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Music January, 1 2012

Happy New Year 2012 – What Music Did you Listen to?

Happy New Year 2012 from the staff and writers that encompass the Titel Media family.  We thank you for the strong readership and support in 2011. We hope to make 2012 an even stronger year with some changes and additions to our offerings. More on that as we roll into the new year. In the meantime, we look forward to the usual market weeks, the further integration of social into everything now, and the Euro 2012 tournament (most important).

As an end of year 2011 wrap up, we asked various friends and industry insiders to give us a view into the music they they listened to 2011. The focus was not on compiling a best music poll for 2011, but more to get a sense of the diverse musical interests of those in the community. Take a moment and read through their picks – the lists are a mixed bag of singles, albums and more.

ps: the above image from the great I Love You magazine has nothing to do with New Year’s 2012, but everything to do with my favorite magazine cover… from 2010.

Again, Happy New Year 2012 to all… click below for more…

Billykirk
Alexander – Self Titled
Caveman – Coco Beware
Woods – At Echo Lake
Bill Callahan – Apocalypse
Gardens & Villa – Self Titled

Studio Homme, Paris
Brian Eno – Ambient 1: Music For Airports
Carl Craig versus Les Siècles Orchestra
Surgeon – Fabric Podcast Pt1 & Pt2
Neil Young – On The Beach – On The Beach
ColeCo – Mixtape
Chris Coco – Melodica Radio Shows
My Bloody Valentine – Off Your Face – Glider EP
Phoenix – Wolfgang Amadeus Phoenix
Cut Copy – Zonoscope
Orbital – Orbital 02
Chromeo – Business Casual
Arcade Fire – The Suburbs
Peter & The Magician – Love in Rimini – Twist EP

James Nutall – Oki ni
Nicholas Jaar – Space is only Noise
Radiohead – King of Limbs Remix Album
Twin Shadow – Forget
The Horrors – Skying
Walls – Coracle

Mordechai Rubinstein – Mister Mort
Uncle Murda – Warning (Rmx) Ft Vado, Camron,D-Block, Jim Jones & French
She Will – Lil Wayne
Future – Tony Montana
Popcaan – Clean
Meek Mill – House Party

Diedre Maloney – BPMW
Adele – Set Fire to the Rain
Frank Ocean – Nature Feels
Jay and Ye – Ni**as in Paris
Nicki Minaj – Did It On ‘Em
Pitbull – Give me Everything

Jon Buscemi – Gourmet
5. Michale Buble Christmas
4. Wu-Tang Forever
3. The Big 10: 50 Cent
2. Best of Billy Joel
1. Cam’Ron & Vado: Gunz and Butta

Hawaii Mike Salmon
A$AP Rocky – Out of This World
Juicy J – Stoner’s Night
Frank Ocean – Songs for Women
Big L – Ebonics
Gang Starr – Take it Personal
Daily Operation

Nick Schonberger
Three Words – Gilbere Forte ft. Selina Carrera (from Eyes of Veritas)
Wedding Crasher – Terius Nash (From 1977)
Harlesden To Stone Bridge – K Koke ft. Starka (From Pure Koke v. 1)
First Of All – L.e. For The Uncool (From The Measure)
All of the Lights – Kanye West (From My Beatiful Dark Twisted Fantasy)

Bradley Carbone – adidas
ASAP Rocky – Deep Purple
Wu Lyf – Go Tell Fire to the Mountain
Balam Acab – Wander /Wonder
Pusha T – Fear of God
JJ – Kills

Marcus Troy
What You Need – The Weeknd – House of Balloons
Dreams Money Can Buy -Drake – Take Care
Ni**as In Paris – Jay-Z & Kanye West – Watch the Throne
Flutter – Bonobo – Dial ‘M’ for Monkey
212 – Azelia Banks

Dante Ross
Little Dragon-Ritual Union
Hanni el Khatib_ Will The Guns Come Out
Action Bronson- Dr Lecter/Well Done ( Both records)
King Fantastic-Finger Snaps and GunClaps
Sbtrkt-Sbtrkt

KR – Krink
1. Little Dragon: Ritual Union
2. Jamie xx and Gil Scott-Heron: We’re New Here
3. SBTRKT: SBTRKT
4. The Weeknd: House of Balloons
5. Kanye West & Jay-Z: Watch the Throne

Kevin Imamura – Nike SB

The Body “All the Waters of the Earth Shall Turn to Blood” LP (At a Loss)
Battles “Gloss Drop” LP (Warp)
Eddy Current Suppression Ring “Demon’s Demands” 7″ (Iron Lung)
Male Bonding “Endless Now” LP (Sub Pop)
Zola Jesus “Velusia” EP (Sacred Bones)
Total Control “Henge Beat” LP (Iron Lung)
Milk Music “Beyond Living” LP (self released)
Merchandise “Strange Songs In the Dark” LP (Katorga Works)
Off! “First Four” EP’s (Vice)
Fell Voices “Self-Titled” LP & split 12″ w/ Ash Borer (Gilead Media)

Ben Hooper – Bumpy Pitch
Little Dragon – Ritual Union
Jay Z and Kanye West – Watch the Throne
Adele – 21
M83 – Hurry Up, We’re Waiting
Booka Shade – More!

Coleman Horn
Access to Arasaka
Hammock
Booka Shade
And Also the Trees
The American Dollar
The Twilight Singers.

Aaron Levant – Agenda Show
1. Bill Gates by Lil Wayne
2. Light Up by Drake & jay-Z
3. Steady Mobbing by Lil Wayne Feat Guggi Mane
4. Rich and Black by Raekwon feat NAS
5. Why I love You by Kanye West & Jay Z

Alfredo Rico-Dimas – Fort Point Recordings
1. Andy Ash & Runaway – On The Prowl Presents: OTP Party Breaks # 3 12″ [On The Prowl Party Breaks]
2. Midnight Magic – Beam Me Up 12″ [Permanent Vacation]
3. Paris Underground Trax – Vol.1 12″ [My Love is Underground]
4. Endless Wave – Notes from the Compound [Fort Point Recordings]
5. Various Artists – The Wurst Music Ever CD [Wurst Music Company]


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