Was very disappointed by Major myself. Losing Nicholas Sadler and his “mathy” guitar chops that made their debut so good was a huge hit on the band.
No Between the Buried and Me – The Parallax II or The Faceless – Autotheism? Come on guys, I know it’s not “hip” to like prog-related stuff and I don’t even consider Parallax as one of BtBaM’s best, but both of those albums are better than about a good bit of what’s on here IMO.
And I have to agree with the majority here about Pallbearer, just can’t get into them at all. Not to mention that they were boring as hell when I saw them live.
Kishi puts on a really fun live show. The album is ok as a whole, but “Manchester” is easily one of the best songs of the year.
I kinda feel that way about DIIV. Really cool sound, just very derivative and not very interesting.
Agreed. Plus, Pitchfork hates them so that automatically makes them even better, lol.