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