Netherlands Indie-folk band The Black Atlantic have been a staple of Slowcoustic for a few years now and I have over that time gotten to “internet know” Geert from the band.Â Great guy and once you look into him you know he has a lot more music in him than you might expect (did someone say he used to be in a punk band?).Â Well, enough of calling him out onto the mat where he can’t defend himself but in his defense (see what I did there?) he has provided an excellent selection of some of his favourite songs of 2012.Â Well, some of is Slowcoustic orientated favourites that include music that spans his personal favourites, musicians that have meaning to him specifically and beautiful music created from friends – all from this calendar year!
Rue Royale â€“ â€œTry As They Mightâ€ off split tour cassette w/ Kim Janssen
Kim Janssen â€“ â€œCity of the Deadâ€ off split tour cassette w/ Rue Royale
I Am Oak â€“ â€œGlissâ€ off Skulk 7â€
Daniel Rossen â€“ â€œGolden Mileâ€ off Silent Hour/Golden Mile EP
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Robin Pecknold â€“ â€œWhite Lace, Regretfullyâ€ off Unified Field Collective literary journal + 10â€ LP (also feat. an unreleased Bonnie “Prince” Billie song)
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James Blackshaw â€“ â€œWe Who Stole The Dreamâ€ off â€œLove is The Plan, The Plan is Deathâ€
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Honig â€“ â€œIn My Drunken Headâ€ off â€œEmpty Orchestraâ€
BjÃ¶rn Kleinhenz â€œLeipzig Loverâ€ off â€œThe Fall of Discontentâ€
Salt Supply â€œA Day To Orderâ€ off â€œA Lighter Weight, A Stronger Backâ€
Case Mayfield â€œOrgasmsâ€ off â€œ10â€
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We will update this post with some commentary from Geert shortly – but he wanted to make sure we get you some fantastic end of year listening today…thanks Geert!