The Top Five Albums of 2012 ::

This list will add nothing to the playlists of dedicated music listeners who paid attention during the course of 2012. That said, this month of June provides probably the last legitimate moment to pay respects to the best music of that year and advise anyone in need of good new music to start here before … Continue reading The Top Five Albums of 2012 ::

Foreign Fields — Anywhere But Where I Am ::

Like many others Foreign Fields attached a fragile balloon to their debut and sent it aloft in hopes it caught an internet thermal column. Like thousands they’d recorded it themselves in their hometown, Wisconsin in this case, in an abandoned building, and they strung it with names intended to act as beacons: Bon Iver, Radiohead, … Continue reading Foreign Fields — Anywhere But Where I Am ::