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Jfro's Best of 2012 Mix

Badass Jfro's 2012 from ash966 on 8tracks Radio . Somebody asked me to make my best music of 2012 list, but since I've been going crazy with the 8tracks lately, I decided to share the aural version for the benefit of everyone who hasn't gotten a mix CD from me, or anyone who wonders what I leave out (answer: usually metal). This year I actually bought enough new stuff to make a full mix. It was an especially diverse year with old faves ( Guided by Voices, The Wedding Present, The Hives ), metal of both the stoner ( The Sword, Jess & the Ancient Ones ) and trad ( Grand Magus, Acrassicauda ) variety, shoegaze*( A Place to Bury Strangers, Flavor Crystals, Chatham Rise ), lo-fi ( Vivian Girls, Dum Dum Girls ), Brit-pop ( The Vaccines ), hip-hop ( Rye Rye, M.I.A .), and industrial ( Nekronet ). As such, you will probably hate some of it. Track list: Grand Magus: "Valhalla Rising" Acrassicauda: "Garden of Stones" The Sword: "Apocryp