1. The Invisible  …  Rispah … 2012
    Smart & polished synthetic rock.

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  2. Debo Band … Debo Band … 2012

    Garage jazz. Pretty awesome!

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  3. Origami Ghosts … It Don’t Exist … 2012

    Very 1990s alt-folk rock. I love this a lot. RIYL Modest Mouse, Defiance Ohio, Elf Power.

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  4. Music theory nerds make rock music together. I love and respect this band, and this album is pretty great.

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  5. Hot Panda … Go Outside … 2012

    Very good alt-art rock, from Mint Records. RIYL Wolf Parade, Clap Your Hands Say Yeah, Los Campesinos!

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