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12/21/2012 02:11 pm ET Updated Dec 23, 2012

Best Bay Area Albums Of 2012: HuffPost SF's Definitive List (VIDEOS, PLAYLIST)

2012 was a good year for music -- pretty much across the board. From Fiona to Kendrick, there was more than enough to go around.

As a big producer of all that is sonically interesting in the world, the Bay Area played a key role. From garage rock to hip hop to her ladyship Kreayshawn, the region put out an insane amount of quality music over the past 12 months.

We’ve compiled a handy guide with some of our favorite records of the year. Enjoy:

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Best Bay Area Albums 2012
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Best Bay Area Albums 2012

Here’s a Spotify playlist with some of the year’s best Bay Area music:

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