James Hyman — A Quentin Tarantino Mash-Up (Audio Shrapnel) :: This unrelenting aural canvas of carnage ’n’ comedy proves that James Hyman is the all-time undisputed modern master of the mash-up, alright?
Spacekitti — Galaxy (Dart) :: Spacekitti is Jilli Dart, and Jilli Dart is the future of electronic sonic exotica. On Galaxy, the mistress of psychedelic trance skillfully merges the trippiest elements of classic popmuzik with rampant ambient drone, all super-stacked into one supersonic package.
KMFDM — TOHUVABOHU (Metropolis) :: The megapower you can trust returns to classic form with their greatest album since XTORT.
Various Artists — Stax 50th Anniversary Celebration (Stax) :: What’s the greatest black record company in history that’s a hit machine to all the hip? Stax! You’re damn right.
Lisa Lashes — Lisa Lashes (Lashed) :: Twelve vicious vein-melters guaranteed to fry your nervous system to a crisp.
The World/Inferno Friendship Society —Addicted To Bad Ideas: Peter Lorre’s Twentieth Century (Chunksaah) :: The greatest expressionist avant-garde cabaret art-rock concept album ever!
Oblivion Sun — Oblivion Sun (MVD Audio) :: Finally, a band that knows how to create contemporary Moog-fueled progressive rock just like the masters used to make.
The Sojourners — Hold On (Black Hen) :: Radiating a purifying white light, this is spiritual three-part harmony gospel music at its redemptive finest.
Dr. Dog — We All Belong (Park the Van) :: A lush surfeit of catchy tunes makes this irresistible offering the most charming pop album of the year.
Suffrajett — Black Glitter (Cobra) :: Say hello to one of the best hard rock bands in America.
LKN — Postulate II (Greyday) :: Multi-instrumentalist Lauren K. Newman is back with another heavy album of rip-roarin’ rock.
Megadeth — United Abominations (Roadrunner) :: All hail the Mustaine Doctrine!
Ted Nugent — Love Grenade (Eagle Records) :: Fire in the hole!
Scum of the Earth — Sleaze Freak (Eclipse) :: Music to fuck by, served up piping hot, just the way I like it.
Amy Winehouse — Back To Smack (Island) :: Includes the hit single "Lay Down and Die, Goodbye."
It’s been real!