See Also: Part I —  POW Top 50 Albums of 2013 (#50-26) 25. Logos – Cold Mission [Keysound Recordings] John Cage’s 4′33″ is a marvel to the ears the first time you “listen” to it. The music theory pioneer’s most famous composition contains four-and-a-half minutes of complete silence. When it was performed live with a […]
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On a Previous Episode of the Passion of the Weiss: The Top 50 Albums of: 2011; 2010; 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 50. House Shoes – Let it Go [Tres] No best album list is complete without something from Detroit. Nowhere else is as no frills and unvarnished. It operates as a palate cleanser to remind […]
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20. Future – Pluto [Epic] Pluto is the rare 21st Century Atlanta Rap album that is an album in the classic sense of the word. It’s an experience, an etched aesthetic that demands end to end listens, and you may find yourself scrolling back to Big Rube immediately upon completion. While Drake, Frank Ocean and […]
Verse two, coming with that Heineken brew…. See Also: Passion of the Weiss Top 50 Albums (#50 – 26) See Also: Passion of the Weiss Top 50 Albums: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 25. Big K.R.I.T. – Return of 4Eva [Self-Released] Big K.R.I.T. rose to “next” status not necessarily because of his overly impressive rapping […]
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Like we always do about this time. See Also: Passion of the Weiss Top 50 Albums: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006 50. Ty Segall – Goodbye Bread [Drag City] The sun rises slowly and when it hits Ty Segall’s window, he imitates its motion and before he gets out of bed, he stretches and unleashes […]
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All picks filtered through a mathematical formula devised by Jay-Z’s accountant’s butler, Chauncey. Chauncey met Jay-Z through his long-time best friend, Marvin. Marvin videotapes Jay-Z videotaping things for a living. It was his iPhone that captured Sean Carter capturing Derek Jeter’s 3000th hit. Marvin’s iPhone is currently being shipped to the Smithsonian. All selections are […]
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May your Xmas morning be filled with nothing but The Legend of Zelda and rapping 10-year olds.  To see the complete Top 50, click here.  10. Guido – Anidea - [Punch Drunk] If you smashed videogame soundtracks, G-Funk, R&B, Hip-Hop, Grime, Jungle, Dubstep and orchestral film scores into the Hadron collider, you’d get an album […]
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Why don’t they call it roundtine? 20. Yelawolf – Trunk Muzik 0-60 – [Interscope/Ghetovision] Yelawolf is an inked-up, part-Cherokee rapper from Alabama with a haircut that the erstwhile members of Japan and Duran Duran would kill for. The guy has more personality than 99% of all rappers solely based on appearance. But he also outdoes […]
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