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1. Archers of Loaf – Wrong
2. Scott Hutchison & James Graham – Splinter
From the wonderful First Edition – Fruit Tree Foundation album.
3. Other Lives – It Was the Night
4. Okkervil River – Westfall
Their Belly Up show was the best show I’ve seen all year, and the live rendition of this song made my jaw drop.
6. Bon Iver – Holocene
This song talks about winter, but it gives me nostalgia for suffocatingly humid summer nights filled with fireflies blinking through the woods.
7. Wooden Birds – Seven Seventeen
8. Telekinesis – Please Ask for Help
9. Matt & Kim – Cameras
10. Pepper Rabbit – Rose Mary Stretch
11. Guided by Voices – I Am A Scientist
Because I am, and always will be, a scientist.
12. The National – Lucky You
From the pre-Alligator Sad Songs for Dirty Lovers, this still remains one of my favorite National songs. And one of my favorite album titles.
13. The Thermals – I’m Gonna Change Your Life
14. Apex Manor – Coming To
15. Titus Andronicus – To Old Friends and New