The Dismemberment Plan

Highly anticipated albums of 2013

Modest Mouse – TBA

The NationalTrouble Will Find Me

The Dismemberment Plan – TBA

EluviumNightmare Ending

The Avalanches – TBA

Vampire Weekend Modern Vampires of the City

Daft PunkRandom Across Memories

DessaParts of Speech

Boards of Canada Tomorrow’s Harvest

Mark Kozelek/Jimmy LaValle (Red House Painters, Sun Kil Moon & The Album Leaf) – Perils From The Sea

Gold Panda Half of Where You Live

Owen – L’Ami du Peuple

**I’ve heard rumors that Neutral Milk Hotel may have something up their sleeve (they are reforming for a tour this year after all); whether it’s a remastered version of their masterpiece, In the Aeroplane Over the Sea, or an entirely new album, my heart won’t be able to contain such excitement.

Top 30 favorite albums from the 90’s

If you know me well, you know that I’m a sucker for 90’s indie rock as well as old school emo and hip hop from those good ol’ days. Here is a list I’ve compiled of my absolute favorite albums from that decade:

30. Seam – Are You Driving Me Crazy? (1995)

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29. Guided by Voices – Alien Lanes (1995)

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28. Archers of Loaf – Icky Mettle (1994)

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27. Superchunk – Foolish (1994)

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26. Sebadoh – Bakesale (1994)

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25. The Flaming Lips – The Soft Bulletin (1999)

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24. Dinosaur Jr. – Green Mind (1991)

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23. Mineral – The Power of Failing (1995)

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22. Sleater-Kinney – The Hot Rock (1999)

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21. Boards of Canada – Music Has the Right to Children (1998)

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20. Polvo – Today’s Active Lifestyles (1993)

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19. Red House Painters – Red House Painters (Rollercoaster) (1993)

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18. The Promise Ring – Nothing Feels Good (1997)

17.  A Tribe Called Quest – The Low End Theory (1991)

16. Sunny Day Real Estate – Diary (1994)

15. Sonic Youth  Washing Machine (1995)

14. Elliott Smith – Roman Candle (1995)

13. Slowdive – Souvlaki (1993)

12. Fugazi – Red Medicine (1995)

11. My Bloody Valentine – Loveless (1991)

10. Neutral Milk Hotel – In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

 

9. Pavement  Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain (1994)

8. Nas – Illmatic (1994)

7. Slint – Spiderland (1991)

6. American Football – American Football (1999)

5. Built to Spill – There’s Nothing Wrong With Love (1994)

4. Godspeed You! Black Emperor  F♯ A♯ ∞ (1998)

3. Yo La Tengo – I Can Hear the Heart Beating as One (1997)

2. The Dismemberment Plan – Emergency & I (1999)

1. Modest Mouse – The Lonesome Crowded West (1997)

Honorable mentions: The Lemonheads – It’s a Shame about Ray, The Magnetic Fields – 69 Love Songs, Radiohead – The Bends and OK Computer, The Mountain Goats – Full Force Galesburg