or: did you get into anything amazing purely due to checking it out because it was in the Pitchfork/DiS/Whatever Top 50?
For me, Shearwater's "Rook". Never heard them before, or even heard of them, checked this out because... I liked cover art in the Pitchfork list (and their review, after that!) Turns out it's one of the best albums I've heard all year.