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Playlist for January 1, 2013

THEME: Best Albums Of 2012

This is my last annual best album count down show. With the advent of new releases emailed to radio stations via mp3 or wav files, tracking them all down has proven to be a monumental task. Since this effort is a labor of musical love and not a paid endeavor, there is just not enough free time in the day to make a comprehensive, informed list. It was fun for me while it lasted.

50) Jesca Hoop - June's The House That Jack Built
49) Eliza Rickman - March's O, You Sinners
48) mewithoutyou - May's Ten Stories
47) Poor Moon - August's Poor Moon
46) Tilly & The Wall - October's NHeavy Mood
45) Woodpecker - August's Thanks Anyway
44) The Casket Girls - November's Sleepwalking
43) Tender Trap - September's Ten Songs About Girls
42) Mountain Goats - October's Transcendental Youth
41) The Mastersons - April's Birds Fly South
40) Family Of The Year - July's Loma Vista
39) Caravan Of Thieves - March's The Funhouse
38) Nightmare River Band - August's Last Goodbye
37) First Aid Kit - January's The Lion's Roar
36) Diamond Rugs - April's Diamond Rugs
35) Madness - November's Oui Oui, Si Si, Ja Ja, Da Da
34) Cloud Nothings - January's Attack On Memory
33) Fanfarlo - June's Rooms Filled With Light
32) Cat Power - September's Sun
31) Aimee Mann - September's Charmer

30) Langhorne Slim & The Law - The Way We Move - 2:49 from June's The Way We Move
29) Andrew Bird - If I Needed You (Townes Van Zandt) - 3:09 from October's Hands Of Glory
28) Jack White - Weep Themselves To Sleep - 4:19 from April's Blunderbuss
27) Damien Jurado - Working Titles - 3:47 from February's Maraqopa
26) La Sera - Please Be My Third Eye - 2:27 from March's Sees The Light
25) Sharon Van Etten - Serpents - 3:02 from February's Tramp
24) A.C. Newman - Encyclopedia Of Classic Takedowns - 4:00 from October's Shut Down The Streets
23) The Magnetic Fields - Quick! w/Shirley Simms & Claudia Gonson - 2:28 from March's Love At The Bottom Of The Sea
22) Heartless Bastards - Only For You - 5:08 from February's Arrow
21) Current Swell - Long Time Ago - 3:02 from November's Long Time Ago
20) Lavender Diamond - All The Stars - 5:28 from September's Incorruptible Heart
19) Beach House - Myth - 4:19 from May's Bloom
18) The Walkmen - The Witch - 3:34 from May's Heaven
17) Tennis - My Better Self - 3:45 from February's Young & Old
16) Divine Fits - Would That Not Be Nice - 4:00 from August's A Thing Called Divine Fits
15) Eleni Mandell - Magic Summertime - 4:50 from July's I Can See The Future
14) Bowerbirds - In The Yard - 4:07 from March's The Clearing
13) The Mynabirds - Body Of Work - 3:01 from June's Generals
12) Birds Of Chicago - Sugar Dumplin' - 3:15 from October's Birds Of Chicago
11) Gemma Ray - Flood And A Fire - 3:49 from April's Island Fire
10) Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - Shake 'em Off Like Fleas - 3:44 from August's Between The Ditches
9) Amanda Palmer featuring The Grand Theft - Want It Back - 4:09 from September's Theatre Is Evil
8) Stars - Hold On When You Get Love And Let Go When You Give It - 4:39 from September's The North
7) Father John Misty - Nancy From Now On - 3:54 May's Fear Fun
6) Fiona Apple - Left Alone - 4:50 from June's The Idler Wheel...

5) Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't - 3:33 from September's I Know What Love Isn't
{The happy go lucky Scandinavian pop genius strikes again}
4) Regina Spektor - Oh Marcello - 2:39 from May's What We Saw From The Cheap Seatss
{Piano music comes alive for the indie pop rock crowd}
3) Bat For Lashes - All Your Gold - 4:33 from October's The Haunted Man
{Inspiring electo folk pop with an artistic twist}
2) David Byrne & St. Vincent - Who - 3:50 from September's Love This Giant
{Formidable rock music driven by an explosive brass band}
1) Allo Darlin' - The Letter - 4:04 from May's Europe
{Brilliant, hummable pop gems that make you happy to have music in your life}