Top 89 Staff Picks: Matt Perkins, Marketing Manager

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


1. A Whisper in the Noise — "Your Hand"

2. Father John Misty — "Hollywood Forever Cemetery Sings"

3. P.O.S — "Get Down"

4. Hot Chip — "Night and Day"

5. Now, Now — "School Friends"

6. The Pines — "All the While"

7. Y.N.RichKids — "Hot Cheetos and Takis"

8. Sharon Van Etten — "Serpents"

9. John Mark Nelson — "What Did I Find?"

10. Ben Howard — "Old Pine"


1. P.O.S — We Don't Even Live Here

2. Father John Misty — Fear Fun

3. Sharon Van Etten — Tramp

4. Perfume Genius — Put Your Back N 2 It

5. Japandroids — Celebration Rock

6. Other Lives — Mind the Gap EP

7. Rodriguez — Searching for Sugar Man (Soundtrack)

8. Bloodnstuff — Bloodnstuff

9. Ben Howard — Every Kingdom

10. alt-J — An Awesome Wave

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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