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 andĀ fascinatedĀ 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 [...]

Pygmalion Festival – Day Two (Dirty Projectors / Best Coast / Lord Huron / Tennis / Hospitality / Hundred Waters)

Date October 5, 2012

One of the great things about this year of Pygmalion Music Festival is that since it was condensed to three days instead of the normal four days (or five, the case of ’10), the festival organizers were able to fit a ton more of amazing bands into one night, all killer no filler if you [...]

MP3: Lord Huron – Time To Run

Date July 24, 2012

Ever since hearing Lord Huron‘s fantastic Mighty EP back in December of 2010, I’ve been hugely anticipating their debut album and although it took almost two years, it finally has a release date, plus a debut single! “Time To Run” is our first taste of the album (entitled Lonesome Dreams) and I can’t imagine a [...]

Lord Huron @ Outside Lands (8/14)

Date August 25, 2011

(photo by Morgan Schlesinger) Lord Huron have easily been one of my favorite bands of 2011, and despite having only released two EPs, there isn’t a single song on either Mighty or Into The Sun that I don’t love. Naturally, I was thrilled to hear that they would be performing at Outside Lands, making it [...]

Video: Lord Huron – The Stranger

Date February 8, 2011

You may remember Lord Huron from my particularly enthusiastic artist spotlight on them last month. As far as new artists in 2011, they’re yet to be topped, in my book. One of my favorite tracks is “The Stranger” which I previously mentioned transported me to a place warm and breezy. It’s safe to say the [...]