terça-feira, 2 de janeiro de 2018

Top 50 Albums and Top 10 EPs Of 2017


1 - "Shag" - SITCOM NEIGHBOR
2 - "Mama's Boy" - THE LUNAR LAUGH
3 - "s/t" - HANK IDORY
4 - "Exposure & Response" - MO TROPER
5 - "Great Event Syndrome" - CHRIS LUND
6 - "Silverlake" - PUGWASH
7 - "Just Dandy" - GENTLE BRENT
8 - "Suspended In The Space" - MICHAEL ROBERTS
9 - "End Of The Summer" - THE WELLINGTONS
10 - "Clara Obscura" - THE RELATIONSHIP

11 - "The New High" - BRENT CASH
12 - "Impossible Dream" -  THE RUBS
13 - "Weeks" - TIMMY SEAN
14 - "The Joy Of Pop" - DANA COUNTRYMAN
15 - "Colour Radio (American Transistor)" - THE NINES
16 - "RED!" -  LOS IMPOSIBLES
17 - "Buddha Pesto Manifesto" - DAVE CARUSO
18 - "Tasty Waves" - THE SAFES
19 - "s/t" - THE STANLEYS
20 - "Never Leaving California" - GREG IERONIMO

21 - "Inner City Dream" - WESLEY FULLER
22 - "We Are The Naturals" -  THE NATURALS
23 - "Sweet Tooth" - THE SINGLES
24 - "Transatlantic Romantic" - BILL DEMAIN
25 - "I Don't Wanna Grow Up" -  WARM SODA
26 - "Bohemian Garden" - BALDUIN
27 - "Miles & An Ocean"- KYLE VINCENT
28 - "Tomorrow Forever" - MATTHEW SWEET
29 - "Kits & Kats And Saxon Wives" - THE HANGABOUTS
30 - "Love Mirage" - FANCEY

31 - "Scenery For Lovers" - DANIEL WYLIE
32 - "Wild Kingdom" - COTTON MATHER
33 - " From The Outside Looking In" - ANDREW TAYLOR
34 - "Young Is The New Old " - RAMIREZ EXPOSURE
35 - "Seven Seasons" - THE BRASS BUTTONS
36 - "Another Summer Of Love" - GOSPELBEACH
37 - "s/t" - PUNCH PUNCH KICK
38 - "Who Folds First" -  THE BLOOD RUSH HOUR
39 - "And The Space Invaders" - BERWANGER 
40 - "A World Of My Own" - DERRICK ANDERSON

41 - "Welcome Aboard" - THE ON AND ONS
42 - "Where Are The Strange People" - KIDD
43 - "s/t" - GROOVY MOVIES
44 - "By Order Of The Moose" - EL GOODO
45 - "A Clip Round The Ear" - GROOVY UNCLE
46 - "Today My Mind... Tomorrow The World" - ROB MARTINEZ
47 - "And The Magic Of Horses" - New Swears
48 - "Sail Me Home, St. Clair" - THE CAROUSELS
49 - "Yes Man" - JUSTIN LEVINSON
50 - "Never Give Up" - GORDY GARRIS

TOP 1O EPs Of 2017

1 - "King For A Night" - CIRRONE
2 - "Many Happy Returns" - CLIFF HILLIS
3 - "It's All Pop!" - GORILLA*
4 - "Now It's All This!" - THE RED BUTTON
5 - "Take A Whiff!" - THE WHIFFS
6 - "Pop" - TRUE STORIES
7 - "Días y Noches" - THE SEASONGS
8 - "Blank Season" - ARVIDSON & BUTTERFLIES
9 - "Ruined My Life" - THEE OPERATORS
10 - "Autumn Of Love" - TIMEWHY?S

BEST COMPILATION OF 2017

"Twelve String High Vol. 2 - Another Jingle Jangle Adventure"

BEST RELEASE/REISSUE/DISCOVERY OF 2O17

"1976 - 1983 First Songs" and "1986 - 2017" Don't Wait For The Yesterday - RONNIE D'ADDARIO

domingo, 1 de janeiro de 2017

TOP 50 ALBUMS/EPs 2016

1 - "s/t" - DIAMOND HANDS
2 - "Everything Is Love" - CUPID'S CARNIVAL
3 - "New Mourning" - KEN SHARP
4 - "And The Average Lookings" - DAVID BROOKINGS
5 - "Circles & Squares" - SETH SWIRSKY
6 - "White Album" - WEEZER
7 - "Do Hollywood" - THE LEMON TWIGS
8 - "Conrad" - THE LEGAL MATTERS
9 - "Here" - TEENAGE FANCLUB
10 - "Melvista" - WESLEY FULLER

