2021 Listening.

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Here is every album I’ve listened to in 2021 thus far, with rankings.

  • The Aerial Maps – Intimate Hinterland (8/10)
  • Alice Skye – I Feel Better But I Don’t Feel Good (8/10)
  • Allday – Drinking with My Smoking Friends (7.5/10)
  • Amenra – De Doorn (7.5/10)
  • Amy SharkCry Forever (7.5/10)
  • Amyl & The SniffersComfort to Me (8/10)
  • Andrew Swift – The Art of Letting Go (5.5/10)
  • Angel Du$t – YAK: A Collection of Truck Songs (7.5/10)
  • Architects – For Those That Wish to Exist (7.5/10)
  • The Armed – ULTRAPOP (7.5/10)
  • Atreyu – Baptize (7/10)
  • BACKxWASH – I LIE HERE BURIED WITH MY RINGS AND MY DRESSES (8/10)
  • Baker Boy – Gela (8/10)
  • Be All End All – Pact Music (7.5/10)
  • Black Country, New Road – For the first time (8/10)
  • black midi – Cavalcade (7.5/10)
  • Big Red Machine – How Long Do You Think It’s Gonna Last? (7.5/10)
  • Big Scary – Daisy (8/10)
  • Billie Eilish – Happier Than Ever (8/10)
  • Bliss N Eso – The Sun (3/10)
  • Bobbie Gillespie and Jehnny Beth – Utopian Ashes (6.5/10)
  • Bored Shorts – Way Off! (7.5/10)
  • BROCKHAMPTON – ROADRUNNER: NEW LIGHT, NEW MACHINE (8/10)
  • Burn in Hell – Disavowal of the Creator God (7.5/10)
  • Cannibal Corpse – Violence Unimagined (7/10)
  • Catherine Britt – Home Truths (6.5/10)
  • CHAI – WINK (6/10)
  • Charlie Marie – Ramble On (7.5/10)
  • Charlie Parr – Last of the Better Days Ahead (8/10)
  • Cheekface – Emphatically No (8/10)
  • Children Collide – Time Itself (7.5/10)
  • CHVRCHES – Screen Violence (8/10)
  • Citizen – Life in Your Glass World (8/10)
  • Clairo – Sling (6/10)
  • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah – New Fragility (6/10)
  • Cloud Nothings – The Shadow I Remember (7.5/10)
  • Coldplay – Music of the Spheres (7.5/10)
  • Cole Chaney – Mercy (7/10)
  • Colleen Green – Cool (8/10)
  • Crowded House – Dreamers Are Waiting (7.5/10)
  • The Darker the Shadow the Brighter the Light – The Streets (6.5/10)
  • Darlinghurst – Darlinghurst (6.5/10)
  • The Datsuns – Eye to Eye (5.5/10)
  • Death From Above 1979 – Is 4 Lovers (8/10)
  • Deafheaven – Infinite Granite (8.5/10)
  • Deerhoof – Actually, You Can (8/10)
  • Descendents – 9th & Walnut (7.5/10)
  • Dinosaur Jr. – Sweep It Into Space (7/10)
  • Diploid – I Am Yours. And I Am Here Again. (8/10)
  • The Dirty Nill – Fuck Art (7/10)
  • Divide and Dissolve – Gas Lit (7.5/10)
  • Dropkick Murphys – Turn Up That Dial (7/10)
  • Dry Cleaning – New Long Leg (8/10)
  • Duran Duran – FUTURE PAST (7.5/10)
  • Dying Wish – Fragments of a Bitter Memory (8/10)
  • DZ Deathrays – Positive Rising: Part 2 (7.5/10)
  • easy life – life’s a beach (7/10)
  • Evanescence – The Bitter Truth (7.5/10)
  • FiddleheadBetween the Richness (8/10)
  • FITZ – Head Up High (3/10)
  • Flyying Colours – Fantasy Country (7.5/10)
  • Foo Fighters – Medicine at Midnight (6/10)
  • For Those I Love – For Those I Love (8/10)
  • Fred again.. – Actual Life (April 14 – December 17 2020) (8.5/10)
  • FRITZ – Pastel (8/10)
  • Full of Hell – Garden of Burning Apparitions (7.5/10)
  • Genesis Owusu – Smiling with No Teeth (8/10)
  • GFOTY – FEMMEDORM (7.5/10)
  • girl in red – if i could make it go quiet (7.5/10)
  • The Go! Team – Get Up Sequences Part One (7.5/10)
  • Goldfynch – Goldfynch (4/10)
  • The Goon Sax – Mirror II (7.5/10)
  • Gretta Ray – Begin to Look Around (8/10)
  • Grinding Eyes – Taste the Monochrome (5/10)
  • GRMLN – Dark Music in the Sun (7.5/10)
  • GROUPLOVE – This is This (8/10)
  • Halsey – If I Can’t Have Love, I Want Power (8.5/10)
  • Harakiri for the Sky – Mӕre (7.5/10)
  • Hard-Ons – I’m Sorry Sir, That Riff’s Been Taken (8/10)
  • Hiatus Kaiyote – Mood Valiant (8/10)
  • Hilary Geddes Quartet – Parkside (8/10)
  • Holy Holy – Hello My Beautiful World (7.5/10)
