OPERATION MANATEE MUSIC PRIZE 2016: THE LONG LIST

There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. (Cohen)

This has been a fucked up year for music. We weren’t ready for Bowie to go, we didn’t see it coming with Prince, we thought Sharon Jones had it beat… Even with the old-timers – part of me thought Leonard Cohen would make to 200, and Leon Russell would at least make it to his 80s. Despite the darkness, though, there has been so much great new music come into the world – including some by those greats we’ve lost.

That’s the thing about music though, man – and I’m trying to avoid a bad cliche, but – music will be here forever, and certainly they really do live on in each note we hear again.

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Operation Manatee #21: The Way We Is

Chris is back after a horrible bear attack to bring some heartwarming joy to the studio by painting the walls with human blood. Cory enjoys this and plays a track called “Puke My Brains Out”. It’s pretty cool.

The Flaming Lips
The Flaming Lips

Yeah. Last-second blog post. Maybe we’ll update it more like later or something. For now, tune in at 11:00 and enjoy. 😀
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