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My Top 22 Albums for 2011

December 23, 2011


Akron/Family - S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT

Is there anything harder than taking ALL of the music you listened to that came out this year and whittling it down to 20 AND putting them in order? I avoid doing this every year because it takes more thought and effort than I usually like giving…well, anything.

#1 is never hard, it’s 2-20. The first spot for me this year goes to Akron/Family. S/T II: The Cosmic Birth and Journey of Shinju TNT really didn’t get a lot of pub this year and I’ve been amazed all year. It was my favorite when it came out and nothing was able to dethrone it. Just a fantastic album in my opinion.

All my picks(22….I couldn’t keep it to 20) are below the fold. Also, I decided this was a great opportunity to use Spotify for the first time, so a sample of my list is available here.

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The Best Fails of 2009

January 8, 2010


We hadn’t done anything in a “best of the year” vein yet, so try this on for size (albeit belatedly).  Special thanks to Niko for the tip!

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