Top Ten Records of 2012


1. Martha Wainwright: Come To Mama

2. Anais Mitchell: Young Man In America

3. Jack White: Blunderbuss

4. Woods: Bend Beyond

5. Tame Impala: Lonerism

6. Father John Misty: Fear Fun

7. Saint Saviour: Union

8. Neil Young and Crazy Horse: Psychedelic Pill

9. Dirty Projectors: Swing Lo Megallan

10. Rufus Wainwright: Out Of The Game


Top Ten Gigs

1. Amanda Palmer, Koko

2. Jeff Mangum, Union Chapel

3. Jack White, HMV Forum

4. Saint Saviour, The Lexington

5. Tame Impala, Brixton Academy

6. Anais Mitchell, The Lexington

7. Jonathan Wilson, The Lexington

8. Tori Amos, Royal Albert Hall

9. Ray Davies, Bath Pavilion

10. Dirty Projectors, The Roundhouse


Festival performances: 

1. Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, IOW

2. Woods, EOTR

3. Grandaddy, EOTR

4. Pearl Jam, IOW

5. Mark Lanegan Band, EOTR

6. Alabama Shakes, EOTR

7. Antlers, EOTR

8. Bruce Springsteen, IOW

9. Patti Smith, EOTR

10. Suzanne Vega, IOW


Nigel W.