Guest Lists: The Best of 2017

Mimi Vacancy

Phil Collins - December 26, 2017

Today we have the first of a bunch of guest best of the year lists for 2017. Keep your eyes open for more guest lists this week and in the near future, my list of the best EPs/other releases of the year and of course Change the Rotation's albums of the year bracket results. If you missed it, last week we announced this year's field of our 32 favorite albums. Check that out here. Today's guest list comes from Mimi Vacancy, lead vocalist and guitarist of The Vacancy. The band is a new one, also featuring Davey Dynamite on guitar and vocals. Find them on Facebook here. The Vacancy plays Avonbash at Suplex City in Chicago on December 29 with Magnus Honey, Ashby and the Oceanns and Skinny Daisies. More info on that show here. Mimi's list follows:

Records of the year ….in no order


The Menzingers - After the Party
Creeper - Eternity in Your Arms
Girlpool - Powerplant
The Regrettes- Feel Your Feelings Fool!
The Smith Street Band - More Scared of You Than You Are of Me
Sheer Mag - Need to Feel Your Love
White Reaper - The World's Best American Band
See Through Dresses - Horse of the Other World
Harry Styles - self titled
Phoebe Bridgers - Stranger in the Alps
Downtown Boys - Cost of Living
Craig Finn - We All Want the Same Things
Hurray for the Riff Raff - The Navigator
Courtney Barnett & Kurt Vile - Lotta Sea Lice
Dave Hause - Bury Me in Philly
Ryan Adams - Prisoner
Tigers Jaw - Spin




swmrs : Drive North Tour
Beach Slang : Drunk Or Lust Tour
All Hands on Deck Fest

Fave slice

Vegan mac n cheese pizza from Dimos

Fave snack

Fries from Pick Me Up Cafe