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A Snore Just Like the Rest: Musical Superlatives for the Dissatisfied in 2012

The following list details the passionate musical warriors of 2012 — the glimmering hope of a less boring 2013.

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Brigette Herron’s 22-track summer mixtape for 2012

Just do me a favor and don’t count.

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Household – Items (Dull Knife)

We could talk about the ping pong vocals that recall bands like Oh Ok

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The B-52’s @ The Classic Center, Athens, Ga, 09.02.12

It just makes you want to smash up a mic stand. It just makes you want to dive into the drum kit. It just makes you want to scream and whoop and holler and call up the dead.

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M.I.A.’s Middle Finger, Madonna, and Me

Some people say that little girls are meant to be seen and not heard. Well I say OH BONDAGE, UP YOURS!

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Brigette Herron’s Favorite Moments of 2011: A Meditation on Decay & Rebirth

The end of the year is upon us. On this side of the world, everything is dying.

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The Question of Authenticity and Lana Del Rey

This type of female voice, expressing these worries, these contradictions, simply does not exist anywhere else in popular music right now.

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Maria And The Gay – Greatest Hits Volume 1 (Big Print)

It’s OK. Go ahead and scream.

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Wild Flag – Wild Flag (Merge)

Wild Flag isn’t really a band, it’s just four All-Stars negotiating for their spot on the plate.

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Just Like Everyday Life – Examples of Men and Women Creating Beautiful Music Together

The B-52’s music is truly collaborative — brothers, sisters, gay, straight and best friends. How could they be anything else besides fantastic?