Is it because of Pitchfork and/or The Press?
Is music from another country somehow a bit more exciting?
Are you rewarding them for travelling so far to play for you?
Are they just better?
I don't know the answer but I seem to listen to more American bands than British ones.
The bloke from That Fucking Tank rambles a little bit but has some interesting stuff to say about it.
I dunno if this is too boring to DIScuss but i'm just throwing it out there