11 - "Back In The Day" - RADIO DAYS
12 - "Confront The Truth" - TONY MOLINA
13 - "So The Wind Won't Blow It All Away" - ERIK VOEKS
14 - "Blisters & Thorns" - ANDY BOPP
15 - "Beach Closed" - CHAMPAGNE
16 - "La Sombra De Ayer" - LUKAH BOO
17 - "Death Of The Cool" - COTTON MATHER
18 - "Mercury Man" - BUTCH YOUNG
19 - "Trust Your Instincts" - NICK PIUNTI
20 - "Edge Of A Dream" - THE JANGLE BAND

21 - "s/t" - ARVIDSON & BUTTERFLIES
22 - "Ada" - SAN FRANCISCO
23 - "Red Bouquet Fair" - THE JUNIPERS
24 - "The Great Northern" - SWEDISH POLARBEARS
25 - "s/t" - LOOK PARK
26 - "Alejandro's Visions" - THE NINES
27 - "Studio 2"- THE WEEKLINGS
28 - "Turn The Music Up" - AUTOMAT
29 - "Together" - THE EXPLORERS CLUB
30 - "New Love Environment" - ROB MARTINEZ

31 - "Love Not War" - CLIFF HILLIS
32 - "Was Your Tie Black?" - ROGER SINCERO & JAVIER DE TORRES
33 - "s/t" - TUNS
34 - "Up In The Air" - BRETT HARRIS
35 - "Every Little Thing" - BRYAN ESTEPA
36 - "Classic New Rock" - JOHN SYKES
37 - "Balance The Light" - DROPKICK
38 - "Poptimistic" - GARY RITCHIE
39 - "Sticky Love Songs Vols. 1 & 2" - BUBBLE GUM ORCHESTRA
40 - "Guiding Star" - GREG POPE

41 - "Unforeseen Circumstances" - JOHN MACOM
42 - "Basement Punk" - RYAN ALLEN & HIS EXTRA ARMS
43 - "Ain't Nothing Left To Say" - MICHAEL CARPENTER AND THE CUBAN HEELS
44 - "New Misery" - CULLEN OMORI
45 - "Shake It Maggie" - SOMERDALE
46 - "Fall Of The World" - PROPELLER
47 - "Until Tomorrow In The Way" - LATVIAN RADIO
48 - "Centramina Beatles Y Mazinger-Z" - JULIO CABLE
49 - "Better From Here" - JOE GIDDINGS
50 - "Yesterday's Misadventures" - JAMES CLARK INSTITUTE

