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Ratings: 10=best album ever; 9=rock masterpiece; 8=buy it now; 7=buy it eventually; 6=buy it if you are a fan
Agalloch The Mantle (End) folk-metal 7.5/10
Algorithm Polymorphic Code (label) dance 7/10
Between the Buried and Me Colors (Victory) prog-metal 8/10
Ascanio Borga Raw Science (Sonic Boundaries) ambient 6/10
David Bowie Blackstar (RCA) songwriter 4/10
Cardiacs Sing to God (Alphabet Business Concern) genius 7.5/10
Cepheus Internal/Eternal (Dollhouse) post-rock 6/10
Ergo As Subtle as Tomorrow (Cuneiform) prog 7/10
Gorguts Colored Sands (Season of Mist) metal 6/10
Julia Holter Have You in My Wilderness (Domino) songwriter 6/10
If Bwana Clara Nostra (Pogus) drones 7/10
Henry Kaiser The Celestial Squid (Cuneiform) avantgarde 6/10
Guy Klucevsek Teetering On The Verge Of Normalcy (Starkland) avantgarde 5/10
Ulrich Krieger /RAW:ReSpace/ (XI) noise 7/10
Kendrick Lamar To Pimp a Butterfly (Top Dawg Entertainment) rap 6/10
Joanna Newsom Divers (Drag City) songwriter 6/10
Richard Pinhas Process And Reality (Cuneiform) electronic 6/10
Richard Pinhas Mu (Cuneiform) electronic 5/10
Radiohead A Moon Shaped Pool (XL) pop 6/10
Elliott Sharp Boreal (Starkland) avantgarde 7/10
Shellac Dude Incredible (Touch And Go) post-rock 4/10
Squadra Omega Altri Occhi Ci Guardano (Macina) psych-rock 7/10
Sufjan Stevens Carrie & Lowell (Asthmatic Kitty) songwriter 6/10
Titus Andronicus Local Business (XL) punk-rock 6/10
Titus Andronicus The Most Lamentable Tragedy (Merge) punk-rock 7/10
Tortoise The Catastrophist (Thrill Jockey) post-rock 4/10
Michael Waller The South Shore (XI) neoclassical 6/10
Erling Wold Certitude & Joy (MinMax) opera 6/10
Xiu Xiu Angel Guts - Red Classroom (Juno) alt-rock 5/10
Ratings: 10=best album ever; 9=rock masterpiece; 8=buy it now; 7=buy it eventually; 6=buy it if you are a fan

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