Moe Yang’s 2017 Year in Review – Staff Picks

Every year we ask our talented contributors to send us their thoughts on the past twelve months. These surveys appear untouched, and the only instruction was to answer the question however they see fit. –Dakota Arsenault, Music Editor

How long have you been with Live in Limbo and what do you do for the site?

Roughly 7 months, I photograph shows.

What were your three favourite albums of 2017?

Go Farther in Lightness – Gang of Youths


Melodrama– Lorde

What was the most underrated album of 2017?

GO Farther in Lightness – Gang of Youths

What was your favourite Canadian album of 2017?

Everything Now – Arcade Fire

What were your three favourite songs of 2017?

“Say Yes To Life”- Gang of Youths

“Super Far” – LANY

“Green Light”- Lorde

How many concerts and/or festivals did you go to in 2017?


What were your three favourite concerts of the year?

LANY, Passenger, Father John Misty

What was your favourite festival you attended of the year?

iHEart Radio beach Ball

What festival had the best lineup (regardless if you attended or not)?

Panorama NYC

What/who was the biggest musical disappointment (live or album) for you?

Live- The 1975

What band did you see live for the first time that really impressed you?


What was your favourite new musical discovery of 2017?

Gang of Youths

Who were you disappointed to miss seeing live this year?

Lady Gaga, the Killers, Gang of Youths

Who should we be looking out for in 2018?

Gang of Youths, Tyler Cole

Who’s going to be headlining (or at least playing) all the 2018 festivals?

LANY, Dua Lipa, Bleachers

What was your favourite review, photo set or interview you did for LiL this year? Please include links


iHEart Radio Beach Ball

In your opinion, what was the biggest music story?

Fyre fest…

Is there anything else you want to say about 2017 or predict about 2018?

Gang of Youths will blow up soon,…