More 2012 Summations: Best Reissues, Best Singles


Best Reissues / Re-Releases / Compilations of 2012

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Coleman Hawkins, Classic Coleman Hawkins Sessions 1922-1947     (Mosaic)

Sofrito: International Soundclash     (Strut)

Tunji Oyelana, A Nigerian Retrospective 1966-79     (Soundway)

Giant Single: The Profile Records Rap Anthology    (Arista / Legacy)

Francis Bebey, African Electronic Music 1975-1982 (Born Bad)

Philadelphia International: The Re-Edits    (Harmless)

Le Super Borgou De Parakou: The Bariba Sound (Analog Africa)

Philadelphia International Classics: The Tom Moulton Remixes    (Harmless)

Voguing: Voguing And The House Ballroom Scene Of New York City, 1976-1996    (Soul Jazz)

My Bloody Valentine, EP’s 1988 - 1991     (Sony)

Drop On Down In Florida: Field Recordings Of African American Traditional Music 1977-1980 (Dust To Digital)

Fac.Dance O2: Factory Records 12” Mixes & Rarities 1980-1987 (Strut)

Jukebox Mambo: Rumba And Afro Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949-1960     (Jazzman)

The Best Of Perception & Today Records     (BBE)

The Cleaners From Venus, Volume One (Captured Tracks)

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Best Singles of 2012

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Well. Why not consult the experts on a topic this all-encompassing? Follow along with the good folks and good listeners over at the ongoing Singles Jukebox - 

http://www.thesinglesjukebox.com/

- and then sample the wares up for grabs at Matthew Perpetua’s estimable FluxBlog 2012 Survey Mix, in which 10 album’s worth of singles are assembled for your listening pleasure -

http://www.fluxblog.org/2013/01/fluxblog-2012-survey-mix/

- Then, start digging.