Friday, January 18, 2013

WONGIE FM: Best of 2012 #21-30

Best of 2012: #21-30

Edging closer to the top 20, this batch consists of some of my favorite bands of last year (The Maccabees, Dirty Projectors, Everything Everything and Alt J are all f-ing brilliant!) that offered up a mix of tracks that both appealed to my quiet internal and boppy external, all the while teaching me some quirky musicality no one else had.

While the rest of the bunch definitely showcases the fact that electronic music and hipster soul have ALOT in common these days (Solange, Santigold and Azealia Banks being the best examples of what I'm talking about). Of course fans of dance music will not be surprised that the epic Swedish House Mafia track made the list, as did the uber catchy Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (I mean the vocal hook is "feet don't fail me now!").  Finally 2012 discovery Haim make their way into the top 30 with their happy go lucky sunny pop that feels both retro and fresh at the same time. Just love these gals!!!

Up next the Top 20!  

21. The Maccabees – Pelican / Feel To Follow
22. Dirty Projectors – Dance For You / Swing Lo Magellan
23. Everything Everything – Cough Cough / Kemosabe
24. Alt J – Tessellate / Matilda
25. Solange – Losing You
26. Swedish House Mafia – Don’t You Worry Child
27. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Tapes and Money
28. Santigold – Disparate Youth
29. Haim – Don’t Save Me / Forever
30. Azealia Banks – Esta Noche

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