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The Top 20 Albums Of 2012

I haven’t listened to as many full albums as I usually do this year, especially when it comes to Australian music. So more than ever before this really is a list of my favourite albums of the year, rather than the best albums of the year. With that being said, all the end-of-year lists I’ve read so far have been very similar, so at least this one might be a little different.

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Of Monsters And Men @ The Corner Hotel, 20th Of July

On Friday night Icelandic band Of Monsters And Men played their first ever show in Melbourne to a rapt and sold out crowd at the Corner Hotel. Their set was so consistently strong that it beggared belief coming from a band who have only released one album, and the high points of the night stand out as some of the most enjoyable times I’ve had at a gig so far this year.

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2012 So Far: Essential Albums

This year probably hasn’t quite lived up to the lofty standards of 2011 in terms of album releases yet, but we’ve still seen some real quality and still have much to look forward to in the second half of 2012. Here are my favourite records of the year so far.

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Of Monsters And Men Australian Tour

As was widely reported last week, Of Monsters And Men announced an Australian tour today. Thankfully they made sane venue choices, aren’t doing a stupid ballot system, and aren’t just coming for a festival. What a refreshing change. Can’t wait for the Melbourne show. Details below.

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Of Monsters And Men Australian Tour

In very exciting news, Of Monsters And Men as good as confirmed an upcoming Australian tour this morning.

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Of Monsters And Men ‘Little Talks’

f Iceland is anything like how I imagine it in my head then it is the coolest place in the world. Because as far as I can tell it’s some kind of magical land and musical haven with a disproportionate amount of amazing bands and some pretty sweet scenery as well. The latest band to reinforce this belief is Of Monsters And Men, an Icelandic sextet who released their debut album, ‘My Head Is An Animal’, earlier this year. Since getting my hands on it I have become absolutely obsessed with one song in particular, ’Little Talks’.

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