Editors - In Dream: Wish I had not fallen off these guys, because this is great.

Creative Adult - Fear of Life: Slower, sadder.

Creative Adult - Ring Around the Room: Much better in bite-size form.

Creative Adult - Psychic Mess: A little longer than I would have liked.

Creative Adult - Bulls in the Yard: A continuation of their previous EP.

Creative Adult - Dead Air: A little Fucked Up vibe.

Broken Social Scene - Let's Try The After, Vol. 2: Not as strong as Vol. 1 which was not as strong as Hug of Thunder.

A Certain Ratio - ACR:SET: Nice to have a one-disc overview of this essential post-punk band.


Tallest Man On Earth - I Love You. It's A Fever Dream: A little less Dylan-esque, a bit more compelling.

Starflyer 59 - Young In My Head: Perfect album after a long week.

Mummies - Never Been Caught: I would have believed you if you said it was a long lost proto-punk band.

Mountain Goats - In League with Dragons: I wish it had a little more fire.

Martha - Love Keeps Kicking: And they keep writing hooks!

Magic Circle - Departed Souls: Feels too Greta Van Fleet this time around.

Jenny Lewis - On The Line: Looking forward to a Greatest Hits from her.

La Dispute - Panorama: I want to like it, but still undecided.

King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard - Fishing For Fishies: Unexpected, as always.

Craig Finn - I Need A New War: Or at least a new band?

Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks (Original New York Test Pressing): How different the world may have been.

Coasta - Sunzal: Interesting Brand New-related nugget.

Andrew Bird - My Finest Work Yet: Pretty close.

Beyonce - Homecoming: I was hoping this would be a good introduction. I am clearly not the target audience.

Autoclave - Autoclave: Feels so far ahead of its time, even for Dischord.