Browsing Category EOTY Lists

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    Top Albums of 2017 So Far

    It’s July now, which means we’re halfway through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat over the first part of 2017 ...

    On July 6, 2017 / By
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    Zach’s Top In 2016

    I’m especially excited to put together my personal list this year, because 2016 has been an incredibly diverse year for music. Music across all genres has been really ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    Adit’s Top In 2016

    It’s been a few months since the beginning of the year, and with that in mind it’s only fitting that we look back. While I’ve grown and matured ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    Tim’s Top In 2016

    1. Bon Iver – 22, A Million What makes Bon Iver’s third record such a unique listen – and my favorite album of 2016 – is exactly what ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    Chris’s Top In 2016

    I’ll admit, it was hard for me to think of 10 genuinely good albums that came out in 2016. Or that is to say, a lot of the ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    Connor’s Top In 2016

    2016 was an important year for the effect music can have on a person. Luckily, we were graced with some incredible work this year. We got through this ...

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    Nick’s Top In 2016

    Hi here are the best albums of 2016 but tbh I still mostly listen to E-MO-TION almost exclusively. 1. Pinegrove – Cardinal It takes a lot for an ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    Norman’s Top In 2016

    1. The Weeknd – Starboy Gucci Mane’s sobriety put GuWop on a better music path, but apparently The Weeknd as well. The XO star’s new unorthodox sound fits ...

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    Heather’s Top In 2016

    2016 will forever be known as the ultimate Throwback Thursday of music for me. I was so happy that a bunch of artists that I grew up with ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    Christina’s Top In 2016

    Like the rest of the spheres of the world, music saw its ups and downs. We lost the legends that are David Bowie and Phife Dawg, but we ...

    On December 28, 2016 / By
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    The 2016 MEBBIES

    2016 is over, and we have lots of music to show for it. What follows is a list of the best (and worst) of the year, as voted ...

    On December 27, 2016 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2016 – Art Clickgrid

    To complement The 2016 MEBBIES and our individual end of the year lists, we’ve compiled a list of our staff-wide favorite albums for the year. Each staff member ...

    On December 27, 2016 / By
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    Jacob’s Top In 2016

    Before, during or after looking at my lists, check out What’s Good In 2016. Last year, I said I’d do a better this year with listening to new ...

    On December 27, 2016 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2016

    It’s the end of December, and we’ve made our way through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat throughout 2016 and ...

    On December 27, 2016 / By
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    Top Albums of 2016 So Far

    It’s July now, which means we’re halfway through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat over the first part of 2016 ...

    On July 5, 2016 / By
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    Norman Galang’s Top In 2015

    10. Travi$ Scott – Rodeo 9. A$AP Rocky – At. Long. Last. ASAP 8. Future – DS2 7. Wale – The Album About Nothing 6. Pusha T – King Push – Darkest Before The Dawn: The Prelude   5. Jay Rock – 90059 “The ...

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    Sharan’s Top In 2015

    The most captivating music this year has been from long time favorites of mine. I have enjoyed the progression of talent and skill as they grow with the ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Adit’s Top In 2015

    Hey everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Adit Ahmed. I’ve been on staff for the better part of a year, and it has been ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Connor’s Top In 2015

    2015 was an incredible and valuable year for music. It was also quite broad; I didn’t get the chance to listen to nearly as much as I anticipated ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Nick’s Top In 2015

    There were so many incredible records this year that made 2015 the best but also we didn’t get albums from Brand New or Kanye so 2015 was the ...

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    Heather’s Top In 2015

      There were so many amazing album releases this year that it was actually a little tough to pick my favorite albums. Even though life gets crazy sometimes, ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Tim’s Top In 2015

    10. Red – Of Beauty & Rage 9. The Ongoing Concept – Handmade 8. Counterparts – Tragedy Will Find Us 7. Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell 6. ...

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    Christina’s Top In 2015

    2015 was an awesome year for music. With huge releases from the usual suspects (Adele), surprising comebacks (Blur), the meteoric rise of newbies (Courtney Barnett) to viral music ...

