CCP Ep. #225: The 2016 Year in Review

Well, it’s been one hell of a year, and one hell of a week! Today we bring you the last episode of our 5-day series, our annual broad look at a year’s worth of albums analyzed. These ‘year in review’ episodes represent our most cherished opportunity to shower additional praise, to re-analyze, to reiterate, and occasionally to rectify our past weekly instincts. Though we try our damnedest, it’s impossible to fully digest albums on a week-to-week basis, so we’re constantly re-examining. We’ll start off with our rating changes, head over to our category prizes, take on the ever-so-maligned booby prizes, and then of course share with you our top picks. We have high hopes for 2017, high hopes for music, and high hopes for all of you! Thank you for another great year and we hope to see you next week.

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CCP Ep. #175: The 2015 Year in Review

At last, we’ve arrived at the 2015 Year in Review! Join us in our annual barrage of categories, prizes, and tears (of all varieties) as we “shock” each other with our personal picks from the year’s analyses. If you’re having trouble following along, try out the CCP Archive, starting with episode #126… or just wing it. There’s always next year. In fact, hop on board with us next week (on our normal schedule) to be our 2016 companion! (Next year’s “Year in Review” will make much more sense, we promise.) And as always, a Happy New Year from Crash Chords!

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CCP Ep. #125: The 2014 Year in Review

Well, we hope you’ve enjoyed the holidays and soaked in the silliness of our last episode, but once again it’s time to get serious. Welcome to the 2014 Year in Review! Last chance to consider all the music we’ve explored this year… last chance to place our awards. Join us in our annual summation and private awards ceremony before next year’s batch rolls in. (Follow along with the CCP Archive.)

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CCP Ep. #75: The 2013 Year in Review

Strap yourselves in! This episode is for all the completists out there. It’s our long-awaited 2013 Year in Review! We’ll be divvying up the year’s music into select categories, awarding trophies and booby prizes. It’s also our annual opportunity to express our outstanding hopes, surprises, corrections, and rationalizations. This is the final word, folks — for now.

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