December 17, 2012 at 11:38 AM

Ira G’s Top Five Albums of 2012

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Top five in no particular order.

  1. Beach House -"Bloom"
  2. JD McPherson - "Signs and Signifiers"
  3. The Barr Brothers - "The Barr Brothers"
  4. Cat Power - "Sun"
  5. Gary Clark Jr. - "Blak and Blu"

Best song – Graffiti6 - "Stone in my Heart"

Best world music release – Amadou & Mariam

Biggest surprise – Lisa Marie Presley, James Iha

Best comeback  – Dead Can Dance, Shawn Colvin

Best live album – Widesread Panic - "Wood"

Artist to watch in 2013 – Martin Harley

Best Santa Fe concert – Psychedelic Furs, Todd Rundgren

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