Tracking: 2012’s Best Songs #7

Tracking
Need more awesome? Listen to our FAVORITE SONGS OF 2014. Make sure you don't miss any tunes: FOLLOW US ON TWITTER.

Tracking: 2012s Best Songs #7
Screaming Females – “Expire” (6 of 6)
Screaming Females have, deservingly, made hay with that fucking riffage. The only word we can use to describe singer / guitarist / frontwoman extraordinaire Marissa Paternoster are that she absolutely slays, in every sense of the word – absolutely brutal guitar riffs, a surprisingly elastic voice that yelps here and wheedles there and then serenades like a metal balladeer, bitingly sarcastic lyrics – which is why we’re surprised as hell that Ugly’s recent release was kind of overlooked. This is a record that contains songs like “Expire,” the brutal pop-punk kiss-off you’ve been searching for your entire life. Paternoster’s voice goes from a deepening croon to a sharp, mocking bark in zero to sixty, and her electrifying riffs will be stuck in your head eternally if her non-female rhythm section doesn’t make you deaf first. Try to resist; you can’t. Their new album, Ugly is out now.

Tracking: 2012s Best Songs #7 Tracking: 2012s Best Songs #7

What did you think?
 74  23  7  11
Bastille VS
Music

Human Ambien dispensers Bastille have a new, feature-rich mixtape out called VS (Other People’s Heartache Pt. III).

azealia banks
MP3

Max Tundra is chasing that $10K Azealia Banks is offering up to the best remixer…

SKY FERREIRA
Music

Hopefully from her follow-up to Night Time, My Time.

asap ferg
Music

It features help from Clams Casino, M.I.A., SZA, Mike WiLL Made It, and more.

Frank Ocean
Music

Our first taste of his purportedly-finished new LP.

LANA DEL REY
Remixes

“Brooklyn Baby”, Lana Del Reyʼs fabulous and hilarious kiss-off to her critics has been remixed…

BadBadNotGood
MP3

A fantastic jazz remix of one of the year’s best songs.

JAMES BLAKE
Remixes

Nightmarish.

One Direction Four
Reviews

For the fourth November since 2011, the boys of One Direction have released a new album.