Top 5 music moves in 2012

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Lachlan Bryan

ArtsHub's Top Five music moves in 2012 won't name a best artist or best album but it will point you to some places and people that may shape your holiday listening.

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It’s time for me to wrap up with my own ‘best of’ for 2012. Of course, musical taste is subjective, so what you’re about to read is my opinion only, however I’ve tried to remain as open-minded as possible. I’ve also chosen to cast aside the traditional categories such as Best Artist or Best Album – I figure this makes things a bit more interesting. So here is a fairly eclectic list of 5 headings followed by some possibly controversial, but well-considered, opinions. I’m more than willing to engage in debate via the comments section.

About the author

Lachlan Bryan is a singer-songwriter and freelance journalist from Melbourne. His website is