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Will's Band of the Week


A weekly podcast featuring indie and alternative rock bands, hosted by aging rockers and founding members Will, Barrett and Chris from Madison, Wisconsin along with bureau chiefs Anurag from Ontario, Canada; Craig from Ipswich, U.K.; Nicholas from Melbourne, Australia; and David from New York City; plus contributors Grant and Wilson from Madison, Wisconsin.

Top Ten Lists

Dec 11, 2012

If you want to listen to the podcast and be surprised, stop reading now.  Otherwise, here are your hosts' top ten lists for 2012:

Will’s Top Ten
1. Guided By Voices - The Bears for Lunch
2. Bob Mould - Silver Age
3. Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold
4. Royal Headache
5. The Raveonettes - Observator
6. Passion Pit - Gossamer
7. The Tallest Man On Earth - There’s No Leaving Now
8. Diiv - Oshin
9. First Aid Kit - The Lion’s Roar
10. P.S. I Love You - Death Dreams

Chris’s Top Ten
1. The Men - Open Your Heart
2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Alleluljah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
3. Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE
4. Best Coast - The Only Place
5. Mount Carmel - Real Women
6. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
7. Cloud Nothings - Attack On Memory
8. Hospitality
9. Sonny & the Sunsets - Longtime Companion
10. Tennis - Young & Old

Barrett’s Top Ten
1. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
2. Cat Power - Sun
3. Tame Impala - Lonerism
4. Moonface - With Siinai - Hearbreaking Bravery
5. Grizzly Bear - Shields
6. Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe
7. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Alleluljah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
8. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
9. Beth Orton - Sugaring Season
10. Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet On Sky


Jason
almost six years ago

Great job guys! Another fantastic year!
Barrett, I had no idea you were such a Santigold fan!
Chris, YES to Frank Ocean!
Will, I'm so behind on Guided by Voices this year. Gotta give the bear album a listen!
Here's my list..
1. Sic Alps – Sic Alps
2. Woods – Bend Beyond
3. Grass Widow – Internal Logic
4. Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II
5. The Babies – Our House On the Hill
6. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
7. Liars – Wixiw
8. Treefort – Très Fort
9. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
10. Lee Ranaldo – Between The Times and The Tides