Dic 29 2010, 5:32 di PayToCumI usually say something about every release but I’m running out of faux-witty things to say. A bunch of hipster records are on here this year, more than usual I feel. Agalloch, Surfer Blood, Beneath the Massacre, Sufjan Stevens (gets BL points for making a very weird record I did not anticipate), and Bomb the Music Industry! were on the cusp but didn’t quite make it. The Thermals and The Gaslight Anthem both released their worst yet still enjoyable records, Superchunk joined the ranks of Dinosaur Jr. of releasing an album after 10 years that wasn’t completely embarrassing, and I don't care that the Hunx and His Punx record is a compilation, it's going on the list. I didn’t listen to a record more high this year than Sun Araw’s, The Wonder Years released the best New Found Glory album since Catalyst, and Titus Andronicus probably put out the best album of the year. But I spent all of January, February and March walking the streets of New Brunswick listening to the Vampire Weekend’s Contra…
Ago 20 2010, 11:21 di markusungerAlas, Frequency time once again, although I thought I wouldn't go again a while ago. But the new location in St. Pölten is actually better than Salzburg used to be and all went remarkably well. So on we go...
The day started with the furious The Cribs.
Starring Johnny Marr (from The Smiths fame):
After that we moved on to the second stage, where Mumford & Sons played their first Austrian gig. Mumford & Sons were my surprise of the day and thanks to fm4 airplay the crowd was full of people cheering and singing along... "Roll away your stone..."
Immediately after them our second most expected band - The Gaslight Anthem... with a short taste of what is to come to the Arena in November. …