Top Ten Records of 2012

1. Sharon Van Etten- Tramp

2. The Staves- Born, Dead & Gone

3.  Band of Skulls- Sweet Sour

4. Dry The River- Shallow Bed

5. Walk The Moon- Walk The Moon

6. Admiral Fallow- Tree Bursts In Snow

7.Of Monsters and Men- My Head Is an Animal

8. Cold Specks- I Predict A Graceful Expulsion

9. Alabama Shakes- Boys and Girls

10. Jake Bugg- Jake Bugg 


Best Festival Performances

1. The National- ATP curated by The National

2. Elbow- Latitude

3. Local Natives- ATP curated by The National

4. Battles- Latitude

5. White Lies- Latitude


Best Gigs

1. Coldplay- Emirates Stadium, London

2. Radiohead- O2 Arena, London

3. Field Music- Kazimer, Liverpool

4. The Staves- Portland Arms, Cambridge

5. Blur- Hyde Park, London

6. Ryan Adams- Concert Hall, Nottingham

7. Band of Skulls- Junction 1, Cambridge

8. Dry The River- Garage, London

9. Lanterns on the Lake- Junction 2, Cambridge

10. Admiral Fallow- Portland Arms, Cambridge


Best Musical Moment;

The lighting up of the wristbands at the Coldplay show.

Worst Musical Moment; 

Emile Sande's record. A great debut single, followed by a run of the mill album full of X factor style ballads.

Best Film


Best Song Song 

Iscariot- Walk The Moon

Other mentions go to;

ill Manors- Plan B,Sweet Sour- Band of Skulls, Two Fingers- Jake Bugg