Highest to Lowest Rated Music

Best album review ratings to the worst
9.8
Lana Del Rey – Born to Die (Deluxe) Music cover

Lana Del Rey – Born to Die (Deluxe)

Sexy, provocative, and soulful the pipes on Lana Del Rey will feel like a blast from the past with a modern twist. Del Rey’s music is heavily influenced from her interest in Cuba that any listener can pick up on when listening to her music. Born to Die is actually Del Rey’s second album, but Read More
9.8
Kishi Bashi – 151a Music cover

Kishi Bashi – 151a

Every so often an artist comes along that leaves you craving for more. Chances are that your life will now be defined around the exact moment you first heard their music, a moment that will the precipice of what music can and cannot be. Although, it might not be clear at the moment what exactly Read More
9.7
St. Vincent – St. Vincent Music cover

St. Vincent – St. Vincent

How’s this for a compliment? Rolling Stone recently deemed St. Vincent “the most thrilling solo artist in indie rock right now.” It’s no small feat to receive this level of respect from one of the best-established cultural publications of all time, even though hyperbole is inevitable in any sort of art criticism. Yet praise for Read More
9.7
The Weeknd – House of Balloons/Thursday/Echoes Of Silence Music cover

The Weeknd – House of Balloons/Thursday/Echoes Of Silence

Canadian musician Abel Tesfaye, better known as The Weeknd, is changing the hip-hop game. In fact, it is hardly the same game at all. While the subject matter of sex and drugs might not be anything new to the genre, his voice is clearly his own. Read More
9.5
Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now Music cover

Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now

The Punch Brothers is a group of some of the most talented musicians in bluegrass today. They are often described as a progressive bluegrass band, and I feel that is the best way to put it. The main person that people may know from this group is Chris Thile, who used to play with Nickel Read More
9.4
Passion Pit – Gossamer Music cover

Passion Pit – Gossamer

The sophomore album, Gossamer, for the breakthrough band Passion Pit not only took 4 years to come to life, but it was also amazing that it was even completed in the first place. Passion Pit has been thrown into the media spotlight recently due to show cancelations due to “mental health” issues of their front Read More
9.2
Trampled by Turtles – Stars and Satellites Music cover

Trampled by Turtles – Stars and Satellites

Stars and Satellites is the sixth album from the Duluth based bluegrass band Trampled by Turtles. The band has spent years fusing bluegrass with elements of country, folk, and a unique style of acoustic speed metal. Trampled by Turtles’ live show has garnered quite the reputation of being an intensely, entertaining show at dive-bars, music Read More
9.1
Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else Music cover

Cloud Nothings – Here and Nowhere Else

Given the self-loathing angst of Cloud Nothing’s 2012 masterpiece Attack on Memory, it might be surprising to learn that frontman and songwriter Dylan Baldi has a fantastic sense of humor. “Listened to the leak of that new cloud nothings album, not at all what i was expecting from them, really awful shit,” Baldi tweeted from Read More
9.1
The Senators – Harsher Than Whiskey/Sweeter Than Wine Music cover

The Senators – Harsher Than Whiskey/Sweeter Than Wine

Who doesn’t love an exquisitely played banjo? What about some well-placed harmonica? Or is the mandolin more of your fancy? Trumpet? Well, The Senators have it all on their newest album Harsher Than Whiskey/Sweeter Than Wine. I must say I was more than surprised by the musical talent of this Phoenix based indie/Americana group consisting Read More
9.1
Frightened Rabbit – The Midnight Organ Fight Music cover

Frightened Rabbit – The Midnight Organ Fight

The first time I heard of Frightened Rabbit was just over a year ago when my best friend made me watch the music video for their song "Backwards Walk" on YouTube. After that moment, I knew I needed to hear more from this group. The lyrics were captivating and told a story that is relatable Read More