Life has a way of making you postpone things you like doing, then Christmas came. Ah well, better late than never?
Because life’s been a little extra crazy this year, I didn’t get around to paring down the long list as much as I would have liked. As usual, I re-listened to all the albums/EPs I thought were half decent, keeping off the ones that just weren’t good enough, but I just didn’t have time for a final edit, and write-up for each album.
So this year, I’m keeping it pretty simple, because the long list is long, and it’s already late. This year, it’s just the list: no album covers, no write-ups, just a big, alphabetized list. Sorry.
To make up for it, I still plan on writing up the top five albums in full regalia, within the next week or so.
Some rules to make it to this list:
- Must be sonically interesting
- No singles except full album-length/concept tracks; can be EPs
- No compilations; can be solo artists, bands, collabs
And now… the 2018 Operation Manatee Music Prize Long List:Continue reading “OPERATION MANATEE MUSIC PRIZE 2018: THE LONG LIST”