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

Thursday, June 13, 2013

May 2013

Vampire Weekend - Modern Vampires of the City: A
Deerhunter - Monomania: A-
Savages - Silence Yourself: A-

Other Stuff:
Pistol Annies - Annie Up: B-

Missed Stuff:

June 2010:
Lorn - Nothing Else: B+

September 2010:
Laetitia Sadier - The Trip: B+

January 2011:
Action Bronson - Bon Appetit.....Bitch!!!!!: A-

February 2011:
Cult of Youth - Cult of Youth: A-

November 2012:
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit - Live from Alabama: B+

February 2013:
Soilwork - The Living Infinite: B+
Antre Ne Veut - Anxiety: B-

March 2013:
DJ Koze - Amygdala: B+
The Drones - I See Seaweed: B+
Phosphorescent - Muchacho: B+

April 2013:
The Knife - Shaking the Habitual: A-
The Haxan Cloak - Excavation: B+
Bilal - A Love Surreal: B
Phoenix - Bankrupt!: B


April 2013

James Blake - Overgrown: A-
The Dear Hunter - Migrant: A-
Thee Oh Sees - Floating Coffin: A-

Other Stuff:
Shining - One One One: B+
Stone Sour - House of Gold & Bones: Part 2: B+
Kurt Vile - Wakin on a Pretty Daze: B+
Paramore - Paramore: B
The Shouting Matches - Grownass Man: B
Frank Turner - Tape Deck Heart: B
Cold War Kids - Dear Miss Lonelyhearts: D

Missed Stuff:

June 2010:
White Lung - It's the Evil: B+

February 2013:
Atoms for Peace - Amok: A-
Doldrums - Lesser Evil: B+
Paysage D'Hiver - Das Tor: B+
Portal - Vexovoid: B


March 2013

Low - The Invisible Way: A-

Other Stuff:
The Strokes - Comedown Machine: B+
Bon Jovi - What About Now: C
Lil Wayne - I Am Not a Human Being II: C

Missed Stuff:

February 2013:
Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds - Push the Sky Away: A-
Kevin Gates - The Luca Brasi Story: A-
My Bloody Valentine - m b v: A-
Iceage - You're Nothing: B+
Inc. - No World: B+
Jamie Lidell - Jamie Lidell: B+
Stratovarius - Nemesis: B+
Otis Taylor - My World Is Gone: B+
Steven Wilson - The Raven That Refused to Sing (And Other Stories): B+
Kavinsky - Outrun: B
Omnium Gatherum - Beyond: B
Beach Fossils - Clash the Truth: B-