They did, righthere
. And we're inclined to agree. Congleton's been all over DC9 at Night, most recently over the summer when his band the Nighty Nite made itsdebut
with True Widow at the Double Wide. And he's been all over everywhere else too, producing albums for a who's-who of indie artists, as well as being the main force behind St. Vincent's last two stellar albums, 2009's
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Still, after reading Michael Katzif's piece, it's sort of astounding Congleton was involved with 20 albums put out this year. Can you think of another producer with that output? Here's to an even more fruitful 2012, and to being a "sung" hero.