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2012 Wrap-Up: Top Tracks of 2012 #10-1

Here it is, the conclusion of my top tracks of 2012. The accompanying mixtape will be out tomorrow. Leave your list in the comments and let me know what I missed. 10. Electric Guest-This Head I Hold Newcomers Asa Taccone and Matt Compton get together with Danger Mouse and create a soulful yet funky number. […]


REMIX: Usher – Climax (Dave Sitek remix)

Whether R&B is your thing or not, Usher’s “Climax” has one of the top songs of 2012. Diplo’s subdued production with restrained dubstep influences echoes the subject matter in one of the most clever songs to hit pop charts in recent time. Here TV on the Radio’s Dave Sitek makes the cut even weirder and […]


STREAM: Usher – Climax produced by Diplo

Photo courtesy of Ariel Rechtshaid This has already been posted a trillion times this week, but consider “Climax”, the Usher/Diplo/Ariel Rechtshaid collaboration one of the best early surprises of 2012. Listen below a 1000x times, like I have this week: