It’s hard for me to look back on a period of time and say, “Oh, this was the best, this was the worst.” In the moment your feelings are different than they are in retrospect. But, I know when I had fun. So, the best live shows of the year… that I can remember.

Wavves at Mercury Lounge, March 30

Girls and Real Estate at Maxwell’s, Nov. 2

Real Estate at the Market Hotel, Dec. 4

Mountain Man at Monkeytown, Oct. 20

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Alex Bleeker and the Freaks and Fluffy Lumbers at Monster Island Basement, October 21

HEALTH, Pictureplane, Tanlines at Bowery Ballroom, September 24

Dinosaur Jr. at the Beachcomber, Wellfleet, MA, August 14

Dirty Projectors at First Unitarian Church, Philadelphia, July 17

Magik Markers at Shea Stadium, June 11

Those Darlins and The Soft Pack at Union Pool, Jan.17