Post by Blacksmile on Dec 14, 2014 20:30:17 GMT -8
I'm not sure if anyone's doing this this year, but here is my Top 20 of 2014...
1. The War on Drugs – Lost in the Dream 2. Parquet Courts – Sunbathing Animal 3. Sun Kil Moon – Benji 4. The Afghan Whigs – Do to the Beast 5. Strand of Oaks – Heal 6. Reigning Sound - Shattered 7. Iceage – Plowing Into the Fields of Love 8. Spoon – They Want My Soul 9. Pink Mountaintops – Get Back 10. Helms Alee – Sleepwalking Sailors 11. Deadkill – No, Never! 12. Mogwai – Rave Tapes 13. Mark Lanegan Band – Phantom Radio 14. Ought – More Than Any Other Day 15. TV on the Radio - Seeds 16. Unearth – Watchers of the Rule 17. Beck - Morning Phase 18. Bob Mould – Beauty and Ruin 19. Elliot BROOD – Work and Love 20. Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright in the End
Runners Up: The Hold Steady – Teeth Dreams Future Islands - Singles Fucked Up – The Glass Boys Constant Lovers – Experience Feelings Motel Beds – These are the Days Gone By The Rentals – Lost in Alphaville Leonard Cohen – Popular Problems The New Pornographers – Brill Bruisers Guardians of the Galaxy – Soundtrack Hozier – Hozier Lagwagon – Hang
I wouldn't be surprised if you are picturing me peeling a carrot with a staple gun.
This is so incredible. If anyone is holding out on this because they're not sure that they care about D'Angelo that much, give it a listen. It's right in the wheelhouse for most of this board. If nothing else, the production is the best I've heard since Random Access Memory (and completely and utterly different)