MMR 87 (12/11-12/17): The Best Songs and Albums of 2017!

On this very special juggernaut of an episode, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Pitchfork’s highly anticipated end-of-the-year lists, including the best songs and albums of 2017. Plus, we count down (and argue about) our own favorite albums of the year. Don’t miss it!

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SPOILERS BELOW:

Darin:
10. SZA – Ctrl
9. Moses Sumney – Aromanticism
8. Perfume Genius – No Shape
7. Zola Jesus – Okovi
6. Brand New – Science Fiction
5. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
4. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
3. Lorde – Melodrama
2. Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me
1. Jay Som – Everybody Works

Dan:
10. GAS – Narkopop
9. Ariel Pink – Dedicated to Bobby Jameson
8. Jessica Moss – Pools of Light
7. BIG BRAVE – Ardor
6. King Krule – The OOZ
5. JAY-Z – 4:44
4. Young Thug – Beautiful Thugger Girls
3. Brand New – Science Fiction
2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Luciferian Towers
1. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.

Gabe:
10. (Sandy) Alex G – Rocket
9. Perfume Genius – No Shape
8. Jay-Z – 4:44
7. Shinichi Atobe – From the Heart, It’s a Start, a Work of Art
6. Kendrick Lamar – DAMN.
5. LCD Soundsystem – American Dream
4. Mount Eerie – A Crow Looked at Me
3. Fleet Foxes – Crack-Up
2. Tyler, the Creator – Flower Boy
1. King Krule – The OOZ

MMR 60 (5/29-6/4): Look Blue Go Purple, Tony Conrad, Ghostface Killah, and the Top 5 Albums of the Year So Far!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan react in realtime to BNTs from Arcade Fire and Radiohead, and discuss Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, and Sunday Classic for the week of 5/29 to 6/4, including releases from Look Blue Go Purple, Tony Conrad, and Ghostface Killah. Plus, we’re just about halfway through 2017, so we’re counting down the top 5 albums of the year so far.

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MMR 50 (3/20-3/26): Mount Eerie, Glenn Gould, and 50th Episode Bonanza!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan celebrate the podcast’s 50th episode, learn about Dan’s recent trip to the Orange Twin Conservation Community, and discuss Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, and Sunday Classic for the week of 3/20 to 3/26, including releases from Mount Eerie and Glenn Gould. Plus, we play a special 50th episode game.

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MMR (2/13-2/19): The Other People Place, Neil Young, and Happy Birthday Kurt Cobain!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan celebrate Kurt Cobain’s 50th birthday by looking back at Nirvana’s classic Nevermind, react in realtime to recent BNTs from Thundercat and Mount Eerie, and discuss Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, and Sunday Classic for the week of 2/13 to 2/19, including releases from The Other People Place and Neil Young. Plus, Gabe and Dan explain why you shouldn’t be sleeping on Tinariwen and The Necks.

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MMR (1/23-1/29): Can, Pet Shop Boys, the Best IDM Albums of All Time, and More!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Pitchfork’s recent BNTs and “50 Best IDM Albums of All Time” list, as well as their BNMs, BNRs, and Sunday Classic for the week of 1/23 to 1/29, including a release from Pet Shop Boys. Plus, we pay tribute to legendary Can drummer Jaki Liebezeit by looking back at the band’s 1972 classic, Ege Bamyasi.

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