Monday, July 28, 2014

Another Listicle: Pop Matters

Merge Records' Silver Age: 25 Essential Albums Over 25 Years

Today’s Active Lifestyles (1993)

Foolish (1994)

I Hope You’re Sitting Down (1994)

East River Pipe
Poor Fricky (1995)

Are You Building a Temple in Heaven? (1996)

A Seat Beneath the Chairs (1997)

Neutral Milk Hotel
 In the Aeroplane Over the Sea (1998)

The Ladybug Transistor
 The Albemarle Sound (1999)

The Rock*A*Teens
 Golden Time (1999)

The Magnetic Fields
 69 Love Songs (1999)

Radar Brothers
And the Surrounding Mountains (2002)

The Clean
Anthology (2003)

M. Ward
Transfiguration of Vincent (2003)

Arcade Fire
Funeral (2004)

Teenage Fanclub
Man-Made (2005)

The Rosebuds
Birds Make Good Neighbors (2005)

Robert Pollard
From a Compound Eye (2006)

Destroyer’s Rubies (2006)

Camera Obscura
Let’s Get Out of This Country (2006)

Ga Ga Ga Ga Ga (2007)

American Music Club
The Golden Age (2008)

The Clientele
Bonfires on the Heath (2009)

Wild Flag
Wild Flag (2011)

The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth (2012)

Mikal Cronin
MCII (2013)