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Best of 2014
01/06/15 at 10:37 AM by jordalsh
1. Copeland - Ixora (write-up)
2. The Hotelier - Home, Like NoPlace Is There (write-up)
3. Against Me! - Transgender Dysphoria Blues
4. Noah Gundersen - Ledges
5. Fucked Up - Glass Boys
6. Braid - No Coast
7. Jenny Lewis - The Voyager
8. The War On Drugs - Lost In The Dream
9. Damien Rice - My Favourite Faded Fantasy
10. Fireworks - Oh, Common Life
11. The Menzingers - Rented World
12. Run The Jewels - RTJ 2
13. Empire! Empire! (I Was A Lonely Estate) - You Will Eventually Be Forgotten
14. Aaron West And The Roaring Twenties - We Don't Have Each Other
15. arrange - Their Bodies In A Fog
16. Pianos Become The Teeth - Keep You
17. Chad Perrone - Kaleidoscope
18. You Blew It! - Keep Doing What You're Doing
19. Hostage Calm - Die On Stage
20. Bleachers - Strange Desire
21. The Hold Steady - Teeth Dreams
22. Seahaven - Reverie Lagoon
23. Spoon - They Want My Soul
24. Circa Survive - Descensus
25. Wye Oak - Shriek
26. I Can Make a Mess - Growing In
27. Joyce Manor - Never Hungover Again
28. Anberlin - Lowborn
29. Have Mercy - A Place Of Our Own
30. Ryan Adams - Ryan Adams
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EOTY list 2013
12/28/13 at 03:34 PM by jordalsh
1. The Wonder Years- The Greatest Generation
2. The National- Trouble Will Find Me
3. The 1975- The 1975
4. Vampire Weekend- Modern Vampires of The City
5. Jimmy Eat World- Damage
6. I Can Make a Mess- Enola
7. Mansions- Doom Loop
8. The World Is A Beautiful Place and I Am No Longer Afraid to Die- Whenever, If Ever
9. Arcade Fire- Reflektor
10. Justin Timberlake- The 20/20 Experience Pt. 1
11. Lydia- Devil
12. Kevin Devine- Bubblegum
13. Saves The Day- Saves The Day
14. Fall Out Boy- Save Rock and Roll
15. Into It. Over It.-Intersections
16. The Swellers- The Light Under Closed Doors
17. Balance and Composure- The Things We Think We’re Missing
18. The Appleseed Cast- Illumination Ritual
19. The Republic of Wolves- No Matter How Narrow
20. Allison Weiss- Say What You Mean
21. Have Mercy- The Earth Pushed Back
22. Phoenix- Bankrupt!
23. Tegan and Sara- Heartthrob
24. Kevin Devine- Bulldozer
25. Touche Amore- Is Survived By
26. Kanye West- Yeezus
27. Blue Of Colors- Small Little Pieces
28. Tonight Alive- The Other Side
29. The Braces- Two Years
30. William Beckett- Genuine and Counterfeit

1. Pentimento- Inside The Sea
2. Young Statues- Age Isn’t Ours
3. Some Stranger- Some Stranger
4. Their/They’re/There- Their/They’re/There
5. Braid/Balance and Composure- Split

The Wonder Years- “I Just Want To Sell Out My Funeral”
The National- “Don’t Swallow The Cap”
Vampire Weekend- “Obvious Bicycle”
The 1975- “Robbers”
I Can Make a Mess- “Wrinkle”
Fall Out Boy- “Save Rock and Roll”
The World Is a Beautiful Place…- “Getting Sodas”
Arcade Fire- “Reflektor”
Justin Timberlake- “Mirrors”
Jimmy Eat World- “Appreciation”
Kevin Devine- “Red Bird”
Lydia- “Take Your Time”
Mansions- “Climbers”
Pentimento- “Just Friends”
Saves The Day- “Stand In The Stars”
The Wonder Years- “There, There”
The National- “Sea Of Love”
Vampire Weekend- “Hannah Hunt”
Into It. Over It.- “Your Antique Organ”
The National- “Graceless”
Kanye West- "Blood on the Leaves"
William Beckett- "Pick Up The Phone"
The Dangerous Summer- "Catholic Girls"
Mansions- "If You're Leaving"
The Swellers- "High/Low"

Most Anticipated 2014
1. The Early November
2. Brand New (whatever sure I guess)
3. Death Cab For Cutie
4. Manchester Orchestra
5. The Shins
6. The Cinema
7. Say Anything
8. Taking Back Sunday
9. Modest Mouse
10. Fireworks
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First Impressions- Lydia
10/01/11 at 11:42 AM by jordalsh
Gave Lydia a first listen today, and I'm very happy with what I've heard. It's definitely a gorgeous record, perfect for the first fall day under 80 degrees. Don't expect a slump, I expect a grower.
Tags: Lydia, Paint It Golden
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