Top Albums

1.    Jagwar Ma                             Howlin

 2.    Johnny Marr                        The Messenger

 3.    Frightened Rabbit              Pedestrian Verse

 4.    Local Natives                      Hummingbird

 5.    Camera Obscura               Desire Lines

 6.    Haim                                      Days are Gone

 7.    White Denim                       Corsicana Lemonade

 8.    Neko Case                          The Worse Things...

 9.    Night Beds                         Country Sleep

10.   San Fermin                        San Fermin


Top non festival shows


 1.  Johnny Marr                   Toronto

 2.  Temples                         Toronto

 3.  Cody Chesnutt               Toronto

 4.  Jagwar Ma                     Toronto

 5.  Jake Bugg                     Toronto

 6.  Frightened Rabbit         Toronto

 7.  Peter Hook                     Toronto

 8.  Midge Ure                      Toronto

 9.  Pickwick                         Toronto

10. Miles Kane                     London



Top festival shows


 1.   Prince                                  SXSW

 2.   Replacements                    Toronto

 3.   Arkells   TURF                    Toronto

 4.   Savages                              SXSW

 5.   Hold Steady  TURF           Toronto

 6.   Jake Bugg                          SXSW

 7.   Neko Case  TURF             Toronto

 8.   Girls Names                        SXSW

 9.   Camera Obscura               TURF   Toronto

10.  1975                                    SXSW


Best musical experience...tough one.  3+ hour Prince show at SXSW was fantastic but seeing Johnny Marr playing one of my favourite new albums as well as playing a few of my favourite Smiths songs would be a close second





Best Song

Jagwar Ma       'Come Save Me'