Previous month:
October 2012
Next month:
January 2013

The NEW ObviousPopCast! Episode 35 is here!

PodcastEpisode 35 of the ObviousPopCast is now available for your perusement! Just in time for the holidays! It's over 50 minutes of brand new music from Bleu, Django Django, Abandoned Pools, David Byrne and more! All of us here at ObvioiusPop are extremely happy with this one! You can stream or download it right now as a high quality MP3, and it's free!


To stream it now click play:


Download it now: ObviousPopCast Episode 35

 Add it to your iTunes podcasts: CLICK HERE

(If you use the link to download it to iTunes, it may go into your podcast folder or possibly be listed in the main music library under the title: ObviousPop or the artist name: Dr. Tony Shore.)



Artist - Title -  Album

Bleu - All Downhill From Here - To Hell With You (new album coming out next year)

Twenty-One Pilots - Guns for Hands - Three Songs (Single)

Abandoned Pools - Sublime Currency - Sublime Currency

Benjamin Dunn And The Animal Orchestra - My Name Is Eustace - Fable

Mike Doughty - Reach Out/Higher State of Consciousness - The Flip Is Another Honey

Jeff Lynne – She - Long Wave

David Byrne & St. Vincent - Who - Love This Giant

The Honeymoon Stallions - It Never Ends - Moonlighting

Django Django - Default - DJango DJango

The Producers - Garden Of Flowers - Made In Basing Street

Plushgun - Galaxies - Me.Me.


Top 20 CDs of 2012

Best of The Year Banner

It's here! The best CDs of 2012! The top albums of the year here at ObviousPop. 2012 was again a weak or spotty year in music for me. Fortunately there were serious standouts for the top 10. Fun., The Producers and Bryan Scary helped save this year, along with releases from David Byrne, Abandoned Pools and Mike Doughty. The Top 12 songs of the year podcast will be coming soon!

 So without further delay, here is my ObviousPop Top 20 CD’s of 2012:

1. Producers – Made In Basing Street

2. Fun. – Some Nights

3. Pugwash – The Olympus Sound

4. David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant

5. Bryan Scary – Daffy's Elixir

6. Abandoned Pools – Sublime Currency

7. Django Django – Django Django

8. The Candle Thieves – Balloons

9. Mike Doughty – The Flip Is Another Honey

10. The Honeymoon Stallions – Moonlighting

11. Field Music – Plumb

12. Shiny Toy Guns – III

13. King Charles – Loveblood

14. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

15. Of Monsters And Men – My Head Is An Animal

16. Passion Pit – Gossamer

17. The Pinker Tones – Life In Stereo

18. Terry Scott Taylor – Return To The Neverhood

19. Ben Folds Five – The Sound of the Life of the Mind

20. Jukebox The Ghost – Safe Travels

Honorable Mentions (Classic Comebacks):
Joe Walsh – Analog Man
Trevor Rabin – Jacaranda
Jeff Lynne – Long Wave
Van Halen – A Different Kind of Truth

Best Concert: Fun. - The Myth, Maplewood, MN