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Will's Band of the Week

A weekly podcast featuring indie and alternative rock bands, hosted by aging rockers Will, Barrett and Chris from Madison, Wisconsin along with bureau chiefs Anurag from Ontario, Canada; Craig from Ipswich, U.K.; and Nicholas from Melbourne, Australia.

Grant and Craig's Best of 2016 Lists

Jan 10, 2017

Grant’s top ten:

  1. Hellier Ulysses - Prime Example
  2. So Pitted - neo
  3. VATS - Green Glass Room
  4. Trust Punks - Double Bind
  5. Warehouse - super low
  6. The Hecks - s/t
  7. Jons - At Work On Several Things
  8. Horse Jumper of Love - s/t
  9. Tankorean - Post-Classical World
  10. Earring - Tunn Starr

 

Craig’s top ten:

  1. Florist: The Birds Outside...


Anurag and Nicholas's Best of 2016 Lists

Dec 24, 2016

Anurag’s top ten:

  1. Car Seat Headrest - Teens Of Denial
  2. Mitski - Puberty 2
  3. Radiohead - Moon Shaped Pool
  4. Lucy Dacus - No Burden
  5. Leonard Cohen - You Want It Darker
  6. Hope Sandoval And The Warm Inventions - Until The Hunter
  7. Agnes Obel - Citizen of Class
  8. Bon Iver - 22, a Million
  9. Ashley Shadow - Ashley Shadow
  10. Xenia Rubinos -...


Best of 2016 lists

Dec 17, 2016

Here are our best of 2016 lists:

Will’s top ten:

  1. DIIV - Is the Is Are
  2. Chook Race - Around the House
  3. Japanese Breakfast - Psychopomp
  4. Big Deal - Say Yes
  5. Florist - The Birds Outside Sang
  6. Omni - Deluxe
  7. Parquet Courts - Human Performance
  8. Bob Mould - Patch the Sky.
  9. Teenage Fanclub - Here
  10. Wussy - Forever Sounds

Barrett’s...


Composite Best of 2015

Jan 18, 2016

Using the complex mathematical formula that I mentioned on the podcast, here are our composite favorite albums of 2015.  I am only listing a top 6 because beginning with number 7, no album scored better than a single #1 vote.

1. Courtney Barnett (27 points)

2. Protomartyr (25)

3t. Sufjan Stevens (16)

3t. The Chills...


Anurag's Top Ten Albums of 2015

Jan 18, 2016

  1. Waxahatchee - Ivy Tripp
  2. Girlpool - Before the World Was Big
  3. Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit and Think …
  4. Faith Healer - Cosmic Troubles
  5. The Oh Sees - Mutilator Defeated At Last
  6. Public Service Broadcasting - The Race For Space
  7. Torres - Sprinter
  8. Ryley Walker - Primrose Green
  9. Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell
  10. Elvyn -...