quinta-feira, 7 de janeiro de 2016


TOP 50 ALBUNS 2015



1 – “Bang The Drum” – THE MAUREENS

2 – “Nummer Zwei” – COKE BELDA

3 – “Crayons & Angels” – BRANDON SCHOTT

4 – “Summer Rain” – THE WELLGREEN

5 – “Jealous Tides” – BILL SIMPSON

6 – “When Sheryl Crow Was Young” – ROGER SINCERO & JAVIER DE TORRES

7 – “Songs About Girls And Other Disasters” – YORKTOWN LADS

8 – “The Big Radio” – MICHAEL CARPENTER

9 – “Stray Comets” – THE POWER CORDS

10 – “Star Trip” – STAR TRIP



11 – “We Let Go” – SUNDAY SUN

12 – “Pop 3!” – DANA COUNTRYMAN

13 – “The Dark Beautiful Sun” – WILLIAM DUKE

14 – “Mark II” – MARK POUNTNEY

15 – “Espacio Abierto” – THE GURUS

16 – “Record Collection” – CLOUD ELEVEN

17 – “Kool As A Kat” – TORBJöRN PETERSSON

18 – “The Wild Wolf” – PAUL STARLING

19 – “Skyway Blvd” – FEEDBACKS

20 – “Lessons For A Shooting Star” – RENO BO



21 – “Beyond The Static” – NICK PIUNTI

22 – “Play It Cool” – KURT BAKER

23 – “Labor Of Love” – THE CONNECTION

24 – “Fanboy” – GREG POPE

25 – “Matilda Effect” – THE CORNER LAUGHERS

26 – “Second Nature” – THE SURF SCHOOL DROPOUTS

27 – “Last Laugh” – MICHAEL COLLINS

28 – “The Valley Of The Kilowatt Hour” – ELVYN

29 – “Giving Up” – SAM VICARI

30 – “Wallpaper Music” – MARCO REA



31 - “Beyond The Silver Sea” – Dr. Cosmo’s Tape Lab

32 – “Now You’re Really Done It” – THE WEBSTIRS

33 – “Masterpiece” – MOONER

34 – “Summer” – POP4

35 – “Action And Heroes” – THREE HOUR TOUR

36 – “Wasting Away And Wondering” – THE SCHOOL

37 – “The Better End” – CADDY

38 – “El Fin Del Mundo” – COLA JET SET

39 – “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends) – PUGWASH

40 – “Mouseland” – OCTUBRE



41 – “Buscando El Sol” – THE SEASONGS

42 –“Gotham Te Necesita” – AIRBAG

43 – “Apollo” – THE LUNAR LAUGH

44 – “Fan, Fan, Fan” – BABY SCREAM

45 – “Detour” – KYLE VINCENT

46 – “Welp.” – CAMERON LEW

47 – “Pop Art” – DC CARDWELL

48 – “Symbolic Dream” – WARM SODA

49 – “Heart String Soul” – RYAN ALLEN & HIS EXTRAS ARMS

50 – “Presents…” – THE SUNCHYMES

segunda-feira, 5 de janeiro de 2015

TOP 50 ALBUNS/EPS 2014


1 – “Sing Along Until You Feel Better” – PHIL AJJARAPU
2 – “All In A Dream” – BALDUIN
3 – “6” – SECRET POWERS
4 – “Something Good” – LINUS OF HOLLYWOOD
5 – “Coke Belda I” – COKE BELDA
6 – “Bipolar Love” – GREG IERONIMO
7 – “Ever Evolving Lounge” – DR. COSMO’S TAPE LAB
8 – “S/T” – SINTÓNICOS
9 – “3D” – EL INQUIETO ROQUE
10 – “S/T” – FAUNA FLORA
 
11 –“We Let Go” – SUNDAY SUN
12 – “Why Don’t They Teach Heartbreak At School?” – AERIAL
13 – “All In Time” – LEWIS WILSON
14 – “Blank Check” – THE SOLICITORS
15 – “Un Cruel Manque de Tendresse” – TOMMY LORENTE
16 – “Pop 2! The Exploding Musical Mind Of Dana Countryman” – DANA COUNTRYMAN
17 – “Vanishing Act” – EDWARD O’CONELL
18 – “Song Machine” – CLIFF HILLIS
19 – “S/T” – THE LEGAL MATTERS
20 – “And The Etceteras” – MARSHALL HOLLAND
 
21 – “Echoes In The Glass” – MONOGROOVE
22 – “Toy Plane II” – DAVID GRAHAME
23 – “Pop/Art” – ADRIAN BOURGEOIS  
24 – “How’s Life On Earth?” – THE LONG PLAYER ORCHESTRA  
25 – “The Magic Line” – MAGIC BROTHERS
26 – “Get Young” – THE TRIPWIRES
27 – “Suit Of Armor” – PAUL STARLING
28 – “S/T” – WE ARE CATCHERS
29 – “If We Never Came Down” – MYLITTLEBROTHER
30 – “And Then … The Unthinkable Happened” – THE BLOOD RUSH HOUR
 
31 - “People All Over The World” – SMITH & HAYES
32 – “The Intercontinental” – THE RIP OFF ARTISTS
33 – “Dangerous Games” – THE CRY!
34 – “Lightours” – AMERICAN SUITCASE
35 – “Inner Sunset” – THE PAUL & JOHN
36 – “Beyond Time” – BUBBLE GUM ORCHESTRA
37 – “Schlock Star” – JOE SULLIVAN
38 – “Look How Fast A Heart Can Break” – THE SINGLES
39 – “S/T” – VICENTE PRATS
40 – “The Summer Of Our Lives” – THE SHIPS
 
41 – “Phonograph Vol. 1” – PHONOGRAPH
42 – “Homeward” – DROPKICK
43 – “Ship Of Theseus” – THE MAYFLOWERS
44 – “S/T” – THE SQUIRES OF THE SUBTERRAIN
45 – “The Wilderness Inside” – ARMY NAVY
46 – “Youngstown Tune-Up” – THE JELLYBRICKS
47 – “Hold Your Applause” – BRACKET
48 – “High Tea” – THE BRITANNICAS
49 – “EPS 1,2,3,4” – EVIL ARROWS
50 – “For Love & Spite” – LATVIAN RADIO
 

quinta-feira, 2 de janeiro de 2014

TOP 50 ÁLBUNS 2013


1 – “The Maureens” – THE MAUREENS
2 – “Something My Heart Understands” – THE PINE HOLLOWS
3 – “False Ties And Nice Hoods” – PETER FEDOFSKY
4 – “Throw Money” – GLENN CASE
5 – “Soft Will” – SMITH WESTERNS
6 – “Novel And Profane” – WYATT FUNDERBURCK
7 – “Gleeson II” - GLEESON
8 – “Pop Motion Animation” – GREG POPE
9 – “The Maze” – DAVID BROOKINGS
10 – “Someone For You” – WARM SODA

