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    What are your Top 10 Albums of 2012??? In descending order starting with bestest.........

    1,2 Tie.
    Parov Stelar - The Princess (Part Two)
    Deadmau5 - Album Title Goes Here
    3. The Presets - Pacifica
    4. Gossip - A Joyful Noise
    5. Hot Chip - In Our Heads
    6. Yeasayer - Fragrant World
    7. Van She - Idea of Happiness
    8. Grimes - Visions
    9. The XX - Coexist
    10. Poolside - Pacific Standard Time

    Of Honorabe Mention:

    Miike Snow - Happy To You
    Metric - Synthetica

    Of Honorable EP Mention:

    The M Machine - Metropolis Part I
    Disclosure - The Face

    P.P.P.S. - I fully expect 13/14 of these artists to appear on the 2013 lineup poster :-) Just a music lover's intuition speaking ;-) If these 13 don't make the lineup, GV has dropped the ball as far as I'm concerned.

    Who's your guess if you had to pick one of these artists you expect to NOT appear on the poster this year??? I have my answer ;-)

    Of YOUR Top 10, whom do you FEEL will be at Coachella this year? not HOPE or WISH, but FEEL, BELIEVE, KNOW???!!! ;-)

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    1. Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! - Godspeed You! Black Emperor
    2. Kindred - Burial
    3. the Seer - Swans
    4. Held - Holy Other
    5. fin - John Talabot
    6. Desertshore/The Final Report - X-Throbbing Gristle
    7. Our Loving Is Hurting Us - oOoOO
    8. (III) - Crystal Castles
    9. Lonerism - Tame Impala
    10. Put Ur Back In 2 It - Perfume Genius

    wish everyone one this list would play but don't think anyone aside from crystal castles, tame impala and maybe(?) talabot/holy other

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    I'm still trying to listen to music from 2010. Thanks for this thread. Now I know what to go get.

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    #1 - Aerosmith - Music From Another Dimension

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    Quote Originally Posted by kuuguy View Post
    What are your Top 10 Albums of 2012??? In descending order starting with bestest.........

    1,2 Tie.
    Parov Stelar - The Princess (Part Two)
    Deadmau5 - Album Title Goes Here
    3. The Presets - Pacifica
    4. Gossip - A Joyful Noise
    5. Hot Chip - In Our Heads
    6. Yeasayer - Fragrant World
    7. Van She - Idea of Happiness
    8. Grimes - Visions
    9. The XX - Coexist
    10. Poolside - Pacific Standard Time

    Of Honorabe Mention:

    Miike Snow - Happy To You
    Metric - Synthetica

    Of Honorable EP Mention:

    The M Machine - Metropolis Part I
    Disclosure - The Face

    P.P.P.S. - I fully expect 13/14 of these artists to appear on the 2013 lineup poster :-) Just a music lover's intuition speaking ;-) If these 13 don't make the lineup, GV has dropped the ball as far as I'm concerned.

    Who's your guess if you had to pick one of these artists you expect to NOT appear on the poster this year??? I have my answer ;-)

    Of YOUR Top 10, whom do you FEEL will be at Coachella this year? not HOPE or WISH, but FEEL, BELIEVE, KNOW???!!! ;-)
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    1. Metric - Synthetica
    2. Swans - Seer
    3. Alt - J - An Awesome Wave (really love this record)
    4. Beach House - Bloom
    5. Purity Ring - Shrines ( most underrated record of 2012 )
    6. Grimes - Visions
    7. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart, Sweet Home
    8. Wild Nothing - Nocturne
    9. The Vaccines - Come of Age
    10. The Killers - Battle Born (kidding! Only sort of not. I love me some 80's style power ballads.)

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    November isn't even over yet, you dolts - there will be plenty of time for your lists in a few weeks.

