Critical Mob: 4 New Ideas In Music

Check out the top 40 Critical albums of 2012, 10 albums you might have missed in 2012 and more.

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.

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The 40 Critical Albums of 2012

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.

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Under The Radar: 10 Albums You May Have Missed In 2012

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.

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What To See At LACMA’s Award-Winning Art & Music 2013 Series

The 2013 season of LACMA’s award-winning Art & Music series has been announced. Time to round up the highlights!

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Django Django Goes All Out With New Video And New Tour Dates

Scottish art rockers Django Django have released a video for “Hand Of Man,” off their universally acclaimed 2012 self-titled album.

Critical Mob is a discovery site, an editorial-driven, team-curated effort to select, review, and connect the best in culture. PSFK has partnered with Critical Mob to give readers fresh insight into the top picks for music, books, TV & film, and culture. Read more at Critical Mob.

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