitter: My favorite of his solo albums.

Matt Pryor - Still, There's A Light: Great collection of B-Sides.

Polar Bear Club - Death Chorus: Less idiosyncratic, more awesome.

Orchid - Totality: Love it.

Orchid - Dance Tonight! Revolution Tomorrow!: Screamo at its finest.

One Small Step For Landmines - If You Could Get Over Me: Great acoustic songs.

One Small Step For Landmines - S/T: Less early-Saves The Day than their split with Davenport Cabinet.

Okkervil River - Silvery Gymnasium: This may be my favorite of theirs.

Connor Oberst - Upside Down Mountain: Feels very personal.

2.18.2015 | OFF! - Wasted Years: More of the same. Which is fine with me.

Nothing - Guilty of Everything: I need to be in the right headspace for shoegaze. I was not there for this.

Nine Inch Nails - Hesitation Marks: I just cannot seem to care enough about what they do.

New Amsterdams - Outroduction: Some day, Matt Pryor will get his due in larger circles.

Mr. Little Jeans - Pocketknife: Not for me.

Mott The Hoople - Al The Young Dudes: Classic title track lives up to the hype.

Paul McCartney - New: Legends get more leeway in consideration for future listens.

Los Saicos - Demolicion The Complete Recordings: Death redux this is not. Worth listening this is.

2.07.2015 | Majority Rule - Emergency Numbers: Less hardcore, more avant garde.

Majority Rule - Interviews With David Frost: City of Caterpillar is now missed less.

Macklemore - The Heist: Overhyped.

Lorde - Pure Heroine: Considering the attention, I was expecting more.

Leaves - See You In The Afterglow: Always good.

1.19.2015 | Lawrence Arms - Metropole: Less than a stand out, more than a fill in.

Kings Of Leon - Mechanical Bull: Stadium rock that can be skipped.

Kay Dot - Hubardo: Greatness from a hit-or-miss band.

Joan Jett - Unvarnished: Meh from beginning to end.

Into It. Over It. - Intersections: Good, but not as much as Proper.

1.16.2015 | Into It. Over It. - Proper: Does not do the live show justice.

I Am The Avalanche - Wolverines: Nothing unexpected.

Hotelier - Home, Like NoPlace Is There: Great first track makes way for good rest of the album.

1.09.2015 | Tony Molina - Dissed And Dismissed: So simple, so great.

12.21.2014 | Hold Steady - Teeth Dreams: Not even close to Boys & Girls In America.

Haim - Days Are Gone: Some really, really great tracks on here.

Green Day - Demolicios: Exactly what should have been released.

12.16.2014 | Gauge - II: Not as compelling as I, but worth a listen.

Jacco Gardner - Cabinet Of Curiosities: If you had told me this was a long-lost album from the 60s I would have believed you.

Foundation - Hang Your Head: Good, nearly-great, hardcore.

Flatbush Zombies - Better Off Dead: Rap group trying too hard.

Every Time I Die - Hot Damn!: Do not get the love.

Eminem - Marshall Mathers LP2: Most adventurous album from production standpoint.

12.06.2014 | Eleven Thirty-Four - Reality Filter: Too obscure for how good this is. Desperate vocals make it a classic.

Elbow - The Take Off And Landing Of Everything: Such a great, yet underrated, band that is beyond consistent.

Earth Crisis - Salvation of Innocents: One of, if not the most listenable of their albums.

12.04.2014 | Kevin Drew - Darlings: Too relaxed.

Deltron 3030 - Event II: Standing in a long shadow.

Del The Funky Homosapien - Iller Than Most: Mediocre.

Deerhunter - Monomania: Disappointing follow-up to a great album.

Death Grips - Government Plates: Sad they are no longer pushing boundaries like this.

Death - III: Not quite a cash grab, but on the border.

11.05.2014 | Death From Above 1979 - The Physical World: Lacking in the intensity of debut, but still more than enjoyable.

10.16.2014 | Crass - Feeding of the 5000: Slept on this band for too long. Glad to begin rectifying.

Elvis Costello and Roots - Wise Up Ghost: Not sure what to expect, not sure how to react.

Comeback Kid - Die Knowing: Not enough to come back for more.

9.15.2014 | Childish Gambino - Because The Internet: This is going to take some time.

Chance The Rapper - Acid Rap: Too much hype to dismiss as easily as I an inclined to.

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