He's playing here in a couple weeks. Should I go wolf?
Also, new Bill Callahan is tremendous and the new Fleet Foxes leaked as well. Haven't got around to listening to the new FF, but have only heard great things.
I have about five albums to listen to very soon. That cunninglynguists, Callahan, Fleet Foxes, Big KRIT, something else I'm forgetting what it's called with that Black Thought arranged group or something, and The Weekend thing to listen to. shiz cat!
-When I Hear My Name -Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground -Blue Orchid -Passive Manipulation -Red Rain -Death Letter -My Doorbell -Hotel Yorba -Same Boy You've Always Known -Lovesick -Little Ghost -We're Going to Be Friends -The Hardest Button to Button -Black Math -The Nurse -I Just Don't Know What to Do With Myself
Encore: -Ball and Biscuit -Seven Nation Army -Screwdriver
Here are the whopping six albums I've heard so far this year.
Zonoscope by Cut Copy. Just OK for me. Yuck by Yuck. This was pretty fun. Good old guitar rock. The King of Limbs by Radiohead. This has grown on me quite a bit. Initially I thought it underwhelming, but after two months it seems to have already carved out its own niche in the 'Head universe. Wounded Rhymes by Lykki Li. Flags near the end, but a mostly stellar album. Tomboy by Panda Bear. Not entirely my thing, but I appreciated the tone and detail. Nine Types of Light by Tv On the Radio. I thought this was pretty great, actually. No weak tracks, and the songs and lyrics throb. Perhaps their best to date.
Here are other albums on my list: Different Gear, Still Speeding by Beady Eye Several Shades of Why by J Mascis Angles by The Strokes Wasting Light by Foo Fighters So Beautiful or So What by Paul Simon Blood Pressures by The Kills Take Care, Take Care, Take Care by EitS Helplessness Blues by Fleet Foxes Move Like This by The Cars Born This Way by Lady Gaga Suck it and See by Arctic Monkeys
I really put off listening to a bunch of new stuff, so far, but this is what I've got from this year to check:
Ohgr - Undeveloped Mass Combs - Witt's End DJ Quick - Book Of David Julianna Barwick - Magic Place Smith Westerns - Dye It Blonde Explosions In The Sky - Take Care... Cut Copy - Zonoscope PJ Harvey - Let England Shake The Weeknd - House of Balloons The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart - Belong David Kilgour - Left By Soft
I really don't know what I'm getting into with some of these, but hey, it's new shiz, I'll give anything a chance.