Nicholas Nissen
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 +4Posted on Jul 28th | re: Premature Evaluation: Spoon They Want My Soul (100 comments)

I’m really glad to hear this album is not only good, but great. Half way through it now and I’d have to agree with that sentiment. Been a bit of a dry spell for things music wise lately (at least for me) and this is the shot needed to give my car some new tunes to play with what’s left of summer.

 +2Posted on Jul 2nd | re: The 10 Best Gorillaz Songs (73 comments)

The euphoric feeling I get when listening “To Binge” has always placed that song highly for me. I feel like I’m floating on a cloud as Albarn and Nagano propel me over an ocean toward the setting sun.

 0Posted on Apr 23rd | re: Win An Oasis Definitely Maybe Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set (952 comments)

Rock ‘N’ Roll Star

 +4Posted on Mar 20th | re: The Week In Pop: The Mis-MGMT Of Foster The People (86 comments)

You talk as if its ever been any different. “One Hit Wonder” isn’t a new term or anything. Music history is filled with bands building their legacy and fanbase off of that one hit.

 +3Posted on Jan 27th | re: Grammys 2014: Winners List (24 comments)

Even Rolling Stone magazine is more in touch with today’s music than the Grammy’s.

 +1Posted on Dec 24th, 2013 | re: The Gummy Awards: Your Top 10 Songs Of 2013 (106 comments)

I really like “Hannah Hunt”, but “Everlasting Arms” was definitely my favorite off that album.

 +10Posted on Dec 13th, 2013 | re: BeyoncĂ© Just Released A Surprise Album (82 comments)

Beyonce just ruined my best music of 2013 list

 0Posted on Dec 5th, 2013 | re: Warpaint - "Biggy" (1 comments)

Looking forward to this album. Between these two songs and that production team, its a sure fire early year hit.

 +2Posted on Dec 3rd, 2013 | re: The 50 Best Albums Of 2013 (498 comments)

Also side note, is Stereogum not putting other site’s lists up like they’ve done in previous years? It was always kind of nice that I could come here and discuss other opinion lists.

 +3Posted on Dec 3rd, 2013 | re: The 50 Best Albums Of 2013 (498 comments)

Looking at this list and ones made by other publications, 2013 seems to be one of the most divisive years in music. Usually there tends to be some consistency among certain lists, but hardly any top 10 looks the same this year, let alone top 50. I’m not entirely sure what this says about music culture in general at the moment, or what music has become this year specifically, but its definitely left me scratching my head. I’m also really surprised to see albums that generally received a lot of praise from this site and critics in general completely absent from this list (Laura Marling, Foals, These New Puritans, The So So Glos, Sigur Ros, Rhye, Queens of the Stone Age, Arctic Monkeys, Nick Cave, David Bowie, Factory Floor, Charli XCX, Baths, Majical Cloudz, just to name a few). Perhaps this year just had too many “good” albums and not enough that really stood out from the crowd.