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2012 Year-End Lists: Mac McCaughan

2012 Year-End Lists: Mac McCaughan

Non-Merge Favorites of 2012:

Tanlines - Mixed Emotions
Chuck Prophet - Temple Beautiful
Cat Power - Sun
Spider Bags - Shake MY Head
PARKS & REC
Tim Hecker / Daniel Lopatin - Instrumental Tourist
Tig Notaro at Haw River Ballroom
WTF Podcast w Marc Maron
Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
Bat for Lashes - The Haunted Man
Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
GIRLS tv show
Aimee Mann - Charmer
Rebecca Gates - The Float
playing MotorCo with John Darnielle and Greg Cartwright vs Amendment One
VEEP
Bill Fay - Life Is People
AC Newman - Shut Down The Streets
NEW GIRL
Laetitia Sadier - Silencio
Titus Andronicus - Local Business
Run DMC & Seaweed live at Fun Fun Fun Fest
playing w Spider Bags & Titus Andronicus at noon in Downtown Durham
FOX NEWS ELECTION NIGHT COVERAGE
Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
Personal Space – Electronic Soul 1974-84 (Various)
The Sea and Cake - Runner
Hot Chip - In Our Heads

favorite books i read this year:

Le Freak by Nile Rodgers
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
Bedsit Disco Queen by Tracey Thorn
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
The Trees The Trees by Heather Christle
Agorafabulous! Dispatches From My Bedroom by Sara Benincasa