Almost forgot Junip. They had a great album as well. Surprised they didn’t make anyone list this year (not as much as Josh Ritter though).
Seriously still no love for Josh Ritter. That’s just a huge tragedy. Also where is Tunng, Avi Buffalo, and Matt Costa,
I agree 100% I personally don’t care for Kanye’s MBDTF but I can at least understand why everyone likes it. With Sleigh Bells I’m left utterly confused.
I know I haven’t been on Stereogum in a while but how did I miss the voting for this? In that case I feel the need to list my top 10.
10. Matt Costa – Mobile Chateau
9. She & Him – Volume Two
8. Spoon – Transference
7. Avi Buffalo – Avi Buffalo
6. Tung – …And Then We Saw Land
5. The New Pornographers – Together
4. Broken Bells – Broken Bells
3. The National – High Violet
2. Junip – Fields
1. Josh Ritter – So Runs The World Away
Pitchfork has really gone down hill. They put Kanye at number and don’t even inclde the best album of the year Josh Ritter – So Runs The World Away.
While I agree The Suburbs is overrated Sufjan Stevens vocals are so bad on Age of Adz.