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Top 40 Albums of 2018 (20-1)

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20. Superorganism

Superorganism

[Domino; 2018]

We live in a world that is more connected than ever thanks to technological innovations over the past 20 years. Through this blog alone, I’ve been able to interact and connect with fellow music lovers from Britain, Canada, and even Iceland. It was only a matter of time before a group of musicians from around the globe decided to use the power of the internet and collaborative applications to create an album together, all while being on different continents.

Superorganism is a fitting name for a band composed of eight members from around the globe, ranging from New Zealand to Japan, from Britain to the United States. The result is a debut that is an amalgam of creative energies. Their powers congeal into one gleaming bolt of energy, the songs lighthearted, filled with joyful melodies and silly lyricism. Superorganism’s debut is what it would sound like if the Disneyland’s “Small World” children grew up and combined their positive energy for world pop domination.

 

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The Top 40 Albums of 2018 (40-21)

This has not been the best year for content here at BDWPS.com, and I apologize for the lack of reviews. Despite this absence of material, my insatiable search for new and exciting music continued, as you will see in this year’s “Top Albums of 2018” list. I will hopefully return BDWPS to its former glory in 2019, but for now, take a look at the first half of the year-end list and hopefully you’ll find that the BDWPS stamp of approval still carries weight.

Honorable Mention:

Anna Calvi, Hunter

Grouper,  Grid of Points

Idles, Joy as an Act of Resistance

Kraus, Path

Meek Mill, Championships

Senyawa, Sujud

Sleep, The Sciences

Spiritualized, And Nothing Hurt

Sumac, Love in Shadow

Vundabar, Smell Smoke

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