Nostalgia Alert! Jump back a decade and enjoy the best songs of 2011. They are headlined by a synthpop classic, a massive hit from a hot diva, pristine harmonies of a young band headed for greatness.
Kurt Vile's Bottle It In is almost as long as some major studio movies, but Bottle It In rewards patient listeners with some dazzling highlights that reveal themselves with each listen.
Indie rock collaborations can be ripe for disappointment, but Courtney Barnett and Kurt Vile wow by doubling down on the clever lyricism and exploratory guitars that make them each revered figures on their own.
There’s a truly endearing vibe here watching Grahame Lesh lead the band through Jerry Garcia’s most epic song while Dad continues to drop bass bombs.