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 0Posted on Jan 11th | re: The Coachella 2014 Poster Font Size Hunger Games (54 comments)

can only assume it’s ‘homage’ to one of several ‘founders’… ◔_◔
(listen for it)

 0Posted on Dec 26th, 2011 | re: The 50+ Most Anticipated Albums Of 2012 (348 comments)

FYI, Consequence of Sound just updated with ONLY confirmed releases (dates, labels):

 0Posted on Dec 5th, 2011 | re: MOJO's Top 50 Albums Of 2011 (35 comments)

enough; unequivocally, HypeMachine (Zeitgeist) and LargeheartedBoy have the list-compiling covered.
If continuing these lists, for whatever reasons — sparking comment discussions? fine — then at least /contribute/ something.
Editorial commentary already appears — e.g. “Arbouretum, who have flown too far under the radar for too long”; “And this is the first list I’ve seen that recognizes my own personal #1, EMA’s Past Life Martyred Saints, which it’s about goddam time.”
So, why not add meta-critical element overtly? Identify bands you’ve championed (e.g. “SG’s 40 Best new Bands”) or unique/exclusive “picks” by these magazines? I suggest a step one further, a practical purpose for “community” value toward discussion: select songs for these albums.
This encourages/enables discussion going beyond simply statements of ranking surprises and/or omissions.

I’ve begun a Spotify playlist for you, to this end; start by adding label-authorized mp3s of albums unavailable, then update the duplicates with the SG Staff Picks — especially replacing the opening-tracks of ubiquitous selections. (Compiling with album openers was most efficient for me.)

‘Downvote’ for metadiscourse and vocabulary! InB4L @_@