Editor’s Top Fives of 2012 (So Far)

Hey there, my name’s GABE GLEESON – your PURPLE SNEAKERS website editor. I thought I’d take this opportunity to share with you my Top Fives music related everythings for this year so far.

We’re now six months in and what a 2012 it has been already – to all of our regular readers thanks so much for your constant support for the site. We at the office all love reading your comments, taking your new music suggestions and giving an ear to your ongoing feedback. Keep it all coming!

Anyway with out further ado – here are some of my favourite things from the first half of 2012…

TOP 5 ALBUMS

1. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs ‘Trouble’

2. Twinsy ‘EP’

3. Azealia Banks ‘1991’ EP

4. Van She ‘Idea Of Happiness’

5. Astronomar & Swick ‘Horse Code’ EP

TOP 5 AUSTRALIAN ARTISTS

1. Twinsy

2. Worlds End Press

3. Boomgates

4. Flume

5. Beni

TOP 5 TRACKS YOU HAVE ON REPEAT NOW

1. Flosstradamus ‘Rollup’

2. Airwolf ‘Believer’ (What So Not Remix)

3. World’s End Press ‘Second Day Uptown’ (Slow Hands Remix)

4. Hudson Mohawke ‘Cbat’ (Grandtheft Edit)

5. Flight Facilities ‘With You’ (Flight Facilities Extended Mix)

TOP 5 GIG’S YOU’VE BEEN TOO

1. Wonderland Festival Perth (feat. Van She, Parachute Youth & Flume)

2. Pilerats Launch Party @ The Standard, Sydney (feat. Flume, What So Not)

3. Rdio Launch Party @ The Workers Club, Melbourne (feat. Gold Fields, Die Die Die and More)

4. Groovin The Moo Bendigo 2012

5. Future Music Festival 2012


TOP 5 PLACES FOR A NIGHT OUT IN MELB/AUSTRALIA, THE WORLD

1. CANT SAY, Melbourne

2. The Liberty Social, Melbourne

3. The Standard, Sydney

4. Speakeasy, Perth

5. Miss Libertine, Melbourne (R.I.P)

TOP 5 MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT WEBSITES

1. Purple Sneakers 🙂

2. Wax Waves

3. Stoney Roads

4. Last Gas Station

5. Elector Boogie Encounter

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