Sorta cheating on this Beauty With Teeth thing, which was intended as a recurring exclusive feature on this site, but very few records better embody the out-of-favor idea that beauty in music, often maligned as the hallmark of generic appeal, can be a really, really good thing. Looping back to the missing subject of that last sentence: Gavin Castleton’s Won Over Frequency. The A.V. Club critics were recently asked to highlight the best music we’d respectively discovered in 2011, regardless of release date, and this 2010 LP was my pick.
Check it: About a third of the way down the page, over here.