filling in the gaps on the years i ghosted. final list. this is the year i became sentient, so a little more something added. PITCHFORK APPROVED
|17||Sun Kil Moon|
Weird Era Cont.
At War With Walls And Mazes
Let the Blind Lead Those Who Can See...
imy sputnikmusic class of 2008
New Amerykah Pt. 1 (4th World War)
Every single motherfucking beat on this album constitutes as an embarrassment of riches. Music didn't change after this album, but maybe it should have.
Indie rock; "I can hardly recognize the shapes."
|7||Have a Nice Life|
When the lore isn't half as silly as your band is talented. Something majestic this way comes.
When I was young, I used to tune my AM radio between stations and let the white noise absorb melodies, talk shows, and lull me to sleep. This is that, but on one.
Shugo Tokumaru is the lost Beatle. There is a lot to be said for cheesy pop music, but rarely does an album this weird float so easily down the rabbit hole and into our hearts.
Dragging a Dead Deer Up a Hill
The love is enormous, is lifting me up / I'd rather be sleeping
Laulu Laakson Kukista
A collage of genres so dense it ends up folk.
No Way Down
The Swedes already had indie pop on lock, but this is the most joyous, potent new millennium update of Balearic house as one might ever hear. An album found in reverie.
Quite the experience for young Lewis. A lot of soul-searching and self-actualization within these pink-hued, oxygen-deprived swirl of krautrock guitars. Empathy center overload. A line drawn in the sand before adulthood.