As a bunch of hip young twenty somethings (hahahahahaha, we’re not, we hardly ever go out) it should come as no surprise that we’re constantly listening to the most cutting-edge tunes (more irony) as we go about our daily business. Fights over the music we play in the studio are many and varied, with some fervently believing they have the best taste in town while others quietly and democratically play songs that everyone wants to hear (thanks James Brown).
In spite of this longstanding musical war, we’ve decided to come together in the spirit of Christmas to bring you a list of tracks that have defined our year. Some you’ll love, some you’ll hate, and Carly Rae Jepsen you’ll love and hate at the same time, but all of these songs have kept us going in 2012; from our bright-eyed start on Monday morning, to the moment we hit the pub on a Friday. So, put your differences aside, turn the volume up to nine (we’re not animals) and dance for me!
We’ve done you a Spotify playlist and all.
Talking Heads – Road to Nowhere
R Kelly – World's Greatest
Jungle Book – I Want to Be Like You
Major Lazer – Get Free
Landfill – Daughter
Frank Ocean – Pyramids
Alt-J – Something Good
Connan Mockasin – It's Choade My Dear
Stubborn Heart – Need Someone
Björk – Crystalline
Four Tet – Angel Echoes (Caribou remix)
Kavinsky – Nightcall
John Maus – Keep Pushing On
Jai Paul – Jasmine
Hot Chip – I Feel Better
Julio Bashmore – Au Seve
Todd Terje – Inspector Norse
Talking Heads – This Must Be The Place
Summer Camp – Better Off Without You
DEVO – Mongoloid
Metronomy – Everything Goes My Way
Mr Vegas – Heads High
Rihanna — Man Down
Rihanna — Diamonds
Rihanna - We Found Love
Carly Rae Jepsen – Call Me Maybe
And you thought we had good taste!