WTJU ROCK BEST OF 2022: Don Harrison – Radio Wowsville

Some 2022 Albums I Liked

And In The Darkness, Hearts Aglow – Weyes Blood (Sub Pop)

A Light For Attracting Attention – The Smile (Self Help Tapes)

Almanac Behind – Daniel Bachman (Three-Lobed Recordings)

Night Gnomes – Psychedelic Porn Crumpets (What Reality? Records)

Kumoyo Island – Kikagaku Moyo (Guruguru Brain)

Pelzer Fuck Club – The Humms (Zeke Sayer)

Reset – Panda Bear (Dominon)

En Otro Barrio – Kadencia (Kadencia)

Gemini Rights – Steve Lacy (L-M/RCA)

Changes – King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard (KGLW)

Some Reissues I Liked

Sail On Sailor – 1972 (Super Deluxe) – The Beach Boys (Capitol/UME)

Revolver (Super Deluxe) – The Beatles (Apple) 

Eccentric Soul: The Shiptown Label (Numero Group)

When Do We Get Paid – Staples Jr. Singers (Luaka Bop)

Salsa System – Bio Ritmo (Electric Cowbell)

Some Songs I Liked

The Dripping Tap” — King Gizzard & the Lizard Wizard (Osmium Gatherum) (KGLW)

Remember the Magic” — Junatime (Remember the Magic) (BIG EGO)

Silence is Golden” — The Beths (Expert in a Dying Field) (Carpark)

“Mirror” – Kendrick Lamar (Mr. Morale & The Big Steppers) (Aftermath/Interscope)

It’s Art” – The Bug Club (Green Dream in F#) (Bingo Records)

Slowdown” – Dead Rabbits (A Different Place) (Fuzz Club Records)

“Sleeping” – Cassidy Snider & the Wranglers (A Good Heartbreak) (Vocal Rest)

Christopher” – Michael McCarty (Earl’s Closet: The Lost Archive of Earl McGrath) (Light in the Attic)

Star Hill Song” – Meg Baird (Single) (Drag City)

Parasite II” – Kiwi Jr. (Chopper) (Sub Pop)

Time Escaping” – Big Thief (Dragon New Warm Mountain I Believe) (Big Thief)

Live Performances I Liked

Jon Spencer & the HITmakers at Southern Music Hall, Charlottesville

Stereolab at the Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville

Bio Ritmo (30th Anniversary Concert) at Hardywood Brewery, Richmond

King Gizzard and the Lizard Wizard at The Anthem, Washington D.C.

Son Rompe Pera at the Richmond Folk Festival, Richmond

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