2007 has been another stellar year for local music, with some Northwest artists breaking out and having significant national releases, and other local upstarts charming us with great records. We know that you, like us, had a hard time determing who to place on your end of the year mixtape — let alone which album should be should be crowned the #1 Northwest release of 2007.
And what did all that tabulation and debate equate to? The Three Imaginary Girls Best Northwest Releases of 2007 lists! The results of our TIG Readers’ Poll had some expected winners, as well as some surprises. We invite you to check it all out, and to also check out our TIG top editorial picks, as well as the lists for each of our individual writers.
Without further ado, the winners!
- TIG Best of 2007: Readers’ Poll
TIG readers never cease to amaze us with your good taste and ability to find hidden gems. Here’s what YOU think were the best Northwest releases of 2007.
- TIG Best of 2007: Editors Picks
Our staff gathered together, put on boxing gloves, and figured out who we collectively think ruled the Northwest this year. Tears were shed.
- TIG Best of 2007: Staff Picks
Lists lists lists, we love them! Is it no surprise that our staff members have their own lists? Check out the individual “best of” lists from many of our imaginary contributors.
Thanks to all of you for making 2007 another great year to be imaginary!