Top 100
1:53 pm
Fri December 28, 2012

WNCW's 2012 Top 100 - Staff Picks

Roland Dierauf:

1. Carolina Choc Drops 

2. Bela Fleck and Marcus Roberts

3. Beth Orton

4. the Olllam

5. Darrell Scott and Tim O'Brien

6. Damien Jurado

7. Snow Goose

8. Dr. Michael White

9. the Honeycutters

10. Steep Canyon Rangers

Martin Anderson:

1. The Honeycutters – When Bitter Met Sweet

2. I Draw Slow – Redhills

3. Dr. John – Locked Down

4. Old Crow Medicine Show – Carry Me Back

5. The Olllam – The Olllam

6. Tim O’Brien & Darrell Scott – We’re Usually a Lot Better Than This

7. Snowgoose – Harmony Springs

8. MC Yogi & The Sacred Sound Society – Pilgrimage

9. Chuck Prophet – Temple Beautiful

10. Steep Canyon Rangers – Nobody Knows You

Joe Kendrick:

1. Corb Lund - Cabin Fever

2. Justin Townes Earle - Nothing's Gonna Change The Way You Feel About Me Now

3. Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold

4. Everyone Orchestra - Brooklyn Sessions

5. JD McPherson - Signs & Signifiers

6. Darrell Scott - Long Ride Home

7. Heartless Bastards - Arrow

8. Eleni Mandell - I Can See The Future

9. Dr. John - Locked Down

10. Two Man Gentleman Band - Two At A Time

Laura Blackley:

1. Alabama Shakes, Boys & Girls

2. Heartless Bastards, The Arrow

3. Avett Brothers, The Carpenter

4. Iris DeMent, Sing the Delta

5. Black Keys, El Camino

6. Caroline Herring, Camilla

7. Meshell Ndegeocello, Pour Une Ame Souveraine

8. Ani DiFranco, Which Side Are You On?

9. Sara Watkins, Sun Midnight Sun

10. Kelly Hogan, I Like to Keep Myself in Pain

Rob Daves:

1. The Darcys - Aja

2. A Place to Bury Strangers - Worship

3. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music

4. Lydia Loveless - Indestructible Machine

5. Robert Glasper Experiment - Black Music

6. Lake Street Dive - Fun Machine

7. TriBeCaStan - New Deli

8. Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral

9. Various Artists - "Lawless" Soundtrack

10. Neil Young with Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill

Brad Watson:

1. justin townes earle - nothing's gonna change the way you feel about me now

2. chris robinson brotherhood - big moon ritual

3. anders osborne - black eye galaxy

4. patterson hood - heat lightning rumbles in the distance

5. field report - self-titled

6. various artists - the inner flame: a tribute to rainer ptacek

7. hiss golden messenger - poor moon

8. chuck mead & his grassy knoll boys -back at the quonset hut

9. the honeycutters - when bitter met sweet

10. various artists - just tell me that you want me: a tribute to fleetwood mac

Scotty Robertson (no particular order):

Beth Orton- Sugaring Season

Calexico- Algiers

Little Feat – Rooster Rag

Leftover Salmon- Aquatic Hitchhiker

Jeff Coffin and Mu`Tet – Into the air

Jimmy Cliff-Rebirth

Sonny Landreth – Elemental Journey

Brownout – Oozy

Dangermuffin – Olly Oxen free

Antibalas - Antibalas

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