Top 10 Albums of the Year:
1. Mixtapes – Maps
It's pretty hard to articulate exactly why this album is so great. It is one of the few album I love that relies heavily on slower songs. But the faster songs are still where it's at. I first listened to Nothing Can Kill The Grimace right before I had to go somewhere, and the one listen was enough to get it stuck in my head all day. Slash year.
2. Screaming Females – Castle Talk
So this is probably their best album yet, which is impressive considering their last album, Power Move, was my album of the year last year. Now it's my third favorite of their albums. …