1 BON IVER
For Emma, Forever Ago (Jagjaguwar/Sonic Unyon)
2 BLACK MOUNTAIN
In The Future (Jagjaguwar)
A welcome infusion of heavy riffs and psychedelia into my life.
Oracular Spectacular (Red Ink/Columbia)
Fun songs that let you pretend you're still 21.
4 FLEET FOXES
Mellow goodness to daydream to or ride the streetcar with.
5 THE WEEK THAT WAS
Ambitious tunes built around a drummer's vision.