With 2012 coming to a close, we’re taking some time to reflect on how wonderful these 365 days have been. We’re doing so by looking at people, trends and more in different categories that we fell in love with in 2012.
Today’s look at Music in 2012 has us dreaming of hip, twistin’ 50′s summer beach parties among winter’s chill. In the humble opinion of this all natural soda company, the best thing to happen to music in 2012 was…
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Nothing got us moving in 2012 quite like Oberhofer’s debut full-length Time Capsules II. Marrying the catchiness of surf rock and the quirks of new wave with playful indie themes as the pastor, Time Capsules II could be guilty of mind control with the amount of toe-tapping progressions and singalong choruses it encapsulates. Adding in the fact that some of Oberhofer’s members are natives of our home state of Washington and you’ve got a recipe for perfection.
In several tweets we declared Oberhofer’s Time Capsules II our album of the summer, but even in winter we’ve found ourselves drowning out the cold with the album’s hip-twisting, steering-wheel-drumming warmth.