Operation Manatee #176

My my my! How time moves quickly when one is not counting. CJTR turned 15, that noisy downstairs neighbour comedy show will have a new celebrity host by the end of the evening (it’s US election day, yeehaw), and… could it be? Indeed, Tuesday night has already fallen.

Amidst all the excitement, I do hope you can find time to tune into our little program from 11:00 to midnight, this evening, if not but for reprieve from all the excitement and just enjoy some good tunes with your local neighbourhood manatees.

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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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