5.26.2018 | Car Seat Headrest - Twin Fantasy (Face To Face): Love the remake.

David Bowie - Scary Monsters: Clearly a singles artist, with few exceptions.

David Bowie - Lodger: Slight step down from Heroes.

David Bowie - Heroes: Best since Ziggy Stardust.

David Bowie - Station To Station: Transitional album.

David Bowie - Aladdin Sane: Disappointint follow-up to Ziggy, though not without bright spots.

David Bowie - Hunky Dory: Building the case for being a singles artist.

David Bowie - The Man Who Sold The World: Some pretty good songs.

Birdchest - Birdchest: Assfactor 4 reborn.

Big Thief - Capacity: I just do not get the hype.

Jello Biafra and the New Orleans Raunch and Soul All-Stars: Walk on Jindal's Splinters: Great novelty album.

Courney Barnett and Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice: Whoa.

Bad Moves - Bad Moves: Incredibly, it captures their live presence so well.

awakebutstillinbed - what people call low self-esteem is really just seeing yourself the way that other people see you: Pay attention to this band.

Anti-Flag - Die For The Government: Some really great punk songs here.

Antagonize - Demo: So great to have him back.

Animal Flag - Void Ripper: Huge step forward in their sound.

Andrew WK - You're Not Alone: I Get Wet is such a great album, everything else will pale in comparison. Including this.

5.12.2018 | Neil Young - Hitchiker: One of his best of the recent run.

The Worst - Of The Worst: Early '80s punk that suffers from the production issues, but worth a listen.

Kamasi Washington - Harmony Of Difference: Great warm-up for his new album.

War On Drugs - A Deeper Understanding: A bit long, but wonderfully executed.

Joni Void - Selfless: Gripping, if uneven at times.

Tylisha Haskins - ...And All That Jazz: A little rought, but he has the passion.

This Day Forward - In Response: Far too polished, but should have been huge in 2003.

Sticks And Stones - Inner Revolt: Really great punk from the mid-to-late-'80s.

Colin Stetson - New History Warfare, Vol. 2- Judges: What a weirdly engrossing album.

Steely Dan - Countdown To Ecstasy: Always avoided Steely Dan for some unknown reason. No longer.

5.05.2018 | St. Vincent - Masseduction: This will be a grower.

Slaughter Beach, Dog - Birdie: I miss Modern Baseball.

Skating Polly - The Big Fit: A bit of a step down.

Skating Polly - Fuzz Steilacoom: Huge step up from their debut.

Skating Polly - Lost Wondefuls: Such youthfulness.

Sid Sludge Studio Band - Hardcore Caesar: Interesting time capsule type of recording.

A. Savage - Thawing Dawn: Looking forward to more Parquet Courts after this.

Sampha - Process: Not really fond of R&B, but this is pretty good.

Russian Circles - Guidance: Meh post-rock.

Rainer Maria - Rainer Maria: Awesome return to producivity.

Quicksand - Interiors: Would like it more had it been under a different moniker.

Queens Of The Stone Age - Villains: Feels a little over produced.

Queen - A Night At The Opera: So quintessentially '70s.

Propagandhi - Victory Lap: Heavier on the prog than I would have liked, but certainly not bad.

Sandro Perri - Impossible Spaces: On a list of great Constellation releases for a reason.

Parasites - Pair Of Sides: Great early pop-punk.

Ought - More Than Any Other Day: Really good, but could have been great if a little shorter.

Sean Nelson - Make Good Choices: Good choice to listen to this solo album.

The National - Sleep Well Beast: Someday, their greatest hits album will be in constant rotation.

Mountain Goats - Marsh Witch Visions: Great tease.

Mogwai - Every Country's Sun: Like all of their releases, it has its moments.

Mansions - Dig Up The Dead: Gets a lot of praise, but not getting it.

Manchester Orchestra - A Black Mile To The Surface: I really want to like these guys.

Daniele Luppi and Parquet Courts - Milano: This should have been much bigger last year.

The Lonely Forest - Arrows: Pretty good indie rock.

Iojii and Swarvy - Due Rent: Hope they got that rent covered so we can hear more.

Liars - Theme From Crying Fountain: Always worth checking out.

Ted Leo - The Hanged Man: Inconsistent.

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