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Aphex Twin – Computer Controlled Acoustic Instruments pt2 EP
Ghostface Killah – Sour Soul
Jacco Gardner – Hypnophobia
Kendrick Lamar – TPAB
Leon Bridges – Coming Home
Mount Eerie – Sauna
Panda Bear – Meets The Grim Reaper
Thee Oh Sees – Mutilator Defeated at last
Tobias Jesso Jr – Goon
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-love


Trang

ALBUMS:
Rae Sremmurd – SremmLife
Young Thug – Barter 6
Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Leon Bridges – Coming Home
Yumi Zouma – EP II
Hot Sugar – God’s Hand

SONGS:
Indian Steps – Hudson Mohawke ft. Atony
Promises – Baauer ft. Fetty Wap
Trap Queen – Fetty Wap
White Iverson – Post Malone
Oh My – Boogie
Bodyache – Purity Ring
I Know There’s Gonna Be (Good Times) – Jamie xx ft. Young Thug & Popcaan
Really Love – D’Angelo
Shine (Danny L Harle Remix) – Years & Years
Rule The World – Liz
Eugene – Sufjan Stevens

SHOWS:
Sleater-Kinney @ Granada
Moses Sumney @ FORM Arcosanti
How To Dress Well @ FORM Arcosanti
D’Angelo @ The Bomb Factory
Metro Boomin et al @ 16BarsXXX House Party

THINGS:
Seeing Father & Chedda Da Connect perform their wrist-related songs b2b
Seeing Darude IRL at Le Vu
NBA Finals (Lil B #tybg, Riley Curry, Speight’s missed dunk, Guy Fiery)
Smash Mouth getting bread thrown at them

Joe
ALBUMS:
Alabama Shakes – Sound & Color
Bjork – Vulnicura
Drake – If You’re Reading This It’s Too Late
Donnie Trumpet & The Social Experiment – Surf
Father Jon Misty – I Love You, Honeybear
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Asunder, Sweet and Other Distress
Jose Gonzalez – Vestiges and Claws
Kendrick Lamar – To Pimp A Butterfly
Leon Bridges – Coming Home
Natalie Prass – Natalie Prass
Panda Bear – Panda Bear Meets The Grim Reaper
Sufjan Stevens – Carrie & Lowell
Unknown Mortal Orchestra – Multi-Love

SHITTY ROBOTS FROM THE DARPA CHALLENGE:
Robot gets confused by doorway and faints
Robot scared to get out of a car
Robot is super drunk and trying to walk it off
Robot trying to open a valve

Karen
Movies
What we do in the Shadows
Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl
Mad Max: Fury Road

Albums
Ritual in Repeat – Tennis
Multi-Love – Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Sound & Color- Alabama Shakes
Uptown Special – Mark Ronson

Artists
Tennis
Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Twin Peaks
FIDLAR
The Hood Internet
Saint Motel
Courtney Barnett
Tame Impala
Mini Mansions
Banks

Songs
Cold, Cold Man – Saint Motel
Irene- Twin Peaks
REALiTi – Grimes
Beat of my Drum – Powers
Can’t Keep Checkin My Phone- Unknown Mortal Orchestra
Let It Happen – Tame Impala
The Way You’d Love Her- Mac Demarco
Creeps – Mini Mansions
Handsome – The Vaccines

Moments
Cliques n’ Flicks – Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion
Courtney Barnett performing at Dada

Brooke
Shows attended:
Ed Sheeran @ Verizon Theater
Bleachers @ Bonnaroo in Manchester, TN
Walk the Moon @ Southside Ballroom
Hozier @ Edgefest, FC Dallas Stadium
The Rolling Stones @ AT&T Stadium

Shows photographed:
SXSW in Austin (duh)
Styx @ Billy Bob’s
Jukebox the Ghost @ Trees
Sofar Sounds secret show w/ Larry G(ee) @ Wild Detectives
Marina and the Diamonds @ Bomb Factory

Favorite Albums to Jam (not necessarily from 2015):
X, Ed Sheeran
Talking is Hard, Walk the Moon
Strange Desire, Bleachers
Lost On The River, The New Basement Tapes
To Pimp a Butterfly, Kendrick Lamar

“Best” advice I got at graduation:
“If you have to choose between going to class and partying, you should party because parties only happen once but class happens like, all the time.”

CMAC

10 GREAT RECORDS
Jamie xx “In Colour”
Kendrick Lamar “To Pimp a Butterfly”
Leon Bridges “Coming Home”
Yumi Zouma “EP II”
Tobias Jesso Jr. “Goon”
Matthew E. White “Fresh Blood”
The Vaccines “English Graffiti”
BadBadNotGood “Sour Soul”
Unknown Mortal Orchestra “Multi-Love”
Avid Dancer “1st Bath”

10 GREAT SHOWS
TVOTR @ Granada Theater (both nights)
Sylvan Esso @ Granada Theater
Sleater-Kinney @ Granada Theater
Father John Misty @ Granada Theater
D’Angelo @ The Bomb Factory
Erykah Badu @ The Bomb Factory
Purity Ring @ Concord 2
Other Lives @ Club Dada
Leon Bridges @ Sons of Herman Hall
Homegrown Music Fest

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