Best of 2022

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Calla - Televise
Calla
Televise
87
Nov 16
Pearl Jam - Vs.
Pearl Jam
Vs.
84
Nov 6
Pearl Jam - Ten
Pearl Jam
Ten
84
Nov 6

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Radiohead - OK Computer
100
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Recent Reviews

Richard Dawson - The Ruby Cord
86
This has ruled my life for the past 3 days. With the lack of a single and so-so feelings about Henki I wasn't so jazzed up pre-release, but man do I love this.

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I haven't even listened to The Hermit at this point, I'm just not ready for that yet, but the back-half of the album (which is just as long as the hermit, just cut into 6 songs) is so good that I'm already hooked on those songs. I love love love Peasant, it's absolutely one of my favorites of the 2010's. While I enjoyed ... read more

Weyes Blood - And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow
84
And in the Darkness, Hearts Aglow is super good, sounds flawless, and is a great collection of songs… but at this point I prefer the previous two albums (shrugs). This is no knock though, as both those albums are among my all-time favorites. I first got into her with Front Row..., which is still my fav of hers, but the production quality since she moved to Sub Pop is such an obvious improvement. Hearts Aglow and Twin Flame are my favs, comfortably. I actually agree with the slant write ... read more
Calla - Televise
87
Heavily overlooked early 2000's indie rock album. I guess this would be considered slow core, but really back then I don't think people cared so much about specific genres within indie. I ebay splurged on the 10th anniversary limited vinyl, with just 250 numbered copies.

First experience with these guys was seeing them open for interpol at the Stone Pony on the TOTBL tour during the winter of 2002. This would have been less than 2 months before this album dropped. I enjoy Scavengers ... read more

Black Eyes - Black Eyes
NR
Ahh these guys are playing a few shows next year, and reissuing this album!

If you like any of the early 2000's dance/art-punk Dischord stuff, then adding Deformative to your rotation is an absolute must.

Frodus - And We Washed Our Weapons in the Sea
77
DC hardcore bands final album is a good one. Think At The Drive-In, Fugazi and so forth... they remind me of Unwound at times, but they obviously didn't have the lasting appeal 20 years on that any of the aforementioned bands did. Allmusic credits them with spawning the term spazzcore, maybe thats true? You get the idea though, pretty fun album with enough variety to keep you invested.

...and look, they were like 20 years ahead with the mask wearing

Shoutbox

3w
Hey! Just wanted to hop on here and say thank you for the follow! I see your taste in music is immaculate. :D
2mo
Well, I live there
2mo
I agree, but I feel like it wouldn't last long because I'd resort to talking about farts or something lol
2mo
heheh dw i'm taking the piss too
"i've won, i've won, they told me that i've won"
2mo
i think i've beat ur aoty challenge, multiple times too
do i get a medal or something?
2mo
I'm definitely taking ass and kicking names πŸ’ͺ Also hope you're doing well yourself
3mo
N'at
4mo
Just realised this is your switched account ;)

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Strictly scoring albums I have on vinyl. The more I find myself revisiting albums, the more the score goes up.

90+ are my all time favorites
80-89 are various degrees of love
79 and down are various degrees of like

79/80 is an important line of demarcation, as is 89/90.

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90-99
 
76

80-89
 
251

70-79
 
138

60-69
 
1

50-59
 

40-49
 

30-39
 

20-29
 

10-19
 

0-9
 

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