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ACITM’s Top 20 Albums of 2012

There’s been so many great albums released in 2012, we’ve really been given a gift as music fans. Check out the Top 20 Albums of 2012 below, and make sure to let us know if you disagree with the rankings, the choices, or anything. We want feedback! Enjoy! Click the flag to get started, each album with have the songs you just cannot skip, the release date, and a little more. Be sure to scroll down below each album image to learn why the album made the list!


*Make sure to scroll below the album cover when in the gallery*

The Top 10


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Video of the Week: Kids These Days “Doo Wah”

The visuals for “Doo Wah” from the KTD release Traphouse Rock just dropped. Austin Vesely directed, this guy has to be the hottest thing doing it in Chicago right now. He keeps making great stuff, with this latest one probably taking the top spot. Those who made your “2012 Video of the Year” lists already, might want to think about revising it after “Doo Wah.” Make sure to check out the video below, and remember, Kids These Days ain’t nothin to fuck with!

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Kids These Days – Traphouse Rock (Download)

The long awaited Traphouse Rock has finally dropped. Featuring production from Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy, the album has 15 tracks highlighting the different talents of the group, lead vocalist/guitarist Liam Cunningham, emcee Vic Mensa, vocalist Macie Stewart, bassist Lane Beckstrom, drummer Greg Landfair, trumpet player Nico Segal, and trombone player J.P. Floyd. Chance the Rapper gets the sole guest verse. Make sure to give the band some love and download the album!

A Letter From Liam Cunningham to the Listener


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Kids These Days “Bud Biliken”

Another track off the sure to be classic, Traphouse Rock. Name another band currently killin it like Kids These Days… not even 20, touring all over the US after shutting down Conan, with incomparable-to-anyone music. It can’t be done. If Derrick Rose is Chicago’s Bull, Kids These Days are slowly growing into Chicago’s band. Check it out!

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Kids These Days “Who Do U Luv” (Download)

Kids These Days dropped another single earlier today, and it’s a bit different than the stuff found on Hard Times. The band is really progressing, with this and “Don’t Harsh My Mellow,” Traphouse Rock has classic written all over it. The album will be out October 30th, 2o12.

Kids These Days – Who Do U Luv

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Kids These Days @ The Vic 11/24

Kids These Days have been on a music high lately- they released their new video for Don’t Harsh My Mellow last week and just today announced a headlining show at The Vic in Chicago on November 24th. We’ve seen these kids perform live a few times already and they kill every set. We’re already looking forward to this November show and are excited to continue supporting these Chicago artists. Tickets go on sale Saturday at 10AM, buy them.


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Week that Was (7-19-12 to 7-25-12)

The homie Michael Dejaneiro dropped the video for “SummertimeChi” today, and it’s right on cue considering all the senseless violence happening around Chicago lately. Make sure to check out the video below, but more so make sure to listen to the lyrics. #inrodwelust. New music from Kids These Days (their new album is going to be insane), Crystal Castles, sbtrkt, and others round out the rest of the Week that Was, which features 11 songs for the first time ever. As always, keep sending us music! 4/10 songs featured today were either user or artist submitted. Enjoy and spread the word!

Michael Dejaneiro  SummertimeChi

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