December 31, 2013

Playlist: 12 More For 2012


Summer is coming to an end, and your interest level in our The 12 Best Of ’12 playlist is probably lining up for the same fate. Lucky for us, 2012 just won’t quit. Just as we finished our 2012 midway wrap-up, the year insisted it was only just getting started. Hits were pouring out left and right; everything from long-awaited follow ups from big-name artists like Animal Collective, Grizzly Bear and The xx, to brand new collaborations between unlikely partners. Here is our guide to a few of the best tunes to drop since the spring:


1. Dirty Projectors – “The Offspring Are Blank”

2. David Byrne & St. Vincent – “Who”

3. Vacationer – “Good As New”

4. Bloc Party – “V.A.L.I.S.”

5. Passion Pit – “Constant Conversations”

6. POP ETC – “Keep It For Your Own”

7. Divine Fits – “Would That Not Be Nice”

8. Animal Collective – “New Town Burnout”

9. Atoms For Peace – “Default”

10. Grizzly Bear – “Sleeping Ute”

11. Maps & Atlases – “Old & Gray”

12. The xx – “Angels”


Picture credit Maggie Siner

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