Category: Poll

Top 100 Albums of 1980: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 1

Top 100 Albums of 1980: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 1

Today we unveil the results of Part 1 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, an ambitious, year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine just what were the best albums of each year of the 1980s — and then, when that’s all said and done at the end of 2013, we’ll run a monster best-of-the-decade poll.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 1: Vote for your top albums of 1980

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 1: Vote for your top albums of 1980

Today we’re launching a new ongoing ongoing Best of the ’80s feature in which, each month for the rest of 2013, we’ll ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to weigh in on their favorite albums of each year, beginning with 1980 this month through November’s look at 1989. Then, in December, we’ll do the best of the decade.

Readers Poll 2012: Best albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best albums of the year

We’re counting down the top 10 albums of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs readers earlier this month. This list includes albums released this year by Dinosaur Jr, Ultravox, Public Image Ltd., Killing Joke, The Fixx, Pet Shop Boys, members of Depeche Mode, Dead Can Dance and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best songs of the year

Today we count down our readers votes’ for the Top 10 songs of the year from ’80s alternative artists, and the countdown for 2012 includes tracks released this past year by Depeche Mode, Paul Westerberg, Public Image Ltd., Dead Can Dance, Dinosaur Jr, Bob Mould, Adam Ant and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best reissues of the year

Today we count down the best reissue of 2012 as voted on by Slicing Up Eyeballs in this year’s readers poll, and the Top 10 list includes releases by Icehouse, Ministry, The House of Love, Ian McCulloch of Echo & The Bunnymen, Yazoo, Bob Mould’s Sugar, My Bloody Valentine, Peter Gabriel and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Today we continue with more results from our Readers Poll 2012, this time counting down the Top 10 compilations, box sets and live albums, with titles from the likes of World Party, James, Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros, Roxy Music, The Specials, Skinny Puppy, Duran Duran and more.

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

Readers Poll 2012: Best live acts of the year

We finish out the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2012 by counting down your picks for the Top 10 live acts of the year, a list that includes The Jesus and Mary Chain, Peter Murphy, Dead Can Dance, The Fixx, The Cure, Bob Mould, Adam Ant, Duran Duran, New Order and Swans.

Readers Poll 2012: Vote for best new albums, singles, reissues, box sets, live acts

Readers Poll 2012: Vote for best new albums, singles, reissues, box sets, live acts

All right, we’re a little behind schedule this year, but, as the saying goes, better late than never. That’s right, it’s time to throw down your picks in the third-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, which will crown 2012’s best new and reissued music, as well as the top live performances, from veterans of the ’80s alternative scene.

Readers Poll 2011: Best albums of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best albums of the year

As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out our fourth and final days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite music of the year. Today, we bring you the big one: The best albums of 2011.

Readers Poll 2011: Best singles of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best singles of the year

Today we roll out the third of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 singles of the year.

Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best reissues of the year

Today we roll out the second of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. This time, it’s your Top 10 reissues of the year.

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

Readers Poll 2011: Best compilations, box sets and live albums of the year

As 2011 quickly winds to an end, we’re happy to roll out the first of four days’ worth of results from our second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, in which nearly 500 of you cast ballots for your favorite new, reissued and freshly compiled music of the year. First up: Your Top 10 compilations, box sets and/or live albums.

Readers Poll 2011: Vote for best new albums, singles, compilations, box sets, reissues

Readers Poll 2011: Vote for best new albums, singles, compilations, box sets, reissues

It’s nearly Thanksgiving, which not only signals the opening of the Christmas holiday season, it means it’s also time to start making those musical lists and checking them twice. That’s right, it’s the second-annual Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll, which will crown the year’s best new and reissued music from ’80s college rock veterans.

Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2010: Vote for best new albums, reissues of the year

Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2010: Vote for best new albums, reissues of the year

Today we launch the Slicing Up Eyeballs Readers Poll 2010, your chance to vote for the best new albums and best reissues, compilations, live albums and box set by veteran ’80s college rock artists or their offshoots. Voting is open through 12 p.m. EST Dec. 27.