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musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2009: 50-41

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The 16th album by the Daydream Nation creators was their first in three years after a label change. Kim Gordon and Thurston Moore remain the driving forces in a band for whom straightforward guitar rock…



musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2009: 30-21

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30. The Low Anthem – Oh My God, Charlie Darwin (Bella Union) From Rhode Island comes another find for Bella Union, with memorable album title to match. Oh My God, Charlie Darwin slots The Low...

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: 30-21

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30. Lykke Li – Youth Novels (Atlantic) Well here’s a surprise. Camille, The Bug and Rokia Traor didn’t make the list, but this did? Well, well. It won’t have hurt the globetrotting Swede that her...

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: 20-11

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20. Joan As Police Woman – To Survive (Reveal) Joan Wasser proved that her debut To Be Lonely was no mere fluke. Largely dedicated to the memory of her mother, this sequel featured Rufus Wainwright...

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: 10-4

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10. Fuck Buttons – Street Horrrsing (ATP) Andrew Hung and Benjamin John Power’s iridescent dronecore put holiday camp festivals curator ATP on the map as a label this year. Synths, samplers and a loud hailer...

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: Introduction

by Michael Hubbard

It’s the time of year when every man, woman and quite possibly dog reflects on the year just gone, the music unleashed during it – and then sets about devising a geeky formula for ordering...

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: The Top 3

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3: Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago (4AD) The conditions that Justin Vernon’s debut album was recorded in have been mentioned almost as much, if not more, than the music itself. With good reason too....

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: 50-41

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Dave Berman’s sixth album wasn’t everyone’s cup of tea. But those who took to it, let it in, loved it. Lo-fi alt.country was built on to create a more expansive sound this time. But is...

musicOMH’s Top 50 Best Albums Of 2008: 40-31

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40. Blood Red Shoes – Box Of Secrets (Mercury) Brighton-based grunge duo Steven Ansell and Laura-Mary Carter’s debut LP didn’t quite reach the Top 40, but our writers reckoned it should have. Accordingly, here it...

musicOMH’s Top 20 Albums Of 2007

by John Murphy

It’s the end of 2007; time to cast our beady eye upon what were, in our collective and fought over opinion, the best albums released during the last 12 months. We argued, we discussed, at...

musicOMH’s Albums Review of the Year 2006

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Being the end of the year and all that, musicOMH’s music editors and writers have compiled our albums ofthe year list. To achieve this remarkable feat, we each produced a top 10, with the top...

musicOMH’s Best Of 2004 Awards

by Linda Serck

BEST ALBUM: Franz Ferdinand – Franz FerdinandA people’s choice band as well as purveyors of sharp-suited art punk chic, Franz Ferdinand have crashed into our collectiveconsciences with a string of smash hits. If there was...

The Best Of ’05 As Chosen By The Best Of ’06: The Pipettes

by Tim Lee

… if you haven’t noticed yet, they’re the prettiest girls you’ve ever met!”Even if they do say so themselves, on their rather spiffy theme tune We Are The Pipettes. And how fantastic is that? A...

The Best Of ’05 As Chosen By The Best Of ’06: ¡Forward, Russia!

by Tim Lee

The Best Of ’05 Chosen By The Best Of ’06: ¡Forward, Russia!¡Punctuation! ¡Rocks! They are “One of the most exciting new bands in Britain”, they are “Unmissable” and ¡Forward, Russia! do rule. Which means that...

The Best Of ’05 As Chosen By The Best Of ’06: iLiKETRAiNS

by Tim Lee

The Best Of ’05 Chosen By The Best Of ’06:iLiKETRAiNSiLiKETRAiNS – also fond of cheesy snacks iLiKETRAiNS aren’t exactly cheery, that’s true.But have you been on public transport recently? It’s enough to drive anyone to...

The Best Of ’05 As Chosen By The Best Of ’06: Five O’Clock Heroes

by Jeremy Lloyd

The Best Of ’05 Chosen By The Best Of ’06:Five O’Clock HeroesPosing for when they sell out Brixton Academy… Five O’Clock Heroes (named after a Jam song don’t you know) are a New York based...