Thursday, May 17, 2012

The best albums of 2012 so far

Hey everybody, just wanted to welcome you back to Speed Glue and Music. It's been a bit of time, but in that time I have been digesting music left and right and so far for 2012 this is what tasted the best. It's a nice mix of the wacked out to the calmly serene, the difficult to pleasant, the pillows and rocks. I hope you all like what I put on here. I am sure something will appeal to your ear. so go on and investigate and let these kick ass sounds wash over you in your homes, in your cars, blasting out of tinny computer speakers, you name it, pick your poison and let it infect you. Peace....I'm out! Love, Destroy the Scene.
Death Grips-The Money Store(Epic Records) RIYL: Aggressive hip hop, DMX, yelling, cracked out beats
Quakers-Quakera(Stones Throw) RIYL: modern electronic music set to hip hop beats with a rotating cast of MCs from all over the place
Perfume Genius-Put Your Back N 2 It(Matador) RIYL: The now classic indie rock albums of the late 90s and early 2000s, Antony and the Johnsons
Julia Holter-Ekstasis(RVNG International) RIYL: Dream pop, vocal music, cocteau twins, avant garde composition
Ital-Hive Mind(Planet MU) RIYL: house music made from the open mind of a punk musician letting himself out of his comfort zone
The Men-Open Your Heart(Sacred Bones) RIYL: Pissed jeans, early foo fighters, the replacements, hard indie rawk
Beth Jeans Houghton and the Hooves of Destiny-Yours Truly, Cellophane Heart(Mute) RIYL: Pop done smart, singer songwriter worth their weight in gold
Frankie Rose-Interstellar(Slumberland) RIYL: 80S synth pop with muscle
Trailer Trash Tracys-ester(Domino) RIYL: Dream pop, shoegaze, 80s rock
Django Django-Django Django(Because Music) RIYL-The beta band, experimental indie rock using out there techniques
Black Dice-Mr. Impossible(Ribbon Music) RIYL: Black Dice, Funk/hip hop/soul/electro all reduced over flame for maximum results
Mouse On Mars-Parastrophics(Monkeytown Records) RIYL: Tripped out electronics with a beat you can kind of dance to
Grimes-Visions(4AD) RIYL: Indie pop meets electro, the knife
Of Montreal-Paralytic Stalks(Polyvinyl) RIYL: Indie rock gone crazy, the last Sufjan Stevens record, a man on the verge of a nervous breakdown
Pop.1280-The Horror(Sacred Bones) RIYL: Post punk, the birthday party, nasty rock

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