Features Series: Year End 2012

Series: Year End 2012

A collection of coverage rounding up the year 2012, covering our favorite albums, shows, bands, and more, as well as asking record labels and bands about their past twelve months in music

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2012: A Year In Review

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2012: A Year In Review

Posted Jan. 20, 2013, 7:13 a.m.
Year End 2012

It's time to complete our year-end coverage, summing up the best things 2012 has had to offer. In our now-customary roundup, we uncover the best EPs, hip-hop records, mixtapes, album artwork, live shows, free albums, worst releases, reissues and a ton more - all from 2012. If you feel like you missed a few things this year or want to know where to start in catching up, this is for you. You can also check out our Best of 2012 list (for albums released last year) and our 2012 Pass The Mic feature, where we ask tons of bands, labels and industry figures about their experience of the last year in music. Enjoy. Pro tip: Use the menu below to ...

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Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2012)

Music Scene Point Blank's Favorites: Year End (2012)

Posted Jan. 12, 2013, 7:02 a.m.
Year End 2012

Well, we're all still here: the year 2012 didn't see the world end, thankfully. And it's just as well -- it's been ...

Pass The Mic: Record Labels and Artists on 2012

Music Pass The Mic: Record Labels and Artists on 2012

Posted Jan. 5, 2013, 11:29 p.m.
Year End 2012

For our first 2012 retrospective, we're passing the mic to record labels and artists to tell us what they thought of the past twelve ...

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Pass The Mic: Record Labels and Artists on 2012

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Pass The Mic: Record Labels and Artists on 2012

Posted Jan. 5, 2013, 11:29 p.m.
Year End 2012

For our first 2012 retrospective, we're passing the mic to record labels and artists to tell us what they thought of the past twelve months in music. As well as asking about their favourite albums of 2012 and what they're looking forward to for 2013, we also ask bands, artists and labels about their thoughts on Kickstarter and similar enterprises for bands to ditch the traditional funding model.  Featuring contributions from bands and performers Paint It Black, Ceremony, Frank Turner, Franz Nicolay, Circle Takes The Square, Sutekh Hexen, Shai Hulud, Teenage Bottlerocket, Mike Park, Nick 13, Tobias Jeg ...

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