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EDITORS-IN-CHIEF Ginger Holmes & Hayley Ricardo

LAYOUT EDITOR Kevin Oliveira

ASSISTANT EDITOR Nicole Wallace

Want to write for us? Email vholmes13@choate.edu or hricardo13@choate.edu.

2012 in review Best Albums - Shane Potts

Best Albums - Brad McPherson

1. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city

1. Tame Impala - Lonerism

2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

2. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city

3. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

3. Grizzly Bear - Shields

4. Jessie Ware - Devotion

4. Mac Demarco - 2

5. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream

5. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

6. TNGHT - TNGHT EP

6. Animal Collective - Centipede Hz

7. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes

7. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

8. Cat Power - Sun

8. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

9. Passion Pit - Gossamer 10. Tame Impala - Lonerism

9. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel... 10. The xx - Coexist


Best Singer-Songwriter Albums

Best Soundtracks

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...

1. Various Artists - Django Unchained

2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

2. Benjamin Britten - Moonrise Kingdom

3. Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn’t

3. Jonny Greenwood - The Master

4. Grimes - Visions

4. Mychael Danna - Life of Pi

5. Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself

5. Dario Marianelli - Anna Karenina

Hayley Ricardo

Hayley Ricardo

Best Pop Albums 1. Jason Mraz - Love Is a Four-Letter Word

6. Carrie Underwood - Blown Away

2. Taylor Swift - Red

7. Justin Bieber - Believe

3. Michael Bublé - Christmas

8. Kelly Clarkson - Stronger

4. Maroon 5 - Overexposed

9. Demi Lovato - Broken

5. One Direction - Up All Night

10. Alicia Keys - Girl on Fire Ginny Nie


Best Songs - Shane Potts 1. Frank Ocean ft. Andre 3000 - Pink Matter

Best Songs - Hayley Ricardo 1. Frank Ocean - Bad Religion

2. Jessie Ware - Running

2. Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built

3. Dirty Projectors - Dance for You

3. Grimes - Oblivion

4. AlunaGeorge - You Know You Like It

4. Azealia Banks - 1991

5. Kendrick Lamar - Money Trees

5. Anthony Hamilton & Elayna Boynton Freedom

6. Azealia Banks ft. Lazy J - 212 7. TNGHT - Goooo 8. Baauer - dumdum 9. Cat Power - Ruin 10. Jai Paul - Jasmine

6. Jens Lekman - The World Moves On 7. Fiona Apple - Periphery 8. Milo Greene - 1957 9. Kendrick Lamar - B----, Don’t Kill My Vibe 10. Carly Rae Jepsen - Turn Me Up

Best Hip-Hop Songs 1. OFWGKTA - Oldie 2. Pep Love - Hip Hop My Friend 3. Nas - The Don

6. Large Professor - Light Years 7. Masta Ace & MF Doom - Slow Down 8. The Alchemist ft. Fashawn - Oleg’s Flight

4. Big K.R.I.T. - Rich Dad, Poor Dad

9. Punchline & DJ Soulclap - Cleanin My Sneakers

5. Del the Funky Homosapien & Parallel Thought - Get to Drillin

10. Macklemore & Ryan Lewis - Same Love Kevin Oliveira


Best Country Albums

Best Music Videos

1. Dwight Yoakoam - 3 Pears

1. M.I.A. - Bad Girls

2. Justin Townes Earle - Nothing’s Gonna Change the Way You Feel About Me Now

2. Jack White - Sixteen Saltine Crackers

3. Iris DeMent - Sing the Delta

3. Deadmau5 ft. Gerard Way - Professional Griefers

4. Carrie Underwood - Blown Away

4. Arctic Monkeys - R U Mine?

5. Zachary Brown Band - Atlantic

5. Florence + The Machine - Never Let Me Go

Ginny Nie

Nicole Wallace

Upcoming Concerts

Upcoming Album Releases

1. 1/30: Freelance Whales at The Space

1. 1/15: A$AP Rocky - Long. Live. A$AP

2. 2/8: Jeff Mangum at Union Station, Hartford

2. 1/21: The Joy Formidable - Wolf’s Law

3. 2/11: Aesop Rock at Toad’s Place

3. 2/11: Foals - Holy Fire

4. 2/27: Aaron Carter at Toad’s Place

4. 2/12: Azealia Banks - Broke With Expensive Taste

5. 3/8: Paper Route at The Space

5. 2/25: Atoms For Peace - Amok

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