WTJU Rock Best of 2022: DJ Baconfat

Top 10 Musical Whatevers for 2022 (in no particular order):

Getting to interview 3/5 of Pavement and Rob Sheffield live via Zoom for the WTJU Rock Marathon

The long-awaited Pavement reunion tour (shoutout to the Philly and DC shows)

A plethora of excellent music books, including Sun Ra: Art on SaturnLinger OnSoul Music of Ohio, and After All is Said and Done: Taping the Grateful Dead 1965-1995; honorable mention to The Steve Keene Art Book

Mdou Moctar at the Jefferson Theater

Carl Erdmann’s Bizarrophytes reissue on Morning Trip

Guided By Voices’ Scalping The Guru (GBV Inc.) finally getting some underheard masterpieces on streaming platforms (yes, I already had the original records)

Now-Again’s Record Store Day reissue of The Stark Reality’s Discovers Hoagy Carmichael’s Music Shop

News of a Chisel revival, reunion, and reissue(s)

A grip of scintillating music-related podcasts, including Good Ol’ Grateful Deadcast, 36 From the Vault, Fluxpod, and Discograffiti

Compilations: Ghost Riders (Efficient Space)Sky Dust Drifter (Forager)Super Hits of the 70s (Numero Group), and Strange World (Pyramid)

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