A sharp left turn from on of my favorites, took some time, but I'm into it.
5. Toro Y Moi - Underneath the Pine - Carpark Records
This is the first Toro Y Moi album that I've immersed myself in & quickly became a favourite this year.
6. Austra - Feel It Break - Domino
Check out "Lose It" "Beat And the Pulse" "Shoot the Water" & the rest! At Firebird on 8/1 opening for Cold Cave.
7. Rum Drum Ramblers - Mean Scene - Lightnin' Thunders
Great songs, ideas and delivery & all fleshed out with horns.
8. The Blind Eyes - With A Bang - Self Released
Packed with straight-ahead hooky pop-rock songs from STL!
9. PJ Harvey - Let England Shake - Vagrant
PJ Harvey for music-lovers ready for a good PJ Harvey album.
10. The Bewitched Hands - Birds & Drums - Sony
Released as an import in May: Just getting into this one.
Honorable mentions: Raphael Saadiq, Yuck, TV On the Radio, Alexander, James Blake, Brute Heart, The Kills, Gruff Rhys, Shilpa Ray & Her Happy Hookers, New York Dolls, Bing Ji Ling, Ezra Furman & The Harpoons, Morning Teleportation, Shannon & The Clams. To be continued...
What records are stand-outs for you so far this year?
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