We’ve pretty much always had a “top album” list here at Freedubya, but we’ve essentially been doing a more detailed version of it for the past five. Five years. That’s a milestone! Something to reflect on, I suppose. It feels like this list gets weirder and weirder every year, as Williamsburg gets… well, more and more “normal,” via J Crews, Apple Stores and Chipotles. I’m not sure what that says about us? Probably that we’re increasingly contrarian? I’d like to think it’s that we’re more authentic. Such is the time-tested conundrum of the North Brooklyn resident. I guess you, the reader, will be the judge of that. Anyway – peep these albums. We liked ’em a whole lot.
Thier new record is out on Sub Pop March 19.
I like that A.V Club’s Undercover series is just like watching the best karaoke ever. Give a band an ever-decreasing list of songs to choose from, see what they do with what they’ve got. And Low took Toto’s “Africa” and made it a typically plaintive Low slow jam. One that wouldn’t seem out of place […]