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The all-inclusive, ever-changing, and uncomfortably flexible guide to all things music in the 2010's.

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

April 2012


Ian Anderson - Thick as a Brick 2: Whatever Happened to Gerald Bostock?: A-
Death Grips - The Money Store: A-
High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis: A-
Huoratron - Cryptocracy: A-
Moonface - With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery: A-
Orbital - Wonky: A-
Screaming Females - Ugly: A-
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light: A-
Torche - Harmonicraft: A-
Jack White - Blunderbuss: A-
Zammuto - Zammuto: A-

Other Stuff:

Amadou & Mariam - Folila: B+
Anhedonist - Netherwards: B+
Evans the Death - Evans the Death: B+
In Mourning - The Weight of Oceans: B+
Dr. John - Locked Down: B+
Kool A.D. - 51: B+
Killing Joke - MMXII: B+
Arjen Anthony Lucassen - Lost in the New Real: B+
Lushlife - Plateau Vision: B+
Maps & Atlases - Beware and Be Grateful: B+
Santigold - Master of My Make Believe: B+
Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distnace: B+
Bonnie Raitt - Slipstream: B+
Ty Segall & White Fence: Hair: B+
SWV - I Missed Us: B+
Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman: B+
Loudon Wainwright - Older Than My Old Man Now: B+
Rufus Wainwright - Out of the Game: B+
Allo Darlin' - Europe: B
Brendan Benson - What Kind of World: B
Bleeding Knees Club - Nothing to Do: B
Conan - Monnos: B
Shackleton - Music for the Quite Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs: B
Train - California 37: B
Accept - Stalingrad: B-
Actress - R.I.P.: B-
Inga Copeland and Dean Blunt - Black Is Beautiful: B-
Diamond Rugs - Diamond Rugs: B-
White Suns - Sinews: B-
Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded: C+
Future - Pluto: F

Missed Stuff:

September 2010:
Crippled Black Phoenix - I, Vigilante: B+

November 2011:
Action Bronson & Statik Selektah - Well Done: A-

February 2012:
Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando: A
Black Country Communion - Live Over Europe: B+
Wire - The Black Session: Paris, 10 May 2011: B+

March 2012:
Barren Earth - The Devil's Resolve: B+
Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery: B+
Daughn Gibson - All Hell: B+
B.B. King - Live at the Royal Albert Hall 2011: B+

La Sera - Sees the Light: B+
Lil B - #1 Bitch: B+
Spawn of Possession - Incurso: B+
Iron Maiden - En vivo!: B
The Magnetic Fields - Love at the Bottom of the Sea: B
Rocket Juice & The Moon - Rocket Juice & The Moon: B

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