Music Blog: “Best of 2012”
2012 had no shortage of excellent, entertaining, and innovative music videos. This list includes gems from Aimee Mann, Explosions in the Sky, M83, The Black Keys, and more...
Portland bands and directors continued to advance the art form of the music video in 2012. We look at a few exceptional examples, including ones from The Alialujah Choir, Ramona Falls and The Shins.
Our list isn't quite in agreement with the listener-voted version that recently went out, but one record made it a clean two for two at the top spot. Here's our consensus for the musical year that was.
The votes are in! The numbers are crunched! You clearly loved the musical class of 2012 because you voted in droves! Here's a look and listen at how the top ten played out according to listeners.
We revisit some of our favorite studio sessions of 2012, with some behind-the-scenes clips.
We asked opbmusic's DJs to list their favorite albums from 2012. See the lists here.
It's that time of year again! Time to take stock of the musical year that was and deliver the results in handy list form. So we want to know: what moved/soothed/grooved you? Show us the soundtrack to your 2012 and get in on a special year-end giveaway!
Listen to new stream curated by NPR Music, featuring the top songs of 2012 as selected by public radio stations including