Ninja Tune Staff Picks 2012

Ninja Tune Staff Picks 2012

Our favourite albums and tracks of 2012 from the Ninja Tune stereo - in no particular order...listen to our playlist on Spotify / Deezer / Rdio.

ALBUMS:

Lone - Galaxy Garden (R&S)
John Talabot
- fin (Permanent Vacation)
Daphni
- Jiaolong (Jiaolong)
Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes (Warp)
Jacob Korn - You & Me (Uncanny Valley)
Holy Other - Held (Tri Angle)
Andy Stott - Luxury Problems (Modern Love)
Tame Impala - Lonerism (Modular)
Frank Ocean - Channel Orange (Def Jam)
Actress - R.I.P. (Honest John's)
Mala - Mala In Cuba (Brownswood)
Micachu & the Shapes - Never (Rough Trade)
Grimes - Visions (4AD)
Four Tet - Pink (Text)
Evian Christ - Kings and Them (Tri Angle)
Tin Man - Neo Neo Acid (Absurd)
Burial - Kindred (Hyperdub)
GOOD Music - Cruel Summer (Def Jam)
Rudi Zygadlo - Tragicomedies (Planet Mu)
Bill Fay - Life Is People (Secretly Canadian)
Soft Focus - Vanilla (Self-released)
Chilly Gonzales - Solo Piano II (Gentle Threat)
Para OnePassion (Because)
El-P - Cancer for Cure (Fat Possum)
Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city (Aftermath / Interscope)
Com Truise - In Decay (Ghostly)
Gang Colours - The Keychain Collection (Brownswood)

TRACKS:

Dusky - "Flo Jam" (Dogmatik Records)
Trimbal - "Confidence Boost (Harmonimix)" (R&S)
Bullion - "Say Arr Ee" (R&S)
Dean Blunt - "Track 2 ft. Inga Copeland" (Hippos In Tanks)
Death Grips - "I've Seen Footage" (Sony)
Sunless 97 - "Illuminations" (Abeano Music)
Disclosure - "What's In Your Head" (Greco Roman) 
Siriusmo - "Doctor Beak" (Monkeytown)
Xxyyxx - "About You" (Relief in Abstract Records)
Solange - "Loosing You" (Terrible Records)
Chvrches - "The Mother We Share" (National Anthem)
Moodymann - "Why Do U Feel" (KDJ)
Bookworms - "African Rhythms" (L.I.E.S.)
Melody's Echo Chamber - "Quand Vas Tu Rentrer?" (Weird World)
Funkineven & Fatima - "Phoneline" (Eglo)
Blawan - "Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?" (Hinge Finger)
TNGHT - "Higher Ground" (LuckyMe / Warp)
Robert Glasper & Erykah Badu - "Afro Blue" (Blue Note)
Evy Jane - "Sayso" (King Deluxe)
John Talabot - "When The Past Was Present" (Permanent Vacation)
Pachanga Boys - "Time" (Hippie Dance)
Andrés - "New For U" (La Vida)
Todd Terje - "Inspector Norse" (Olsen / Smalltown Supersound)
Apparat - "Candil De La Calle (Apparat Dub Mix)" (Mute)
A$AP Rocky - "Goldie" (RCA)
Ultraísta - "Smalltalk (Four Tet Remix)" (Wack Formula Ltd)
The Shining - "Hey You" (Young Turks)
Jai Paul - "Jasmine (Demo)" (XL Recordings)
Santigold - "Disparate Youth (The 2 Bears Remix)" (Warner)
Frank Ocean - "Pyramids"
Andy Stott - "Luxury Problems" (Modern Love)
Burial - "Kindred" (Hyperdub)
Beach House - "Wild" (Sub Pop)
Lone - "Crystal Caverns 1991" (R&S)
Mr. Oizo - "TEXTES" (Self-released)
Breakbot - "One Out Of Two (Oliver Remix)" (Ed Banger)
Kwes. - "Bashful" (Warp)
Dirty Projectors - Impregnable Question (Domino)
Trevino - "Backtracking" (The Nothing Special)
Shadow Child - "So High" (Moda Black)
AlunaGeorge - "You Know You Like It" (Tri Angle)
Mario Basanov - "Skywalker" (Nurvous)
Move D - "Useless (Electric Minds)" (Electric Minds)
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Kinski Assassin (4AD)
Jessie Ware - "Running (Disclosure Remix)" (PMR Records)
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - "We Drift Like Worried Fire" (Constellation)



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