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Music Reviews

Screaming Females - Castle Talk
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Castle Talk
Don Giovanni
Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross - The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
»Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
The Social Network [Original Soundtrack]
The Null Corporation
Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
»Deerhunter
Halcyon Digest
4AD
No Age - Everything in Between
»No Age
Everything in Between
Sub Pop
Robyn - Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
»Robyn
Body Talk Pt. 1/ Body Talk Pt. 2
Konichiwa
The Walkmen - Lisbon
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Lisbon
Fat Possum

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MThe M's - Real Close Ones
The M's - The M's
The M's - The M's
M. Ward - Duet for Guitars #2
M.I.A. - ///Y/
M.I.A. - Arular
M.I.A. - Kala
m.i.j. - The Radio Goodnight
m.i.j. - Self-titled
m.i.j. - The Radio Goodnight
M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us
M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts
M83 - Saturdays = Youth
The Maccabees - Colour It In
Macha - Forget Tomorrow
Machine Head - The Blackening
Greg MacPherson - Night Flares
Macé - Circulations
Mad at Gravity - Resonance
Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing - Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing
Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing - Madeline Ferguson & Bury Me Standing
Madvillain - Madvillainy
Madvillain - Madvillainy
Mae - The Everglow
Mae - Destination: Beautiful
The Mae Shi - Terrorbird
The Maggies - Cryptic Valentine
The Magic Magicians - The Magic Magicians
Magik Markers - BOSS
Magneta Lane - The Constant Lover
The Magnetic Fields - Distortion
Magnetophone - I Guess Sometimes I Need to be Reminded of How Much You Love Me
Magstatic - Country vs. City
Mahjongg - Raydoncong 2005
Make Believe - Shock of Being
Make Believe - Make Believe
Make Lisa Rich - Another Venus
Make Up - Save Yourself
The Makers - Everybody Rise!
Malachi - These Sounds of the Spirit World
Malachi Constant - Zenith
Malachi Constant - Infinite Justice
The Malarkies - 10,000 Back Doors
Stephen Malkmus - Face the Truth
Stephen Malkmus & the Jicks - Pig Lib
Stephen Malkmus - Real Emotional Trash
Mallory - The First One Hundred Years
Eric Malmberg - Verklighet & Beat
Manda and the Marbles - Angels with Dirty Faces
Mandarin - Fast>Future>Present
Eleni Mandell - Miracle of Five
Mando Diao - Bring 'Em In
Mando Diao - Ode to Ochrasy
Mat Maneri - Pentagon
Manic Street Preachers - Send Away The Tigers
Mantissa - Building a Working Model
Many Fingers - Our Worn Shadow
Maps - We Can Create
Maquiladora - White Sands
Marah - 20,000 Streets Under the Sky
Marah - 20,000 Streets Under the Sky
The Marato - Dirty Stories
Margot & The Nuclear So & Sos - The Dust Of Retreat
The Mariannes - Your New Life On Medicine 7
Maritime - Glass Floor
Maritime - We, The Vehicles
Marjorie Fair - Self Help Serenade
Marlboro Chorus - Youth Medium
The Marlboro Chorus - Youth Medium
The Marlboro Chorus - Good Luck
Laura Marling - Alas I Cannot Swim
Maroon 5 - Songs About Jane
Maroons - Ambush
Mars Black - Folks Music
The Mars Volta - Bootleg EP
The Mars Volta - De-Loused In The Comatorium
Mary Timony - Ex Hex
Maserati - The Language of Cities
Massive Attack - Heligoland
Masters of the Hemisphere - Protest A Dark Anniversary
Masters of the Hemisphere - Permanent Stranger EP
Mastodon - Remission
Mates of State - Our Constant Concern
Mates of State - Team Boo
