i could liken you to a werewolf the way you left me for dead, but i admit that i provided the full moon

More for my reference later on than for anything else. But here it is, my favorite ten records for the first half of 2012, in alphabetical order.

  • Beach House – Bloom
  • Bear in Heaven – I Love You, It’s Cool
  • Chairlift – Something
  • Chromatics – Kill for Love
  • Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  • Encounters with a Yeti – Pilot
  • Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
  • Tanlines – Mixed Emotions
  • Tennis – Young and Old
  • The Walkmen – Heaven