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The download and Spotify playlist are at the bottom 1 Ty Segall Manipulator 2 Parquet Courts Sunbathing Animal 3 Mac Demarco Salad Days 4 St. Vincent s/t 5 Sun Kil Moon Benji 6 Natural Child Dancin' With the Wolves 7 Ought More than Any Other Day 8 Swans To Be Kind 9 War on Drugs Lost in the Dream 10 Angel Olsen Burn Your Fire for No Witness 11 Ariel Pink pom pom 12 Arca Xen 13 ...

02 Jan 10:28 PM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Autumn 2014

          Autumn was by far the most bountiful season in terms of both quality and quantity. Perfume Genius released Too Bright, a personal, defiant album and a delightful departure from his traditional stripped back piano pieces into uncharted electronic synth world. Flying Lotus also took a leap forward with You’re Dead!, his jazziest, craziest and chillest instrumental hip hop album to d...

31 Dec 2:48 AM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Summer 2014

      Summer was a bit slow compared to spring, but the few albums that I did care for for were all of really high quality and especially fitting for the season. A Sunny Day In Glasgow put out Sea When Absent, a pretty dreampop shoegaze album with echoes of psychedelia and an album built for afternoon drives along the California coast (I’ve never actually been to California, but I can ...

30 Dec 1:47 AM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Spring 2014

            An incredibly bountiful spring made up for the lackluster winter to the point of being almost too generous. Three of my absolute favorite albums of the year were released: The Amazing Snakeheads’ Amphetamine Ballads - a raw, driving-through-the-desert-at-sundown-in-a-muscle-car-esque British rock record that’ll put hair on your chest; Recent McGill graduates Ought release...

29 Dec 2:52 AM 0 Read More...

The Year in Review: Editor’s Favorites, Winter 2014

                 Winter produced many of the popular picks for album of the year, including Sun Kil Moon's Benji, St. Vincent's self titled, and The War On Drug’s Lost in the Dream, but it was a disappointingly slow start for me. Despite topping many critics’ charts, I felt all the aforementioned were all just barely above average, and not even as good as other lesser acc...

28 Dec 1:18 AM 0 Read More...