Song of the Day by Eric Berman: Top Albums of 2018

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Top Albums 2018

  1. Kurt Vile – Bottle It In
  2. Mac Miller – Swimming
  3. The Carters – Everything Is Love
  4. Ryley Walker – The Lillywhite Sessions
  5. Arctic Monkeys – Tranquility Base Hotel and Casino
  6. Noname – Room 25
  7. Courtney Barnett – Tell Me How You Really Feel
  8. Jeff Tweedy – Warm
  9. Brian Eno – Music For Installations
  10. Kamasi Washington – Heaven And Earth
  11. Janelle Monae – Dirty Computer
  12. KIDS SEE GHOSTS
  13. Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Sex and Food
  14. EELS – The Deconstruction
  15. Bettye LaVette – Things Have Changed
  16. The Good, The Bad & The Queen – Merrie Land
  17. Father John Misty – God’s Favorite Customer
  18. Young Fathers – Cocoa Sugar
  19. Leon Bridges – Good Thing
  20. Willie Nelson – Last Man Standing

Honorable Mentions:

  1. Elvis Costello – Look Now
  2. Ryley Walker – Deafman Glance
  3. Jon Hopkins – Singularity
  4. Nels Cline 4 – Currents Constellations
  5. John Prine – Tree of Forgiveness
  6. Kronos Quartet/Laurie Anderson – Landfall
  7. Saba – Care For Me
  8. Parquet Courts – Wide Awake
  9. Christian McBride – Christian McBrides New Jawn
  10. Vince Staples – FM

Legacy/Reissues

  1. Bob Dylan – More Blood, More Tracks/The Bootleg Series, Vol. 14
  2. The Beatles – The Beatles
  3. Durand Jones & The Indications – Durand Jones & The Indications
  4. Miles Davis/John Coltrane: The Final Tour/Bootleg Series, Vol. 6
  5. Prince – Post Warner Bros. Catalog on Spotify
  6. Lafayette Afro Rock Band – Malik
  7. Big Brother & The Holding Company – Sex, Dope and Cheap Thrills
  8. Charles Mingus – Jazz In Detroit
  9. John Coltrane – Both Directions At Once
  10. David Bowie – Welcome To The Blackout
  11. Neil Young – Roxy: Tonight’s The Night Live
  12. Gary Louris – Vagabonds
  13. Tom Petty – An American Treasure
  14. Ornette Coleman – The Atlantic Years
  15. Jerry Garcia – Before The Dead

 

Song of the Day by Eric Berman – Top Albums 2017

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Top Albums 2017

  1. The Shins “Heartworms”
  2. Kendrick Lamar “DAMN.”
  3. Cameron Graves “Planetary Prince”
  4. Sparks “Hippopotamus”
  5. Old Crow Medicine Show “50 Years of ‘Blonde On Blonde’”
  6. LCD Soundsystem “American Dream”
  7. Kamasi Washington “Harmony of Difference”
  8. Queens of the Stone Age “Villains”
  9. Courtney Barnet & Kurt Vile “Lotta Sea Lice”
  10. Mavis Staples “If All I Was Was Black”
  11. Run The Jewels “3”
  12. Robyn Hitchcock “Robyn Hitchcock”
  13. Aimee Mann “Mental Illness”
  14. Bob Dylan “Triplicate”
  15. Benjamin Booker “Witness”

 

Top Reissues/Legacy Recordings 2017

  1. Dion “Kickin’ Child: The Lost Columbia Album 1965”
  2. Replacements “For Sale: Live At Maxwell’s 1986”
  3. Bob Dylan “Trouble No More: Bootleg Series Vol. 13 1979-1981”
  4. David Bowie “Cracked Actor” (Live 1974)
  5. Elton John “11/17/70 Expanded”
  6. Rolling Stones “On Air” (BBC Recordings 1963-1965)
  7. The Meters “A Message from The Meters: Complete Josie, Reprise & Warner Bros. Singles 1968-1977”
  8. Neil Young “Hitchhiker”
  9. Miles Davis “Freedom Jazz Dance: Bootleg Series Vol. 5” (Sessions from “Miles Smiles”)
  10. Richard Hell & The Voidoids “Blank Generation 40th Anniversary”
  11. Raspberries “Pop Art Live 2004”
  12. Thelonious Monk “Les liasons dangerouses 1960” (Soundtrack to 1960 Roger Vadim film)
  13. “’Singles’/Expanded Original Soundtrack”
  14. Marshall Crenshaw “Thank You, Rock Fans” (Live 1982)
  15. Grateful Dead “Barton Hall, Cornell NY, 5/8/77”

 

Song of the Day by Eric Berman – Top Albums 2016

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Top Albums 2016

  1. Hamilton – Original Broadway Cast Recording
  2. David Bowie – Blackstar
  3. Rihanna – Anti
  4. J. Cole – 4 Your Eyez Only
  5. Ryan Walker – Golden Songs that Have Been Sung
  6. Leonard Cohen – You Want It Darker
  7. A Tribe Called Quest – We Got It From Here…Thank You 4 Your Service
  8. Jim James – Eternally Even
  9. Wilco – Schmilco
  10. Chance the Rapper – Coloring Book
  11. Kanye West – The Life of Pablo
  12. Phantogram – Three
  13. Bob Dylan – Fallen Angels
  14. Lizzo – Coconut Oil
  15. Deerhoof – The Magic
  16. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Skeleton Tree
  17. Kendrick Lamar – untitled unmastered
  18. Donny McCaslin – Beyond Now
  19. Various Artists – Day of the Dead
  20. Nels Cline – Lovers
  21. Frank Ocean – Blond
  22. The Claypool-Lennon Delirium – Monolith of Phobos
  23. The Dean Ween Group – The Deaner Album
  24. Beyonce – Lemonade
  25. Iggy Pop – Post Pop Depression

 

 Top Reissues 2016

  1. Miles Davis Quintet – Freedom Jazz Dance – The Bootleg Series Vol. 5
  2. Bob Dylan – The Complete 1966 Concerts
  3. Van Morrison – It’s Too Late To Stop Now, Vols. II, III & IV (Live)
  4. Otis Redding – Live At The Whiskey A Go-Go 1966: The Complete Recordings
  5. Hart Valley Drifters (featuring Jerry Garcia) – Folk Time
  6. The Kinks – Everybody’s In Show Biz (Legacy Edition)
  7. Jack White – Acoustic Recordings 1998 – 2016
  8. Neil Young and the Bluenotes – Bluenote Café
  9. Paul Butterfield Blues Band – Got A Mind to Give Up Living: Live 1966 (LP)
  10. Silver Apples – Silver Apples
  11. Ramones – Live at the Roxy 8-12-76 (LP)

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: January 3rd, 2019 under Uncategorized.