MONKEYBOXING.COM – Top 10 Albums 2012

(See – Top 10 Tracks – 2012 HERE)
It was a bit of a retro year this year and, unusually, it’s the latin soul-rock of Ghetto Brothers’ lost 1972 classic that made the biggest impact. As always, choices were made using a highly complex selection-algorithm based on how often shit got played on the MB sound system.

1. Ghetto Brothers – Power Fuerza

Like it says above – a 1972 long lost latin soul-rock classic to rank alongside your favourites from the late sixties/ early seventies…MORE

2. Tramp Records – Ancestors Of Rap

A whole album of funky soul tracks where the lyrics are delivered on the beat…MORE

3. Secret Stash Records – Twin Cities Funk & Soul

Super hot collection of obscure funk and soul from Minneapolis-St Paul…MORE

4. Featurecast – Run For Cover

Game-changing ghetto funk long player…MORE

5. Tramp Records – Movements 4

Two Tramp funk collections in the top ten. I think so. Also comes with added rnb, soul, soul jazz and disco…MORE

6. Will C – Eli’s Prism

Superb slice of psychedelic hip-hop from the former Bostonian rapper. Producer…MORE

7. Daytoner – Sunburst Radio

Comin’ on like a bakelite smartphone. Future retro breakbeat class…MORE

8. Roger Molls – Metamorphosis

Epic, moody, ‘dusty breaks’ style hip-hop from French nextman beatmaker…MORE

9. Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers – A Hill Of Feathers

Massive mainstream crossover appeal from Hannah & co with torch songs and soul burners…MORE

10. Badboe – Pump Up The Funk

Non-stop party bumps on Badboe’s latest album…MORE