11 – “Get Some Action” – RADIO DAYS
12 – “Everything Changes” – EYTAN AND THE EMBASSY
13 – “Elephants Into Swans” – THE SUN SAWED IN 1/2
14 – “New Lion Terraces” – CORIN ASHLEY
15 – “Above, Beyond And In Between” – LISA MYCHOLS
16 – “Heart Vs Mind” – BRYAN ESTEPA
17 – “Super De Luxe” – ATTIC LIGHTS
18 – “Eric Barao” – ERIC BARAO
19 – “Life & Rhymes” – PHIL ANGOTTI
20 – “…Play Good Music!” – THE YUM YUMS

21 – “The Golden Age” – JOEL SARAKULA
22 – “Lots Of The Pops Vol. 1: Caught In A Sweet Refrain” – THE TOR GUIDES
23 – “Familiar Stranger” – BOB EVANS
24 – “The Discovery” – BUBBLEGUM ORCHESTRA
25 – “The Name Of These Girls” – GOODFELLOWS
26 – “13 In My Head” – NICK PIUNTI
27 – “Homesick” – CHRIS PRICE
28 – “Don’t Know What Happiness Is” – LIVINGSTONE DAISIES
29 – “Get Up” – WIRETREE
30 – “Four” – ANDREA PERRY

31 – “Let It Rock!” – THE CONNECTION
32 - “Namaste” – SAM’S INSTANT BAND
33 – “The Color Of Day” – LAMAR HOLLEY
34 – “Heal The Earth” – THE TIME TRAVELLERS
35 – “Azalea’s Room” – 8X8
36 – “Vaudeville” – CHASE HAMBLIN & THE ROUSTABOUTS
37 – “Hot Dogs On Tuesday” – PAINT 31
38 – “Cinnamon” – AGONY AUNTS
39 – “Rings Around The Sun” – VEGAS WITH RANDOLPH
40 – “The Nines” – THE NINES

41 – “We Are You” – ANY VERSION OF ME
42 – “Poplar Music” – DYNAMO BLISS
43 – “Hi-Flying Dreams” – BANG 74
44 – “Welcome Sucker To Candyland” – GRU
45 – “Pop, Baby” – ADAM DANIEL
46 – “A Break In The Weather” – THE CHARLIE WATTS RIOTS
47 – “Obscuriosity” – STEPHEN LAWRENSON
48 – “Drake, Near The Alley” – GARY RITCHIE
49 – “You Should Be Happy” – THE JUNIOR LEAGUE
50 – “Together We’ll Get Through” – SHANE LAMB

quarta-feira, 9 de janeiro de 2013

Top 50 Álbuns 2012


1 – “New Songs Old Stories” – LANNIE FLOWERS
2 – “All That Is The Judes” – THE JUDES
3 – “Throwback Pop” – KEVIN MARTIN
4 – “Pinstripes, The Sky” – RYAN LERMAN
5 – “Daffy’s Elixir” – BRYAN SCARY
6 – “Cabin Fever Songs” – JUSTIN KLINE
7 – “Dream Good” – CLIFF HILLIS
8 – “Strawberries & Chocolates” – THE TOR GUIDES
9 – “Summer Holiday” – MARTY GRAVEYARD
10 – “Charm” – SITCOM NEIGHBOR

11 – “The Anatomy Of An Apricot” – 8x8
12 – “Mess Of Happiness” – JAY GONZALEZ
13 – “Soundshine” – DAVID MYHR
14 – “Pictures From The Past” – ANGEL KAPLAN
15 – “s/t” – GRAHAME STEINBERG
16 – “Wunjo” – OBERON ROSE
17 – “Plymouth Rock” – THE MAYFLOWERS
18 – “Olympus Sound” – PUGWASH
19 – “More Songs About Her” – SECRET POWERS
20 – “On High” – GAVIN GUSS

21 – “I, II, III” – SUNDAY SUN
22 – “Ignition” – SHOES
23 – “Strange Heaven” – MRS. MAGICIAN
24 – “Researching The Blues” – REDD KROSS
25 – “Shot Glass Souvenir” – THROWBACK SUBURBIA
26 – “Shipwrecked Commotion” – PAUL STARLING
27 – “Nuevo Plan” – DESCONOCIDOS
28 – “Go Fly A Kite” – BEN KWELLER
29 – “Moonlighting” – THE HONEYMOON STALLIONS
30 – “Calidad De Vida” – LUKAH BOO

