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 Post subject: 2017 Rimmy Awards: top 10 albums
PostPosted: Sat November 11, 2017 2:17 am 
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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Rimmy Awards: top 10 albums
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I still have a list of things I want to check out but this is my list in real time:

1. Laura Marling, "Semper Femina"
2. Fleet Foxes, "Crack-Up"
3. Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan, "Small Town"
4. Kendrick Lamar, "DAMN."
5. Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau, "Chris Thile and Brad Mehldau"
6: The Mynabirds, "Be Here Now"
7. Vijay Iyer Sextet, "Far From Over"
8. The War on Drugs, "A Deeper Understanding"
9. The Clientele, "Music for the Age of Miracles"
10. Feist, "Pleasure"


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Rimmy Awards: top 10 albums
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Extremely rough draft:

1. The National - Sleep Well Beast
2. The War on Drugs - A Deeper Understanding
3. Perturbator - The New Model
4. White Reaper - The World's Best American Band
5. Mogwai - Every Country's Sun
6. Sasquatch - Maneuvers
7. Elder - Reflections on a Floating Island
8. Grails - Chalice Hymnal
9. Future Islands - The Far Field
10. QOTSA - Villains

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The New Pornographers - Whiteout Conditions
Big Thief - Capacity
Futurecop! - Return to Alvograth

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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Rimmy Awards: top 10 albums
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I don't know if I've even heard 10 albums from 2017.

1. Kendrick Lamar - DAMN.
2. Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent
3. Kitty - Miami Garden Club
4. Septicflesh - Codex Omega

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I think there are five or fewer 2017 releases that I’ve heard. The only two I can even think of right now are The National and Arcade Fire.

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Oh shit. Just remembered the lame Beck album :oops:

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There is so little new music I find exciting right now.

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There is so little new music I find exciting right now.

Same

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Seriously, there might be one or two other albums that I’ve bought this year, but I can’t think of any. And I didn’t even buy the Arcade Fire CD. My buddy bought two tickets to their concert and they were giving a free copy of the new album with every ticket purchased. He gave one to me. So as of this moment I can only think of two albums I’ve actually spent money on this year. The National and Beck. Just a few years ago (maybe five or six) I bought around 40 new albums in one calendar year.

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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Rimmy Awards: top 10 albums
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Damn LV, mad respect for having that Septicflesh record in your list.

Converge - The Dusk In Us
Brand New - Science Fiction
Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
Run the Jewels 3
Kendrick Lamar - Damn
Nine Inch Nails - Add Violence
At the Drive In - interalia


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I heard that Brand New album on a long drive with my brother. I remember liking the first half of the album, maybe more. There are a lot of noticeable grunge influences in those songs.

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Damn LV, mad respect for having that Septicflesh record in your list.

Converge - The Dusk In Us
Brand New - Science Fiction
Power Trip - Nightmare Logic
Run the Jewels 3
Kendrick Lamar - Damn
Nine Inch Nails - Add Violence
At the Drive In - interalia

RTJ3 was last year. Would have been on my list otherwise.

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Still some stuff I wanna check out before the end of the year, and some albums I've listened a few times but need to revisit but here's my top 10 right now, I'll also add my favorite song in every album because why wouldn't I:

1. Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent (The Chuckler)
2. Jesca Hoop - Memories are Now (Memories Are Now)
3. The New Year - Snow (Recent History)
4. The Courtneys - II (Silver Velvet)
5. The National - Sleep Well Beast (Carin at the Liquor Store)
6. Alvvays - Antisocialites (Lolllipop (Ode to Jim))
7. The Mynabirds - Be Here Now (Witch Wolf)
8. Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice (On Script)
9. Feist - Pleasure (Any Party)
10. Broken Social Scene - Hug of Thunder (Protest Song)

I think this has been a strong year, especially the month of September. The Mount Eerie album is probably one of the best of the year too but I didn't have the heart to give it too many listens.

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Lots of great songs this year but not many great albums.

Julie Byrne - Not Even Happiness
Laura Marling - Semper Femina
Anathema - The Optimist
At The Drive In - Interalia
Jason Isbell - The Nashville Sound
LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
Mogwai - Every Country’s Sun
NIN - Add Violence


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This thread reminded me that I should get back to that Laura Marling album, which I only listened to once but I think I really enjoyed it.

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1. Fleet Foxes - Crack-Up

Everything else is irrelevant.

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If I have to, of the top of my head...
2. Charly Bliss - Guppy
3. Laura Marling - Semper Femina
4. The National - Sleep Well Beast
5. Fever Ray - Plunge
6. Paramore - After Laughter
7. Perfume Genius - No Shape
8. LCD Soundsystem - American Dream
9. Mount Eerie - A Crow Looked At Me
10. Converge - The Dusk In Us


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 Post subject: Re: 2017 Rimmy Awards: top 10 albums
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The FF is damn good, Mike. It snuck up on me -- first few listens it was more of a "this is ambitious and respectable but less enjoyable than previous works." Then about a month later I listened to it again and the whole thing just felt absolutely perfect.


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I quite like that 3rd of May song.

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Here are 10 that I can think of now, I'm sure there are others I liked a lot that'll come to me later

Fabian Almazan - Alcanza
Natalia Lafourcade - Musas
Kamasi Washington - Harmony of Difference
Charly Bliss- Guppy
Linda May Han Oh - Walk Against Wind
Kendrick Lamar - Damn
Quantum Trio - Duality
Japanese Breakfast - Soft Sounds from Another Planet
Julien Baker - Turn Out the Lights
Astillero - Quilombo

I still haven't listened to the Bill Frisell or Vijay Iyer albums, damn


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