Mid Year Report

There is still a lot of stuff I need to catch up on but I feel like this year has been pretty much right up my alley (minus Joanna Newsome) so far. Most of the big releases this year have been catchy rock records as opposed to pretentious art projects.

Some stuff I’ve been digging thus far includes….

Albums (no order)
The Soft Pack – The Soft Pack
Josh Ritter – So Runs the World away
Best Coast – Crazy for You
Black Keys – Brothers
Surfer Blood – Astro Coast
Sleigh Bells- Treats
Vampire Weekend – Contra
The National – High Violet
Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings – I Learned the Hard Way
LCD Soundsystem – This is Happening

Tracks (no order)
Yeasayer – Ambling Alp
Kanye West – Power
Janelle Monae – TightRope
The Morning Benders – Excuses
Josh Ritter- The Curse
Sleigh Bells – Rill Rill
Surfer Blood – Anchorage
Beach Fossils – Day Dream
LCD Soundsystem – Dance Yrself Clean http://beemp3.com/download.php?file=7358288&song=Dance+Yrself+Clean
Frightened Rabbit – Swim until you can’t see land
Dessa – Children’s Work

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