EDJ – Best of 2012

2012 was a diverse musical year: songs to blast wide open & songs to listen to on headphones. edj once again fits his personal favorites onto the still-dying format of the CD. 79 minutes long, this review of the year’s best journeys from genre to another sub-sub genre, always in search of an edgy and catchy quality.

 

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– Andy Stott – Leaving – Luxury Problems – Modern Love
– Julia Holter – Marienbad – Ekstasis – Rvng Intl.
– Beach House – Lazuli – Bloom – Bella Union
– Teengirl Fantasy – Mist of Time (feat. Laurel Halo) – Tracer – R&S
– Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland – Artist Song 2 – Black Is Beautiful – Hyperdub
– Animal Collective – Rosie Oh – Centipede Hz – Domino
– Zammuto – Too Late To Topologize – Zammuto – Temporary Residence
– Heidi Happy – Patient Heart – On The Hills – Silent Mode
– Le1f – Wut (5kinAndBone5) – Dark York – SoundCloud Ltd.
– Major Lazer – Get Free (feat. Amber of Dirty Projectors) – Get Free – Downtown Records
– Dent May – Rent Money – Do Things – Paw Tracks
– Mineral Beings – Homemade – Bliss EP – Zoology Records
– Barbara Morgenstern – Need To Hang Around – Sweet Silence – Monika
– Anstam – Hopes Soliloquy – Stones & Woods – 50weapons
– Dark Sky – Zoom – Black Rainbows EP – Black Acre
– Phon.o – Slavemode – Black Boulder – 50weapons
– Ursprung – Lizzy – Ursprung – dial
– Frankie Rose – Gospel/Grace – Interstellar – Memphis Industries
– Tame Impala – Apocalypse Dreams – Lonerism – Modular
– Rudi Zygadlo – Black Rhino – Tragicomedies – Planet µ
– Nico Muhly & Pekka Kuusisto – Drones & Violin, Pt. IV: Material With Shifting Drones – Drones & Violin EP – Bedroom Community
– Philip Glass & Nosaj Thing – Knee 1 – REWORK_ (Philip Glass Remixed) – Orange Mountain Music
– Dimlite – SE SE SC – Abscission – Ripl Music
– Lucas Santtana – Vamos Andar Pela Cidade – O Deus Que Devasta Mas Também Cura – Mais Um Discos
– Molotow Brass Orkestar – Dr Heimetvogel – Asoguet – Not On Label
– TNGHT – Goooo – TNGHT EP – WARP
– Jameszoo – Palmpolysanto (Bonus Track) – Faaveelaa EP – Rwina Records
– LV & Okmalumkoolkat – Sebenza – Sebenza – Hyperdub
– Mykki Blanco – Join My Militia (Nas Gave Me My Perm) – Mykki Blanco & The Mutant Angels – UNO NYC
– Slugabed – Mountains Come Out of the Sky (Two People Mix) – Mountains Come Out of the Sky EP – Ninja Tune
– Dan Deacon – True Thrush – America – Domino
– Grimes – Nightmusic (Featuring Majical Cloudz) – Visions – 4AD
– Fatima Al Qadiri – Ghost Raid – Desert Strike – Fade To Mind
– Acid Pauli – Palomitastep – Mst – Clown & Sunset
– Dntel – Jitters – Aimlessness – Pampa
– Dirty Projectors – Just from Chevron – Swing Lo Magellan – Domino
– Hanne Hukkelberg – The Time and I and What We Make – Featherbrain – Propeller Recordings