Our Most Popular Stories of 2012
This listicle is deadly serious almost all the way through.
4. Top 20 Sexiest Female Musicians
Our web editor's brain exploded when this one took off.
3. Top Ten Awkward Coachella Dance Move GIFs
Mark "Cobrasnake" Hunter
Some of these were actually really good.
2. Top 20 Worst Bands of All Time
The Spin Doctors fans really came out of the woodwork for this one.
1. The 20 Worst Hipster Bands
This is it, the most widely-read post we've ever written, the one that came to define everything else we did this year, for better or worse. Everyone seemed to have strong feelings about it. A silent majority lolled, but the fragile sensibilities of many were offended by the use of the word 'hipster' or the inclusion of their favorite bands. Sadly, most missed the point. Above all, this was a call for the 99 percent of the music writers to stop scribbling about acts that only 1% of the population listens to. Happy new year!