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88.1 KDHX top local spins of 2012

88.1 KDHX top local spins of 2012
Written by Nick Acquisto
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They're writing great songs, releasing albums and playing shows all the time. 2012 brought some fantastic releases from local St. Louis artists -- some brand new to the scene and others sounding better than ever.

Check out this list of St. Louis albums and EPs that made us all say, "Wow, this band is from here?" You can pick up these albums at a show or St. Louis record store near you or even download many of them online. Here's KDHX's yearly list of top local spins.

Don't miss our list of top national spins and of course the DJ top 10 albums of 2012 lists. And be sure to check out all the KDHX Best of 2012 coverage. There's always more great music to discover.

 

Spins Artist Album Label
111 Rough Shop Beneath the South Side Bridge Perdition
98 Middle Class Fashion Girl Talk Blip Blap!
74 Brothers Lazaroff Science Won Self-released
60 Karate Bikini Sauce of the Apple Horse Self-released
56 The Union Electric Time Is Gold Rankoutsider
54 Spectator In the Brick Self-released
42 Aquitaine American Pulverizer, Pt. 1 Self-released
40 The Great Grandfathers Saint Anthony's Fire Tate Music Group
38 The Vondrukes Runaway, Goodbye Love Self-released
36 Bruiser Queen Swears Self-released
36 Various Tower Groove Records Compilation Vol 1 Tower Groove
36 Jump Starts What Hides Inside Loud Label
33 The Nevermores Now More Than Ever TIRC
32 Bob Reuter's Alley Ghost Born There Big Muddy
31 Medical Tourists Medical Tourists Rerun
30 Tef Poe The War Machine 2 Footklan
25 Water Liars Phantom Limb Misra
22 Burrowss Don't Take It Slow Self-released
22 CaveofswordS Silverwalks Self-released
22 Rev. Matt Still Fight Left in These Fists Loud Label
20 Rough Shop Sault Ste. Marie Extended Single Perdition
20 Zion Different Denominations Lion Roots

 

 

Methodological note: Data is based on spins from January 1, 2012 to December 13, 2012. Only albums and EPs by St. Louis-area bands with 20 spins or more were included. Only 2012 releases (not reissues) were included.

 

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