The Real Congregation :: Our Top 20 Favorite Records Of 2012 :: 01/08/12
Marc With a C counts ‘em down in in descending order, giving a little bit of insight about his picks, plus playing a highlight from each album.
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- Every Little Hair Knows Your Name :: Jens Lekman
- I Wanna Be Degraded :: Colleen Green
- Sixteen Saltines :: Jack White
- Confessions Of A MILF :: Viv Albertine
- The Day I Got AIDS :: The Frogs
- Liberal Arts :: Hospitality
- Quasar :: The Smashing Pumpkins
- The Preceding Events :: Satellite High & Madd Caesar
- Amy (aka Spent Gladiator 1) :: The Mountain Goats
- All She Cares About Is Mariachi :: The Magnetic Fields
- Princess With Orange Feet :: Suzanne Ciani
- So Goes Love :: Carole King
- Selfmachine :: Juliana Hatfield
- Some Things About Me You Should Know :: Steve Poltz
- Keep It In Motion :: Guided By Voices
- Incapable Of Love :: Dexys
- Slinky Thing :: Donald Fagen
- Reason With Me :: Sinead O’Connor
- We Draw Lines :: Blinker The Star
- Sister Wife :: Alex Winston
- Chat about The Real Congregation on the Nerdy Show forums!
- Check out Viv Albertine’s Wikipedia page to back up the “Train In Vain” rumor
- Speaking of innovations in vinyl, The Shout Out Louds released their new single on a record made of… ice!
- A bit more information on The Source Family.
- Billy Corgan talks about The Source Family
- The official website of Satellite High
- The petition to make John Darnielle the U.S. Poet Laureate.
- Suzanne Ciani’s official website.
- Watch the video for “Incapable Of Love” by Dexys!
- Our episode with Jordon Zadorozny of Blinker The Star can be heard here.
- Our theme song is by The Evolution Control Committee!