For a year that I lost one of my favorite musicians (R.I.P. Jay Reatard), there were some serious good tunes.
Ty Segall - Melted
Purling Hiss - Public Service Announcement
Thee Oh Sees - Warm Slime
Blank Dogs - Land And Fixed
Tame Impala - Innerspeaker
Sun Araw - On Patrol
Timmy's Organism - Rise of the Green Gorilla
The Soft Moon - Soft Moon
Moon Unit - Hell Horse and Heady Stratus
Salem - King Night
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
Automelodi - Automelodi
Cccandy - Lonesome Berlin
Dead Gaze - End of Days, Why not you?
Deerhunter - Halcyon Digest
Tobacco - Manic Meat
Emeralds - Does It Look Like I'm Here?
Hunx and His Punx - Gay Singles
Dum Dum Girls - I Will Be
Weekend - Sports
Kurt Vile - Square Shells
Umberto - Prophecy of the Black Widow
Zola Jesus - Valusia/Stridulum