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Porcelain Raft – Strange Weekend

  After the excitement and commotion in the newness of the year passes, it’s a dreaded few weeks of purgatory; a period of reconciling the lingering effects of the year barely passed with the swirling sweet nothings from the year to come, as you wait for it to finally take off one way or the […]

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The Best 50 Albums of 2011

Quit Mumbling's Best Albums of 2011

The best albums are much more than a collection of stand out songs. Like anything successful, a great album finds multiple parts coming together as one; accomplishing moods, textures, and developments not possible by any one singular piece. The best albums force you to take a step back, to not only look at each moment […]

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The 100 Best Songs of 2011 (50-1)

Quit Mumbling's Best Songs of 2011 (50-1)

Sure, a top songs list can never not be subjective, but these selections meant the most to us over the year of 2011. The following tracks brought every minute of joy to a new high, and every moment of heartache a bit of solace. These are the songs that kept us writing throughout the year, […]

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The 100 Best Songs of 2011 (100-51)

2011 started a new decade with a bang. The year saw tragedies strike major populations, dictators overthrown, “occupy” redefined, and the casually pepper spray everything cop. As far as music goes, a lot happened too – pop became even more influenced by electronic, helping Adele sound that much better than her Top 40 contemporaries. Dubstep […]

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The Staff Picks of 2011

You should have seen the deliberation room after we finished the lists.  Papers scattered across the floor, blood and coffee stains on the carpet, I think at one point Kenny threw his laptop at Stuart (it just barely missed).  But it makes sense, because each one of us are so passionate about the music we […]

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September Mixtape

Well, you did it.  You made it through September.  In a way, you made it through the “Monday” of the year.  You’ve recovered from your 3 month break, and now are officially back into the swing of things.  But, hey- at least you had one hell of a batch of tunes to help get you […]

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Youth Lagoon – “Montana”

Back in April we posted “July” from the young artist Youth Lagoon, a track that no doubt showed tremendous amounts of promise with its delicate sonic palate and beautifully soaring builds.  “Montana” exceeds all of those expectations.  There is a distance in the track, a sense of peaceful sadness reminiscent of last years Perfume Genius.  […]

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Youth Lagoon – “July”

Youth Lagoon is the moniker for 22-year old Idaho native Trevor Powers. His music is easy to like, but takes a patience for it to really grow inside your brain. Powers specializes in creating slow-building ambient soundscapes that will whet your appetite throughout their entire buildup, teasing you, but never revealing the ace up the […]

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