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2018 album reviews
Scroll down and you will find the list of all 2018 album reviews published so far. New reviews are marked with .
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1975 A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships (Interscope) synth-pop 6/10
Abu Lahab Tungasht (Abu Lahab) industrial metal 6/10
Algorithm Compiler Optimization Techniques (self) techno-metal 6/10
Alvar I Sew a Blanket of All the Broken Clouds (Daft) techno 4/10
Amnesia Scanner Another Life (Pan) dance 6/10
Among The Rocks and Roots Raga (Purple Tape Pedigree) noise-rock 6/10
Arctic Monkeys Tranquillity Base Hotel + Casino (Domino) pop 4/10
Armand Hammer Paraffin (Backwoodz Studioz ) hip-hop 6/10
Shinichi Atobe Heat (DDS) techno 4/10
Autechre NTS Sessions 1-4 (Warp) electronica 6/10
Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really Feel (Milk) songwriter 5/10
Beach House 7 (SubPop) dream-pop 5/10
Beths Future Me Hates Me (Carpark) power-pop 5/10
Black Dresses Wasteisolation (Black Squares) glitch-pop 7/10
Bladee Red Light (Year0001) emo-rap 5/10
Bladee Icedancer (self) emo-rap 5/10
Bonnacons of Doom Bonnacons of Doom (Rocket) psych-rock 7.5/10
David Byrne American Utopia (Nonesuch) songwriter 5/10
Camellia Heart of Android (2018) (Kamel Camellia) dance 6/10
Cardi B Invasion of Privacy (Columbia) trap 6/10
Neko Case Hell-On (Anti) songwriter 6/10
Cat Power Wanderer (Domino) songwriter 7/10
Celestaphone Portrait of a Harlot (Drumhex) hip-hop 7/10
Celestaphone Tying Up Loose Friends (Drumhex) hip-hop 5/10
Richard Chartier Central (Line) ambient 6/10
Neneh Cherry Broken Politics (Smalltown Supersound) songwriter 5/10
Cities Aviv Raised for a Better View (Total Works) singer-songwriter 6/10
Clarence Clarity Think Peace (Deluxe Pain) pop 6/10
Elvis Costello Look Now (Concord) songwriter 4/10
Current 93 The Light Is Leaving Us All (Spheres) alt-pop 4/10
Denzel Curry Ta13oo (Loma Vista) trap 6/10
Cursive Vitriola (15 Passenger) emo 5/10
Chvrches Love is Dead (Glassnote) synth-pop 4/10
Daughters You Won't Get What You Want (Ipecac) noise-rock 7.5/10
Deafheaven Ordinary Corrupt Human Love (Anti) metal 6/10
Death Grips Year of The Snitch (Third World) hip-hop 6/10
Paul DeJong You Fucken Sucker (Temporary Residence) songwriter 5/10
Demdike Stare Passion (Modern Love) dance 5/10
Toby Driver They Are the Shield (Blood Music) songwriter 4/10
Drowse Cold Air (Flenser) songwriter 6/10
Eartheater Irisiri (Pan) avant-pop 6/10
Father John Misty God's Favorite Customer (Subpop) songwriter 5/10
Lupe Fiasco Drogas Wave (Atlantic) rap 6/10
Gas Rausch (Kompakt) techno 6/10
Godspeed You Black Emperor Luciferian Towers (Constellation) post-rock 5/10
Laurel Halo Raw Silk Uncut Wood (Latency) techno 5/10
Jon Hassell Listening To Pictures (Ndeya) avantgarde 5/10
Tim Hecker Konoyo (Drag City) glitch 5/10
High on Fire Electric Messiah (SPV) stoner 7/10
Himukalt Desperate Soil Grows Poor Flowers (Sinnesloschen) industrial 5/10
Himukalt Vulgar (No Rent) industrial 5/10
Himukalt Knife Through The Spine (Malignant) industrial 6/10
Himukalt Come October (Found Remains) industrial 5/10
Himukalt Between My Teeth (Several Minor Promises) industrial 6/10
Julia Holter Aviary (Domino) songwriter 8/10
How to Dress Well The Anteroom (Domino) pop-soul 6/10
Iceage Beyondless (Matador) roots-rock 6/10
Idles Joy as an Act of Resistance (Partisan) punk-rock 5/10
Imperial Triumphant Vile Luxury (Gilead) metal 7/10
Infinity Frequencies Between two Worlds (self) vaporwave 5/10