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    i'm happy to start the "Coachella Message board's top albums list" thing that I did last year if yall are down
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    Tame Impala - Lonerism
    Titus Andronicus - Local Business
    Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
    Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
    Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
    Cloud Nothings - Attack on Nothing
    Spiritualized - Sweet Heart, Sweet Home
    Jack White - Blunderbuss
    DIIV - Oshin
    Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes...

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    It's unfortunate that there isn't a sub-forum available to discuss non-coachella-related music topics.
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    lol is this is the wrong forum? i didn't even look.
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    The Doo Doo Birds had the best record of 2012 bro.

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    I going say Liars's WIXIW has been in my car's cd player almost all year so I'm going with that as my favorite album of the year.

    Trentemoller @ Mezzanine 04/06/14
    The Knife @ The Fox 04/15/14
    Factory Floor @ The Independent 04/16/14
    The Afghan Whigs @ Slim's 04/17/14
    Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's 04/26/15
    Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch 05/02-04/14
    The Decemberist @ Crystal Ballroom 05/30/14
    Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds @ The Warfield 07/07/14


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    Whats a CD player?

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    Grizzly Bear- Shields
    Animal Collective- Centipede Hz
    Beach House- Bloom
    Earth- Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light, Vol. 2
    Flying Lotus- Until the Quiet Comes
    Cat Power- Sun
    Kendrick Lamar- good kid, m.A.A.d city
    Fiona Apple- The Idler Wheel blah blah blah...
    Titus Andronicus- Local Business
    Dirty Projectors- Swing Lo Magellan

    Stagnant Pools- Temporary Room
    Divine Fits- A Thing Called Divine Fits
    Cloud Nothings- Attack on Nothing
    Killer Mike- R.A.P. Music

    This was very difficult, and I didn't realize until now how good 2012 has been for new music.
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    The Replacements - OutKast - The Knife - HAIM - Bonobo - Afghan Whigs - The Glitch Mob - The Cult - Shlohmo - Waxahatchee - Wye Oak

    Queens of the Stone Age - Pharrell Williams - Pet Shop Boys - Empire of the Sun - Fatboy Slim - Nas - Kid Cudi - Warpaint - Mogwai - Foxygen - The Dismemberment Plan - Blood Orange

    Arcade Fire - Beck - Neutral Milk Hotel - Disclosure - Motorhead - Duck Sauce - Little Dragon - Toy Dolls - Fishbone - Superchunk - Daughter - Surfer Blood

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    #10...................NO!

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    In no specific order:

    1) Electric Guest/ Mondo
    2)Tame Imapala/ Lonerism
    3)Gypsy & The Cat/ The Late Blue
    4)Pond/ Beard, Wives, Denim
    5)Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs/ Trouble
    6)Alt-J/ An Awesome Wave
    7)Sinkane/ Mars
    8)Tennis/ Young & Old
    ...still some time left in this year to round out the top 10
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    Electric guest at #1? U got shitty ass taste brah.

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    Quote Originally Posted by icedKeg View Post
    i'm happy to start the "Coachella Message board's top albums list" thing that I did last year if yall are down
    weren't we collectively horrifically indie and predictable last year?

    4/11-13: Coachella
    4/15: The Knife @ The Fox
    4/16: Factory Floor @ The Independent
    4/17: The Afghan Whigs @ Slim's
    4/17: Minilogue @ Mighty
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
    5/2-5/4: Austin Psych Fest @ Carson Creek Ranch
    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom

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    yeah. i enjoy compiling the lists though.
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    I'd love it if you did it again. It's entertaining to see how blah we are.

    But, to be fair, last year was horribly blase for new music in general.
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    1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
    2. Titus Andronicus -Local Business
    3. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
    4. Beach House - Bloom
    5. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
    6. Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB
    7. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
    8. Flying Lotus - Until The Quiet Comes
    9. Death Grips - The Money Store
    10. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music

    I've written this up a few times and it keeps changing, but this is where I'm at with it right now.
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    I assembled a massive 2012 albums Spotify playlist:

    http://open.spotify.com/user/tallguy...j8Fm5md2Q47TnX
    4/17 - Mogwai - El Rey (?)
    4/27 - Ghost BC - Fonda (?)
    4/29 - Franz Ferdinand - Wiltern (?)
    4/30 - Mono - Troubadour (?)
    5/03 - Philip Glass - Royce Hall


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    Niice, I will investing some time in this as soon as I'm off work.

