Top 89 Staff Picks: Derrick Stevens, Production Manager

Top 89 of 2012
Top 89 of 2012 (MPR Graphic)


1. Alabama Shakes — "Hang Loose"

2. JD McPherson — "Northside Gal"

3. Divine Fits — "Would That Not Be Nice"

4. Alex Clare — "Too Close"

5. Trampled By Turtles — "Alone"

6. Of Monsters and Men — "Little Talks"

7. The Walkmen — "Heaven"

8. Passion Pit — "Take A Walk"

9. The Avett Brothers — "Line and Die"

10. Frank Ocean — "Lost"


1. Brother Ali — Mourning in America and Dreaming in Color

2. Frank Ocean — Channel Orange

3. JD McPherson — Signs And Signifiers

4. Metric — Synthetica

5. Alabama Shakes — Boys And Girls

6. The Shins — Port of Morrow

7. Jack White — Blunderbuss

8. Grizzly Bear — Shields

9. Dr. Dog — Be The Void

10. MaLLy — The Last Great...

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Staff Picks

Mark Wheat, Host

Mary Lucia, Host

Barb Abney, Host

Steve Seel, Host

Jill Riley, Host

Bill DeVille, Host

Jim McGuinn, Program Director

Jade Tittle, Assistant Producer & Host

David Safar, Music Director

Mac Wilson, Host

Jacquie Fuller, Host

Derrick Stevens, Production Manager

Lindsay Kimball, Assistant Program Director

Jon Schober, Local Music Assistant/Music Assistant

Brett Baldwin, Managing Digital Producer

Leah Garaas, Intern

Nate Ryan, Associate Web Producer, Multimedia

Jake Rudh, Host

Matt Perkins, Marketing Manager

Scott Olstad, Associate Web Producer

Peter Valelly, Associate Web Producer

Andrea Swensson, Local Current blogger