  • Huck Hastings – Cheers to Progress (8/10)
  • illuminati hotties – Let Me Do One More (7.5/10)
  • Inhaler – It Won’t Always Be Like This (7/10)
  • Jack Ingram, Miranda Lambert and Jon Randall – The Marfa Tapes (8/10)
  • Jackson Browne – Downhill from Everywhere (7.5/10)
  • John Mayer – Sob Rock (7.5/10)
  • José González – Local Valley (7.5/10)
  • Julien Baker – Little Oblivions (6/10)
  • The Jungle Giants – Love Signs (6.5/10)
  • June Jones – Leafcutter (8/10)
  • Kacey Musgraves – star-crossed (8/10)
  • Kanye West – Donda (5.5/10)
  • Kate Davis – Strange Boy (7.5/10)
  • Kele – The Waves Pt. 1 (7.5/10)
  • The Killers – Pressure Machine (8/10)
  • King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard – L.W. (7.5/10)
  • King Woman – Celestial Blues (7.5/10)
  • Kings of Convenience – Peace or Love (7.5/10)
  • Kings of Leon – When You See Yourself (6.5/10)
  • Kississippi – Mood Ring (7.5/10)
  • Lambchop – Showtunes (8/10)
  • Liars – The Apple Drop (8/10)
  • Lil Nas X – MONTERO (8/10)
  • Liz Stringer – First Time Really Feeling (8/10)
  • Lorde – Solar Power (6.5/10)
  • LOSER – All the Rage (7.5/10)
  • Low – HEY WHAT (8.5/10)
  • Luca Brasi – Everything is Tenuous (8/10)
  • Madlib – Sound Ancestors (7/10)
  • Manchester Orchestra – The Million Masks of God (7.5/10)
  • Martha Wainwright – Love Will Be Reborn (7.5/10)
  • Maxïmo Park – Nature Always Wins (7.5/10)
  • Mental Cavity – Mass Rebel Infest (7.5/10)
  • Mere Women – Romantic Notions (7.5/10)
  • Michael Waugh – The Cast (6.5/10)
  • Middle Kids – Today We’re the Greatest (8/10)
  • The Mighty Mighty BossTones – When God Was Great (7/10)
  • Mike Noga – Open Fire (8/10)
  • Moaning Lisa – Something Like This But Not This (8/10)
  • Modest Mouse – The Golden Casket (7.5/10)
  • Mogwai – As the Love Continues (7.5/10)
  • The Mountain Goats – Dark in Here (6/10)
  • The Muslims – Fuck These Fuckin’ Fascists (8/10)
  • Ngaiire – 3 (7.5/10)
  • Nick Cave and Warren Ellis – CARNAGE (7.5/10)
  • Odette – Herald (7.5/10)
  • The Offspring – Let the Bad Times Roll (3.5/10)
  • Olivia Rodrigo – SOUR (8/10)
  • One Step Closer – This Place You Know (8/10)
  • Palberta – Palberta5000 (7.5/10)
  • Pale Waves – Who Am I? (3.5/10)
  • The Paper Kites – Roses (5.5/10)
  • Petey – Lean Into Life (8/10)
  • Pist Idiots – Idiocracy (8/10)
  • Polish Club – Now We’re Cookin’ (7.5/10)
  • Portal – Hagbulbia (6.5/10)
  • Portrayal of Guilt – We Are Always Alone (7.5/10)
  • The Predators – Everybody Loves (6/10)
  • Quicksand – Distant Populations (7/10)
  • Quivers – Golden Doubt (8/10)
  • Royal Blood – Typhoons (8/10)
  • Ruby Fields – Been Doin’ It for a Bit (7.5/10)
  • Sarah Jarosz – Blue Heroin Suite (8/10)
  • Seth Sentry – Super Cool Tree House (8/10)
  • Shihad – Old Gods (6.5/10)
  • Skegss – Rehearsal (8/10)
  • Sleaford Mods – Spare Ribs (7/10)
  • slowthai – TYRON (7.5/10)
  • Sly Withers – Gardens (8/10)
  • Snowy Band – Alternate Endings (8/10)
  • The Sonder Bombs – Clothbound (8/10)
  • The Specials – Protest Songs 1924 – 2012 (7/10)
  • Spiritbox – Eternal Blue (8/10)
  • Squid – Bright Green Field (8/10)
  • Tigers Jaw – I Won’t Care How You Remember Me (8/10)
  • Toby Martin – I Felt the Valley Lifting (8/10)
  • Tom Jones – Surrounded by Time (8/10)
  • Turnstile – GLOW ON (9/10)
  • Tyler, the Creator – CALL ME IF YOU GET LOST (8/10)
  • Viagra Boys – Welfare Jazz (7.5/10)
  • Wanda Jackson – Encore (7/10)
  • Wave Racer – To Stop From Falling Off the Earth (7.5/10)
  • Wavves – Hideaway (8/10)
  • Weezer – OK Human (8/10)
  • Weezer – Van Weezer (7.5/10)
  • WILLOW – lately I feel EVERYTHING (7.5/10)
  • Willy Mason – Already Dead (7.5/10)
  • Wolf Alice – Blue Weekend (7.5/10)
  • The Wolfe Brothers – Kids on Cassette (2/10)
  • You Am I – The Lives of Others (6.5/10)
  • Zack Fox – shut the fuck up talking to me (7.5/10)