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LSUDYNASTY
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.

I can take a shot:

1.) Deftones - Koi No Yokan
2.) Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
3.) Titus Andronicus - Local Business
4.) Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - The Heist
5.) Lord Huron - Lonesome Dreams

Honorable Mention: Avett Bros. - The Carpenter
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TFTC
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet On Sky


For no good reason, I have not listened to this yet... thats something I shall have to remedy..


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buddhavista
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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Lower dens - nootropic


just gave this one a listen on spotify. hard to tell after just one listen, but the track "brains" certainly stood-out.

Their first album is better. It was my album of the year in 2010. Twin hand movement.

Whoever said tennis, I do like the new tennis album. Doesn't crack the top rotation.

I am also digging on the new memory tapes. they say its an album but its only 6 songs, although the songs are long.



The Seaward
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
I was thinking it might be fun to do a year-end composite Music Board list, kind of like the lists Freauxzen runs on the Movie/TV Board from time to time. Maybe using the AV Club’s methodology, where each poster gets 100 points to work with and then allocates them as he/she sees fit with a max of 15 going to one album. If people are interested, let me know. I would volunteer to start the thread and tally and post the results.


15sammy34
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
Still no Burn. Flicker. Die. Where are my country peeps at???


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smuphy72
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
1.) Born and Raised - John Mayer
2.) Away From The World - Dave Matthews Band
3.) Some Nights - Fun
4.) Lumineers - the Lumineers.
5.) Heist - Macklemore (mostly because I just love Thrift shop so much)


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Baloo
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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I was thinking it might be fun to do a year-end composite Music Board list, kind of like the lists Freauxzen runs on the Movie/TV Board from time to time. Maybe using the AV Club’s methodology, where each poster gets 100 points to work with and then allocates them as he/she sees fit with a max of 15 going to one album. If people are interested, let me know. I would volunteer to start the thread and tally and post the results.

I was really thinking about doing the AV Club method. Give people 55 points to distribute as they see fit, max of 15 points, max of 15 albums rated. (55 would be the point value had you just rated 1-10).

I also think we could get a pretty diverse list here.


buddhavista
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
I like the idea, but I am relatively new. I volunteer to do no work.


TFTC
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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I volunteer to do no work.


I'm lazy too, thats why I usually don't participate in lists longer than 5..


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The Seaward
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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I was really thinking about doing the AV Club method. Give people 55 points to distribute as they see fit, max of 15 points, max of 15 albums rated. (55 would be the point value had you just rated 1-10).


sounds good. i think we should definitely do it. i like that methodlogy over just listing.

you should probably organize the thing and start the threads since you are much better with words than me (and you have more pull around here) if you are down. if needed, i would have no problem tallying the ballots though. holiday season at work is super slow.


Pettifogger
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
1) Of Monsters and Men
2) Lumineers
3) Bob Dylan
4) Turnpike Troubadours
5) Sea Wolf

Hon. Mention (not cool to like them anymore) - Mumfords - I still dig it.

Biggest disappointments to me - Ryan Bingham and Edward Sharpe


BCLA
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
Im game for it.

And how the hell could i have forgotten DIIV?? I spent a month straight listening to it. Great album.


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smuphy72
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
Mumford Album almost made my list, fwiw.


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Baloo
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
Yeah, I'll probably do it in January. I want people to get a chance to get their haul of music for Christmas to catch up on the year. I always get a ton of music in late December.


The Seaward
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
Probably a good time. I know I am not ready to commit to a list yet.


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Meursault
Member since Sep 2003
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
1. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
2. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
3. DIIV - Oshin
4. Beach House - Bloom
5. Titus Andronicus - Local Business

Honorable mentions:
Twin Shadow - Confess
Tame Impala - Lonerism
The Tallest Man on Earth - There's No Leaving Now
Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan


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wilceaux
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Member since Apr 2004
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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Biggest disappointments to me - Ryan Bingham and Edward Sharpe


I would add The Avett Brothers to that list. Not horrible, but considering my standards for them, very disappointing.


High C
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
The Walkmen - Heaven
Deftones - Koi No Yokan
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky


crews12
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
Passion pit - gossamer
Muse - the 2nd law
The lumineers - the lumineers
The xx - coexist
Mumford & sons - babel


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TheDoc
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re: End of the year is approaching. My top 5 records for the year.
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Three pages, and no Burn.Flicker.Die


Best alt country record of the year


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