Operation Manatee Music Prize 2019: The Long List

Bwah Bwah Bwah Bwaaaaah!

It’s finally here! The only best album list that truly matters. The Operation Manatee Music Prize Long List.

This was the longest, most involved long list I’ve done. There were 170 albums to choose from. Only 103 made the cut. These are below. The Top 5 albums of 2019 will be posted soon.

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
  • No reissues

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Chris’ Top 5 Albums of 2014

Top 5 Albums of 2014 are:
1. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
2. The Notwist – Close To The Glass
3. Aphex Twin – Syro
4. Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
5. Caribou – Our Love

1. Flying Lotus – You’re Dead
2. The Notwist – Close To The Glass
3. Aphex Twin – Syro
4. Tune-Yards – Nikki Nack
5. Caribou – Our Love
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Operation Manatee #87: The One Where We Changed The Format To Comedy

Semi-important announcement: The format switch to comedy has been postponed, indefinitely.

2014 is almost over – gone forever – lost in time and memory. At least there’s still time for a few more Operation Manatees before 2015. We’ve got some big shows lined up for this month and it all starts tonight. Tune in from 11:00 to midnight and enjoy!

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