Jerusalem in My Heart Daqa'iq Tudaiq (Constellation) world 6/10
Joji Ballads 1 (88rising) soul 6/10
Jpegmafia Veteran (Deathbomb Arc) rap 6/10
Jute Gyte Penetralia (Jeshimoth) ambient 5/10
Korridor End of Cycle (Northern Electronics) deep techno 7/10
Mark Kozelek Mark Kozelek (Caldo Verde) songwriter 4/10
Kurushimi What is Chaos (Art As Catharsis) noise-jazz 7/10
Kiran Leonard Western Culture (Moshi Moshi) songwriter 5/10
Klara Lewis Care (Editions Mergo) glitch 5/10
Lil Peep Come Over When You're Sober Pt 2 (Columbia) emo rap 5/10
Lonker See One Eye Sees Red (Instant Classic) post-rock 7.5/10
Low Double Negative (SubPop) slocore 6/10
The Men Drift (Sacred Bones) roots-rock 5/10
Mesarthim The Density Parameter (Avantgarde) metal 6/10
Mitski Be the Cowboy (Dead Oceans) songwriter 6/10
Janelle Monae Dirty Computer (Atlantic) pop 5/10
Roy Montgomery Suffuse (Grapefruit) songwriter 5/10
Mount Eerie Now Only (Elverum) songwriter 5/10
Necks Body (ReR Megacorp) ambient jazz 5/10
Kenneth Newby Emergence Trilogy (self) chamber 6/10
Kate NV For (RVNG) synth-pop 5/10
Oh Sees Smote Reverser (Castle Face) psych-rock 5/10
Oneohtrix Point Never Age Of (Warp) electronica 6/10
Palberta Roach Goin' Down (Wharf Cat) garage-rock 6/10
Papa M A Broke Moon Rises (Drag City) post-rock 6/10
Parquet Courts Wide Awake (Rough Trade) pop 5/10
Playboy Carti Die Lit (Interscope) trap 6/10
Portal ION (Profound Lore) death metal 5/10
Puce Mary The Drought (Pan) industrial 5/10
Qu'qu'matz Kukulkan (self) prog-rock 6/10
Robert Rich The Biode (self) ambient 6/10
Steve Roach Mercurius (Timeroom) ambient 5/10
Steve Roach Atmosphere for Dreaming (Timeroom) ambient 6/10
Steve Roach Molecules of Motion (Timeroom) ambient 5/10
Travis Scott Astroworld (Epic) trap 5/10
Secluded Alchemist Laboratory Amongst the Leaves (Ancient Meadow) ambient 6/10
Ty Segall Freedom's Goblin (Drag City) songwriter 6/10
Shit & Shine Bad Vibes (Rocket) dance 4/10
Skullflower Werecat Powers Of The Crossroads At Midnight (Nashazphone) noise 4/10
Sleep The Sciences (Third Man) stoner 4/10
Sloppy Jane Willow (self) songwriter 6/10
Smino N0IR (Zero Fatigue) rap 5/10
Soap And Skin From Gas to Solid (PIAS) songwriter 7/10
Sophie Oil of Every Pearl's Un-Sides (Transgressive) avant-pop 6/10
Spirit of the Beehive Hypnic Jerks (Tiny Engines) psych-rock 5/10
Vince Staples FM (Def Jam) rap 5/10
Sun Kil Moon This Is My Dinner (Caldo Verde) songwriter 5/10
Sunwatchers Sunwatchers II (Trouble In Mind) instrumental 6/10
Earl Sweatshirt Some Rap Songs (Tan Cressida) emo-rap 6/10
Thaiboy Digital Legendary Member (Year0001) emo-rap 5/10
Toad Toad IV (La Novia) post-folk 7/10
Tropical Fuck Storm A Laughing Death in Meatspace (Joyful Noise) garage-rock 6/10
Yves Tumor Safe in the Hands of Love (Warp) post-pop 6/10
Uboa The Sky May Be (Uboa) songwriter 6/10
Uniform The Long Walk (Sacred Bones) post-metal 5/10
Unknown Mortal Orchestra Sex & Food (Jagjaguwar) folk-pop 4/10
Unknown Mortal Orchestra IC-01 Hanoi (Jagjaguwar) folk-pop 6/10
US Girls In a Poem Unlimited (4AD) songwriter 6/10
Vagabon Infinite Worlds (Father Daughter) songwriter 6/10
Juliana Venter & James Welburn W/V (Silken Tofu) electronic 6/10
Kurt Vile Bottle It In (Matador) songwriter 5/10
Anna Von Hausswolff Dead Magic (City Slang) songwriter 5/10
Kanye West Ye (Good) rap 4/10
XXXTentacion ? (self) songwriter 7/10
Yo La Tengo There's a Riot Going On (Matador) alt-rock 5/10
Yob Our Raw Heart (Relapse) metal 5/10
Yung Lean Poison Ivy (Year0001) emo-rap 6/10

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