Mitski - Be The Cowboy: Album of the year contender.
Illuminati Hotties - Kiss Yr Frenemies: Excellent indie pop.
Death Cab For Cutie - Thank You For Today: Understated is not something I associate with DCFC.
DBS - Tales From The Crib: Dime-a-dozen punk from the mid-90s.
The Coup - Steal This Album: Not sure how I skipped this group, but course correcting now.
Birds In Row - We Already Lost The World: Much better than the deceptive singles.
Kanye West - Ye: Not sure what all the hate is for as this is still pretty good.
Junior Wells - Hoodoo Man Blues: Could have skipped the singing and focused on the guitar playing.
Kamasi Washington - Heaven and Earth: I found it less engaging as a whole than The Epic.
M. Ward - What A Wonderful Industry: What a wonderful album.
Vein - Errorzone: Going to give it another go, given the hype.
Townes Van Zandt - Live At the Old Quarter: Essential singer songwriter.
Two Gallants - We Are Undone: My time away has renewed my faith.
Three Shade of Dirty - Paper Roses: Fun little pop demo.
Stil Life - From Angry Heads with Skyward Eyes: What an amazing album!
Sophie - Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Insides: Very Lynchian.
Pusha T - Daytona: Seven tracks is perfect.
No Right - Unjustified: Classic straight edge hardcore.
Nine Inch Nails - Bad Witch: I have enjoyed this run of EPs more than any of their albums.
Nausea - Extinction: Not really my thing.
Nails - Unsilent Death: Todd Jones strikes again
Mom Jeans - Puppy Love: A bit of a letdown coming off Best Buds.
Mil-Spec - Demo/When The Fever Broke/Changes: What a run of great hardcore tracks.
Middle Class - Out Of Vogue: The first hardcore track? Not sure, but really great regardless.
Michael Cera Palin - Growing Pains/I Don't Know How To Explain It: Lofty name to live up to. Nails it.
Line Of Sight - Demo/Dissent: Awesome straight edge hardcore.
JPEGMAFIA - Veteran: Not really feeling it.
Integrity - Those Who Fear Tomorrow: Essential and I need to get more of their stuff.
Guiding Wave - To Dance Around Love: Really great post-punk.
Get Up Kids - Kicker: More please.
Gaslight Anthem - '59 Sounds Sessions: A little underwhelming for such a classic album.
Feederz - What Would Hitler Do: Would love to see them live, but could do without new music.
Failure Face - Complete Failure: Weirdly melodic, but aggressive.
Envy - A Dead Sinking Story: Given the hype, I had expectations that were too high.
Electric Eels - God Says Fuck You: Not my favorite proto-punk band, but have to respect what they were doing.
Econochrist - Trained To Serve: Great early '90s hardcore.
Dirty Projectors - Lamp Lit Prose: There is much to unpack here.
Die Hoffnung - Elegies and Creation Songs: Not my favorite from the brothers, but I am glad it exists.
Culture Abuse - Bay Dream: Not as immediately compelling as Peach.
Cringer - Greatest Hits, Vol. 1: Pretty good, if generic, punk from the late '80s.
Converge - Beautiful Ruin: Outstanding supplement.
Commander Salamander - Gross October: Indebted to Midwest emo, in a good way.
Clipping - Face: Keeps getting better and better.
Breathing Walker - Breathing Walker: Moss Icon with a violin!
Blue Streak - No Guns on TV: Looking forward to what the future brings.
At The Drive-In - In Diamante: Great little EP.
Arctic Monkeys - Tranquility Base Hotel & Casino: Too grown up.
Amusement Parks On Fire - All The New Ends: Glad they are back at it
Agoraphobic Nosebleed - Demo: Did a split with Converge which should give you an idea on sound, but super short tracks.
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