Confessions is not the best album that you will hear this year, but neither is it the worst.
Three Days Grace 7.0
Three Days Grace proves that a band can continue on when a lineup is greatly changed in thought-provoking 5th album 'Human.'
Passion Pit 9.0
Off-kilter drum beats, bouncy synth-lines and sickly sweet exterior.
The Wombats 4.0
Amidst promises of maturity and progression, The Wombats deliver another shrug-worthy record.
Eyes on the Shore 8.0
A Golden Blue
All Time Low 7.5
All Time Low focuses on positive power anthems in 'Future Hearts.'
Matt & Kim 5.5
Matt & Kim have the capacity to make another outstanding record, it just hasn't arrived yet.
Dance Gavin Dance 9.0
It should be known that this, collectively, is Dance Gavin Dance’s best record to date.
Hidden In Plain View 7.5
Animal - EP
The unique and unidentifiable nature of Hidden In Plain View pops out among the rest, leaving this EP as proof of their irreplaceable talent.
Scalpels takes us back in time with their retro infused debut album 'LOVETAP!'
Toro y Moi 6.0
Toro y Moi pulls out fancy indie rock grooves on a record that'll provoke enjoyment, and little else beyond that.
Hotel Books 9.0
Run Wild, Young Beauty
A laudable, intensified mix of poetic expression and post-rock vibrance.
Gallows take their heavy style in some new directions, while building on the old
Flo Rida 0.5
I listened to this so you don't have to. Please spare yourself.
Tough Love Tour 8.0
@ Terminal 5
Modest Mouse 8.5
Strangers To Ourselves
After eight years, worth the wait.
Awolnation experiments with ballad tones and harder dance elements in electronic lullaby 'RUN.'
Sufjan Stevens 9.5
Carrie & Lowell
Here, Stevens doesn't try to rehash the past. Instead, we get a captivating, sparsely packed yet densely emotional album that stands as some of his finest work as a musician.
Death Cab for Cutie 8.0
Kintsugi is part poetry, part sonic masterpiece, and entirely a delicately woven tapestry of melancholy
Sons Of Texas 6.5
Baptized In The Rio Grande
Sons Of Texas set out to blaze a path in their first release. While there is potential, you know what you are going to get
The Maine 10.0
Wistful and intelligent pop rock masquerading as pop punk
Sleeping With Sirens 7.0
Madness ushers Sleeping With Sirens into a new era for the band where they will be more accessible.
Marina and the Diamonds 6.0
Marina and the Diamonds shows us her 5 stages of grief during a breakup in 'Froot.'
Hit the Lights 6.0
One may struggle to find much depth to it, but this is a short and sweet record that encapsulates pop punk, if that means anything at all.
Let The Road
Ruxton's long-awaited debut album falls short in distinction between tracks.
You, Me and Everyone We Know 8.0
A full-fledged band once again, the group’s newest EP takes the past few years and channels them into powerful songs that spell new beginnings.
Diamond Rugs 8.0
Cosmetics secures the band’s unique style, experiments in all the right ways, and results in a tremendous variety of music.
Against The Current 8.5
Against The Current reintroduces us to in-your-face, female-fronted pop rock.
Mind Equals Blown