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8.17.2014 | 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.


8.13.2014 | 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.


8.05.2014 | 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.


7.20.2014 | AFI - Sing The Sorrow: Would have meant more in my youth.


The 1975 - The 1975: Fine, internet, you win.


7.10.2014 | 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.


7.02.2014 | Sun Ra - Sound of Joy: Jazz, but more eclectic.


Suicidal Tendencies - Suicidal Tendencies: Certainly a classic of hardcore punk.


6.29.2014 | 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.


6.28.2014 | 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.


6.27.2014 | 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.


6.25.2014 | Rival Mob - Mob Justice: More traditional, just as great.


Rival Mob - Raw Life: So angry, so good.


6.08.2014 | 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.


5.24.2014 | 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.


5.22.2014 | Palma Violets - 180: Nothing worth revisiting.


5.21.2014 | Coldplay - Ghost Stories: Trying to recapture their debut, their seesaw once again hits bottom.


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