Summer is Here! Central Library will close at 6 pm on Thursdays and will be closed Sundays until September. Enjoy!

Recent Performances

Best of 2012 - The Mixtape

I love the annual “Best of 2012” lists. As a huge music fan, I pour over these lists and compare what I picked up over the year to what is actually on the list. KPL staff have been posting our lists each of the past few years and I hope you have had a chance to check out my favorite CDs (The list only contains CDs in KPL’s collection.) In my opinion, 2012 was an incredible year for music! What impressed me the most is that one-third of the list contained debut albums. Below is a “mixtape” of my favorite tracks from each album on the list.

“The Way We Move” by Langhorne Slim

“Hold On” by Alabama Shakes

“Pretty Girl From Michigan” by The Avett Brothers

“Clear Eye Clouded Mind” by Nada Surf

“The Crane Wife 1, 2, and 3” by The Decemberists

“Sixteen Saltines” byJack White

“Mountain Sound” by Of Monsters and Men

“Flapper Girl” by The Lumineers

“North Side Gal” by JD McPherson

“Emmylou” by First Aid Kit

“Lost Without You” by Rhett Miller

“Duquesne Whistle” by Bob Dylan

“Here in the Deadlights” by Brendan Benson

“Lakeside View Apartments Suite” by The Mountain Goats

“Take A Walk” by Passion Pit


langhorne slim and the law
Kevin King

Add a Comment

* = required