Here we are again, for the 8th time.
I bought a lot less music this year than in previous years. Wait, scratch that. I bought a lot less "released this year" new music this year than in previous years. In 2011, I bought 88 albums from 2011; in 2012, 82 albums; and in 2013, 63 albums. This year, I've only bought 39 new albums. I'll admit, this was a bit of surprise for me, because this year seems like it contained just as much good new music as previous years. Maybe I'm getting picky in my old age. ;)