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    Top 5 is definite, but the rest is just somewhat in order. Really hard to rate some of these...Still feels weird putting Grizzly Bear as #7

    1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
    2. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
    3. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
    4. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Hallelujah! Dont bend, Ascend!
    5. Tame Impala - Lonerism
    6. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
    7. Grizzly Bear - Shields
    8. Titus Androdicus - Local Buisiness
    9. Baroness - Yellow and Green
    10. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
    11. DIIV - Oshin
    12. Wild Nothing - Nocturne
    13. The XX - Coexist
    14. Twin Shadow - Confess
    15. Neil Young - Psychedelic Pill
    16. Beach House - Bloom
    17. Ty Segall - Twins
    18. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
    19. Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
    20. Passion Pit - Gossamer

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    How can you all rank things and give them a numerical value of worth when they're each a different product from the rest

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    Kendrick
    Chromatics
    FlyLo
    Beach House
    Purity Ring
    Beach House
    Grizzly Bear
    Hot Chip
    Frank Ocean
    Godspeed
    I'ma ball at the mall shuttin' down the sea wall

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    1. Bloom - Beach House

    Standout tracks:

    1. Troublemaker
    2. Lazuli
    3. New Year

    2. Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! - Godspeed You! Black Emperor

    Standout tracks:

    1. We Drift Like Worried Fire
    2. Mladic

    3. Channel Orange - Frank Ocean

    Standout tracks:

    1. Pyramids
    2. Bad Religion
    3. Thinking About You

    4. good kid, m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar

    Standout tracks:

    1. good, kid/m.A.A.d. City
    2. The Art of Peer Pressure
    3. Bitch, Don’t Kill My Vibe

    5. The Idler Wheel... - Fiona Apple

    Standout tracks:

    1. Every Single Night
    2. Valentine
    3. Hot Knife

    6. Shields - Grizzly Bear

    Standout tracks:

    1. Sun in Your Eyes
    2. Yet Again
    3. A Simple Answer

    7. Swing Lo Magellan - Dirty Projectors

    Standout tracks:

    1. About to Die
    2. See What She’s Seeing
    3. Dance for You

    8. Lonerism - Tame Impala

    Standout tracks:

    1. Apocalypse Dreams
    2. Mind Mischief
    3. Feels Like We Only Go Backwards

    9. Fin - John Talabot

    Standout tracks:

    1. Oro y Sangre
    2. Depak Ine
    3. Journeys

    10. The Lion's Roar - First Aid Kit

    Standout tracks:

    1. Emmylou
    2. The Lion’s Roar
    3. King of the World

    11. Crystal Castles - Crystal Castles
    12. R.A.P. Music - Killer Mike
    13. Sun - Cat Power
    14. Centipede Hz - Animal Collective
    15. Coexist - The xx
    16. Four - Bloc Party
    17. Ekstasis - Julia Holter
    18. Give Me Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them - Blu & Exile
    19. Local Business - Titus Andronicus
    20. Le Voyage Dans la Lune - Air


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    Did you fucking center your list? Like an asshole?

    4/11-13: Coachella
    4/15: The Knife @ The Fox
    4/16: Factory Floor @ The Independent
    4/17: The Afghan Whigs @ Slim's
    4/17: Minilogue @ Mighty
    4/26: Simian Mobile Disco, Earth @ Pappy and Harriet's
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    5/17: Kishi Bashi @ GAMH
    5/17: Move D b2b Optimo, Jackmaster, J.Phlip @ PW
    5/30: The Decemberists @ The Crystal Ballroom

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    Quote Originally Posted by guedita View Post
    Did you fucking center your list? Like an asshole?
    What's wrong with centering it?

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