Monthly Archives: December 2012

MY TOP SONGS OF 2012

The difference between tracks is like the difference between tap water and bottled water. Both taste basically the same, but both are delicious and have different benefits. I feel the same way about great tracks. I have a hard time … Continue reading

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Wimbledon 1980- Indian Wells

One of the few instrumental tracks that really spoke to me from this year was “Wimbledon 1980.” The track has quite the melodious throb to it. Spoiler alert, the throb comes from the incessant sound of a tennis ball hitting … Continue reading

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Wavvy- Mykki Blanco

Easily one of the most exciting tracks of the year, “Wavvy” hits hard. And when I say hard, its not a heavy sounding kind of hard or a dark or foreboding kind of hard. It creates a creepy kind of … Continue reading

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Variation V- d’eon

I think the coolest idea to come out of this year was this album by d’eon. An album of 14 variations of Blink- 182’s song “What’s My Age Again,” all played on piano. Now, this being a classical album, it … Continue reading

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Turn It Around- The Men

Oh my gosh. Please go listen to this song right now if you have never heard it. Please. Please. This song represents the happiest moment of all of 2012 for me. Me and Ruben had been separated at Pitchfork for … Continue reading

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Same Love- Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

This song has the most meaning of any song of this year, or from any year really. That’s about as blunt as I can get. Ben Haggerty takes one of the most explosive topics in America today and creates a … Continue reading

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Limit To Your Love- BADBADNOTGOOD

One of my absolute favorite songs of all time is “Limit To Your Love.” BBNG does a beautiful rendition of it jazz style. Regretfully, I don’t even like the original of this song very much (by Feist). James Blake is … Continue reading

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