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Post by acroamor » Thu Nov 14, 2019 7:00 pm

Discovered a niche RateYourMusic/BandCamp release last night that might interest some. The album is called Dorkcore 101 by Kevin and the Bikes.'

https://kevinandthebikes.bandcamp.com/a ... rkcore-101


The album is a four-hour concept album dedicated to the character of Kevin from the children's show Ed, Edd, n Eddy. I'm sure a certain demographic of forumgoer will have very fond memories of this program and will appreciate the album. And I'd imagine anyone not familiar will resent this uneven, bizarre mix. Very reminiscent of early Ween.

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Post by FrankLotion » Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:28 am

I’ll limit to just top 100 right now, this’ll probably change a bit after I’ve had a chance to listen to these more:

1. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors
2. Ariana Grande - thank u, next
3. Yola - Walk Through Fire
4. Solange - When I Get Home
5. Beyoncé - Homecoming
6. Baroness - Gold & Grey
7. Aldous Harding - Designer
8. Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
9. Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising
10. Rapsody - Eve
11. CHAI - PUNK
12. Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
13. Little Simz - GREY Area
14. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!
15. Billie Eilish - When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
16. Big Thief - Two Hands
17. Jenny Lewis - On The Line
18. Julia Jacklin - Crushing
19. Marika Hackman - Any Human Friend
20. Purple Mountains - Purple Mountains
21. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
22. Tyler the Creator - IGOR
23. Danny Brown - uknowhatimsayin¿
24. Kevin Morby - Oh My God
25. Sleaford Mods - Eton Alive
26. Santana - Africa Speaks
27. The National - I Am Easy to Find
28. The Highwomen - The Highwomen
29. Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
30. Sleater-Kinney - The Center Won’t Hold
31. Káryyn - The Quanta Series
32. Flying Lotus - Flamagra
33. Jamila Woods - Legacy! Legacy!
34. Fat White Family - Serf’s Up!
35. Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
36. Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
37. JPEGMAFIA - All My Heroes are Cornballs
38. Anderson .Paak - Ventura
39. PUP - Morbid Stuff
40. 2 Chainz - Rap or Go to the League
41. (Sandy) Alex G - House of Sugar
42. Andrew Bird - My Finest Work Yet
43. The Japanese House - Good at Falling
44. Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah - Ancestral Recall
45. Charli XCX - Charli
46. Faye Webster - Atlanta Millionaires Club
47. The Damned Things - High Crimes
48. Earthgang - Mirrorland
49. Neil Young with Crazy Horse - Colorado
50. Richard Dawson - 2020
51. Opeth - In Cauda Venenum
52. Kim Gordon - No Home Record
53. Slipknot - We Are Not Your Kind
54. Teebs - Annica
55. Vagabon - Vagabon
56. Mannequin Pussy - Patience
57. Crumb - Jinx
58. Bill Callahan - Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
59. Fontaines D.C. - Dogrel
60. Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
61. Tool - Fear Inoculum
62. Sunn O))) - Life Metal
63. Stef Chura - Midnight
64. Megan Thee Stallion - Fever
65. Jay Som - Anak Ko
66. Thom Yorke - Anima
67. King Princess - Cheap Queen
68. Joan Shelley - Like the River Loves the Sea
69. Gruff Rhys - Pang!
70. Lightning Bolt - Sonic Citadel
71. DIIV - Deceiver
72. Britney Howard - Jaime
73. Taylor Swift - Lover
74. Sheer Mag - A Distant Call
75. Bedouine - Bird Songs of a Killjoy
76. Raphael Saadiq - Jimmy Lee
77. Ezra Furman - Twelve Nudes
78. Bruce Springsteen - Western Stars
79. Hatchie - Keepsake
80. Black Midi - Schlagenheim
81. Octo Octa - Resonant Body
82. Modern Nature - How to Live
83. Nanny Hval - The Practice Of Love
84. La Dispute - Panorama
85. Slowthai - Nothing Great About Britain
86. Girl Band - The Talkies
87. Elbow - Giants of All Sizes
88. Dave - Psychodrama
89. Lankum - The Livelong Day
90. Hayden Thorpe - Diviner
91. Bring Me the Horizon - amo
92. Julia Kent - Temporal
93. Mekons - Deserted
94. Tinariwen - Amadjar
95. Better Oblivion Community Center - Better Oblivion Community Center
96. Durand Jones & the Indications - American Love Call
97. Spellling - Mazy Fly
98. The Delines - The Imperial
99. Wilco - Ode to Joy
100. Vivian Girls - Memory

