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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 2013: Staff Picks/Honorable Mentions

Chance, The Rapper – Acid Rap At the beginning of last year, Chicago-born Chance the Rapper (real name: Chance Bennett) had a few thousand followers on twitter; today, he has over 350,000. The word “rapid” doesn’t even begin to describe the ascent Chance has been a part of in 2013, and Acid Rap is the […]

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WPGU 107.1’s Top 50 Albums of 2013: 1-10

1. Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City Without further pomp and circumstance, Vampire Weekend is an easy choice for this year’s Album of the Year. It’s rare that a band heads from independent notoriety to mainstream success and fails to alienate either subset, but this year, the 4 kids from Columbia University have […]

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