(See Monkeyboxing.com – 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
(See Monkeyboxing.com – Top 10 Albums – 2012 HERE)
There was no way it was ever going to be a mere top ‘ten’ this year as it’s been a bumper year for bangers – so here’s fifteen. As always, choices were made using a highly complex selection-algorithm based on how often shit got played on the MB sound system.
1. Hidden Jazz Quartet feat. Omar – High Heels (Lack Of Afro remix)
Massive sixties soul-tinged floor-filling remix that never fails …MORE
It seems Ugly Duckling weren’t the only ones packing a video camera on their last tour since here’s DJ Format and his homie The Simonsound with their Statement Of Intent tour video. Apparently the Format camp had access to superior battery life though since while UD were only able to muster enough footage to last the length of a single teensy song, this weighs in at a hip-hop-umentous one …MORE
Doomtree, the unconventional Minnesotan hip-hop collective with a name that sounds like a black metal band, attempt to break Europe with a single that sounds like a porn film. Should be amusing when they appear on a bill in the Ukraine supporting Dimmu Borgir. I’m just fucking with you. They’ve actually been supporting the ‘redneck rapper from Alabama’ – Yelawolf on his Euro tour …MORE