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2012 Albums Worth Listening To


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+ anticipating: shed, sun kil moon, that new hype williams alias thing, lone, etc

 

but i love surprises

 

:facepalm: Can't believe I forgot to include the upcoming Shed LP on my list... that was dumb.

 

BTW did you get a chance to listen to Keepers of the Light yet? Thoughts?

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My favorite albums of 2012 (so far):

David Guetta: Nothing But the Beat - The Electronic Album

Katy Perry: Teenage Dream - The Complete Complection

 

2012 Albums Looking Forward to:

Train: California 37

Neon Trees: Picture Show

Tiësto: Club Life Vol. 2 - Miami

B.o.B: Strange Clouds

Maroon 5: Overexposed

Mike Posner: Sky High

Jesse McCartney: Have It All

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Maroon 5: Overexposed

 

EEEEEEEEE! :cheesy: :heart:

 

Given that Adam Levine had before said Maroon 5 was likely to disband after "Hands All Over" and the subsequent tour, I'm stupidly excited for this one. While I personally like "Moves Like Jagger," I can only hope that LP4 doesn't take that and apply it throughout the whole album. Let's hope it's as diverse as Adam makes it out to be. June needs to hurry up! :bomb:

 

EDIT: Actually, having thought about it, I think "Valtari" by Sigur Rós might hold me until then. :wacko:

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Not including singles and/or EPs:

 

Air - Le voyage dans la lune

Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself

Blondes - Blondes

The Caretaker - Patience (After Sebald)

Chairlift - Something

 

Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

Field Music - Plumb

Ital - Hive Mind

Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance

Krzysztof Penderecki/Jonny Greenwood collaboration

 

The Men - Open Your Heart

Monolake - Ghosts

Mouse on Mars - Parastrophics

Nina Kraviz - Nina Kraviz

Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It

Scuba - Personality

Sharon Van Etten - Tramp

Shangaan Shake compilation

Tindersticks - The Something Rain

Voices From the Lake - Voices From the Lake

 

Looks like you hang around Pitchfork a lot! I've been meaning to a few those, primarily Sharone Von Etten, Tindersticks, The Caretaker and the Krzysztof/Jonny collab. Andrew Bird and Cloud Nothing's are ace :nice:

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BTW did you get a chance to listen to Keepers of the Light yet? Thoughts?

 

yeah i heard it in full while laying sick in bed

 

i did already know about half of the tracks from the eps and all, but still: fucking AWESOME. some tracks are out of this world, most notably on disc 2.

 

i never realized i loved 'indian street slang' this much until i heard it on the album

 

still, not sure i'll ever listen to this in full much. too fuckin huge :confused:

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So far I have heard and liked...

 

Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man In America

Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself

Blaudzun - Heavy Flowers

Bowerbird - The Clearing

Chairlift - Something

Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun

Django Django - Django Django

Dry the River - Shallow Bed

Dunes - Noctiluca

First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar

Hanne Hukkelberg - Featherbrain

Highasakite - All that Flows Will Rain

Lost in the Trees - A Church that Fits Our Needs

Margot and the Nuclear So and So's - Rot Gut Domestic

Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral

Mirror Lakes - Mirror Lakes

The Shins - Port of Morrow

Susanne Sundfør - The Silicone Veil

The Twlight Sad - No One Can Ever Know

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^ I've been meaning to check out Django Django myself. Since you recommend it, I'll take a listen.

 

Speaking of recommendations. The Silicone Veil. Susanne the Norwegian goddess.

 

Oh. My. GOD.

 

:dazzled:

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