2012’s coming to a close. While we were able to catch some of our favorite artists on tour (Death Grips! Willis Earl Beal!), alas, we couldn’t see them all. Today, we’re counting down the top wish-we-were-there shows of the year. And we’re making them available to you all, courtesy of the Internet Archive.
Read on for links to the best live music of the year.
Friday Playlist: the wish-we-were-there live shows of 2012.
- Andrew Bird. Boulder, Colorado. 08.15.12. Download.
- Animal Collective. Oakland, California. 09.22.12. Download.
- Beirut. Shibuya, Tokyo. 01.23.12. Download.
- Death Cab for Cutie. Des Moines, Iowa. 07.07.12. Download.
- Grace Potter and the Nocturnals. Boston, Massachusetts. 11.30.12. Download
- Mountain Goats. Charlotte, North Carolina. 01.31.12. Download.
- Reggie Watts. Rothbury, Michigan. 06.28.12. Download.
- Sharon Van Etten. Los Angeles, California. 03.20.12. Download.
- The Smashing Pumpkins. Melbourne, Australia. 08.02.12. Download.
- The Walkmen. Chicago, Illinois. 01.04.12. Download.