We thought we would take a look at a few things we enjoyed during the first quarter of 2012, from our favourite tracks, to our favourite albums. We also had a brief look at some of the albums you should keep an eye out for this Spring/Summer. Enjoy.



10 Albums You Should Probably Check Out:




9 News Stories That Made Us Laugh:

  • 1. Johnny Marr says The Smiths will return if this government steps down [Read]
  • 2. End of the Road Festival not influenced by Scientology [Read]
  • 3. Limp Bizkit sign with Cash Money [Read]
  • 4. Win $1000 by beating up Chris Brown [Read]
  • 5. Barack Obama likes Wilco, but also admits he likes Ricky Martin [Read]
  • 6. Adele overtakes Michael Jackson in the UK's best-selling album of all time list [Read]
  • 7. Spiritualized Unveil album cover [Read]
  • 8. 2 Live crew reunite [Read]
  • 9. Homeless people used as 4G hotspots at SXSW [Read]



8 Albums Set To Be Released This Spring/Summer That You're Gonna Want To Check Out:

1. Bear In Heaven - I Love You, It's Cool

2. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

3. Laurel Halo – Quarantine

4. Santigold – Master Of My Make Believe

5. Sigur Rós – Valtari

6. Liars - WIXIW [Listen]

7. Death Grips - The Money Store

8. Best Coast – The Only Place




7 Tracks We Think You Should Listen To

Lapalux - 'Moments' (featuring Py)

Diplo & Usher - 'Climax'

World Tour - 'Believe'

Alt-J - Fitzpleasure

Japandroids - The House That Heaven Built

TOPS - Double Vision

Be Forest - Hanged Man




6 Photos We Like:

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5 Remixes We Dig:

Elite Gymnastics - 'Here In Heaven 4 & 5 ' (CFCF Remix)

Neon Indian - Hex Girlfriend (Twin Shadow Remix)

Fanfarlo - 'Shiny Things' (Yeasayer Remix)

Alex Winston - 'Choice Notes' (J£ZUS MILLION remix)

Shlohmo - 'Rained The Whole Time' (Nicolas Jaar Remix)




4 Videos You Should Watch:

  • Grimes - 'Oblivion'
  • Spiritualized - 'Hey Jane'
  • MIA - 'Bad Girls'
  • Perfume Genius - 'Hood'




3 Albums/EPs You Can Download For Free:

  • 1. BBNG - BBNG2 [Download]
  • 2. Hodgy Beats - Untitled [Download]
  • 3. POP ETC - Welcome To The World Of Pop Etc [Download]




2 Mixes You Should Probably Own:

  • Dummy Mix 107 //Gang Colours [Listen]
  • ?uestlove, J Dilla Mix On Hot 97




1 EP Should Hear:

  • Burial - Kindred