pontone mixtapes

We close out the year with an annual list of the year’s 50 best albums, each represented by one track. First part includes places from 50th to 26th.

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  1. The Blithe Sons The Great Orthochromatic Wheel (Family Vineyard)
  2. Beck Modern Guilt (XL Recordings)
  3. Spiritualized Songs In A&E (Sanctuary)
  4. Nico Muhly Mothertongue (Bedroom Community)
  5. Rings Black Habit (Paw Tracks)
  6. Fleet Foxes Fleet Foxes (Sub Pop)
  7. Tape Luminarium (Hapna)
  8. Warmer Milks Soft Walks (Animal Disguise)
  9. The Magnetic Fields Distortion (Nonesuch)
  10. Autechre Quaristice (Warp)
  11. Emeralds Solar Bridge (Hanson)
  12. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds Dig!!! Lazarus Dig!!! (Mute)
  13. Wooden Shjips Volume 1 (Holy Mountain)
  14. Brethren Of The Free Spirit All Things Are From Him, Through Him & In Him (Audiomer)
  15. Daedelus Love To Make Music To (Ninja Tune)
  16. Stereolab Chemical Chords (4AD)
  17. Sun Kill Moon April (Caldo Verde)
  18. Andrea Belfi Knots (Die Schachtel)
  19. Paavoharju Laulu Laakson Kukista (Fonal)
  20. Deerhunter Microcastle / Weird Era Cont. (4AD)
  21. Nick Grey & The Random Orchestra Spin Vows Under Arch (Beta-Lactam Ring)
  22. Benoit Pioulard Temper (Kranky)
  23. Grouper Dragging A Dead Deer Up A Hill (Type)
  24. Kanye West 808s & Heartbreak (Roc-A-Fella)
  25. Atlas Sound Let The Blind Let Those Who See But Cannot Feel (Kranky)

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