Alex made this sort of easy for us. His best of the year include a lot of records he has already written about. We’ll try to give you a link to his initial impressions whenever we can. It’s his usual 10, in reverse order now.
10. The Thermals- Now We Can See
9. Tegan and Sara – Sainthood
8. Avett Brothers – I and Love and You
Another record that made the Short & Skinny. Check out Alex’s review here. Tickets still available to see them at The Fox Theater, January 1.
7. Wilco (the album)
Alex’s great review of this record in the summer reads like a seminar in indie rock. Read it here.
6. We Were Promised Jetpacks – These Four Walls
5. Thao and the Get Down Stay Down – Know Better Learn Faster
4. Cymbals Eat Guitars – Why There are Mountains
This one was covered in the first edition of Short & Skinny. Read the review here.
3. Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Alex gave us a full blown review of this record (with video too). Check it out here.
2. Lucero – 1372 Overton Park
Alex talked about this record as part of Short & Skinny vol 2. Read the review here.
1. David Bazan – Curse your Branches
Alex reviewed this record the day it came out. Read that review here.
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