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48. Whitney – Light Upon The Lake

My description of this album in my notes is “gentle guitar, but not too gentle.” It sold me every time I was looking through my notes just like it sold me the first time I listened.

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44. Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever – Talk Tight

“Wide Eyes” sold me on this album so hard I haven’t even listened to the second half in 6 months. There was just something so catchy about that track though that gets me every time I hear it.

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29. Conor Oberst – Ruminations

I don’t think there is a millennial out there who if familiar with Bright Eyes does not have some sort of memory about teen love wrapped up in their music. Conor Obsert seems to fill the void for us millennials … Continue reading

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11. Bon Iver – 22, A Million

What a change for Justin Vernon. Gone are the days of the soft, mellow indie rock and in are the booming, synth driven noise distorted music. I haven’t been keeping tabs on Bon Iver but this album came out of … Continue reading

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45. Fred Thomas – All Are Saved

All Are Saved was one of my favorite things Ian Cohen showed me this year. Described as the king of indie music in Michigan, his folksy, care free yet cynical songs immediately resonated with me. I have a soft spot … Continue reading

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42. Spoon – They Want My Soul

Spoon- They Want My Soul If you want to talk about a band that embodies the idea of consistency in music from this current generation, Spoon would fit the definition to the letter. Having released 8 albums since 1996, they … Continue reading

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4. Mac Demarco – Salad Days

  Mac Demarco- Salad Days I think the main difference between Mac Demarco and Real Estate is the hilarious personality that Mac owns and exudes all over his music. Both use a very nonchalant guitar style that floats along at … Continue reading

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