Suddenly Everything Has Changed

Date December 27, 2012

I started Music For Kids Who Can’t Read Good on a whim back in 2005, based on a crazy idea to merge my love for the cult comedy Zoolander and my budding interest in indie rock music. At the time, I didn’t expect any more than a handful of people would care to read it, much […]

musicforants.com’s Best Albums of 2012

Date December 20, 2012

(photo by cubagallery) We’re quickly approaching the end of 2012 and/or the world depending on your interpretation of Mayan prophecy, and that can only mean it’s time to reflect on the best albums of the year. For me, one record stood head and shoulders above the rest in 2012, so album of the year was […]

musicforants.com’s Best Songs of 2012

Date December 18, 2012

(photo by cubagallery) These are 50 tracks that delighted, inspired and fascinated us in 2012 and that we think are worthy of remembering long after the year is over. We present them here in highly unscientific ordered list form, with Matt’s songs marked with a “-MG” and my choices with a “-TJ” next to them. To better […]

Favorite Live Shows of 2012

Date December 12, 2012

As a result of certain life events due to transpire next year, I may not be going to concerts / festivals at the same rate I used to, so it’s a good thing that I went all out this year. This was my first year I went to Bonnaroo in addition to my usual Pitchfork […]

seenyourvideo.com’s Top 50 Music Videos of 2012

Date December 6, 2012

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Cover: Chromatics – “Ceremony” (New Order)

Date December 6, 2012

I’ve been in blog hibernation the last couple weeks (I’ll use the excuse that I’ve been working on year-end lists) but I’ve been snapped out by Chromatics‘ gorgeous cover of New Order‘s “Ceremony”, from Johnny Jewel’s Black & White mix. Chromatics and New Order are a perfect match given both their affections for dreamy synth-pop […]