Best Twin Cities songs 2012: Staff lists
Like our staff lists of the top 2012 albums, here's a free-for-all on which Twin Cities tracks got a foothold and took advantage.
[Note: I left out songs by artists that appear on my top 10 albums list, which you can see here.]
Sleep Study - Nothing Can Destroy
Honeydogs - Turned Around
Dimitry Killstorm and DJ Name - The Tribe x Big Cats! vs Bloodnstuff - D.M.T Flow/Fire Out at Sea
The Chalice - Push It
Lazerbeak - Lift Every Voice
The Chalice "Push It"
Flavor Crystals " Mirror Chop "
Magic Castles " Ballad of the Golden Bird "
Tie: BNLX " Vibrant "/American North "Rain's Comin'
Polica - "Amongster"
Mankwe Ndosi - " Henrietta Goes Electric "
P.O.S. - " Lockpicks, Knives, Bricks, and Bats "
Zoo Animal - " The Too Men "
Now, Now - " Thread "
Dave and Laura Hoenack:
Southside Desire - "When I Was Your Queen"
Nato Coles and the Blue Diamond Band - "Hard Season"
Is/Is - "Lie Awake"
Night Moves - "Colored Emotions" and "Headlights"
The Evening Rig - "Unlucky Ever After"
Bloodnstuff - "It's Fun to be a Kid"
The Tribe and Big Cats - "Pills"
Pennyroyal - "Cleveland (Aeroplanes & Rockets), "NOLA (Monday/Tuesday)" and "Minot (Whynot Minot?)"
Usonia - "How Does it Feel"
Honeydogs - "Aubben"
Fathom Lane - "Hope You Never"
Poliça - "Wandering Star"
Wiping out Thousands - "Closer"
1. Y.N.RichKids - Hot Cheetos & Takis
2. Actual Wolf - Hollow Heel
3. P.O.S. - Wanted/Wasted (feat. Astronautalis)
4. Paul Westerberg - My Road Now
5. Now, Now - Thread
6. John Mark Nelson - Reminisce
7. The Honeydogs - Aubben
8. Wiping Out Thousands - Mass Nerve
9. Prissy Clerks - Blast Off Girls
10. Bloodnstuff - Give Me A Call
Is/Is - Hate Smile
A. Wolf & Her Claws - Zero to 60
Mixed Blood Majority - Fine Print
Guante & Big Cats - Other or The Invisible Backpacker of Privilege
Heiruspecs - Eye for an Eye
L'Assassins - Backseat Bomp
Prissy Clerks - Bruise or Be Bruised
France Camp - Bone Home
YN Rich Kids - Hot Cheetos and Takis
Audio Perm - Spark One
1. Metasota - Senior
2. P.O.S. - Get Down
3. Guante f/Chantz Erolin and TruthBeTold - The Invisible Backpacker of Privilege
4. I Self Devine f/Akrite - Pretty Sickness
5. Mike Mictlan f/Greg Grease - WZRD SCIENCE
6. I Self Devine - I Don't Know
7. Brother Ali - Mourning In America
8. Rich Garvey f/Freez - 47%ers
9. Big Quarters - Never Felt Better
10. The Chalice - Mama
Rob Van Alstyne:
Heartbeats - " Ocean Green "
The Honeydogs - "Aubben"
Alison Scott - "Waltz No. 2"
Greycoats - "The Lions and the Swans"
Jeremy Messersmith - #6 (from Paper Moon)
Jake Westin (aka Peter Pisano) - Wears His Heart on His Sleeve
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