Greetings! It's year-end wrap-up time, so obviously we need to churn out some listicles. As Seven Days
assistant music editor, I had the pleasure of writing about Vermont's music scene for one-third of 2016. Within that time, I covered several albums that became fast favorites — and here they are.
5. Bleach Day, Where to Dream
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Bleach Day, Where to Dream
Louie Kiley and Vinny Marksohn released their blissed-out, dreamy debut via their own cassette tape label, AF Tapes
4. Sten Bowen, Four Living Creatures
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Sten Bowen, Four Living Creatures
Sten Bowen's "search for God" is chronicled in his home-recorded collection of neo-classical influenced pop.
3. Madaila, Traces
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Things get heady and conceptual on the band's soulful sophomore album.
2. Little Slugger, Perfect Days
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Little Slugger, Perfect Days
Their sophomore LP is chock-full of tight tunes from across the pop spectrum.
1. Orange Julians, Object
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Orange Julians, Object
Julian Rumney DeFelice's radio-ready electro-pop is devilishly catchy and cautiously introspective.