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23 Dec 2013, 14:03 by Chrisbo26No introductions needed for an awesome year in music....oh wait this is one...
Top 30 Albums Of 2013
30. Russian Circles - Memorial
Favourite Tracks: Deficit, Memorial (feat. Chelsea Wolfe), Burial, 1777
29. Retox - YPLL
Favourite Tracks: Greasy Psalms, Mature Science, Modern Balls, Soviet Reunion
28. Palms - Palms
Favourite Tracks: Patagonia, Antarctic Handshake, Mission Sunset, Future Warrior
27. Comadre - Comadre
Favourite Tracks: Cold Rain, Color Blind, Storyteller, Hack
26. Julianna Barwick - Nepenthe
Favourite Tracks: The Harbinger, One Half, Crystal Lake, Forever
25. Queens of the Stone Age - ...Like Clockwork
13 Dec 2013, 21:14 by BartGeneralWith another year at a close it's time for my favorite sort of self indulgence: lists! Lots of good releases that I suspect will stay in rotation. 2012 was a banner year for my favorites & new discoveries and 2013 proved no different. Almost nothing I heard was outright disappointing. Even Al Jourgensen drank his coffee and tried this time around. Splitting this list in three parts, the honorary mentions will be on the last segment so if you're offended I didn't include The Arcade Fire, just be patient.
15. Earthless – From The Ages (Tee Pee)
You know that old adage, the one about how writing about music is like dancing about architecture? San Diego’s own Earthless are why that was coined and a tempting compulsion to stop my writing right here and forget trying to describe what their music is all about. The average song (yes, I did the calculations) is 15.75 minutes long. A little daunting on surface level - - they’re not trying to climb mountains with their all-instrumental storytelling…
3 Jan 2013, 20:21 by Adrian347I. End of year lists
II. Albums I listened to
III. EPs, splits and singles I listened to
IV. Albums I didn't get to
V. EPs, splits and singles I didn't get to
Thanks to anyone who reads this. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
I. TOP 20 ALBUMS OF 2013!
1. Kanye West - Yeezus
2. Death Grips - Government Plates
3. Danny Brown - Old
4. Touché Amoré - Is Survived By
5. Colin Stetson - New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light
6. KEN mode - Entrench
7. Boards of Canada - Tomorrow's Harvest
8. Autechre - Exai
9. My Bloody Valentine - m b v
10. Waxahatchee - Cerulean Salt
11. Run the Jewels - Run the Jewels
12. Sigur Rós - Kveikur
13. Baths - Obsidian
14. Atoms for Peace - AMOK
15. Vår - No One Dances Quite Like My Brothers
16. Nails - Abandon All Life
17. Earl Sweatshirt - Doris
18. The Dillinger Escape Plan - One of Us Is the Killer
19. James Blake - Overgrown
20. Pere Ubu - Lady from Shanghai
Tim Hecker - Virgins
6 Jan 2012, 05:21 by braholicpunkTop 10 (or so) Albums for the Year 2011
With another year coming to a close, it is time to sit back and refelct on what has happened. We saw "occupy" take on a new meaning as the proletariat class attempted to right the wrongs committed by an unregulated financial monster. We witnessed Google strive to become the next behemoth of social media, aspiring to do to Facebook what it had done to Myspace and Friendster. We marked the death of a visionary, only to see his legend live on with the unveiling of a disappointment to most, the iPhone 4S, not 5. And in music, you watched the rise of both talented (Adele) and talentless (Rebecca Black) singers, to successes no longer thought possible in the music industry, thanks to both viral videos and an ever more discerning ear from the public. Again it is time for me to attempt to sift through the masses of shit, and deliver the golden kernels of joy that I thought delivered something unique in a year laden with letdowns. …
4 Jan 2012, 00:49 by conbotdilnor16Aye, so I had a few hours to kill of a Tuesday evening, so decided to chuck my favourite musical releases of 2011 into this here journal. I'm not going to list it chartstyle, but in alphabetical order, so here's 50 albums and 10 EPs I enjoyed from 2011, a year rich in quality music, in my opinion. If you happen to have a look at this and think there's an album I might enjoy based on what I've posted, feel free to give me a heads up.
All Pigs Must Die - God Is War
Favourite track: Sadistic Vindicator
Ampere - Like Shadows
Favourite track: Tiny Victories
The Antlers - Burst Apart
Favourite track: No Widows
Arms and Sleepers - The Organ Hearts
Favourite track: Airport Blues
Björk - Biophilia
Favourite track: Mutual Core
25 Nov 2011, 13:06 by aFonderReel2014Barrington Levy
Meta & The Cornerstones
Sharon Van Etten
Dead End Path
Dead Swans 2x R.I.P.
Die Toten Hosen 4x
Ed Schrader's Music Beat
Honour Among Thieves 2x
Last Witness 2x
Peter Parker's Rock'n'Roll Club
The Eternal Story 2x
The Toy Dolls
anchor of a pariah
Basement 2x R.I.P.
Brutality Will Prevail
Choking on Illusions
Circle Takes the Square
Enter Shikari 2x
Get It Done 2x
Hangin' Tough 2x
Heart in Hand
22 Nov 2011, 01:23 by kahhtListen to The New Classics every Monday 2-4PM MST. Go to www.cjsw.com or 90.9FM in Calgary.
Cowpuncher - "Call Me When You're Single"
Sports - "Slacking Scholar"
Ballgag N' Chaing Gang - "3 Jacks"
Paladino - "Ode to Misery"
Dinner Bells - "'Til The Dawn"
Spencer Jo & Joseph Barley - "Don't Get Trouble In Your Mind"
Bry Webb - "Undertaker"
Yael Meyer - "Backbone"
Adanowsky - "Nina Roja"
Dillon - "Tip Tapping"
Korallreven - "Honey Mine"
Jaidene Veda - "Flow (Sunrise Remix)"
Canyons - "Under A Blue Sky"
3:33 - "LFTG-7"
Hubble - "Hubble's Hubble"
David Lynch - "Strange And Unproductive Things"
Neptune - "Triple Your Money"
Retox - "Ten Pounds of Shit in a Five Pound Bag"
And So I Watch You From Afar - "THINK:BREATH:DESTROY"
The Pointillists - "Kill Until a Night Departure"
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