mp3s :: Best Downloadables of 2012, Vol. 5

It is time for the fifth volume of the Best Downloadables of 2012.

You can stream (and scrobble) all the songs in this mix using the player at the bottom of the page OR you can download any or all of the tracks at your leisure (with the usual right-click or control-click) and play them using a digital media player of your choice.



  1. Cheat Cheat (mp3) by ALASKAS
  2. Summer (mp3) by HAPPY NEW YEAR
  3. Valedictorian (mp3) by Dan Friel
  4. Red Skies (mp3) by Night Manager
  5. Excavate (file removed at artist request) by Life Size Maps

    [d/l the Excavate EP @]

  6. Roman Tick (mp3) by Fergus & Geronimo
  7. Into the City (mp3) by The Vandelles
  8. No Escape (mp3) by WL
  9. Indoor Soccer (Live @ WFMU) (mp3) by Speedy Ortiz
  10. Wet Blanket (mp3) by METZ
  11. Merge (mp3 removed per request of the artist) by Distant Correspondent
  12. Enjoy Carte Blanche (mp3) by bantam feather
  13. All Flesh Is Grass (mp3) by Guilty Ghosts
  14. Thick Gold (Bodied) (mp3) by Your Youth
  15. Screens (mp3) by Dull Edges
  16. The Light Behind Your Light Is Changing (mp3) by Wires Under Tension
  17. Lupus (mp3) by Butter The Children
  18. Burned Body (mp3) by naomi punk
  19. Wait Lets Go (mp3) by Thee Oh Sees

    [pay-what-you-want for LAMC # 3]

  20. Blue Stamped Britches (mp3) by Ed Schrader’s Music Beat

    [pay-what-you-want for LAMC # 2 @]

  21. You’re Yawning All Over My Baby (mp3) by Grass Is Green

Oh, and be sure to check out the rest of our of best of posts.

If you like what you hear you should probably purchase music from the above artists at any of these fine online retailers (or your local independent record store):

Insound | Amazon MP3 | eMusic | Other Music

Additionally, if you want to download all (or most of) the tracks in this post, you should probably think about installing the DownThemAll! or FlashGot Firefox extensions as we are way too lazy to zip and upload every single best of mix.

Best Downloadables of 2012

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