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7. Cloud Nothings – Last Building Burning

I think it will be hard for Cloud Nothings to recapture the magic of “Attack on Memory” but I have enjoyed each of their three albums that have come after it and their attempts at catching lightning in a bottle … Continue reading

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21. Bully- Losing

Lots of energy, lots of loud guitar and a great vocalist, this band is literally using the perfect recipe for music in my humble opinion.

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5. White Reaper- The World’s Best American Band

I felt like this album embodied what I love in music the best this year. Good ol’ fashioned rock n’ roll with a modern twist to it that made it a little heavier and little punky but with an upbeat … Continue reading

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4. Cloud Nothings- Life Without Sound

2017 was the year I finally got to see them live again after years of reminiscing about how amazing they were when I saw them at Pitchfork in 2012. I think that was what helped put this album into such … Continue reading

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3. Together Pangea- Bulls and Roosters

This was definitely my most unexpected find of the year. Dan Dan introduced Together Pangaea to me when he would play the album daily at Durans and I had to ask multiple times who was playing. I was transitioning back … Continue reading

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21. PUP – The Dream Is Over

A great post punk album, full of energy and angst that is easy to play really, really loud while driving to work at 6:30 am.  

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27. Cloud Nothings and Wavves – Self Titled

This may be one of the most genius pairings of bands of recent memory. Both Cloud Nothings and Wavves spend a good deal of time making aggressively charged music with their own unique flares and to see them mix their … Continue reading

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