PMA’s Best Mixtapes & EPs of 2012

2012 Mixtapes EPs
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Before we weigh in on the perennial wintertime conversation of the best albums of the year, we want to first focus on the (usually free) mixtapes and relatively more digestible EPs we’ve had the pleasure of listening to this year.

Check out our lists below, and leave a comment with your favorite mixtapes / EPs of the year and we can compare.

PREVIOUSLY: THE BEST SONGS OF 2012

BEST MIXTAPES of 2012
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1. CHROMATICSRunning From The Sun

2. NICOLAS JAARDon’t Break My Love
3. ANGEL HAZEReservation

4. CLAMS CASINOInstrumentals 2
5. JOEY BADA$$1999

6. HEEMSNehru Jackets
7. MEEK MILLDreamchasers 2
8. ACTION BRONSON/PARTY SUPPLIESBlue Chips

9. RICK ROSSRich Forever
10. BIG K.R.I.T.4eva N A Day

BEST EP’S of 2012
1. BURIALKindred + Truant b/w Rough Sleep

2. DANIEL ROSSENSilent Hour / Golden Mile

3. RYAN HEMSWORTHLast Words
4. LANA DEL REYLANA DEL REY / PARADISE


5. AZEALIA BANKS1991

6. DUM DUM GIRLSEnd of Daze
7. SOLANGETRUE

8. TNGHTTNGHT

9. DISCLOSUREThe Face

10. TWIGSTwigs

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