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John M. Borack’s Top 25 Albums of 2017

As it was with my recent year-end list of the top 40 songs of 2017, it was difficult to whittle the list of my favorite albums of the year down to a mere 25. Here they are, along with mini-reviews …

35 Reviews in 7 Days, Pt. 1

        There is so much good music to catch up on in 2017 – new releases, reissues, discs from earlier in the year, a few 45s, even a couple of books – that I’ve recently found myself unable …

Check out the Top 20 pop albums of 2012

LPs on turntable

2012 was a great year for new music, with albums from former major label favorites sharing space with releases from relative upstarts from the indie pop world. For my money, here’s a look at the best of the best from last year.