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M.I.A. - /\/\ /\ Y /\ (MAYA) album cover

M.I.A.

/\/\ /\ Y /\ (MAYA), 2010

7.0 / 10

The hipsterati and the New York Times may have set their sights on MIA but, frankly, I don’t have the time to care what she eats during an interview. Besides, ...

M.I.A. - Arular album cover

M.I.A.

Arular, 2005

7.4 / 10

Superfluous. If I could describe the music press' fawning over female Sri-Lankan/British emcee M.I.A. in a single word, that would be it. This excessive praise for a new artist is ...

M83 - Before the Dawn Heals Us album cover

M83

Before the Dawn Heals Us, 2005

8.0 / 10

I don't know why I used to assume that following up an amazing album is hard to pull off. Listening to this release, you wouldn't think that at all. M83's ...

M83 - Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts album cover

M83

Dead Cities, Red Seas & Lost Ghosts, 2004

9.7 / 10

Listening stations in major music stores really suck. There's always some dolt who doesn't know how to use it ("SCAN HERE" is never in his or her vocabulary), or someone's ...

M83 - Saturdays=Youth album cover

M83

Saturdays=Youth, 2008

9.0 / 10

The French are good at many things. Food. Art. Aquatic nuclear shenanigans. But despite being one of the cultural centers of Europe, France never seems to have really mastered music. ...

Mabus - Cheers, to Doomsday Gloom album cover

Mabus

Cheers, to Doomsday Gloom, 2006

0.9 / 10

Invisible Youth PR claims that Mabus create music with elements of "everything from pop and jazz to rock and metal into their innovative." Call me cynical, but whenever I read ...

Mad Sin - Sweet and Innocent? Loud & Dirty! album cover

Mad Sin

Sweet and Innocent? Loud & Dirty!, 2005

6.6 / 10

First released in 1998 und das Vaterland, Mad Sin's album Sweet and Innocent? Loud & Dirty! finally gets a "proper release" on North American Shores, courtesy of Thorp Records. A ...

Mad The Martian - Blast Off album cover

Mad The Martian

Blast Off, 2014

9.0 / 10

All I keep hearing these days is that Rock is dead, the ever popular Gene Simmons schooled us with this factoid in an interview he did with Esquire (Esquire WTF??) ...

Madball - N.Y.H.C. album cover

Madball

N.Y.H.C., 2004

5.8 / 10

So, you want to listen to some FUCKING HARDCORE?! Yes, Madball, that loveable NYHC band is coming out with a new album aptly titled N.Y.H.C. How adorable! Despite my music ...

Madlib - Beat Konducta Vol. 1-2: Movie Scenes album cover

Madlib

Beat Konducta Vol. 1-2: Movie Scenes, 2006

7.5 / 10

Before we can even dive into this review we must address the issue of the cataloging this style of music. When I first got into the genre I was told ...

Madonna - Confessions on a Dance Floor album cover

Madonna

Confessions on a Dance Floor, 2005

3.5 / 10
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Do you remember when Madonna used to be the only female pop star that could sell millions with every album? When she was always ahead of the chasing pack by ...

Madvillain - Madvillainy album cover

Madvillain

Madvillainy, 2004

8.9 / 10

On this highly anticipated release from arguably two of underground hip-hop's most interesting personalities- wunderkind producer/MC Madlib (a.k.a. Otis Jackson, Jr., Quasimoto, Yesterday's New Quintet) and eccentric rapper MF Doom ...

Magnolia Electric Co. - What Comes After the Blues album cover

Magnolia Electric Co.

What Comes After the Blues, 2005

9.2 / 10

You would be hard pressed to come across a review of Magnolia Electric Co.'s What Comes after the Blues that doesn't mention Neil Young. The reason for this is pretty ...

Magrundergrind / Shitstorm - Split album cover

Magrundergrind / Shitstorm

Split, 2006

4.5 / 10

A few years back, I used to be friends with this kid Lee. He played drums in a few local metal bands and he loved blastbeats. He predominantly listened to ...

Mainland - Girls Unknown album cover

Mainland

Girls Unknown, 2013

8.0 / 10

Sounds can create images. New York City based 4 piece Mainland have this effect on "The Stroll". It concocts an image of bright strobe lights that make you even more ...

Majority Rule - Emergency Numbers album cover

Majority Rule

Emergency Numbers, 2003

8.4 / 10

Intensity and passion are two integral parts of music that can be very hard to convey in a recording. Live it can be a lot easier, for instance, you can ...

Make Believe - Make Believe EP album cover

Make Believe

Make Believe EP, 2004

9.2 / 10

Thanks to a friend of mine, Blaine Patrick, lately I've been getting into American Football, Cap'n Jazz and Owen. These bands, among others, are all connected by the Jacksons of ...

Make Do and Mend - Bodies of Water album cover

Make Do and Mend

Bodies of Water, 2009

8.9 / 10

I'm just going to be honest here and let you all in on a little secret of mine. The thing is there aren't really any bands that have come down ...

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