Year End Lists: Top Five Gigs of 2012

Northern Transmissions picks their top 2012 gigs

Spiritualized – Rickshaw Theatre
Oberhofer – The Biltmore
Leonard Cohen – Rogers Arena
The War On Drugs – The Biltmore
Cass McCombs – Electric Owl
Jeff Mangum – The Vogue Theatre

Will Anderson
Cascadia + Hemogoblin –  Lucky’s Comics
M Women + Naomi Punk + Weed – 360 Glen
Nu Sensae + White Lung – Antisocial Skate Shop
Weed + Hemogoblin – They Live Video
Slashed Tires solo guitar set – Leeside Skate Park

Michael Unger
Lightning Bolt – Fortune Sound Club
Refused – The Vogue
Father John Misty and Youth Lagoon – Venue
Sunshine, Pleasure Cruise, The New Values, The Defektors – The Cobalt
Music Waste Festival – Various Venues

Melanie Coles
Spiritualized – Rickshaw
Nu Sensae – Fourth Avenue
Lotus Plaza – Electroworks
Chairlift – Electric Owl
Dent May – Waldorf Hotel

Heather Welsh
Ty Segall – London
Four Tet – Warehouse Project in Manchester
Oneohtrix Point Never – LSO St Luke’s, London
Efterklang – London
Wildbeasts – Beacons Festival Skipton

Adam Williams
Green Day @ Reading Festival
Foo Fighters @ Reading Festival
Alt-J @ Reading Festival
Metronomy, @ Rock City
The Maccabees @ HMV Institute