Because I’ve been asked twice now, I thought it was worth posting a preliminary list of things I think might make my end of year list.

If you’ve not heard these, then find them on Spotify or add them to your Christmas wish list.

The National – Trouble Will Find Me
Jay-Z – Magna Carta… Holy Grail
Los Campesinos! – No Blues
Manic Street Preachers – Rewind the Film
Autre Ne Veut – Anxiety
Vampire Weekend – Modern Vampires of the City
The Indelicates – Diseases of England
Villagers – {Awayland}
Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Push the Sky Away
Tomahawk – Oddfellows
Mark Lanegan – Imitations
Barbarossa – Bloodlines
Primal Scream – More Light
Drake – Nothing Was the Same
Breathe Owl Breathe – Passage of Pegasus
Mark Kozelek & Jimmy Lavalle – Perils from the sea
Mark Lanegan – Black Pudding
The Fall – Re-Mit
Editors – The Weight of Your Love
Ed Harcourt – Back Into The Woods
Phoenix – Bankrupt!
Darren Hayman & The Short Parliament – Bugbears
Julianna Barwick – Nepenthe
!!! – THR!!!ER
These New Puritans – Field of Reeds
Julia Holter – Loud City Song
Ghostpoet – Some Say I So I Say Light