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...

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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...

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Top Albums of the Year brought to you by the folks at 1190

James: 1.Ariel Pink- pom pom 2.Swans- To Be Kind 3.Mac Demarco- Salad Days 4.Sun Kil Moon- Benji 5.Natural ChildHowlin' With the Wolves 6.Ty Segall- Manipulator 7.Arca- Xen 8.Alex - GDSU 9.Parquet Courts- Sunbathing Animal 10.Frankie Cosmos- Zentropy 11.War on Drugs- Lost in the Dream 12.Freddie Gibbs & Madlib-Pinata 13.Pure X- Angel 14.Steve Gunn- Way Out Weather 15.S...

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