Tag: Best of the 1980s

Nominate your favorite EPs, mini-albums of the ’80s for Slicing Up Eyeballs’ next poll

Nominate your favorite EPs, mini-albums of the ’80s for Slicing Up Eyeballs’ next poll

Now that the dust has settled from the controversial Best Albums of the ’80s poll, it’s time to get back to the voting. And next up will be a poll to determine the best EPs and mini-albums of the ’80s — basically, that somewhat ambiguous class of release that’s too long to be a single yet not quite long enough to be a full LP.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the 1980s: The Top 100 albums from 1980-1989

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the 1980s: The Top 100 albums from 1980-1989

And it all comes down to this: After 1o months of voting in our year-by-year Best of the ’80s polls to determine the best albums of each year of the 1980s, we wrap it all up with the grandaddy of them all, the big all-decade poll designed to crown, once and for all, Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers favorite records of the ’80s.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the 1980s: Vote for your 25 favorite albums from 1980-1989

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the 1980s: Vote for your 25 favorite albums from 1980-1989

Well, here we are: the end of Best of the ’80s album polls. Time for the big one. The grandaddy of them all. Yes, today we ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers — after having ranked the best records of each year of the 1980s — to wrap up this year by crowning the absolute best albums of the entire 1980s.

Top 100 Albums of 1989: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 10

Top 100 Albums of 1989: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 10

Well, here we are: the end of the ’80s. Today we present the results of Part 10 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, a year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine the best albums of each year of the 1980s. Next week we’ll wrap it all up when we launch a huge best-of-the-decade poll.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 10: Vote for your top albums of 1989

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 10: Vote for your top albums of 1989

We’ve reached November, which means it’s time for our year-long Best of the ’80s poll to continue on to 1989 as we again ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to help rank the releases of each year of the decade throughout 2013 — concluding, next month, with a giant poll to determine the best records of the entire 1980s.

Top 100 Albums of 1988: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 9

Top 100 Albums of 1988: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 9

Today we present the results of Part 9 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, a year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine the best albums of each year of the 1980s — and then, at the end of 2013, we’ll run a huge best-of-the-decade poll to crown the overall rulers of the ’80s.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 9: Vote for your top albums of 1988

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 9: Vote for your top albums of 1988

It’s the first full week of October, which means it’s time for our year-long Best of the ’80s poll to continue on to 1988 as we once again ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to help rank the releases of each year of the decade throughout 2013 — concluding with a poll to determine the best records of the entire 1980s.

Top 100 Albums of 1987: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 8

Top 100 Albums of 1987: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 8

We’re not quite into October yet, but we’re going to ahead and unveil the results of Part 8 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, a year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine the best albums of each year of the 1980s — and then, at the end of 2013, we’ll run a best-of-the-decade poll.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 8: Vote for your top albums of 1987

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 8: Vote for your top albums of 1987

Our year-long Best of the ’80s poll continues as we hit 1987, and once again ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to vote for their favorite albums of that year in our mission to rank the releases of each year of the decade throughout 2013, concluding with a poll to determine the absolute best records of the entire 1980s.

Top 100 Albums of 1986: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 7

Top 100 Albums of 1986: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 7

We’ve reached September, which means it’s time to unveil the results of Part 7 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, a year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine the best albums of each year of the 1980s — and then, at the end of 2013, we’ll run a monster best-of-the-decade poll to crown the overall champs.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 7: Vote for your top albums of 1986

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 7: Vote for your top albums of 1986

Our Best of the ’80s poll continues into August as we hit 1986, and once again ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to vote for their favorite albums of that year in our ongoing mission to rank the releases of each year of the decade throughout 2013, concluding with a poll to determine the best records of the entire 1980s.

Top 100 Albums of 1985: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 6

Top 100 Albums of 1985: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 6

The 1985 poll received more than 45,000 votes with close to 300 different albums garnering votes, both via the ballot and write-ins. This time around, each of the albums slotted in the Top 10 landed more than 1,000 votes, with the records that made the Top 3 each scoring more than 2,000 apiece.

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 6: Vote for your top albums of 1985

Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s, Part 6: Vote for your top albums of 1985

Our year-long Best of the ’80s poll continues into July as we serve up 1985, and once again ask Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to vote for their favorite albums of that year in our ongoing mission to rank the releases of each year of the decade, concluding with a poll to determine the best records of the entire 1980s.

Top 100 Albums of 1984: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 5

Top 100 Albums of 1984: Slicing Up Eyeballs’ Best of the ’80s — Part 5

It’s the first of the month, which means it’s time to unveil the results of Part 5 of our year-long Best of the ’80s feature, a year-by-year poll of Slicing Up Eyeballs’ readers to determine the best albums of each year of the 1980s — and then, when that’s wrapped up at the end of 2013, we’ll run a best-of-the-decade poll.