But what would the Yuletide be without music retrospectives? Without an encyclopedia’s worth of top-10 lists? Without a seething mêlée of critical cacophony?
By way of distracting you from the previous paragraph, City Paper is pleased to announce its mammoth Music (& Arts) Year-in-Review issue (drops online on 12/22—mark yr google calendars!!1!). As prelude, our BPB contributors are coming out of the woodwork to post top-10 lists, trade audio samples, and engage in some lively debate—with their colleagues and with you.
So let’s get into it. Cole, I believe you’re up….
~ illustration by Jason Hutto ~