Tag: Best Albums of 2012

Best Albums of 2012: Big Inner, Matthew E. White

Label: Spacebomb/HometapesReleased: August 21, 2012 While a lot of precious music review word counts were wasted talking about the unique weird vibes of Grimes and DIIV and whatever fill-in-the-blank electronic gobbledegook artist Pitchfork was digging at the moment, talking about atypical amalgamations of “beautiful” noise that was humanity’s attempt at approximating what it would sound […]

Best Albums of 2012: Maraqopa, Damien Jurado

Label: Secretly Canadian Released: February 21st, 2012 Listen: Museum of Flight, Working Titles Few albums, let alone albums released this year, could boast the intimate yet grand production found on the temporal and geographical shift of Maraqopa. Though best categorized in the vein of singer-songwriter affairs, Jurado avoids the vogue of plaintive acoustic guitar backed by hushed […]

Best Albums of 2012: Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now, Justin Townes Earle

Best Album: Country Edition Justin Townes Earle, Nothing’s Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now Bloodshot Records Released March 27th, 2012 Perhaps a spur of motivation to take the longest album title throne from Fiona Apple (who still requires more … than a reviewer should ever include in an album title), Justin Townes Earle’s latest […]