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05.12.2012, Words by Aimee Cliff

The 20 best tweeters of 2012

2012 was a year of bombardment, with Twitter sitting at the forefront of our current obsession with information overload and content over-sharing. Wading through the stream of updates, we’ve put together a list of the 20 music industry figures whose tweets had us laughing, thinking and sharing the most in the Dummy office in 2012, in no particular order.

London producer Gold Panda [pictured] released EPs from Luke Abbot and Dam Mantle on his label Notown in 2012.

Canadian producer and serial remixer Ryan Hemsworth released his ‘Last Words’ EP this year.

Lukid released his fourth album ‘Lonely At The Top’ in October.

New York rapper Le1f collaborated with producer Boody on his most recent release, the ‘Liquid’ EP.

Laurel Halo will release a new single on the 10th December 2012.

Scratcha DVA released his debut album ‘Pretty Ugly’ on Hyperdub this year (under the alias DVA).

Canadian popstar Grimes released her third full-length record, ‘Visions’ on 4AD, in January.

Famous rapper Drake has a lot of thoughts.

LuckyMe DJ Eclair Fifi has a bi-weekly Thursday night show on Rinse FM.

This year Acephale Records released How To Dress Well’s second album ‘Total Loss’.

In 2012 Hudson Mohawke mostly appeared as noisy project TNGHT, in collaboration with Canadian producer Lunice.

Wiley is going on tour with Skepta and JME in April 2013. Hopefully he won’t forget his words.

London-based DJ and producer Rory Phillips is embarking on a three-week American tour in January 2013.

Camp pop star-in-the-making Lauren Devine released two singles this year.

Self-parody account DJs Complaining consists entirely of re-tweets, and does what it says on the tin.

Joe Shabadu is part of the LuckyMe family and manager for Jacques Greene and Koreless.

Frank Ocean released his debut album ‘channel ORANGE’ in July 2012.

Wanda Group released his latest cassette ‘PISS FELL OUT LIKE SUNLIGHT’ in November this year.

Fade To Mind released New York-based producer Fatima Al Qadiri’s latest EP ‘Desert Strike’ in October.

Zomby moved to New York this year and has been doing a lot of shopping. And tweeting.

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