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Best Songs of 2012 (10-1)

Here are the songs that I think are the finest that I had the opportunity to hear in 2012. If you want to see the other 10, go here.

 

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Posted on December 31st, 2012 - Filed under Best of 2012,Music
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Frank Ocean, ‘Pyramids’

I have been consistently underwhelmed by Frank Ocean – “Back” and “Novacaine” excepted – since he entered the public consciousness. His mixtape, Nostalgia, Ultra, felt unformed and pointlessly esoteric.

But if this is any indication of where he’s goin with his new material…

…then i’m in.

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Posted on July 5th, 2012 - Filed under Music
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