My Favorite Music of 2012: Part 1

Tracks from Portico Quartet, Cloud Nothings, and more.

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The Needle Drop: 12-11-12

This week on The Needle Drop, we're starting our revisit to the best records of 2012. We'll be doing it for the next several episodes, actually. Here, we're revisiting past releases from post-punkers Cloud Nothings, electronic jazz experimentalists Portico Quartet, and pained singer-songwriter Perfume Genius.