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Fun Fun Fun Fest 2012 (more by Glen Brown)
Fun Fun Fun Fest

Sorry for the late post of this. Graham actually did send us this last year, but we forgot to post it!

We posted many year-end lists from artists and other people in the music world as 2012 came to a close (browse our "Best of 2012" tag) and this one comes from Fun Fun Fun Fest/Transmission Events booker Graham Williams who gave us a list of the "best stuff of 2012." A few albums make the list, as do some live shows in Austin and a certain reunited group that Graham booked at this year's FFF Fest.

You can check out the full list below...

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Jack "Skippy" McFadden (photo by Mary Crosse)
Jack Skippy McFadden

Jack McFadden, a onetime Brooklynite who moved to Austin and currently works as a talent buyer at Emo's, gave us a list of his favorite music from 2012 including top 10 albums and a Spotify playlist of his favorite songs. Check it out below.

For those counting at home, that is three talent buyers (the people who book bands into clubs) that have revealed their hand to us, including NYC's Johnny Beach and Chaos in Tejas honcho Timmy Hefner.

The Faint and Trust also gave us their lists. The pair recently toured through Texas and played a Skippy-booked show at Emo's.

McFadden's greatest hits of 2012, below.

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"Someone get me and 5 other people into La Zona Rosa for Frank Ocean and we will all make your dreams come true. #dabiz" - Bianca

"@frank_ocean told La Zona Rosa, "it's hot as bitch up in here, but I'm burning up with ya" #sweatitout" - Nakia

"The one guy who can get me to postpone Batman for a day." - Marc Marcus

Frank Ocean @ La Zona Rosa - 7/19/12 (sincerelyarely)
Frank Ocean

Frank Ocean is on tour in support of his amazing new album and that tour hit La Zona Rosa here in Austin last night (7/19). Check out a couple of videos from the show along with the tour setlist and a video from LA (where fellow Odd Future member Earl Sweatshirt came out to sing) and the video from Fallon (his first and recent TV appearance), below...

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