Pitchfork: Top 100 Tracks of 2012

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Pitchfork: Top 100 Tracks of the Year

  1. Grimes – “Oblivion”
  2. Frank Ocean – “Pyramids”
  3. Usher – “Climax”
  4. Kendrick Lamar – “Bitch Don’t Kill My Vibe”
  5. Japandroids – “The House That Heaven Built”
  6. Bat for Lashes – “Laura”
  7. Tame Impala – “Feels Like We Only Go Backwards”
  8. Beach House – “Myth”
  9. Fiona Apple – “Werewolf”
  10. Jai Paul – “Jasmine”
  11. Frank Ocean – “Thinkin About You”
  12. Miguel – “Adorn”
  13. Chromatics – “Kill For Love”
  14. M.I.A. – “Bad Girls”
  15. Andy Stott – “Numb”
  16. Solange – “Losing You”
  17. Chairlift – “I Belong In Your Arms”
  18. Nicki Minaj ft. 2 Chainz – “Beez in the Trap”
  19. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – “Only In My Dreams”
  20. Kendrick Lamar – “Swimming Pools (Drank)”
  21. Jessie Ware – “Wildest Moments”
  22. Death Grips – “I’ve Seen Footage”
  23. Dirty Projectors – “Dance For You”
  24. Chief Keef ft. Lil Reese – “I Don’t Like”
  25. Grimes – “Genesis”
  26. TNGHT – “Higher Ground”
  27. Grizzly Bear – “Yet Again”
  28. Cat Power – “Nothin But Time”
  29. Carly Rae Jepsen – “Call Me Maybe”
  30. Kanye West ft. Big Sean, Pusha T and 2 Chainz – “Mercy”
  31. Frank Ocean – “Bad Religion”
  32. Sky Ferreira – “Everything Is Embarrassing”
  33. Danny Brown – “Grown Up”
  34. Cloud Nothings – “Stay Useless”
  35. Fiona Apple – “Every Single Night”
  36. Todd Terje – “Inspector Norse”
  37. Killer Mike – “Reagan”
  38. Hot Chip – “Flutes”
  39. Schoolboy Q ft. A$AP Rocky – “Hands On The Wheel”
  40. The Men – “Open Your Heart”
  41. El-P – “The Full Retard”
  42. Gunplay – “Jump Out”
  43. Dum Dum Girls – “Lord Knows”
  44. AlunaGeorge – “You Know You Like It”
  45. Spiritualized – “Hey Jane”
  46. Ty Segall Band – “I Bought My Eyes”
  47. Grizzly Bear – “Sleeping Ute”
  48. Burial/Four Tet – “Nova”
  49. Future – “Turn On The Lights”
  50. Icona Pop – “I Love It”
  51. Kendrick Lamar – “Backseat Freestyle”
  52. Sharon Van Etten – “Serpents”
  53. Rhye – “The Fall”
  54. Savages – “Husbands”
  55. Miguel – “Do You”
  56. Peaking Lights – “Beautiful Son”
  57. Killer Mike ft. Bun B, T.I. and Trouble – “Big Beast”
  58. Purity Ring – “Fineshrine”
  59. Mac DeMarco – “Ode to Viceroy”
  60. Anna Meredith – “Nautilus”
  61. Jessie Ware – “110%”
  62. Philip Glass – “73 – 78 (Beck Remix)”
  63. Passion Pit – “Constant Conversations”
  64. Julia Holter – “In The Same Room”
  65. Metz – “Wet Blanket”
  66. Rick Ross ft. Drake and French Montana – “Stay Schemin'”
  67. DIIV – “How Long Have You Known”
  68. TNGHT – “Goooo”
  69. Le1f – “Wut”
  70. Four Tet – “Pyramid”
  71. Thee Oh Sees – “Lupine Dominus”
  72. John Talabot ft. Pional – “Destiny”
  73. Juicy J ft. Lil Wayne and 2 Chainz – “Bandz a Make Her Dance (Remix)”
  74. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – “Baby”
  75. Angel Haze – “Werkin’ Girls”
  76. Blawan – “Why They Hide Their Bodies Under My Garage?”
  77. The XX – “Angels”
  78. King Tuff – “Bad Thing”
  79. Rich Kidz ft. Waka Flocka Flame – “My Life”
  80. Baauer – “Harlem Shake”
  81. Liars – “No. 1 Against the Rush”
  82. Schoolboy Q – “There He Go”
  83. How to Dress Well – “Cold Nites”
  84. Lower Dens – “Brains”
  85. Major Lazer – “Get Free”
  86. Chief Keef – “Love Sosa”
  87. Lotus Plaza – “Monoliths”
  88. A$AP Rocky – “Goldie”
  89. Jeremih – “773 Love”
  90. Daphni – “Yes I Know”
  91. Antony & The Johnsons – “Cut the World”
  92. King Louie – “Val Venis”
  93. Cassie – “King of Hearts (Richard X Remix Edit)”
  94. Saint Etienne – “Tonight”
  95. R. Kelly – “Share My Love”
  96. Merchandise – “Time”
  97. Twin Shadow – “Golden Light”
  98. Odd Future – “Oldie”
  99. Blur – “Under the Westway”
  100. Swearin’ – “Just”