Fucking nice music too! I can hear Crass, I can hear Bikini Kill, I can hear Dutch insurrectionists The Ex … but most of all I can hear anger and determination and energy and bleakness and hope and a refusal to lie down and accept things as they are.
Is it any wonder that the pop faction is gathering speed year by year when this is all the consensus can offer by way of an ‘alternative’?
About 55,000 tourists visit Liechtenstein every year. This blog was viewed about 990,000 times in 2012.
Here’s my answer. You can ignore it if you want, but fuck. It would be a shame if everyone does.
The following list details the passionate musical warriors of 2012 — the glimmering hope of a less boring 2013.
This was the year I became convinced that there wasn’t a secret world of great Australian music writing I simply wasn’t privy to.
THE TOP EIGHT AUSTRALIAN SONGS IN 2012 JAKE CLELAND THOUGHT WERE QUITE GOOD, SOME OF WHICH YOU PROBABLY HAVEN’T HEARD OF
These aren’t the best Australian songs of 2012. These are just songs I know you might not, but might like to.
Another year passes by! Another year filled with wonderful life affirming music, and yet another year with tepid uninspired lists filled with background music and exercises in mediocrity.
By Lawrence English These Things That Made My Ears Alive In 2012