This week, the team at Stereogum
released their annual list of "best new bands"
that have made an impact over the last 12—er, nine—months. The selections admirably hit on a variety of niches within the indie realm, making for some enjoyable cyber crate-digging, but, per the comment section vomit party, there are perhaps some deserving bands that didn't make the cut. (People sure do like that Alt-J band an awful lot.) Here are a few of our picks for those erroneously left behind: