Category Archives: AOTY 2012

Honorable Mention: Black Radio- Robert Glasper Experiment

There were some albums this year where all I wanted to do was sit down and chill, there were some albums this year that were so full of emotion and soul I just wanted learn every lyric just so I … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: Life Is Elsewhere- Little Comets

My guilty pleasure album of the year has to be Life is Elsewhere, mostly because it really is not a very complicated or original sounding album. But there is just something about it that gets me every time I give … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: The Hobo’s Lament- Larry and His Flask

One of the best concerts I saw all year and possibly in my whole life was Larry and His Flask. I have already written about my experiences seeing them live and how life changing an experience that was, now is … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: Trap House Rock- Kids These Days

Hip-hop and horn licks. Rapping and moshing. Ain’t nothing better. Especially when the group doing all of that is a bunch of young kids, full of life and energy. Kids These Days are a sweet band from Chicago that blew … Continue reading

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Honorable Mention: III- Crystal Castles

I have never been the hugest Crystal Castles fan, or even a half way interested one at that. “Crime Wave” was always my song though so I kept an undying respect for them buried in my soul that I never … Continue reading

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50. Money Store- Death Grips

There has been a lot of talk about the big three this year (good kid M.A.A.D. city, channel ORANGE, and The Idler Wheel…) being on every single list. But I think Money Store was on every single list as well, … Continue reading

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49. Mista Thug Isolation- Lil Ugly Mane

I think the reason I am so impressed with Lil Ugly Mane starts with that name. What serious rapper would honestly call themselves that? When I was first showed Mista Thug Isolation, I could hardly take it serious because of … Continue reading

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