PopMatters spotlights a few additional fine 2012 albums that didn’t quite crack the Best 75 list.
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Frank Ocean continues to own our soul. Last Thursday, the man played a short set at a press conference for Spotify. And during that set, he broke out a minute-and-a-half cover of Radiohead’s 1995 all-timer “Fake Plastic Trees,” using it to flex that buttery croon over luxuriant synth-pillows. It’s too short, it’s a crappy fan-made [...]
The National curated All Tomorrow’s Parties at Camber Sands Holiday Park in England this weekend, which climaxed with a two-hour performance from the Ohio band, who were intermittently joined by Arcade Fire’s Richard Reed Parry and composer Nic…
Last night, Solange absolutely slayed on Late Night With Jimmy Fallon, giving one of the best TV performances I’ve seen all year. She sang “Losing You,” the single from her great True (our favorite EP of the year), as one long extended sigh. She exchanged badass choreographed dance steps with her backing band, which included [...]
Back in 2011, HearYa became smitten with Mount Moriah. Later that year, they graced HearYa World Headquarters with a memorable session. As we enter 2013, they are getting to release their follow up to that amazing debut on the legendary Merge Records. It will be called Miracle Temple and will be released on Feb 26. [...]