Added on December 6, 2012
Alabama Shakes , Animal Collective , Ariel Pink , Bats For Lashes , Beach Fossils , Beach House , best of 2012 , Captured Tracks , Clinic , Cold Pumas , Deerhoof , DIIV , Dirty Projectors , Dum Dum Girls , Grimes , Grizzly Bear , Jack White , Japandroids , La La Vasquez , Laetitia Sadier , mac demarco , Micachu and the Shapes , Mike Turner , Minutemen , Mumford & Sons , Naomi Punk , New Order , Of Montreal , Passion Pit , Pixies , Shins , Tame Impala , Tears For Fears , The Bastards of Fate , The School , Twin Shadow , Wild Nothing , Windowspeak , Yo La Tengo
Dum Dum Girls had a massive year — the Coke Zero of the indie world. You know, same taste as the original formula but not as filling.
Added on October 4, 2012
Brian Eno , Coldplay , contemporary poetry , Death Cab For Cutie , Fleet Foxes , Grizzly Bear , Jonathan Franzen , mbv , Scott Creney , shields , slavov zizek
Shields is a city album. It functions as a nice urban version of Fleet Foxes — a sound born out of concrete rather than forests, glass instead of rivers, subways instead of trails.
Added on January 23, 2012
Grizzly Bear , indie rock , Lucy Cage , Noah and the Whale , The Antlers
If after six plays of a song you are left with absolutely no idea what it sounds like it has surely failed some kind of crucial test.