Best of 2012

“A list by someone named Wells Baum (mostly tracks in the dance diaspora)” – Sasha Frere-Jones, ‘The Year in Music’ (The New Yorker)

TRACK LISTING

  1. BeachesBeaches – Got Feel
  2. Commix – Time Has Come
  3. Actress – Caves of Paradise
  4. Andrés – New For U
  5. Dizzee Rascal – Jus’ A Rascal (Soundboy Special)
  6. Flying Lotus – Me Yesterday/Corded
  7. Hello Skinny – Crush
  8. Romare – Down the Line (It Takes a Number)
  9. Bullion – Family
  10. 1991 – Open to the Dark
  11. Ruff Sqad – Tings in Boots [Instrumental]
  12. Portico Quartet – Ruins
  13. Fatima Al Quadri – Hyrdra
  14. The Invisible – The Wall
  15. The Invisible – Wings (Floating Points Remix)
  16. Michael Kiwanuka – Bones
  17. Lukid – Laroche
  18. Lukid – The Life of the Mind
  19. Troumaca – Layou
  20. MED – Run It
  21. 2morrows Victory – Lift Off
  22. Holy Other – Held
  23. Evian Christ – Thrown Like Jacks
  24. Wife – Bodies
  25. Debruit – Ouest Wind’s Seagulls (Mwëslee Remix)
  26. Mala – Change
  27. Coki – Bob’s Pillow
  28. Rhythm & Sound – Aerial
  29. Christoph El Truento – Sold
  30. Eliot – TV Family
  31. J Dilla – Signs
  32. Vlooper – DayNite
  33. Labyrinth – BMBxSpaceKid
  34. Lost Twin – It Starts Like This
  35. Evil Needle – Red and Simple
  36. Hiatus Kaiyote – The World It Softly Lulls
  37. King Krule – Rock Bottom
  38. Part Time Heroes – Holy
  39. The Cinematic Orchestra – Necrology
  40. Disclosure – Flow (Amusement Remix)
  41. Cooly G – He Said I Said
  42. Scrimshire – Say Something
  43. The Busy Twist – Friday Night
  44. Krampfhaft – Makin’ Magic
  45. Time Wharp – BLK
  46. Gerry Read – Evidence
  47. Com Truise – Yxes
  48. Break – Soundwaves
  49. Preditah – Red Bull
  50. Lordy May – Boy & Bear