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by Rob » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:18 pm

FrankLotion wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:28 am
83. Nanny Hval - The Practice Of Love
Did Jenny's nanny release a covers album of her employer? :o

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by FrankLotion » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:06 pm

Rob wrote:
Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:18 pm
FrankLotion wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:28 am
83. Nanny Hval - The Practice Of Love
Did Jenny's nanny release a covers album of her employer? :o
Yup! Clearly superior to the originals I’d say :mrgreen:

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by mileswide » Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:41 am

(Re-) listened to all the top 500 albums I liked the sound of from the forum's last all-time list now, so focusing on albums from this year and the 2010s as a whole til the end of the year! As good a chance as any to rank every 2019 album I've listened to:

1. Better Oblivion Community Center - Better Oblivion Community Center
2. Little Simz - GREY Area
3. Kano - Hoodies All Summer
4. Kojey Radical - Cashmere Tears
5. Dave - PSYCHODRAMA
6. The Comet Is Coming - Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
7. Lingua Ignota - CALIGULA
8. Ibibio Sound Machine - Doko Mien
9. The Comet Is Coming - The Afterlife EP
10. Anna Meredith - FIBS
11. Sleater Kinney - The Center Won't Hold
12. Abronia - The Whole of Each Eye
13. Rapsody - Eve
14. Kate Tempest - The Book of Traps and Lessons
15. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Pt. 1
16. DJ XTC - Do Not Approach EP
17. Marika Hackman - any human friend
18. Connie Constance - English Rose
19. Fat White Family - Serfs Up!
20. Chelsea Wolfe - Birth of Violence*
21. Koffee - Rapture EP
22. Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
23. S. P. Y. - Dubplate Style
24. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Pt. 2
25. Xiu Xiu - Girl with Basket of Fruit*
26. Anderson.Paak - Ventura
27. Amyl and the Sniffers - Amyl and the Sniffers
28. Mercury Rev feat. Various Artists - Bobbie Gentry's "The Delta Sweete" Revisited*
29. Lee 'Scratch' Perry - Rainford*
30. Fold - We're the Ones
31. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
32. Nilüfer Yanya - Miss Universe
33. The HU - The Gureg
34. Jade Bird - Jade Bird
35. Sampa the Great - The Return
36. Frank Turner - No Man's Land
37. Norah Jones - Begin Again
38. Hatchie - Keepsake*
39. Holly Herndon - PROTO*
40. Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter IV: Memphis*
41. Charlotte Adigéry - Zandoli EP
42. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
43. Swindle - No More Normal
44. Ezra Collective - You Can't Steal My Joy
45. Lowkey - Soundtrack to the Struggle 2
46. Lamb - The Secret of Letting Go
47. Tyler, the Creator - IGOR
48. Chase & Status - RTRN II JUNGLE
49. Mattiel - Satis Factory
50. Sharon van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
51. Seed Ensemble - Driftglass
52. Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
53. Kelly Moran - Origin EP*
54. Sungazer - Sungazer Vol. 2
55. Edre Peraza - Marrow*
56. Joy Crookes - Reminiscence EP
57. Stella Donnelly - Beware of the Dogs
58. Kele - 2042
59. Sunflower Bean - King of the Dudes EP
60. Fontaines D. C. - Dogrel
61. Jesca Hoop - Stonechild
62. slowthai - Nothing Great about Britain
63. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
64. Kokoroko - Kokoroko EP
65. Agnostic Front - GET LOUD!
66. Self Esteem - Compliments Please
67. Wretch 32 - Upon Reflection
68. The Flaming Lips feat. Mick Jones - King's Mouth
69. King Princess - Cheap Queen
70. Danny Brown - uknowwhatimsayin¿*
71. Lafawndah - Ancestor Boy
72. The Wildhearts - Renaissance Men
73. Rosie Lowe - Yu
74. Sungazer - Sungazer Pt. 1
75. Kanye West - Jesus Is King
76. SUNN O))) - Life Metal
77. Prodígio - Castelos
78. White Denim - Side Effects
79. Black Marble - Bigger Than Life
80. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!*
81. Squid - Town Centre EP
82. Emptyset - Blossoms
83. Yizzy - Welcome to Grime Street
84. Earl Sweatshirt - Feet of Clay EP
85. Weyes Blood - Rough Trade Session EP
86. Kevin Abstract - Ghettobaby EP
87. Rashōmon - "Pathogen X" MLP

