The Best Music of 2013 (So Far)

It’s been a bleak year for music. Not “bleak” in the sense that there hasn’t been any good music. On the contrary, 2013 – only halfway through – has already outstripped both 2012 and 2011 in quality of albums (and quantity of those albums, too). I mean “bleak” in the sense that somebody needs to

Kid Canaveral – Now That You Are A Dancer (2013)

Kid Canaveral’s debut was one of the more pleasant surprises of 2010. Giddy and maniacally catchy it may have been,¬†Shouting at Wildlife‘s true staying power nonetheless came not from its hooks, but from tracks like “And Another Thing!!” which seemed to realize something most bands never do: music doesn’t have to be soft or slow