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    Jacob’s Top In 2015

    Before, during or after looking at my lists, check out What’s Good In 2015. It was an off year for me in terms of my music listening, but ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Emma’s Top In 2015

    If there’s one word to sum up my feelings about music that was released in 2015 it would be “surprised.” I was constantly surprised by new directions, new ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    The 2015 MEBBIES

    2015 is over, and we have lots of music to show for it. What follows is a list of the best (and worst) of the year, as voted ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2015 – Art Clickgrid

    To complement The 2015 MEBBIES and our individual end of the year lists, we’ve compiled a list of our staff-wide favorite albums for the year. Each staff member ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2015

    It’s the end of December, and we’ve made our way through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat throughout 2015 and ...

    On December 31, 2015 / By
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    Top Albums of 2015 So Far

    It’s July now, which means we’re halfway through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat over the first part of 2015 ...

    On July 2, 2015 / By
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    Adit’s Top In 2014

    Hello everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Adit Ahmed, and I’ve been with Mind Equals Blown since July of this past year. It has ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Norman’s Top In 2014

    This is MEBBIES’ finest. You rewind this, MEB’s behind this. 10. Freddie Gibbs & Madlib – Piñata 9. Ab-Soul – These Days… 8. T.I. – Paperwork 7. G-Eazy ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Jackson’s Top In 2014

    2014 was a year ripe with excellent records for every season and emotion, and now that the year is over I am once again surrounded by a collection ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Sharan’s Top In 2014

    2014 has been a stellar year in music. I have seen artists change their sound, grow into first class musicians, and explore other genres. This has been a ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Murjani’s Top In 2014

    2014 was definitely a revival of music in my eyes. You had bands making comebacks to bands giving tearful goodbyes. There’s SO much music out there and so ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Gene’s Top In 2014

    It was all a blur. 10. Tigers Jaw – Charmer 9. The Copyrights – Report 8. Fucked Up – Glass Boys 7. Strand Of Oaks – Heal 6. ...

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    Emma’s Top In 2014

    2014 has certainly been quite the year for music, and being a music journalist makes it a lot more interesting. I’ve been introduced to so many amazing musicians ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Craig’s Top In 2014

    This has been a gorgeous year for albums and one that makes this list tough. This is the seventh version of this list, so go easy on me ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Jeremy’s Top In 2014

    2013 ruled so hard, and 2014 kinda…didn’t. Oh, sure, there were some great records released, but there was an awful lot of half-arsed middle-of-the-road stuff and even more ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Connor’s Top In 2014

    I find myself saying “this was an excellent year for music”, when in reality, there’s rarely a bad year for it. 2014 proved to be the same in ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Eli’s Top In 2014

    2014 may not have been the best year for music, but it certainly was an eventful one. Reunions, breakups, an entire U2 album suddenly on our phones for ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Heather’s Top In 2014

    There were so many great albums that were released year and it definitely took me a while to narrow them down. Here are the albums that I felt ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Nick’s Top In 2014

    In all honesty, I wanted to put “Problem” by Ariana Grande in every blank, but there were things called “rules” and “guidelines” and “the fear that everyone would ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Top Albums Of 2014 – Art Clickgrid

    To complement The 2013 MEBBIES and our individual end of the year lists, we’ve compiled a list of our staff-wide favorite albums for the year. Each staff member ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    The 2014 MEBBIES

    2014 is over, and we have lots of music to show for it. What follows is a list of the best (and worst) of the year, as voted ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Tim’s Top In 2014

    10. Crowder – Neon Steeple 9. The Hotelier – Home, Like Noplace Is There 8. Beartooth – Disgusting 7. From Indian Lakes – Absent Sounds 6. Silent Planet ...

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    Drew’s Top In 2014

    10. Into Infernus – The End Of Eden 9. Sunwalker – Full Circle 8. Thantifaxath – Sacred White Noise 7. Archspire – The Lucid Collective 6. Insomnium – ...

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    Top Albums Of 2014

    It’s nearing the end of December, and we’ve made our way through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat throughout 2014 ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Jacob’s Top In 2014

    Before, during or after looking at my lists, check out What’s Good In 2014. I listened to a ton of music this year, and that’s more or less ...

    On December 31, 2014 / By
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    Top Albums of 2014 So Far

    It’s July 1st, which means we’re halfway through another year of music. Check out what the MEB staff has kept on repeat over the first part of 2014 ...

    On July 1, 2014 / By
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    Jacob’s Top In 2013

    Before, during or after looking at my lists, check out What’s Good In 2013. I listened to a ton of music this year, and that’s more or less ...

    On January 1, 2014 / By