Major SF players share their favorites
6. Benjamin Britten/Copenhagen Boys Choir, A Ceremony Of Carols (Abbot's Thrift, Felton, Calif.)
7. Thurston Moore, Demolished Thoughts (Urban Outfitters clearance)
8. The Hunches, Exit Dreams (1234Go! Records, Oakland)
9. Various Artists/Angelo Badalamenti, Wild At Heart OST (Streetlight Records, Santa Cruz)
10. Tijuana Panthers, "Crew Cut" seven-inch (Picked up at show — Brick and Mortar Music Hall, San Francisco)
KACEY JOHANSING, SINGER-SONGERWRITER
TOP 10 FAVORITE SONGWRITERS IN THE BAY AREA
1. Sleepy Todd
2. Tommy McDonald of The Range of Light Wilderness
3. Emily Ritz of Yesway and DRMS (biased opinion, I know)
4. Kyle Field of Little Wings
5. Alexi Glickman of Sandy's
6. Michael Musika
7. Bart Davenport
8. Indianna Hale
9. Jeffrey Manson
10. Sonya Cotton
HALEY ZAREMBA, GUARDIAN
TOP TEN CONCERTS OF 2012
1. El Ten Eleven at the New Parish
2. Good Old War at Slim's
3. Girls at Bimbo's
4. St Vincent and Tune-Yards at The Fox
5. Bomb the Music Industry! at Bottom of the Hill
6. Fucked Up at Slim's
7. Amanda Palmer and the Grand Theft Orchestra at the Fillmore
8. Ariel Pink at Bimbo's
9. Conor Oberst at the Fillmore
10. Titus Andronicus at the Great American Music Hall
CARLETTA SUE KAY, SINGER-SONGWRITER
BEST OF 2012
1. "See All Knows All," A Thing By Sonny Smith at The Lost Church.
2. "Silent Music" music ephemera show at Vacation (651 Larkin) curated by Lee Reymore, opening party set by the Fresh and Onlys, after -party pot cookie monsters invade the Gangway.
3. Dusty Stax & The Bold Italic Present: "Summer Soul Friday Night".
4. Wax Idol's Hether Fortune fronting the Birthday Party cover band at Vacation.
5. Jessica Pratt's debut LP (Birth Records).
6. Bambi Lake at the Museum of Living Art.
7. Pruno Truman, aka Heidi Alexander from the Sandwitches "Sleeping with the TV on" b/w Carletta Sue Kay "No, no" (Weird World).
8. Opening for Baby Dee at Brick & Mortar Music Hall.
9. Kelley Stoltz's cover of "Sunday Morning" on Velvet Underground and Nico by Castle Face & Friends (Castle Face).
10. Christopher Owens premiers Lysandre live at the Lodge.
11. Mark Eitzel's Don't Be A Stranger (Merge) and its accompanying promo video series. Featuring Grace Zabriskie, Neil Hamburger, Parker Gibbs et al.
EMILY JANE WHITE, MUSICIAN
TOP 10 SONGS OF 2012 BY FEMALE ARTISTS
1. "Spinning Centers" Chelsea Wolfe: Unknown Rooms
2. "Who Needs Who" Dark Dark Dark: Who Needs Who
3. "Oblivion," Grimes: Visions
4. "Old Magic" Mariee Sioux: Gift for the End
5. "Apostle" Marissa Nadler: The Sister
6. "In Your Nature" Zola Jesus: seven-inch (w/ David Lynch Re-Mix)
7. "Silent Machine" Cat Power: Sun
8. "Moon in My Mind," Frankie Rose: Interstellar
9. "Serpents," Sharon Van Etten: Tramp
10. "Video Games," Lana Del Rey: Born to Die
MORNIN' OLD SPORT
1.Moons, Bloody Mouth
2.Patti Smith, Banga
3.Mykki Blanco, Cosmic Angel: The Illuminati Prince/ss Mixtape
4.ABADABAD, The Wild EP
5.Kendrick Lamar, Good Kid m.A.A.d city
6.Shady Hawkins, Dead to Me
8. Bikini Kill EP (reissue)
9. Sharky Coast, Pizza Dreamz demo
10. FIDLAR, No Waves/No Ass seven-inch
ROSS PEACOCK AND NATHAN TILTON, MWAHAHA
ALMOST TOP 10 ALBUMS (IN NO PARTICULAR ORDER)
1. Air, Le voyage dans la lune