(The Henry Clay People perform at the Echoplex)

Yeah, we're sick of all the lists, too, for sure. But if you want a definitive podcast of some of Los Angeles' best guitar songs of the year, Kevin Bronson at Buzzbands recently offered his definitive take. Notable absences: anything from any of the Smell bands who broke through this year. (Bronson, like a few commenters chiming in, doesn't seem to see what all the hoo-ha is about with No Age, Health and Abe Vigoda. Fair enough.)

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