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 [...]

Album Art Lover: Blurry

Date August 15, 2012

For this edition of my ongoing album art lover series (where I discuss album art trends and stuff), I’m focusing on the album covers using blur, an effect I’ve seen pop up more and more this year, from Cloud Nothings to The Antlers to Chromatics. Probably the most iconic blurry album photo is Bob Dylan’s [...]

musicforants.com’s Best Songs of 2011

Date December 16, 2011

(photo by cubagallery) These are 50 tracks that defined 2011 for us, presented 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 spread the love, there’s only one song per artist. Click the links next to the track to download [...]

MP3: Moonface – Fast Peter

Date May 24, 2011

Spencer Krug really is the man of a thousand names. Whether it’s Sunset Rubdown, Wolf Parade, Frog Eyes, Swan Lake, Fifths of Seven or most recently, Moonface, the ingenious Canadian singer/songwriter/keyboardist has undertaken a multitude of guises to release his music throughout the years. Not only is he one of the most prolific artists of [...]