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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; David from New York City; and Jeremiah from Santa Fe, New Mexico; plus contributors Grant and Wilson from Madison, Wisconsin. Contact us by email, Twitter @willsband, or Facebook.

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

almost ten 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