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CHIRP Radio Best of 2018

Throughout December, CHIRP Radio presents its volunteers’ top albums of 2018. Our next list is from DJ (Starting back up Jan 2019 Weds 6am-9am) DJ Megatron.

 

 

#1   Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe (Wondaland - Bad Boy - Atlantic)
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Janelle Monáe Dirty ComputerAdore this album beginning to end-no skipping songs when listening! Truly wonderful and best concert of the year as well. Can't wait to see what Janelle comes up with next.

 

 

#2   Oxnard by Anderson .Paak (Aftermath - OBE)
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Anderson .Paak OxnardI am late to the party on Anderson .Paak-this album is incredible!

 

 

#3   Egypt Station by Paul McCartney (Capitol)
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Paul McCartney Egypt StationPaul's record displays simple emotion and sounds timeless and modern at the same time. It is genius.

 

 

#4   By the Way, I Forgive You by Brandi Carlile (Low Country Sound - Elektra)
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Brandi Carlile By the Way, I Forgive YouBeautiful songs and harmonies.

 

 

#5   Piano and a Microphone 1983 by Prince (NPG - Warner Bros)
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Prince Paino and a Microphone 1983I mean, did you think I would skip Prince? wink This is a great release of raw, piano versions of songs. My favorite is 17 Days; one of my absolute favorite B-sides that I got to see him sing live!

 

 

#6   Tell Me How You Really Feel by Courtney Barnett (Milk! - Mom + Pop)
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Courtney Barnett Tell Me How You Really FeelCourtney brings her excellent guitar work and clever lyrics.

 

 

#7   Murmurations by Simian Mobile Disco (Wichita Recordings)
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Simian Mobile Disco MurmurationsWhen I listen to the harmonies on this album, I usually experience autonomous sensory meridian response (ASMR).

 

 

#8   More Disco Songs About Love by De Lux (Innovative Leisure)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

De Lux More Disco Songs About LoveLove the '80s influence.

 

 

#9   I can feel you creep into my private life by Tune-Yards (4AD)
BUY: Reckless / Amazon

Tune-Yards I can feel you creep into my private lifeMerrill your songs always make me want to sign along!

 

 

#10   Honey by Robyn (Konichiwa - Interscope)
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Robyn HoneyUnderstated dance grooves.

 

 

 

 

 

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