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Below are some links to reviews for albums I either liked or I didn't, but felt the need to tell you about.
I think assigning number ratings to these is a bit overkill, so I'm keeping it simple. Awful-Eh-Good-Great-Classic is the scale. There's a few things I take into account in my review; the merits of the album, how endlessly listenable it is, how much I enjoy it, and what I just plain feel it deserves. Naturally, albums I like (and have more of a tendency to review) will get higher scores. That's why you'll probably see me give out more Greats than anything. Your results may vary if you send me albums to review.
Generally, I'll recommend a few tracks from a record and single out a particular one for scorn. These are marked as my Essential and Non-Essential picks. If you wanna sample a track to see if you're generally in tune with the record's aesthetic, the most typical track is marked as my Quintessential pick.
I'll take whatever suggestions for albums you have, listen, and review them as biased as I possibly can. Drop a message on my profile and suggest something if you're interested.
|Your Body Will Be||Failure||How they let this one go to mastering, I don't know.||2018||Eh|
|The Furthest Thing||Failure||History, it takes a while to see through. This EP does not.||2018||Good|
|In the Future||Failure||An appetizer about how unappetizing the future looks.||2018||Good|
|In Vitro||Graffiti Mechanism||Low-bit techno that excels despite a lack of cohesion.||2014||Good|
|Thank You Happy Birthday||Cage the Elephant||Absolutely fucking bipolar.||2011||Great|
|Fuckers in Fucking Hole for Fuck||This Not Beated||Horribly impolite.||2008||Good|
|The Tender Ass EP||Old Oldman||Spanky spanky, but you won't know it at first.||2007||Great|
|Robbers and Cowards||Cold War Kids||Hey, thieves need amazing bass grooves too.||2006||Great|
|...Go Down Swinging!||The Acro-Brats||Temper tantrums done quick.||2006||Great|
|Carnavas||Silversun Pickups||No, the singer isn't a girl. Funny you mention that, though...||2006||Classic|
|Blogging EP||lost kluster||Way cooler than blogging.||2006||Good|
|Apologies to the Queen Mary||Wolf Parade||Apologies to anyone who bought this record.||2005||Eh|
|Future Perfect||Autolux||A poppy whirlwind with an airtight tracklisting.||2004||Classic|
|Everyone Down Here||Earlimart||Silver Lake heads seaward.||2003||Great|
|Stargazer||Stella Luna||The mystique matches the music for once.||2002||Great|
|The Fashion Focus||Starflyer 59||Blackness fiends and engine dreams.||1998||Great|
|Homogenic||Björk||As beautiful as Iceland; as incomprehensible as Iceland.||1997||Good|
|Curb||Nickelback||Now wait, hold on...||1996||Good|
|As Good as Dead||Local H||A fuckin' ugly highlight reel of 90s angst. I'm in love.||1996||Classic|
|Pacer||The Amps||Rock in rehab.||1995||Great|
|Magnified||Failure||As fun as songs about car crashes and arsons get.||1994||Classic|
|Angel Dust||Faith No More||Alt metal? Art metal.||1992||Classic|
|Gala||Lush||IT'S SO FUCKING SHINY.||1990||Classic|
|Lungs||Big Black||Prime Big Black? No. Primal Big Black? Absolutely.||1982||Good|
|Chronic Town||R.E.M.||Chiming, eerie, mirthful, and I have no clue what it means.||1982||Great|