pontone mixtapes

We close out the year with annual list of the year’s 50 best albums, each represented by one track in series of three mixtapes. The first one includes places from 50th to 35th.

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  • 50. Oberman Knocks Beatcroff Slabs (Aperture)
  • 49. Vessel Order Of Noise (Tri Angle)
  • 48. Ombre Believe You Me (Asthmatic Kitty)
  • 47. Starving Weirdos Land Lines (Amish)
  • 46. LHF Keepers Of The Light (Keysound)
  • 45. Maria Minerva Will Happiness Find Me (Not Not Fun)
  • 44. Silent Servant Negative Fascination (Hospital Productions)
  • 43. eMMplekz IZOD Days (Mordant Music)
  • 42. The Eccentronic Research Council 1612 Underture (Bird)
  • 41. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti Mature Themes (Domino)
  • 40. Robin The Fog The Ghosts Of Bush (The Fog Signals)
  • 39. 10-20 Magnet Marsh (Broken60)
  • 38. Memotone I Sleep. At Waking (Black Acre)
  • 37. Ship Canal Please Let Me Back Into Your House (19F3)
  • 36. Penalune Not All Clouds Are White (Broken20)
  • 35. The XX Coexist (Young Turks)

The second volume (places from 34th-18th) is out next week.

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Previous mixtapeIX Tab: The Roots & Traces of The Bregnut Tree Next mixtapeTones Of The Year 2012: 50 Best Albums, Vol. 2 (34-18)