Top 89 Staff Picks: Andrea Swensson, Local Current blogger

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



Songs

1. Nada Surf — "When I Was Young"

2. Miguel — "Adorn"

3. The Chalice — "Push It"

4. P.O.S. — "Lockpicks, Knives, Bricks and Bats"

5. The Set — "Here is My Heart"

6. Fiona Apple — "Left Alone"

7. Ani DiFranco — "Albacore"

8. Grimes — "Genesis"

9. Metric — "Breathing Underwater"

10. Actual Wolf — "Minneapolis"

Albums

1. P.O.S. — We Don't Even Live Here

2. Fiona Apple — The Idler Wheel...

3. Sharon Van Etten — Tramp

4. Now, Now — Threads

5. Zoo Animal — Departure

6. METZ — Metz

7. Bloodnstuff — Bloodnstuff

8. Wiping Out Thousands — This Came First

9. Dark Dark Dark — Who Needs Who

10. Bomba de Luz — What a Heavy Weight

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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