31 – “Brand New Beat” – KURT BAKER
32 - “Springlevend” – THE KIK
33 – “Touchy/Feely” – FRANK BANGO
34 – “A Matter Of Time” – ANY VERSION OF ME
35 – “Próxima Estação” – VOLVER
36 – “Summer Wilderness Program” – JON LINDSAY
37 – “Outside” – JEFF LITMAN
38 – “Hollows And Rounds” – WHITEJACKET
39 – “BGO II” – BUBBLEGUM ORCHESTRA
40 – “Shrink” – THE BLOOD RUSH HOUR

41 – “Grand Hotel” – THE EXPLORERS CLUB
42 – “Paper Trails” – DROPKICK
43 – “Now Is The Time” – THE LEMON CLOCKS
44 – “Reading Too Much Into Things Like Everything” – THE SCHOOL
45 – “Out Of The City” – THE SEASONGS
46 – “Elba” – JP CREGAN
47 – “Martha” – THE MIKE BENIGN COMPULSION
48 – “Let Your Free Flag Fly” – THE SUNCHYMES
49 – “Get Yer La La’s Out” – CHRIS RICHARDS & THE SUBTRACTIONS
50 – “Big Adventure” – PEELGREENS

segunda-feira, 16 de janeiro de 2012

Top 50 Álbuns 2011

1 – “After Nights Without Sleep” – CURTAINS FOR YOU
2 – “Uplands Park Road” – CIRRONE
3 – “Nada Pasará” – ROGER SINCERO
4 – “What Every Rose Grower Should Know” – SECRET POWERS
5 – “Vessels” – BRYAN ESTEPA
6 – “Always On The Run” – AN AMERICAN UNDERDOG
7 – “How Strange It Seems” – BRENT CASH
8 – “Time Cuts The Ties” – DROPKICK
9 – “As Far As Yesterday Goes” – THE RED BUTTON
10 – “Give A Tree Your Name” – FEEDBACKS

11 – “Playing Into Your Hands” – KELLY’S HEELS
12 – “Tomorrow Never Knows” – PETER BALDRACHI
13 – “Dudes” – DAVID MEAD
14 – “Hum, Sing… Repeat” – GARY RITCHIE
15 – “Hidden Symphonies” – MARCO JOACHIM
16 – “Longplayer” – LONGPLAYER
17 – “Volume II” – SMITH & HAYES
18 – “In Transit” – THE WELLINGTONS
19 – “Rockin’ For A Living” – KURT BAKER
20 – “People And Places” – PHIL ANGOTTI

21 – “World-Class Faker” – JOHN LAPRADE
22 – “Ocean Blue Sky” – GREG POPE
23 – “Illustrated Bird” – THE HANGABOUTS
24 – “Pretty Escape” – DELETED WAVEFORM GATHERINGS
25 – “On The Way” – TONY COX
26 – “Beatlesque Three” – ALAN BERNHOFT
27 – “S.O.S. Songs From Outter Space” – THE BRASS BUTTONS
28 – “Electro De Perfecto” – MIKE VIOLA
29 – “Make Up” – WIRETREE
30 – “Better Here” – SHANE LAMB

31 – “October House” – JODEE PURKEYPILE
32- “Thirty People Away” – TAMAS WELLS
33 – “Above The Blue” – VEGAS WITH RANDOLPH
34 – “A Life In Letters” – THE FIRE APES
35 – “Mi Universo” – COOPER
36 – “The Last Place” – ARMY NAVY
37 – “Sky Full Of Holes” – FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE
38 – “Wellgreens” – THE WELLGREEN
39 – “The Kids Don’t Wanna Bop Anymore” – THE BREAKDOWNS
40 – “Soundtrack” – DWIGHT TWILLEY

41 – “Bigger Than This” – MIKE BARNETT
42 – “Out Of This World” – BUBBLE GUM ORCHESTRA
43 – “Some Hope” – DC CARDWELL
44 – “A Moment Away” – THE BEAGLE RANCH
45 – “Noises From The Cat Room” – VIE
46 – “Yin & Yanxiety” – MICHAEL OLIVER & THE SACRED BAND
47 – “Secret Place” – BABY SCREAM
48 – “Peace City West” – STEVE CRADOCK
49 – “Who Do You Think You Are?” – MEYERMAN
50 – “Things That Shine And Glow” – TROLLEY