Wednesday, February 13, 2013


All 258 LPs were given at least one focused listen (two listens were given to records that I wasn't previously familiar with). Records were given a score between 1 and 10 (1 being abysmal and 10 being masterful). Any record that received an 8 or higher in the first round moved on to the second round.

Exactly 100 LPs made it to the second round. Each of these overachievers were meticulously studied track-by-track. Additional points were rewarded for originality, continuity and brevity. Points were deducted for lack of originality, excess of filler/skits and lack of focus/ill-defined concept.

The 50 LPs with the highest scores made the squad.

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