Start My Year in Review with the month of the year that is always the most difficult to find new releases... mostly just a plethora of later bloomers of the previous year finally getting wider releases, but here's the twenty greatest records from the top.
Also if your spotify inclined, these albums and more are handily put together in a playlist for you: http://open.spotify.com/user/joefordy24/playlist/2EMOEb1dMP9DCH3CRiYwFi
Here's The 20.
1. Cloud Nothings- Cloud Nothings
Smart and intricate indie punk record from Cleveland's bratty genius Dylan Baldi, who kick started summer fun in the darkest month of the year, talented beyond his years and with so much more potential he is sure to be set to release another staggering album in early 2012.
2. Say Hi- Um, Uh Oh
3. Minks- By The Hedge
4. Apex Manor- The Year of Magic Drinking
5. British Sea Power- Valhalla Dancefloor
6. Tu Fawning- Hearts on Hold
7. Sun Airway- Nocturne of Exploded Crystal Chandelier
8. Lemuria- Pebble
9. Ruby Coast- Whatever This Is
10. Joan as Police Woman- The Deep Field
11. The Phoenix Foundation- Buffalo (UK Release)
12. The Joy Formdiable- The Big Roar
13. Reading Rainbow- Prism Eyes (UK Release)
14. Young Prisms- Friends For Now (UK Release)
15. The Go Team- Rolling Blackouts
16. Tennis- Cape Dory
17. Y Niwl- Y Niwl
18. Jeff The Brotherhood- Heavy Days
19. Selebrities- Delusions
20. Sic Alps- Napa Asylum