The following list details the passionate musical warriors of 2012 — the glimmering hope of a less boring 2013.
Just do me a favor and don’t count.
We could talk about the ping pong vocals that recall bands like Oh Ok
It just makes you want to smash up a mic stand. It just makes you want to dive into the drum kit. It just makes you want to scream and whoop and holler and call up the dead.
Some people say that little girls are meant to be seen and not heard. Well I say OH BONDAGE, UP YOURS!
The end of the year is upon us. On this side of the world, everything is dying.
This type of female voice, expressing these worries, these contradictions, simply does not exist anywhere else in popular music right now.
It’s OK. Go ahead and scream.
Wild Flag isn’t really a band, it’s just four All-Stars negotiating for their spot on the plate.
The B-52’s music is truly collaborative — brothers, sisters, gay, straight and best friends. How could they be anything else besides fantastic?