Sorting out the 2012 HPMA Best CD/LP/EP nominees is easy.
Caddywhompus, "Fun Times at Whiskey Bay": If nothing else, this Houston/New Orleans noise-pop unit is a prime contender/offender for an international "worst name imaginable" contest. Singer/percussionist Sean Hart and singer/guitarist/keyboard player Chris Rehm are certainly more plugged-in than the ... More >>
Gram Rabbit, Super Happy Fun Land, January 31: "Gram Rabbit is the face of 21st century glam; denser than Scissor Sisters and more fun than Ladytron. If everyone who heard Roxy Music got these sorts of ideas, the world would be a vastly better place." (Chris Henderson) Over the Rhine, McGonigel' ... More >>
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Signal to Noise founder Pete Gershon turns his private collection into art
Works from the movie house that inspired the Aurora Picture Show
Thanks to the Internet, you no longer have to be on Al Kooper's holiday list to hear some of the funniest tapes in history
Plagiarythm Nation (Creations/Seeland)