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Rami Haykal & Jake Rosenthal of Glasslands/Popgun Booking’s Top 10 LPs of 2012

Alt-J at Glasslands, 8/7/2012 (more by Toby Tenenbaum)

Rami Haykal and Jake Rosenthal started Popgun Booking back in 2008 and in a very short amount of time became prominent tastemakers, with their homebase of Glasslands becoming one of the first stops for any new hyped band (Django Django, Savages, Palma Violets to names some recent UK ones)...

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Todd Beene of Lucero’s Top 10 of ’12 (LPs, underwear & more)

Lucero at Brooklyn Bowl, Dec 2012 (more by Andrew St. Clair)

Lucero's upcoming shows at Brooklyn Bowl (tickets for 12/28 & 12/29, or both) and New Year's Eve gig at Wellmont Theater with The Hold Steady (tickets) will be here before you know it. We...

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The Pains of Being Pure at Heart list 2012 faves (NYC show is this week); Kip Berman throwing “Rough Smooch” party

TPOBPAH @ Summerstage 7/7/2012 (more by Chris La Putt)

While The Pains of Being Pure at Heart didn't release an album this year, they have stayed busy touring on the heels of last year's terrific Belong...

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FACT names the top 40 reissues of 2012; Monoton playing NYC

FACT recently posted their Top 40 Best Reissues of 2012 list (check out the whole thing HERE) and the number one spot went to Monotonprodukt07, the 1982 album (aka Austrian electronic musician Konrad Becker)...

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!!! told us their top albums &songs of 2012, are playing Brooklyn this week (win tix!)

!!! at Sasquatch 2011 (more by Josh Darr)

As previously discussed, !!! will be in town for a show at Music Hall of Williamsburg on Thursday (12/13) with Sinkane (who will open for Solange next week) and Yellow D...

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The New York Times posts Top 10 Albums and Songs of 2012

Kendrick Lamar at Terminal 5, Sept 2012 (more by Julie Schnabel)

Venerable newspaper The New York Times have published their Top 10 songs and albums of the year, broken out by specific writers...

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Lower Dens released ‘Nootropics Remixed’ EP, list their favorite things of 2012

Lower Dens @ Chicago's the Riv, 10/1/2012 (more by Grant McAllister)

Baltimore's Lower Dens went into new, motorik directions on their second album, Nootropics so it makes sense that tracks from the record might work well in the remix world...

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Eternal Summers and Bleeding Rainbow list their favorite LPs of 2012, playing Brooklyn Night Bazaar this week

Eternal Summers at BVCMJ 2012 (more by Amanda Hatfield)

Roanoke, VA's Eternal Summers and Philly's Bleeding Rainbow are old pals, having released a split 7" back in both bands' early days and have toured together more than once...

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Jeff from Passion Pit lists his top 10 albums of 2012 + updated tour dates

Jeff of Passion Pit in Austin in September (more by Tim Griffin)

Passion Pit do a great job of combining pop songwriting and forward-thinking electronic music trends, so when we reached out to their members for a list of their favorite albums of the year, it makes sense that the list has a pretty even split of both of things...

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Jessica Amaya’s favorite Live Photos of 2012 (that she took) (her favorite songs too)

Marcus Foster at Webster Hall (more)

BV contributors Dominick Mastrangelo, Dana (distortion) Yavin, Amanda Hatfield, David Andrako and Fred Pessaro // BBG have all gone to their share of shows in 2012, and each has weighed in on their favorite photos that they took in 2012...

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