In a few hours it will be 2013, but before I enter the new year I have to look back at my favorite releases in 2012. The following are my top ten:
1) The Barbaras- The Barbaras: 2006-2008 (Goner)
2) Fat Creeps- Fat Creeps EP (Self-Released)
3) Black Lips- Black Lips Live @ Third Man Records (Third Man)
4) Cumstain- White People Problems (Burger)- Okay, not officially released, but still, a favorite of mine.
5) Yankee Power- Zoo Traffic (Self-Released)
6) Hunx- Hairdresser Blues (Hardly Art)
7) Ty Segall- Twins (Drag City)
8) Gravys Drop- For the Love of Gravy (Burger)
9) Maine Coons- Maine Coons 7″ (Stencil Trash)
10) Fat History Month- Live at the Bruce Manor (http://fathistorymonth.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-bruce-manor-super-xxx-ebition)
2013 shall be a year of great releases I predict.