Now, Now made NPR’s top 50 releases of the year

nownow_threads_hiresAfter making NNPR’s Top 50, Minneapolis trio Now, Now are starting 2013 strong. The band are excited to announce extensive winter/spring tour dates, including stints on the road with Minus The Bear and Circa Survive, as well select dates opening for Bob Mould as his personally invited guests.

Now, Now have won a steady stream of praise since the Spring 2012 North American release of Threads on Chris Walla‘s (Death Cab For Cutie) Trans- Records. Along the way a growing number of vocal fans have unfailingly showed up to support and sing along with the band as they crisscrossed the continent on separate tours with Fun. and The Naked and Famous.

Up and coming artist “Now, Now” shares a slice of their adventures through Windows 8. A widely circulating commercial for the new operating system features the band and their music, and showcases moments from their tour dates this past summer.


2012 NPR Music’s 50 Favorite Albums recommended by NPR Music Staff

Ab-Soul, Control System
Alabama Shakes, Boys And Girls
Alisa Weilerstein, Cello Concertos (Elgar & Carter)
Alt-J, An Awesome Wave
Andy Stott, Luxury Problems
Astro, Astro
Berlin Philharmonic, St. Matthew Passion
Meek Mill, Dreamchasers 2
Bobby Womack, The Bravest Man In The Universe
Bomba Estereo, Elegancia Tropical
Brooklyn Rider, Seven Steps
Cafe Tacvba, El Objeto Antes Llmado Disco
Carla Morrison, Dejenme Llorar
Cat Power, Sun
Cody ChesnuTT, Landing On A Hundred
Dan Deacon, America
Death Grips, No Love Deep Web
Debo Band, Debo Band
Dirty Projectors, Swing Lo Magellan
Dwight Yoakam, 3 Pears
Exitmusic, Passage
Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel
Flying Lotus, Until The Quiet Comes
Frank Ocean, channel Orange
fun., Some Nights
Homeboy Sandman, First Of A Living Breed
Iris DeMent, Sing The Delta
Janka Nabay, En Yay Sah
Japandroids, Celebration Rock
Karriem Riggins, Alone Together
Kendrick Lamar, good kid, M.A.A.D. city
Killer Mike, R.A.P. Music
Leila Josefowicz, Violin Concerto (Salonen)
Leonard Cohen, Old Ideas
Matt Ulery, By A Little Light
Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream
Neneh Cherry and The Thing, The Cherry Thing
Now, Now, Threads
Pallbearer, Sorrow And Extinction
Patrick Watson, Adventures In Your Own Backyard
Pink, The Truth About Love
Regina Spektor, What We Saw From The Cheap Seats
San Francisco Symphony/Michael Tilson Thomas, Harmonielehre/Short Ride in a Fast Machine (Adams)
Sharon Van Etten, Tramp
Swans, The Seer
The 2 Bears, Be Strong
The Very Best, MTMTMK
Ty Segall, Twins
Vijay Iyer Trio, Accelerando
Wadada Leo Smith, Ten Freedom Summers

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