*Discovered through AMF
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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by acroamor » Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:30 am

mileswide wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 2:41 am
(Re-) listened to all the top 500 albums I liked the sound of from the forum's last all-time list now, so focusing on albums from this year and the 2010s as a whole til the end of the year! As good a chance as any to rank every 2019 album I've listened to:

1. Better Oblivion Community Center - Better Oblivion Community Center
2. Little Simz - GREY Area
3. Kano - Hoodies All Summer
4. Kojey Radical - Cashmere Tears
5. Dave - PSYCHODRAMA
6. The Comet Is Coming - Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
7. Lingua Ignota - CALIGULA
8. Ibibio Sound Machine - Doko Mien
9. The Comet Is Coming - The Afterlife EP
10. Anna Meredith - FIBS
11. Sleater Kinney - The Center Won't Hold
12. Abronia - The Whole of Each Eye
13. Rapsody - Eve
14. Kate Tempest - The Book of Traps and Lessons
15. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Pt. 1
16. DJ XTC - Do Not Approach EP
17. Marika Hackman - any human friend
18. Connie Constance - English Rose
19. Fat White Family - Serfs Up!
20. Chelsea Wolfe - Birth of Violence*
21. Koffee - Rapture EP
22. Lizzo - Cuz I Love You
23. S. P. Y. - Dubplate Style
24. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost Pt. 2
25. Xiu Xiu - Girl with Basket of Fruit*
26. Anderson.Paak - Ventura
27. Amyl and the Sniffers - Amyl and the Sniffers
28. Mercury Rev feat. Various Artists - Bobbie Gentry's "The Delta Sweete" Revisited*
29. Lee 'Scratch' Perry - Rainford*
30. Fold - We're the Ones
31. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
32. Nilüfer Yanya - Miss Universe
33. The HU - The Gureg
34. Jade Bird - Jade Bird
35. Sampa the Great - The Return
36. Frank Turner - No Man's Land
37. Norah Jones - Begin Again
38. Hatchie - Keepsake*
39. Holly Herndon - PROTO*
40. Matana Roberts - Coin Coin Chapter IV: Memphis*
41. Charlotte Adigéry - Zandoli EP
42. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
43. Swindle - No More Normal
44. Ezra Collective - You Can't Steal My Joy
45. Lowkey - Soundtrack to the Struggle 2
46. Lamb - The Secret of Letting Go
47. Tyler, the Creator - IGOR
48. Chase & Status - RTRN II JUNGLE
49. Mattiel - Satis Factory
50. Sharon van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
51. Seed Ensemble - Driftglass
52. Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bride
53. Kelly Moran - Origin EP*
54. Sungazer - Sungazer Vol. 2
55. Edre Peraza - Marrow*
56. Joy Crookes - Reminiscence EP
57. Stella Donnelly - Beware of the Dogs
58. Kele - 2042
59. Sunflower Bean - King of the Dudes EP
60. Fontaines D. C. - Dogrel
61. Jesca Hoop - Stonechild
62. slowthai - Nothing Great about Britain
63. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
64. Kokoroko - Kokoroko EP
65. Agnostic Front - GET LOUD!
66. Self Esteem - Compliments Please
67. Wretch 32 - Upon Reflection
68. The Flaming Lips feat. Mick Jones - King's Mouth
69. King Princess - Cheap Queen
70. Danny Brown - uknowwhatimsayin¿*
71. Lafawndah - Ancestor Boy
72. The Wildhearts - Renaissance Men
73. Rosie Lowe - Yu
74. Sungazer - Sungazer Pt. 1
75. Kanye West - Jesus Is King
76. SUNN O))) - Life Metal
77. Prodígio - Castelos
78. White Denim - Side Effects
79. Black Marble - Bigger Than Life
80. Lana Del Rey - Norman Fucking Rockwell!*
81. Squid - Town Centre EP
82. Emptyset - Blossoms
83. Yizzy - Welcome to Grime Street
84. Earl Sweatshirt - Feet of Clay EP
85. Weyes Blood - Rough Trade Session EP
86. Rashōmon - "Pathogen X" MLP

*Discovered through AMF
One thing that fascinates me is the manner in which that each listener discovers each release they hear is different. Here I find it fascinating that there is a listener that wouldn’t have heard Norman Fucking Rockwell if it wasn’t for this forum. Like that’s one of the few of the 60 or so albums I’ve heard this year that I definitely would have heard regardless. Different strokes I suppose.

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Post by mileswide » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:46 pm

acroamor wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 5:30 am
One thing that fascinates me is the manner in which that each listener discovers each release they hear is different. Here I find it fascinating that there is a listener that wouldn’t have heard Norman Fucking Rockwell if it wasn’t for this forum. Like that’s one of the few of the 60 or so albums I’ve heard this year that I definitely would have heard regardless. Different strokes I suppose.
"Discovered" isn't the right word for NFR!- I'd heard Born to Die, knew Del Rey's singles- but I couldn't find a pithy way of saying "wouldn't have listened to if Rob hadn't pointed out I'd gone overboard with my criticism of LDR"! As you can see, my view's not exactly done a 180 yet but I will be spending the rest of the year re-listening to some of these, so you never know...

Elsewhere, Jesus Is King is the only other album I've heard this year that I've sought out just to have an opinion on (a colleague of mine was getting caught up with all the hype about its release; I wasn't having high hopes in light of Kanye's recent output), I've mostly given the rest a go because I like the sound of them or because I otherwise wouldn't have time to fulfil my 4-album-a-day quota (which explains all the EPs).
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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by Jirin » Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:51 am

I'm starting my year end tournament a little early, and getting around the "What if a decade tournament worthy album hasn't come out yet" issue by only reserving 18 spots for this tournament and leaving two spots open for late discoveries.

Top 50 going into the tournament:
1. The National - I Am Easy To Find
2. FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
3. Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
4. Nick Cave - Ghosteen
5. Weyes Blood - Titanic Rising
6. KARYYN - The Quanta Series
7. Mercury Rev - Bobbie Gentry’s The Delta Sweete Revisited
8. Stealing Sheep - Big Wows
9. Sleater-Kinney - The Center Won’t HOld
10. Little Simz - GREY Area
11. (Sandy) Alex G - House of Sugar
12. Malibu Ken - Malibu Ken
13. Sharon Van Etten - Remind Me Tomorrow
14. Elena Setien - Another Kind Of Revolution
15. Ezra Furman - Twelve Nudes
16. Highwomen - Highwomen
17. Stef Chura - Midnight
18. Holly Herndon - PROTO
19. You Tell Me - You Tell Me
20. Jenny Wilson - Trauma
21. Ty Segall - First Taste
22. Saint Abdullah - Mechanical Flirtations
23. Lady Lamb - Even In The Tremor
24. Mdou Moctar - Ilana (The Creator)
25. The New Pornographers - In The Morse Code Of Brake Lights
26. The Comet Is Coming - Trust In The Life-force of the Deep Mystery
27. Vampire Weekend - Father of the Bridge
28. Kate Tempest - The Book Of Traps And Lessons
29. Deerhunter - Why Hasn’t Everything Already Disappeared?
30. American Football - American Football
31. Pere Ubu - The Long Goodbye
32. Santana - Africa Speaks
33. Flying Lotus - Flamagra
34. Skepta - Ignorance Is Bliss
35. Lorelle Meets The Obsolete - De Facto
36. Tyler, The Creator - Igor
37. Opeth - In Cauda Venenum
38. Patty Griffin - Patty Griffin
39. Anna Mieke - Idle Mind
40. Fennesz - Agora
41. Olden Yolk - Living Theatre
42. Angel Olsen - All Mirrors
43. Josephine Wiggs - We Fall
44. Sundara Karma - Ulifas Alphabet
45. Michael Kiwanuka - Kiwanuka
46. Jai Paul - Leak 04-13 (Bait Ones)
47. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost
48. Our Native Daughters - Songs Of Our Native Daughters
49. Carly Rae Jespen - Dedicated
50. Ohtis - Curve Of Earth

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Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:51 am

47. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost
Going to be that guy- ENSWBL part 1 or 2?
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Post by acroamor » Thu Nov 21, 2019 4:32 am

So do we have a plan as to how we'll be doing EOY and EOD? I presume that EOY will occur before EOD, sometime in January. Has anyone already volunteered? I've got a new job that gives me quite a bit of time to do things like this, so I'd be able to handle either albums or songs for EOY if no one else is claiming them.

