Operation Manatee #136

Tonight, you should take off your pants and listen closely to 91.3 FM in Regina from 11:00 to midnight.

1. TV On The Radio – I Was A Lover
2. BADBADNOTGOOD & Ghostface Killah – I Was A Lover
3. Les Jupes – One Is Enough
4. Bully – Trash
5. Seether – Walk Away From The Sun
6. Mocky – Weather The Storm
7. The Zolas – Knot In My Heart
8. Father John Misty – The Night Josh Tillman Came To Our Apt.
9. Run The Jewels – Crown
10. Deradoorian – Violet Minded
11. Muse – Psycho

Operation Manatee Music Prize 2015: The Long List

2015 has been a crazy good year for new music! So good, in fact, that I’ve decided to expand upon my annual Top 5 Albums posts (OpMan Archives: 2014, 2013, 2012), and do a sort of long-list/short-list Polaris rip-off something or other.

Below are all contenders for 2015’s Top 5 list. This is based on a handful of rigorous criteria, outlined below:
– Must be a full album (no EPs, singles, etc.)
– Must be released in 2015
– Must have been listened to by me
– Must actually be good (tons of stuff never made the cut, and some were cut as this was edited and updated)

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