Category Archives: 2012 Countdown

2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Street Sounds

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. Kingdom Crumbs at KEXP, 8/19/12 // photo credit: Hollyanne Faber (more photos) Larry Mizell Jr.’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Artist Album Label Kendrick LamarRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Hannah Levin

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. Father John Misty at KEXP, 5/7/12 // photo credit: Hilary Harris (more photos) Hannah’s 2012 Top Ten Albums Artist Album Label Godspeed You! BlackRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Janice Headley

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012. You can see what our listeners voted for as their Top Albums of 2012 here. None of these albums are on that list. The Sea & Cake at KEXP, 11/03/12 // photo credit: Janice Headley Janice’s 2012 Top TenRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Tommy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Dinosaur Jr. from our MusicFest NW broadcast at the Doug FirRead more...

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To Those We Lost in 2012, Part 2

Continuing our tribute to those music luminaries who passed away this year: in the second half of 2012, we lost a few long-lived pop and roots legends and also saw the lives of several artists cut tragically short, as with Bill Doss of psychedelic combo Olivia Tremor Control and God’s Favorite Beefcake members Drew KeriakedesRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Dan Digs

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Four Tet at KEXP, 02/23/10 // photo credit: Shelly Corbett (moreRead more...

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To Those We Lost in 2012, Part 1

2012 was an amazing year for new music, as evidenced by the array of great records we’re showcasing in our countdown of the Top Albums of 2012 all day today. But this year we also bid adieu to groundbreakers and members of the KEXP community who enriched our lives with many years — and inRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Riz

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Yppah (with Anomie Belle) at KEXP, 03/21/12 // photo credit: DaveRead more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Mel

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! THEESatisfaction at KEXP, 03/27/12 // photo credit: Dave Lichterman (more photos)Read more...

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2012 Top Ten List Spotlight: Greg Vandy

For the rest of the year, we’ll be spotlighting our KEXP DJs Top Albums of 2012, leading up to our 2012 Top Album Countdown, as voted on by our listeners! Tune in on Friday, December 28th to hear if your picks made the list! Michael Kiwanuka at KEXP, 10/05/12 // photo credit: Beth Crook (moreRead more...

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