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Post by JohnnyBGoode » Thu Nov 21, 2019 10:15 am

Last list before the year lists start flowing

1. Michael Kiwanuka - KIWANUKA
2. Hatchie – Keepsake
3. Fontaines D.C. – Dogrel
4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
5. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds - Ghosteen
6. The Murder Capital – When I Have Fears
7. The National - I Am Easy To Find
8. Stella Donnelly - Beware of the Dogs
9. Men I Trust – Oncle Jazz
10. Vampire Weekend - Father Of The Bride
11. Big Thief - U.F.O.F.
12. Faye Webster – Atlanta Millionaires Club
13. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
14. Bill Callahan – Shepherd in a Sheepskin Vest
15. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
16. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising
17. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
18. The Mountain Goats - In League With Dragons
19. Wilco – Ode to Joy
20. Jay Som – Anak Ko
21. Chromatics – Closer To Grey
22. Ariana Grande – thank u, next
23. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
24. Jenny Lewis – On the Line
25. Whitney – Forever Turned Around

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by Jirin » Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:05 pm

mileswide wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 2:36 am
Jirin wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 12:51 am

47. Foals - Everything Not Saved Will Be Lost
Going to be that guy- ENSWBL part 1 or 2?
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Part 1. I didn’t like Part 2 much.

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Re: Albums of 2019

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Jirin wrote:
Thu Nov 21, 2019 6:05 pm
Part 1. I didn’t like Part 2 much.
Have to concur with 1's superiority, 2 is the most conventional rock album they've done (I can see the The Black Keys' lawyers taking an interest in Like Lightning) but Black Bull is all the more galvanising for its lean approach, while Neptune conversely hints towards a new risk-taking direction. Just my rambling view on it all!
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Post by sonofsamiam » Fri Nov 22, 2019 7:08 pm

Here's my Top 100, at least as of now. This has been changing a lot, but I feel good about it at the moment. In the end, Weyes Blood's consistency held strong as other contenders came and went.

Not sure if much else is slated for end of year that will challenge even making this list. I'm sure EOY's from The Wire and a few others will get me racing back to what I missed.

