i'm adding this as an addendum to the best of 2012 list. this sprawling release is smooth, fresh, interesting, experimental, and most notably of all: good. damn good. nu-jazzy, trip-hoppy even, smooth interesting pop ala the collab between gorillaz and little dragon. expect this on the next mix.
Hiatus Kaiyote - Tawk Tomahawk (2012)
12:43 AM australia best of 2012 female vocals fresh as fuck hiatus kayiote nu-jazz post-trip-hop smooth