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CHIRP Radio Best of 2017

Throughout December, CHIRP Radio presents its volunteers’ top albums of 2017. Our next list is from DJ (Wednesday Nights 10pm-Midnight) Melissa.

2017 has been another year of killer music here in Chicago and beyond. Here is a list of records that I've spent a lot of time with this year. If you're into any of these give my Wednesday night show a listen - 10:00pm to Midnight.


Impossible Dream by The Rubs (HoZac)
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The Rubs Impossible Dream



Orc by Oh Sees (Castle Face)
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Oh Sees Orc



United States of Horror by Ho99o9 (Tows Have Power)
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Ho99o9 United State of Horror



Culture Cut by High-Functioning Flesh (Dais)
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High-Functioning Flesh Culture Cut



GT Ultra by Guerilla Toss (DFA)
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Guerilla Toss GT Ultra



Late Night Population by Treasure (self-released)
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Treasure Late Night PopulationOne of the best DIY surf-rock bands that I've seen in a Chicago basement.



Add Violence by Nine Inch Nails (Capitol)
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Nine Inch Nails Add Violence



Anthony's Anthology by Anthony Freemont's Garden Solutions (Sooper)
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Anthony Freemont's Garden Solutions Anthony Fremont's Garden Solutions: Anthology



Science Fiction by Brand New (Procrastinate! Music Traitors)
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Brand New Science Fiction



Rocket by (Sandy) Alex G (Domino)
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(Sandy) Alex G Rocket


Couldn't stop at 10 - these records are killer too.

GBH - Momentum (Hellcat)
SAVAK - Cut-Ups (Ernest Jenning)
Protomartyr - Relatives in Descent (Domino)
Dead Milkmen - Welcome to the End of the World  (The Giving Groove)
Horse Massage - Co-Opting the Community (self-released)




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