Mates of State - Bring it Back
Math the Band - Don't Worry
Stephan Mathieu - The Sad Mac
Matisyahu - Youth
Matmos - Supreme Balloon
Matmos - The Civil War
Matt Pond PA - The Nature of Maps
Matt Pond PA - Winter Songs
Matt Pond PA - Several Arrows Later
Matt Pond PA - I Thought You Were Sleeping
Matt Pond PA - Measure
Matt Pond PA - Emblems
Syd Matters - S/T
Eric Matthews - Six Kinds of Passion Looking for an Exit EP
T.G. Mauss - Mechanical Eye
Max Richter - Songs From Before
Maximillian Colby - Discography
Maximum Joy - Unlimited (1979-1983)
Maxïmo Park - Apply Some Pressure EP
Maxïmo Park - A Certain Trigger
Mayday - Old Blood
Mayday - I Know Your Troubles Been Long
Mayday - Bushido Karaoke
John Mayer - Continuum
Mazarin - A Tall-Tale Storyline
MC Lars - The Graduate
MC Lars - The Laptop EP
Brian McBride - When the Detail Lost Its Freedom
Rob McColley - A Boy Named Laurie
Nellie McKay - Obligatory Villagers
Nicole McKenna - Stay Awhile
Juan MacLean - I Robot / Less Than Human (10" EP)
McLusky - McLusky Do Dallas
McLusky - The Difference Between Me and You Is That I'm Not On Fire
Meanderthals - Desire Lines
Meat Beat Manifesto - At the Center
Mecca Normal - The Family Swan
The Medea Connection - The Bell Ringer
Medications - Medications
Medications - Medications
The Medications - Your Favorite People All In One Place
The Meeting Places - Find Yourself Along the Way
Meisha - Meisha Returns, Meisha Forever
Mekons - Punk Rock
Rose Melberg - Cast Away The Clouds
The Meligrove Band - Let It Grow
The Melismatics - Postmodern Rock
Melochrome - Stay a Little Longer
Melomane - Solresol
Melt-Banana - 666 6-inch
Melvins - A Senile Animal
Memphis - I Dreamed We Fell Apart
Sergio Mendes - Timeless
Menomena - I Am the Fun Blame Monster!
Menomena - Friend and Foe
Meow Meow - Snow Gas Bones
The Mercury Program - From the Vapors of Gasoline
The Mercury Program - All the Suits Begin to Fall Off
The Mercury Program - A Data Learn The Language
The Mercury Program - All the Suits Begin to Fall Off
Mercury Rev - The Secret Migration
Mercury Switch - If You Loved Me, You'd Take Me To The City
Meredith Bragg and His Terminals - Vol. I
Boris with Merzbow - Sun Baked Snow Cave
Metal Hearts - Socialize
The Method and Result - The Things You Miss
Metric - Fantasies
Metropolitan - The Lines They Get Broken
Metroscene - First Light at Last Orders
Metroschifter - Strawberries
Metroschifter - Encapsulated
mewithoutYou - Catch for Us the Foxes
mewithoutYou - Catch for Us the Foxes
MF Doom - Mm...Food?
MF Doom - Live from Planet X
MF Doom - Mm...Food?
Mice Parade - Mice Parade
Mice Parade - Bem-Vinda Vontade
Mick Fleetwood Band - Something Big
The Microphones -
Malcolm Middleton - A Brighter Beat
Midlake - The Trials of Van Occupanther
Midlake - Baman and Slivercork
Midnight Juggernauts - Dystopia
Midstates - Shadowing Ghosts
Midwest Product - Swamp
Migala - La Increible Aventura
The Mighty Rime - The Mighty Rime
Miighty Flashlight - Miighty Flashlight
Mike Patton - Mondo Cane
Milemarker - Satanic Versus
Milemarker - Anasthetic
Milemarker - Frigid Forms Sell
Amy Millan - KRCW.com Presents Morning Becomes Eclectic
Blake Miller - Together With Cats
Rhett Miller - The Believer
Rhett Miller - The Instigator
Milton Mapes - Westernaire
Milton Mapes - The Blacklight Trap
Milwaukee - ...In Sounds
The Milwaukees - The Bland Comfort of Life with Lloyd Justin
Mimi + Boyd - Angular Island
Mines - The Way the Wind Whips the Water
Minikon - Minikon
Ministry - Houses of the Mole
Ministry - Houses of the Mole
Ministry - Rantology
Mink Lungs - I'll Take It
Minmae - ¿Ya te vas?
