KCRW DJ Anne Litt gives us her favorites from the last year in music -- from the blues guitarist and singer Gary Clark Jr. and Deadmau5's surprising release Album Title Goes Here, to the sound that she heard coursing through many of her favorite 2012 records, 1960’s psychedelic lo-fi surf rock.
Anne Litt Answers Soundcheck's 2012 Music Survey
1) Favorite Album -- Gary Clark, Jr., Blak & Blu
2) Favorite Song -- Cate Le Bon, “Fold The Cloth”
3) Favorite New Band Or Artist -- Lianne La Havas
4) Biggest Musical Surprise -- Deadmau5, Album Title Goes Here
5) Biggest Musical Disappointment (or just question mark) -- Gangnam Style
6) Music Trend of 2012 --
1960’s psychedelic lo-fi surf rock & 60’s sound from bands such as Allah-La’s, Nick Waterhouse, and Cate Le Bon.
7) Most Memorable Concert -- Gary Clark, Jr.
8) Worst Music (Song or Album) -- Sleigh Bells, Reign of Terror.