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24. Dirty Projectors- Dirty Projectors

Some of the original kings and queens of indie rock, Dirty Projectors did not disappoint this year. Then again, they never do. Advertisements

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9. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi Love

This album really snuck out of nowhere and caught me unawares. I think it is safe to say most music fans have heard “Fffunny Friends” but not much else from Unknown Mortal Orchestra. Well actually I have no idea how … Continue reading

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5. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell

I am not usually one for sad music. I understand its merits and I understand its beauty but I personally do not like dwelling on sad things if I can help it. Carrie & Lowell really changed that for me. … Continue reading

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Best Albums 0f 2015 Mosaic Form

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35. Yo La Tengo- Fade

I knew Yo La Tengo were old and I knew they had released some very culturally important albums in their past, but to be honest the first album I ever sat down and listened to by them was their 2013 … Continue reading

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Fragment 2- These New Puritans

Haunting and beautifully simple, the opening piano notes of “Fragment Two” just suck me in like a black hole, entrapping me in the song and the endless hidden splendor of the way the melody rises and falls, like a heart … Continue reading

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No Below- Speedy Ortiz

The contrast of gentle guitar and the even gentler voice of Sadie Dupuis in the beginning of the song and the chorus punctured by the withering guitar that slams through the song while Dupuis, still almost whispering cries out “I … Continue reading

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