1 | Weyes Blood | Titanic Rising
2 | Matana Roberts | Coin Coin Chapter Four: Memphis
3 | Anna Meredith | FIBS
4 | Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds | Ghosteen
5 | John Luther Adams | Become Desert [Seattle Symphony / Ludovic Morlot]
6 | Jenny Hval | The Practice of Love
7 | black midi | Schlagenheim
8 | Sunn O))) | Life Metal
9 | Holly Herndon | PROTO
10 | Kaija Saariaho | Circle Map, Graal théâtre, Vers toi qui es si loin & Neiges [Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra / Clément Mao-Takacs]
11 | The Comet Is Coming | Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
12 | Yugen Blakrock | Anima Mysterium
13 | clipping. | There Existed an Addiction to Blood
14 | Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble | Where Future Unfolds
15 | Sharon Van Etten | Remind Me Tomorrow
16 | Glenn Branca | The Third Ascension
17 | FKA twigs | Magdalene
18 | Swans | Leaving Meaning
19 | Jaimie Branch | FLY or DIE II: bird dogs of paradise
20 | Moor Mother | Analog Fluids of Sonic Black Holes
21 | Jenny Wilson | TRAUMA
22 | Billy Woods and Kenny Segal | Hiding Places
23 | Esa-Pekka Salonen | Cello Concerto [Los Angeles Philharmonic / Yo Yo Ma]
24 | Art Ensemble of Chicago | We Are on the Edge: A 50th Anniversary Celebration
25 | Flying Lotus | Flamagra
26 | Jamila Woods | Legacy! Legacy!
27 | Lightning Bolt | Sonic Citadel
28 | Angel Olsen | All Mirrors
29 | Michael Kiwanuka | Kiwanuka
30 | Caterina Barbieri | Ecsatic Computation
31 | Aldous Harding | Designer
32 | Kelly Moran | Origin EP
33 | Fire! Orchestra | Arrival
34 | The Caretaker | Everywhere at the End of Time (Stage 6)
35 | Joshua Abrams Natural Information Society | Mandatory Reality
36 | Nihiloxica | Biiri EP
37 | Floating Points | Crush
38 | Little Simz | Grey Area
39 | Ben Lamar Gay | East of the Ryan
40 | Lizzo | Cuz I Love You
41 | Vanishing Twin | The Age of Immunology
42 | Caroline Shaw | Orange [Attacca Quartet]
43 | Lana Del Rey | Norman Fucking Rockwell!
44 | Caroline Polachek | Pang
45 | Labelle | Orchestre univers
46 | Blood Incantation | Hidden History of the Human Race
47 | Carly Rae Jepsen | Dedicated
48 | Shiina Ringo | Sandokushi
49 | Opeth | In Caude Venenum
50 | Danny Brown | uknowhatimsayin
51 | Waste of Space Orchestra | Syntheosis
52 | Sungazer | Sungazer Vol. 2
53 | Quelle Chris | Guns
54 | These New Puritans | Inside the Rose
55 | Rapsody | Eve
56 | Joel Ross | KingMaker
57 | Terry Riley/Kronos Quartet | Sun Rings
58 | Sarah Davachi | Pale Bloom
59 | Tyler, The Creator | Igor
60 | Fennesz | Agora
61 | Mdou Moctar | Ilana (The Creator)
62 | Saba Alizadeh | Scattered Memories
63 | 3776 | Saijiki
64 | Tanya Tagaq | Toothsayer EP
65 | Paal Nilssen-Love | New Brazilian Funk
66 | Hatchie | Keepsake
67 | Ibibio Sound Machine | Doko Mien
68 | Men I Trust | Oncle Jazz
69 | Wadada Leo Smith | Rosa Parks: Pure Love
70 | Freddie Gibbs and Madlib | Bandana
71 | Jai Paul | Leak 04-13 (Bait Ones)
72 | Ana Frango Eletronico | Little Electric Chicken Heart
73 | Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah | Ancestral Recall
74 | Andy Stott | It Should Be Us EP
75 | Kaija Saariaho | True Fire; Trans; Ciel d'hiver [Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra / Hannu Lintu / Gerald Finley / Xavier de Maistre]
76 | Lea Bertucci | Resonant Field
77 | Julia Kent | Temporal
78 | Black to Comm | Seven Horses for Seven Kings
79 | Marissa Nadler and Stephen Brodsky | Droneflower
80 | Ustad Saami | God Is Not a Terrorist
81 | Elza Soares | Planeta Fome
82 | Leonard Cohen | Thanks for the Dance
83 | Niliufer Yanya | Miss Universe
84 | Laurie Anderson | Songs from the Bardo
85 | Kate Tempest | The Book of Traps and Lessons
86 | Billie Eilish | When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?
87 | Hildur Guonadottir | Chernobyl
88 | Big Thief | Two Hands
89 | Richard Dawson | 2020
90 | Céu | Apká!
91 | Charli XCX | Charli
92 | Baroness | Gold & Grey
93 | Solange | When I Get Home
94 | The Cinematic Orchestra | To Believe
95 | Purple Mountains | Purple Mountains
96 | Denzel Curry | ZUU
97 | Malibu Ken | Malibu Ken
98 | Tim Hecker | Anoyo
99 | Bat for Lashes | Lost Girls
100 | Lindstrøm | On a Clear Day I Can See You Forever

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by andyd1010 » Tue Dec 03, 2019 5:16 am

All the albums I've heard this year, ranked:

1 | Lana Del Rey | Norman Fucking Rockwell!
2 | Billie Eilish | WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
3 | Weyes Blood | Titanic Rising
4 | FKA twigs | MAGDALENE
5 | Vampire Weekend | Father of the Bride
6 | The National | I Am Easy to Find
7 | Sharon Van Etten | Remind Me Tomorrow
8 | Lizzo | Cuz I Love You
9 | Maggie Rogers | Heard It in a Past Life
10 | James Blake | Assume Form
11 | The Black Keys | Let's Rock
12 | Tool | Fear Inoculum
13 | Angel Olsen | All Mirrors
14 | Wilco | Ode to Joy
15 | Michael Kiwanuka | Kiwanuka
16 | Sturgill Simpson | Sound & Fury
17 | Ariana Grande | thank u, next
18 | Big Thief | Two Hands
19 | Beyoncé | HΘMΣCΘMING: THE LIVE ALBUM
20 | King Princess | Cheap Queen
21 | Taylor Swift | Lover
22 | Kanye West | Jesus Is King
23 | Weezer | Weezer (Teal Album)
24 | Solange | When I Get Home
25 | Big Thief | U.F.O.F.
26 | Tyler, the Creator | IGOR
27 | Blink-182 | Nine
28 | Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds | Ghosteen

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by nicolas » Thu Dec 05, 2019 1:06 pm

Here is my list whic is always changing as the year is coming to an end

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by Cold Butterfly » Thu Dec 05, 2019 5:12 pm

Well, i figured that since it's near the EOY, i'd make an ordered list. Gibbs and Eilish have been dominating my taste over the last month and a half, although I won't be surprised if this list changes personally some more.

1. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib - Bandana
2. Billie Eilish - WHEN WE ALL FALL ASLEEP, WHERE DO WE GO?
3. Solange - When I Get Home
4. Mixed Matches - Late
5. Ariana Grande - thank u, next
6. Moodymann - Sinner: KDJ-48
7. FKA Twigs - MAGDALENE
8. Malibu Ken - Malibu Ken
9. Toby Molina - Songs From San Mateo County
10. Blood Orange - Angel's Pulse
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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by acroamor » Tue Dec 17, 2019 6:28 pm

Last EOY list until the final poll:

1. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
2. Big Thief – Two Hands
3. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising
4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
5. Brittany Howard – Jaime
6. Faye Webster – Atlanta Millionaire’s Club
7. William Tyler – Goes West
8. Lady Lamb - Even in the Tremor
9. Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury
10. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
11. Kim Gordon – No Home Record
12. The National – I Am Easy to Find
13. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
14. FKA Twigs – Magdalene
15. Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
16. FIDLAR – Almost Free
17. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
18. Jay Som – Anak Ko
19. Flying Lotus – Flamagra
Last EOY list until the final poll:

1. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
2. Big Thief – Two Hands
3. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising
4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
5. Brittany Howard – Jaime
6. Faye Webster – Atlanta Millionaire’s Club
7. William Tyler – Goes West
8. Lady Lamb - Even in the Tremor
9. Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury
10. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
11. Kim Gordon – No Home Record
12. The National – I Am Easy to Find
13. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
14. FKA Twigs – Magdalene
15. Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
16. FIDLAR – Almost Free
17. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
18. Jay Som – Anak Ko
19. Flying Lotus – Flamagra
20. Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
21. The Comet Is Coming – Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
22. Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
23. Karen O and Danger Mouse – Lux Prima
24. Black Midi – Schlagenheim
25. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
26. Tyler, the Creator – IGOR
27. Aldous Harding – Designer
28. Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
29. Kevin and the Bikes - Dorkcore 101
30. Taylor Swift - Lover

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by acroamor » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:05 pm

1. Better Oblivion Community Center – Better Oblivion Community Center
2. Big Thief – Two Hands
3. Weyes Blood – Titanic Rising
4. Angel Olsen – All Mirrors
5. Brittany Howard – Jaime
6. Faye Webster – Atlanta Millionaire’s Club
7. William Tyler – Goes West
8. Lady Lamb - Even in the Tremor
9. Sturgill Simpson – Sound and Fury
10. Purple Mountains – Purple Mountains
11. Kim Gordon – No Home Record
12. The National – I Am Easy to Find
13. Sharon Van Etten – Remind Me Tomorrow
14. FKA Twigs – Magdalene
15. Vampire Weekend – Father of the Bride
16. FIDLAR – Almost Free
17. Lana Del Rey – Norman Fucking Rockwell!
18. Jay Som – Anak Ko
19. Flying Lotus – Flamagra
20. Big Thief – U.F.O.F.
21. The Comet Is Coming – Trust in the Lifeforce of the Deep Mystery
22. Jessica Pratt - Quiet Signs
23. Karen O and Danger Mouse – Lux Prima
24. Black Midi – Schlagenheim
25. Julia Jacklin – Crushing
26. Tyler, the Creator – IGOR
27. Aldous Harding – Designer
28. Michael Kiwanuka – Kiwanuka
29. Kevin and the Bikes - Dorkcore 101
30. Taylor Swift - Lover

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by bonnielaurel » Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:20 pm

Best jazz album of the year:

Hiromi - Kaleidoscope

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Re: Albums of 2019

Post by mileswide » Tue Dec 17, 2019 8:33 pm

bonnielaurel wrote:
Tue Dec 17, 2019 7:20 pm
Best jazz album of the year:

Hiromi - Kaleidoscope
That's a bold claim for a year where jazz has been more prominent than it has for decades, will have to give it a spin this evening in that case!
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