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Locals Only: Favorite Releases of 2012

Good afternoon everyone!  I hope this post finds you doing well!  We're doing good over here at Spanspek Headquarters, thankful for a year of many blessings, including the return of Comrade in Exile and festival co-organizer Israel Flores!

And as 2012 comes to an end, we thought it'd be nice to share with you, our lovely reader, some of our favorite local releases of the year.  I'm sure it's no surprise that we love homegrown music and are always looking for ways to share that love with you.  So without further ado, here's our Favorite Local EP/LP's List of 2012!

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Achievement House (Fresno, CA) Heart Archers

Fervent singing and a fondness for elaborate surf rock mark a solid release from the Fresno four piece. Achievement House succeeds in creating self-assured songs brimming with inventiveness. Aided by the robust drumming of new addition Anthony Barba, singer Whitney Freeman is free to showcase her towering vocal abilities.
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Joel Robert Melton (Fresno, CA) Wou…