As soon as I post this, I know I’ll probably think of another selection, but I THINK the following three tracks are my favourites of the year. (The epic Bo Ningen track qualifies because although the video is not from 2012, the song itself appears in the form of Part 1 and Part 2 of their new album, ‘Line The Wall.’)
And .. can I just say that my banging on about Dark Horses, and in particular the track ‘Radio’ (even before it was released as a single) has been vindicated by virtue of the fact that it was voted ‘Single Of The Year’ at the recent Artrocker Awards ceremony.
Finally, though I’ve seen so many brilliant bands this year, one of the best was Sound of Guns at King Tuts, here in Glasgow. The atmosphere was electric and the lads really put on a show. This is my favourite track of theirs: