So what have we all been listening to and watching this year?
These are my favourite albums and gigs of 2012.
1. Jesca Hoop - The House That Jack Built
2. Beach House - Bloom
3. Alt-J -An Awesome Wave
4. Willy Mason - Carry On
5. Elbow - Dead In The Boot
6. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
7. Ben Gibbard - Former Lives
8. Grizzly Bear - Shields
9. Beth Jeans Houghton - Yours Truly Cellophane Face
10. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
Paul Thomas Saunders - Descartes Highlands
John Bramwell - You Me And The Alarm Clock
1. I Am Kloot - 53 Degrees, Preston
2. Villagers / Cherry Ghost - Saturday & Sunday Headliners at Deershed Festival
3. Jesca Hoop - Cornerhouse, Manchester
4. Willy Mason - Ruby Lounge, Manchester
5. Wild Beasts / AltJ - Academy, Liverpool
So what great music and gigs have I missed this year and what are your favourites?