Talk about cutting-edge nostalgia! Join OpenAir on the 4th of July as we spend the day playing half of all the great music that will come out in 2012. Yes, the year is at the halfway point, and we've seen (and heard) a lot of great music so far. Join us all day Wednesday as we play the best of 2012: So Far So Good.  
 
Independence never sounded so good!
 
 
 
 
Take a look at our staff-picks for the best bands with new albums out in 2012 so far:
 
Jessi Whitten
Tennis
Fiona Apple
Father John Misty
The Lumineers
Jack White
Emily Wells
Langhorne Slim & The Law
Joe Sampson
Islands
Alabama Shakes

Corey Jones
Father John Misty
Sharon Van Etten
Heartless Bastards
Damien Jurado
Evans The Death
Hospitality
Tanlines
Cloud Nothings
Shearwater
Japandroids

Brandee Castle
Fiona Apple
The Lumineers
Emily Wells
Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros
Santigold
Dr. John
Alabama Shakes 

Mike Flanagan
Jack White
Spiritualized
Father John Misty
M. Ward
Kishi Bashi
Sleigh Bells
Dr. Dog
Chairlift
Andrew Bird
The Lumineers

Kegan Warner
Father John Misty
Andrew Bird
The Tallest Man On Earth
Sharon Van Etten
Birdy
Tennis
Patrick Dethlefs
Regina Spektor
The Lumineers
 

Alisha Sweeney
Father John Misty
First Aid Kit
Santigold
Jack White
Japandroids
Bad Weather California
The Lumineers
Tennis
Bahamas
Alabama Shakes