5. Girls - Album
Download: Girls - Lust for Life
4. The Harlem Shakes - Technicolor Health
Download: The Harlem Shakes - Sunlight
3. Matt and Kim - Grand
Download: Matt and Kim - Daylight
2. Passion Pit - Manners
Download: Passion Pit - Little Secrets
1. Julian Casablancas - Phrazes for the Young
Download: Julian Casablancas - 11th Dimension
Julian's Christmas-themed B-side.
James Mercer (The Shins) and Danger Mouse (Gnarls Barkley, The Gray Album, Beck's Modern Guilt) collaborated on an album under the moniker Broken Bells due out in March. The first single, The High Road, is out now for free on their site.