Critical Mob, a discovery site that curates, selects, and reviews the best in culture, discusses this week’s top musical picks; Check out the top 40 Critical albums of 2012, 10 albums you might have missed in 2012, LACMA’s Art & Music 2013 series, and Django Django’s new video.
Musically speaking, 2012 was not a year with a neat, concise throughline. It likely won’t be remembered as the year any important musical trends burst into the mainstream, although to be fair, the mainstream itself was a little more interesting than usual.
As awesome as the democratization of pop music is — and we do believe that the demolition of the barriers that kept bedroom pop mavens of generations past largely unheard is a good thing — the unavoidable drawback is that even the most avid music listeners let things slip through the cracks.
The 2013 season of LACMA’s award-winning Art & Music series has been announced. Time to round up the highlights!
Scottish art rockers Django Django have released a video for “Hand Of Man,” off their universally acclaimed 2012 self-titled album.
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