Tragically Hip - Man Machine Poem: Disappointed they broke up, but excited to dig into the back catalog.
Thank You, Scientist - Stranger Heads Prevail: A bit superfluous in places, but they should tour with Kamasi Washington.
Temple of the Dog - Temple of the Dog: Interesting pedigree but I could not get into it.
Chaim Tennenbaum - Chaim Tannenbaum: Sounds like something out of the '50s.
Son House - Heroes Of The Blues: Blues, to me, is always in the shadow or Robert Johnson, but this is still worth a listen.
Skipjack - A Soundtrack To A Eulogy: Boring, formulaic pop-punk.
Shai Hulud - Just Can't Hate Enough: Always breaking the rule that the singer defines the band.
Omar Rodriguez-Lopez - Blind Worms, Pious Swine: 12 albums released this year. Can someone make a best of?
Pkew Pkew Pkew - Pkew Pkew Pkef: If fratcore is not a thing already, they just invented it.
Of Montreal - Innocence Reaches: Always worth a listen.
100 Demons - In The Eyes of the Lord: Recommended to me as a fan of early Hatebreed. Did not disappoint.
NOFX - The Decline: Pretty much all I need.
The Lippies - The Lippies: Excellent, relentless modern punk.
Jellyfish - Spilt Milk Given the reverence, I think I need more time with it.
The I.L.Y.s - Scum With Boundaries: Interesting, pop-oriented turn.
Hella - The Devil Isn't Red: Moments of greatness, just not enough of them.
Faintest Idea - Increasing The Minimum Rage: Nope, too much ska for one album.
Explorer's Club - Together: Do you miss 60s pop? Then this is for you.
Evans the Death - Vanilla: I found the vocals to be distracting.
Dinosaur Jr - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not: A lot better than expected.
Cold World - Dedicated to Babies Who Came Feet First: It works.
Cold World - Ice Grillz: There is no way this should work.
Cables and Arms - Framing Defeat: Easy to lose in the sea of similar, and sometimes better, bands.
Brand New - 3 Demos, Reworked: More please.
Beyond The Wizards Sleeve: Soft Bounce: Weird amalgamation of electronic psychedelia.
Anohni - Hoplessness: What an apt title.
YG - Still Brazy: Offering little-to-nothing to the genre.
NOFX - Coaster: Alright, fine, I now like NOFX. Took them long enough.
NOFX - Wolves in Wolves' Clothing: Not bad, really growing on me.
NOFX - Never Trust A Hippy: You're Wrong is my favorite song of theirs, even if I do not agree with all of it.
Venerea - Last Call For Adderall: The best pop-punk album of the year.
Urban Waste - Urban Waste: Excellent hardcore from the beginning.
Ray Rocket - Do You Wanna Go To Tijuana: Drums and Vampire Weekend are big influences.
PUP - The Dream Is Over: A punk(er) Hold Steady.
The Professionals - I Didn't See It Coming: Early-80s punk that is more Clash than Pistols.
Kate Pierson - Guiters and Microphones: Such a great, fun, pop/punk/rock record.
NOFX - War On Errorism: Love the message behind it.
NOFX - Pump Up The Valuum: I have no doubt that their live show would be the best medium for their music.
NOFX - Heavy Petting Zoo: Starting to run together.
NOFX - Punk In Drublic: This is the album I could see listening to the most.
NOFX - White Trash, Two Heebs, And A Bean: And we are back to being difficult to take seriously.
NOFX - The Longest Line: Starting to warm up.
NOFX - Maximum Rocknroll: This is something I could get behind.
NOFX - Ribbed: Too many sub-genres of punk to really sink my teeth into.
NOFX - S&M Airlines: Not exactly revelatory, but the closing cover ruins the whole experience.
Marilyn Manson - Pale Emperor: Solid, but hard to differentiate.
Marilyn Manson - Born Villain: One of the better albums in their catalog.
Marilyn Manson - High End of Low: Certainly an improvement.
NoFX - Liberal Animation: I mistakenly assumed they were a joke band all this time.
Marilyn Manson - Eat Me, Drink Me: Starting to lose me.
Marilyn Manson - The Golden Age of Grotesque: Easily my favorite so far.
Nice As Fuck - Nice As Fuck: The drums are hypnotic like '80s rap.
Nerf Herder - Rockingham:
Marilyn Manson - Holy Wood: Has its ups and downs.
Maren Morris - Hero: For fans of Kacey Musgraves.
Modern Baseball - Holy Ghost: A grown-up Front Bottoms.
Marilyn Manson - Mechanical Animals: More restrained, almost subdued in comparison.
Mitski - Puberty 2: Outstanding album of pop/rock/alt-R&B.
Martha - Blisters in The Pit Of My Heart: My favorite summer album of the year.
Marilyn Manson - Antichrist Superstar: The Beautiful People barely scratches the surface of this great album.
Marilyn Manson - Portrait Of An American Family: Good enough to keep digging.
Late! - Pocketwatch: Culturally fascinating, objectively skippable.
Julie Ruin - Hit Reset: I would listen to almost anything with Katleen's vocals on it.
Invisible - Patience: Once touted as a TVOTR sound alike, but this is far from it.
Ink & Dagger - The Fine Art Of Original Sin: Late '90s hardcore was such a weird time.
Hotelier - Goodness: Not as good as Home, but still good enough.
G.L.O.S.S. - Trans Day Of Revenge: Very much looking forward to what is next.
Brian Fallon - Painkillers: The difference between this and Gaslight is slim.
The Falcon - Gather Up The Chaps: Feels disjointed.
Bob Dylan - Fallen Angels: No familiarity with the originals makes for a wonderful listen.
Dirty Nil - Higher Power: Such tension in the vocals make it compelling.
Direct Hit - Wasted Mind: Above average pop-punk.
Dikembe - Hail Something: Gritty post-punk.
Converge - You Fail Me Redux: Either I forgot how good the album was, or this mix is really that much better.
Camp Cope - Camp Cope: Indie rock with punk influences married to earnestness.
Chance The Rapper - Coloring Book: Still do not get the fascination.
Big Thief - Masterpiece: Chameleonic pop-punk.
Belvedere - Revenge Of The Fifth: Good, but not great, modern pop-punk.
Avalanches - Wildflower: Time to go back a revisit the debut, because this was really great.
The Apostles - Punk Obituary: Punk in the '80s was such a fascinating thing and this is a centerpiece.
Anderson .Paak - Malibu: Not really my thing, but damn if it is not tempting to go down the road.
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