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WPGU 107.1’s Staff Picks of 2014

Phantogram – Voices It was hard not to notice as Phantogram slashed across our radar this year with Voices. This album feels like a rightful continuation of their 2009 album Eyelid Movies, preserving the clear-cut tempo throughout but managing to emphasize it. We’re given racier beats, but the tracks still have that backdrop of something […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 1-10

1. St. Vincent – St. Vincent St. Vincent’s self-titled album may be her best album yet. With multiple layers and textures all over the place, from the grainy bass tracks on “Birth in Reverse” to the jolty trumpets in “Digital Witness”, St. Vincent sounds completely unhinged while at the same time sounding robotically precise. Annie […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 11-20

11. TV on the Radio – Seeds TV on the Radio’s fifth album has the band’s signature sound, but at the same time sets it apart from the rest. The vocals on this album were impeccable. The harmonies on the single track “Happy Idiot” are fluid and but also crisp; lead singer Tunde Adebimpe did […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 21-30

21. Benjamin Booker – Benjamin Booker We all just need music that we can rock to now and then and Benjamin Booker gave us one of the most rockin’ albums of the year. This is the kind of album that when it comes on in the car you can’t help but turn it up to […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 31-40

31. Milky Chance – Sadnecessary The best thing about Milky Chance, and what makes them deserving of a spot on this list, is by far the vocal stylings of Clemens Rehbein. Even though “Stolen Dance” has come to be one of the most popular and recognizable songs on the radio, “Flashed Junk Mind” and “Stunner” […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2014: 41-50

41. Weezer – Everything Will Be Alright In the End Weezer spent the last few years in an experimental phase, which, to the dismay of the fans,did not turn out well. So this time Weezer is letting the fans know Everything Will Be Alright In the End with an album that brings back the classic […]

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