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The 10 Best Mixes of 2012

The 10 Best Mixes of 2012

tnght live The 10 Best Mixes of 20122012 was a great year for music on all fronts. Across all mediums, genres, and releases there were more than enough to keep any fan satisfied, and if not you just need to look a little harder. Coming down the home stretch of the year as we’re all inundated with list after list of albums that we should listen to, it’s also important to note a few incredible mixes that came around.

Below we took a look at 10 mixes we feel like deserve some shine at the end of the year. With tunes from old-school hip-hop, future bass, ’70s funk, and UK Grime, these mixes cover all the bases. Besides, most of these stand up better than some of our favorite LPs of the year.

Click below to begin checking out our favorite mixes of 2012  as some honorable mentions that deserve your attention.

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5 Comments

  1. andyK
    Dec 13, 2012 @ 23:28:00

    nice..thanks for the list. i enjoyed that GLK mix a lot

  2. Eric Tullis
    Dec 13, 2012 @ 15:44:00

    I meant Hot vs. Dope. oops.

  3. dustin_is_ur_lord
    Dec 13, 2012 @ 13:20:00

    I liked GLK’s September Boilerroom set better than the RA mix. Also MNDSGN and Annhu had killer Boilerroom sets, check em out. And no Kutmah or Illum Sphere on this list?? C’mon.

  4. Ethan
    Dec 13, 2012 @ 12:49:00

    Knew that Elijah & Skrilliam’s 3 hour r&b jam needed to be here somewhere. One of my favorite things of 2012

  5. Eric Tullis
    Dec 13, 2012 @ 11:54:00

    Maybe that Hot Vs. Cold mix by J-Live should be up here. It’s a straight up hip-hop mix, but it’s follows the same format as true mixtapes that have cutting, scratching, drops, etc. Unless you get to tune into radio shows like Premier’s Live from HeadQCourterz, DJ Eclipse’s show, or Rosenberg (sometimes); real, hour-plus long, uninterrupted hip-hop mixes of “underground” joints–think DJ Chris Crossphader mixtapes from back in the day–are pretty rare these days. I can’t think of anyone else that still does this. And does it well.

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