I’m sure I’ve heard this Rachael Yamagata tune back in the day, but it has recently blown me away.
Ben Gibbard is an accomplished songwriter (i.e. Death Cab For Cutie and The Postal Service) and although his 2012 solo debut, Former Lives, was nothing out of the ordinary, it was still a mighty fine record.
Hot Hot Heat‘s 2002 release, Make Up The Breakdown, is an early indie rock fave. It’s crazy how I’m able to remember most of these lyrics, melodies, and drum beats.
This opening track of the 2012 Porcelain Raft release, Strange Weekend, has always been a favorite of mine.
Gem Club‘s 2014 release, In Roses, has been a standout in my book; however, over the past year, I’ve grown quite fond of the 2011 release, Breakers.
Say what you will about Kings of Leon, but their first two records are A+’s in my book.
I was recently reminded how great The Cave Singer‘s 2009 sophomore release, Welcome Joy, is. Here’s one of my favorite tracks.