Minmae - I'd Be Scared, You Were Still Burning
Minmae - 835
Kylie Minogue - X
Minor Threat - First Demo Tape
Minor Threat - First Demo Tape
Minotaur Shock - Maritime
Mint - American Style
Minus - Halldor Laxness
Minus 5 - Minus 5 (The Gun Album)
Minus the Bear - Highly Refined Pirates
Minus the Bear - They Make Beer Commercials Like This EP
Minus the Bear - Menos El Oso
Minus the Bear - Bands Like It When You Yell "YAR!" at Them
Misery Signals - Misery Signals
Mishima - Red Is the New Black & Blue
Mission of Burma - OnOffOn
The Missouri Compromise - Creation of Maine
Mister Blanding's Dreamhouse - 99 Aprils
Mistletoe - Sorry It's Been So Long
Mitchell Akiyama - If Night is a Weed and Day Grows Less
Yasushi Miura - Connection & Repetition / New Type 3001
Mixel Pixel - Rainbow Panda
The Mizell Brothers - Mizell
The Mobius Band - Two
The Mobius Band - Three
Moby - Wait for Me
Moby - Play
Mochipet - Microphonepet
Model 500 - Starlight
The Modern Lovers - The Modern Lovers (reissue)
Modest Mouse - We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank
Modest Mouse - Good News for People Who Love Bad News
Aidan John Moffat - I Can Hear Your Heart
Mogwai - My Father, My King
Mogwai - Rock Action
Mogwai - Mr. Beast
Mogwai - The Hawk Is Howling
Mogwai - Government Commissions
Mogwai - Come On Die Young
Mojave 3 - Spoon and Rafter
Mojave 3 - Excuses for Travelers
Molasses - Trouble at Jinx Hotel
Juana Molina - Son
Moment - Songs For the Self Destructive
Moments In Grace - Moonlight Survived
Mommy and Daddy - Fighting Style Killer Panda
Mondo Fumatore - Rolling Like an Egg
Moneen - The Theory of Harmonial Value
Money Mark - Demo Or Demolition?
Moneyshot - Teaspoon Full of Love
Mono - Walking Cloud and Deep Red Sky, Flag Fluttered and the Sun Shined
Mono - One Step More And You Die
Mono - You Are There
Monochrome - Ferro
The Monolith - Here Comes the Monolith
Monster Movie / Dreamend - Monster Movie / Dreamend
Montana Pete - "Cosworth" b/w "Frozen Monkey"
Mood Elevator - Married Alive
The Moog - Sold For Tomorrow
The Moomaw Collective - Kiss Me Red
The Mooney Suzuki - The Maximum Black EP
The Mooney Suzuki - Electric Sweat
The Moonlighters - Dreamland
Morcheeba - Parts Of The Process
Moreland Audio - Turbogold
Peter Morén - The Last Tycoon
Andrew Morgan - Misadventures in Radiology
Morning 40 Federation - Morning 40 Federation
Morning 40 Federation - Morning 40 Federation
Morrissey - Live at Earls Court
Morthem Vlade Art - Slow Wave Sleep: Retrospective 1998-2002
Mortimur - Mortimur
Mortimur - Mortimur
Mos Def - The New Danger
Moskitoo - Drape
Most Secret Method - Our Success
The Most Serene Republic - Population
The Most Serene Republic - Underwater Cinematographer
Mother - State Your Intention
The Mother Hips - Green Hills of Earth
Motor - Unhuman
Bob Mould - Body of Song
The Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree
The Mountain Goats - The Coroner's Gambit
The Mountain Goats - Tallahassee
The Mountain Goats - Palmcorder Yajna
Mouthus - Loam
The Movies - In One Era Out the Other
Movietone - The Sand And The Stars
Moving Units - Dangerous Dreams
Mr. Lif - Mo' Mega
Ms. Led - These Things We Say
Ms. Led - These Things We Say
Mt. Egypt - Battening the Hatches
Mt. St. Helens - You Are a Ghostly Presence
Mt. St. Helens - On Time, Always
Mudhoney - Under A Billion Suns
Mudhoney - March To Fuzz
Mudhoney - Since We've Become Translucent
Mudville - Mudville
Tim Catlin and Jon Mueller - Plates and Wires
The Multiple Cat - The Golden Apple Hits
Murcof - Cosmos
Murcof - Utopia
Murder By Death - Who Will Survive and What Will Be Left of Them?
Murder By Death - Like the Exorcist, But More Breakdancing
The Murder City Devils - R.I.P.
Murder In The Red Barn - Murder In The Red Barn
Murder In The Red Barn - Get In Before The Rain
Murder Weapon - Nervous Wreck
Heather Leigh Murray - Devil If You Can Hear Me
The Mutts - I Us We You
My Brightest Diamond - Tear It Down
My Dad Is Dead - The Engine Of Commerce
My Favorite - The Kids Are All Wrong
My Hotel Year - The Composition of Ending and Phrasing
My Hotel Year - The Curse
My Latest Novel - Wolves
My Morning Jacket - Okonokos
My Morning Jacket - Z
My Morning Jacket - It Still Moves
My Morning Jacket / Songs:Ohia - Split CDep
My Spacecoaster - Heartstrings
My Way My Love - Hypnotic Suggestion: 01
Múm - The Peel Session
Múm - Sing Along to Songs You Don't Know
Múm - Go Go Smear the Poison Ivy