Best-of-Year Lists Blog

Normally I would go the extra mile on this post, but for the time being I am going minimal.  I will revisit this blog in the next week to give it the normal bells and whistles. So without further interruption here here are my top ten records of the year:

10. The Black Keys: Brothers

9. Yeasayer: Odd Blood

8. Freelance Whales: Weathervanes

7. Vampire Weekend: Contra

6. Arcade Fire: Suburbs

5. Local Natives: Gorilla Manor

4. The National: High Violet

3. Black Mountain: Wilderness Heart

2. Mumford & Sons: Sigh No More

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