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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Operation Manatee #95: We’ve Come For Your Cheeldrin!

…and we’ll git ’em, too!

Tune in for the Cory’s LAST SHOW EVER*^! You never know what’s going to happen on a big one like this. Maybe real manatees! Maybe a spelling contest! Maybe we’ll get lit and just play Snoop Doggy Dogg for a whole hour! You’ll just have to tune in from 11:00 to midnight to find out. Maybe get lit, yourself, anyway, just to be safe, you little rebel.

*This may not actually be Cory’s last show ever, but, in fact, last show for a mere couple of weeks. Tune in next week to be sure.

^This joke apparently never gets old.

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