We’ll likely have more to say about the 893 Essential Albums when The Current’s pledge drive dust settles and we hear back from MPR, but two quick things. First, kudos to whoever came up with the totally crowd-sourced and therefore chaotic and therefore surprising and therefore entertaining stunt. We were hooked up until the top ten, which we didn’t care about at all. Second, some of The Current’s over-educated and hyper-resourceful market audience put together a fascinating look at the numbers in spreadsheet and graph form of the 893 albums.