1. Six to the Wheels … All These Roads … 2012

    Pop-oriented country music. This is pretty infectious stuff, folks.

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  2. Aesop Rock … Skelethon … 2012

    I love this guy’s lyrics. Long-Island born rapper, Aesop Rock is now 36, with a very successful career as a rap artist. This album kicks ass. RIYL Atmosphere, Felt, Hail Mary Mallon.

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  3. Ribouem … Jazz Giriot … 2012

    Born in the Republic of Cameroon, Aime Roger Ribouem launched his musical career playing night clubs in the 80s. His jazz is influenced by the Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Smith, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker.

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  4. KonKoma … KonKoma … 2012

    Super funky in a super great way. This is awesome, give it a listen!

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  5. The Ghost Inside … Get What You Give … 2012

    These guys are emerging as one of the most exciting new bands on the melodic hardcore scene. Check it out!

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