Aphoristic Album Reviews

Obsessively chronicling one person’s exploration of popular music

Welcome to Aphoristic Album Reviews, where I discuss highlights from the last sixty years of popular music. I write album reviews, highlight my favourite albumsblog regularly, and make lists.


Recent Posts


Recent Pages


Pages from the Archive


Album Rankings


Song Lists

Blog Archives

Joni Mitchell Hejira
Album Rankings
10 Best Songs By…
NZ #1 Hit Songs
Nuggets Box Set
Music Quizzes
New Music Reviews

Review Archives

Zombies Odessey and Oracle Review
1960s
Stevie Wonder Fulfillingness First Finale
1970s
Buzzcocks Singles Going Steady
Punk and New Wave
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1980s
Pearl Jam No Code
1990s
2000s
2010s
2020s
New Zealand


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Review Pages

Read about the discographies of musical acts from the 1960s to the present day. Browse this site's review archives or enjoy these random selections:

Blog Posts

I add new blog posts to this website every week. Browse the archives or enjoy these random selections:

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  • Prefab Sprout Steve McQueen Two Wheels Good
  • Peter Gabriel So