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Fresh 2012 Beats

Some tracks I've been enjoying that came out this year. Listen up boys and girls if you haven't already
1Kendrick Lamar
Good Kid

While "Swimming Pools" and "The Recipe" have garnered every bit of the attention
they deserve, this deep bit of music rings true. Kendrick's on his game throughout
and the refrain is so very catchy
2Schoolboy Q
My Hatin Joint

Music that just makes you wanna smile. Head bobs up and down and taking it all in
Pineal Gland

"It was all a dream, I swear it never happened" -- Ab-Soul, the only Black Hippy
member not from the ghetto brings sophistication to the plate, and he's so on with
this track and throughout 'Control System'.
4Jay Rock
Money Trees (Feat. Kendrick Lamar)

ya bish?
5Flatbush Zombies
Thug Waffle

nonsense with perfect flow that makes schoolboy feel even more comprehensible.

if i had my doubts in the man's continuing career as a solo artist, they were
quabbled immediately after hearing his ep, this being the track that i connect with
7John Talabot

Soothing as ever, this relaxing little electronic number is in line with Bonobo and
other pure chillout that's around
Be a Body

While rightful attention has been given to the fantastic tracks Genesis and Oblivion,
this number here shows off Boucher in a more relaxed state. The oft heralded
artist really came into her own this year with Shrines, one of the years' best
9The Shins
40 Mark Strasse

Whoever James Mercer puts around himself, he's capable of incredible things. While
most of the album was unable to match early precedents he set, this one is one of
the Shins' best
10Animal Collective
Today's Supernatural

comeon le-le-le-le-le-le-le GO! came at just the right time, this bit of ridiculous
noise always cheers me up beautifully
11Anais Mitchell
Coming Down

Mezzmerizing (get it?) voice. Had me fascinated the moment I heard her. Grabs
hold of the highest of emotions, brings down the most outlandish of daydreams, and
is just so beautiful through and through
12A$AP Rocky
Hands on the Wheel (Feat. Schoolboy Q)

"Am I over-faded hell yea it's true"
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