In last week’s Year End Double Issue, the City Paper editorial staff dug deep into their 2012 iTunes history to pull out their favorite music of the year. From local comfort tunes by Shovels & Rope to Christian hardcore crew Showbread, there’s no telling what you’ll hear echoing from the corners of our NoMo office.

Check out the write-ups for a sampling each writer’s picks, or click over to Spotify and subscribe to our playlist. While you’re at it, follow us there so we can keep passing love notes into your earbuds.