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 86 (11/27-12/10): Björk, Lou Reed, Young Thug, and More!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan fulfill a listener request to review Young Thug’s Barter 6, and discuss Pitchfork’s BNMs and Sunday Classic for the weeks of 11/27 to 12/10, including releases from Björk and Lou Reed. 

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MMR 63 (6/19-6/25): Radiohead, Vince Staples, ZZ Top, and Godspeed You! Black Emperor’s Best Albums!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan answer a listener email about the best albums and side projects from Godspeed You! Black Emperor, and discuss Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, and Sunday Classic for the week of 6/19 to 6/25, including releases from Radiohead, Vince Staples, and ZZ Top. Plus, Dan explains why you shouldn’t be sleeping on the new Young Thug.

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MMR (12/12-12/18): The Best Songs and Albums of 2016!

On this very special episode, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Pitchfork’s highly anticipated end-of-the-year lists, including the best songs of 2016, the best albums of 2016, and Pitchfork’s readers’ poll results. Plus, we count down (and argue about) our own favorite albums of the year. Not an episode to be missed.

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MMR (8/29-9/4): Young Thug, Prince, Angel Olsen, William Basinski, Terry Riley, and More!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Dan’s recent experiences seeing Uncle Acid & the Deadbeats and Kraftwerk, as well as Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, notable pans, and Sunday Classic for the week of 8/29 to 9/4, including releases from Young Thug, Prince, Angel Olsen, William Basinski, and Terry Riley. Dan and Gabe also explain why you shouldn’t be sleeping on Vince Staples or Crystal Castles.

MMR (5/30-6/4): “Frankie Sinatra,” Joey Purp, Slum Village, and More!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss the recent slew of singles and album announcements and the first new Avalanches music in 16 years, as well as Pitchfork’s BNMs and BNRs from the week of 5/30 to 6/4, including releases from Joey Purp and Slum Village.

MMR (5/2-5/7): Drake, ANOHNI, White Lung, and More!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Dan’s recent concert experiences and some surprise new records, as well as Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, and notable pans from the week of 5/2 to 5/7, including releases from Drake, ANOHNI, and White Lung.

MMR (4/11-4/15): M83, Kevin Morby, and the Five Best Records of the Year So Far!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Record Store Day 2016 and Pitchfork’s recent editorial sloppiness, as well as Pitchfork’s BNMs, BNRs, and notable pans from the week of 4/11 to 4/15, including releases from M83 and Kevin Morby. Plus, we are nearly a third of the way through 2016, so the guys mark the occasion by looking back and counting down their favorite records of the year so far. Much arguing ensues.

MMR (3/28-4/1): Explosions, the Terminator, Frankie Cosmos, and More!

This week, Gabe, Darin, and Dan discuss Kanye’s controversial Pablo updates, as well as Pitchfork’s BNMs and BNRs from the week of 3/28 to 4/1, including releases from Explosions in the Sky, Brad Fiedel, and Frankie Cosmos.