It Was A Very Good Year: Justin’s Favorites of 2012


Justin is True Endeavors’ social media mogul who informs and entertains our followers through our Facebook, Twitter, and Newsletter.   He’s the latest to contribute a 2012 year-end wrap up list, in which he names his picks for the top 15 albums and concerts of the past 12 months.

Check it out below!

Favorite Albums of 2012:


  1. Young Jesus  Home
  2. Bahamas  Barchords
  3. Murder By Death  Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon
  4. Ezra Furman  The Year Of No Returning
  5. Japandroids  Celebration Rock
  6. Phox  Friendship
  7. Two Gallants  The Bloom & The Blight
  8. Sonntag  In Paths Too Dark For Seeing
  9. Right Away, Great Captian!  The Church Of The Good Thief
  10. Father John Misty  Fear Fun
  11. Titus Andronicus  Local Business
  12. Local H  Hallelujah, I’m A Bum
  13. Cloud Nothings  Attack On Memory
  14. First Aid Kit  The Lion’s Roar
  15. Macklemore x Ryan Lewis  The Heist

Favorite Concerts Of 2012:

  1. Jeff Mangum (of Neutral Milk Hotel)  Pabst Theater
  2. Refused  Congress Theater
  3. Polyphonic Spree  Turner Hall Ballroom
  4. Bahamas  The Frequency
  5. The Flaming Lips + Garbage  Pondimonium
  6. The Hold Steady  Majestic King Street Block Party
  7. “Alive In The Garden Of Night” w/ Sonntag, PHOX, Daniel & The Lion, Boom Forest  Al Ringling Theatre
  8. Titus Andronicus  The Frequency
  9. Taking Back Sunday  Turner Hall Ballroom
  10. Charles Bradley  High Noon Saloon
  11. Fun.  Majestic
  12. Feist w/ The Low Anthem  Capitol Theater
  13. Conor Oberst  Capitol Theater
  14. FRZN Fest 2012 w/ Poliça, Class Actress, Dom, Chairlift  High Noon Saloon
  15. Dan Deacon  Majestic

One Response

  1. Eric “e6gMan” Eggleson’s TOPTEN 2012

    Shut Down the Streets -A.C. Newman
    Beautiful Sharks -Keith Canisius
    Tomorrow’s Yesterday -Almost Charlie
    Places -Sam Billen
    Interstellar -Frankie Rose
    Can I Sit Here and Absorb? -William Seen’s Transport Music
    Electric Cables -Lightships
    Tender Opposites -Tops
    Spooky Action at a Distance -Lotus Plaza
    Talent -Heavenly Beat

    Top Songs I played to Death
    “Hai Bby” -The Bilinda Butchers
    “The Reflection of You” -Bear in Heaven
    “Only In My Dreams” -Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti
    “Genorate” (feat. Phaze Future) -LoveSkills
    “Viholliseni Maalla” -The Brian Jonestown Massacre
    “The Mother We Share” -CHVRCHES
    “Andreja 4-Ever” Elite Gymnastics
    “Happy Home” -ONUINU
    “Race to Mars” -Slowness
    “I’ve Got Your Music” -Saint Etienne

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