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Blog Zeitgeist: 2012 So Far

Tom teams up with online buzz chart The Hype Machine to look at the most talked about tracks of 2012.

Tom Robinson hosts 6 Music's Sunday evening social where the online conversation controls the music. This week he teams up with online buzz chart The Hype Machine to look at the most talked about tracks of 2012.

One of the most influential music sites in the world, Hype Machine aggregates the online music conversation into chart form, providing a snapshot of what tastemakers are listening to worldwide on a daily basis.

As the first six months of 2012 draw to a close, we hear a selection of the most talked about artists this year so far, including Grimes, Azealia Banks and Beach House. We also hear from the bloggers who've been championing them including Abeano, Some Kind Of Awesome and The Von Pip Musical Express.

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Sun 24 Jun 2012 18:00

Music Played

  • Fleet Foxes

    Helplessness Blues

    • Bella Union.
  • Twin Shadow

    5 Seconds

  • Sharon Van Etten

    Give Out

    • Jagjaguwar.
  • Alabama Shakes

    Hold On

    • CD SINGLE.
    • ROUGH TRADE.
    • 1.
  • Chromatics

    Kill For Love

  • Father John Misty

    Nancy From Now On

  • The Shins

    Simple Song

    • COLUMBIA.
  • Diplo

    Express Yourself (feat. Nicky Da B)

  • Andrew Bird

    Eyeoneye

    • bella union.
  • Purity Ring

    Fineshrine

    • 4AD.
  • La Sera

    Break My Heart

  • M83

    Midnight City

    • Naive.
  • Tanlines

    All Of Me

    • True Panther Sounds.
  • Frankie Rose

    Interstellar

    • Interstellar.
    • Slumberland Records.
    • 001.
  • Walkmen

    Heaven

  • Azealia Banks

    212 (feat. Lazy Jay)

    • Polydor.
  • Gotye

    Somebody That I Used To Know (feat. Kimbra)

    • (CD Single).
    • Island.
    • 1.
  • Santigold

    The Keepers

    • Atlantic.
  • Bear in Heaven

    The Reflection Of You

  • Lower Dens

    Propagation

  • SBTRKT

    Wildfire

    • Young Turks/Beggars.
  • Sleigh Bells

    Comeback Kid

    • Columbia.
  • Beach House

    Myth

    • BELLA UNION.
  • Miike Snow

    Devil's Work

    • Columbia.
  • Lana Del Rey

    Born To Die

    • Polydor.
  • Grimes

    Genesis

    • 4 A.D..

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