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In case you missed out on CHRY’s Best of 2012 countdown shows, here they are! Take a listen and enjoy!

– CHRY’s Music Department

Download Part 1 here.

Download Part 2 here.

 

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mzl.vvfheetp.175x175-75The Night Shift airs Friday nights/Saturday mornings @ midnight with hosts Luca Capone and James Gill. 

The Night Shift’s Favourite Albums of 2012

1.        Frank Ocean– Channel Orange

2.        Grizzly Bear – Shields

3.        Eamon McGrath – Young Canadians

4.        Christian Scott – Christian aTunde Adjuah

5.        Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again

6.        Brasstronaut– Mean Sun

7.        Patrick Watson – Adventures In Your Own Backyard

8.        A Tribe Called Red – A Tribe Called Red

9.        Tame Impala – Lonerism

10.     Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

11.     Flying Lotus – Until The Quite Comes

12.     Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man

13.     Shigeto– Lineage

14.     Evening Hymns – Spectral Dusk

15.     The Darcys – Aja

16.     Half Moon Run – Dark Eyes

17.     Mo Kenney – Mo Kenney

18.     Young Mother– Future Classics

19.     Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls

20.     Souljazz Orchestra – Solidarity

21.     Lianne La Havas – Is Your Love Big Enough

22.     Metz – Metz

23.     Mac Demarco – 2

24.     The Antlers – Undersea

25.     Jessica Pratt – Jessica Pratt

26.     CFCF– Exercises

27.     Robert Glasper – Black Radio

28.     Peaking Lights – Lucifer

29.     Sharon Von Etten – Tramp

30.     The Men – Open Your Heart

31.     Gonjasufi – MU.ZZ.LE

32.     Carminho– Alma

33.     Sigur Ros – Valtari

34.     Crystal Castles – III

35.     Julie Doiron – So Many Days

36.     Trust – TRST

37.     Eight And A Half – Eight And A Half

38.     Titus Andronicus – Local Business

39.     Cadence Weapon – Hope in Dirty City

40.     Eccodek – Living The Live

 

2012

The New Wax Show ran it’s best of 2012 list over the past two weeks, but I thought I’d post my own personal list here for the approval/annoyance/comment trollers of the world to discuss. So go ahead and go people. – Ian Gormely, Music Director. 

10. The MenOpen Your Heart (Sacred Bones)

9. White LungSorry (Deranged)

8. Blood DiamondsPhone Sex EP (4AD)

7. Eamon McGrathYoung Canadians (White Whale)

6. Tame ImpalaLonerism (Modular)

5. GrimesVisions (Arbutus)

4. Cloud NothingsAttack on Memory (Carpark)

3. Frank Ocean  – Channel Orange (Def Jam)

2. How to Dress WellTotal Loss (Acephale)

1. JapandroidsCelebration Rock (Polyvinyl)