Almost definitely the last year-end list of 2012 from us, as far as we know. With honorable mentions going to the respective collected ’12 works of Alberto Rossini and Shallow Rewards, check our 25 favorite videos of 2012 after the jump…


25 JULIA HOLTER | Moni Mon Amie

[director: Yelena Zhelezov]




24 LOL BOYS | Changes

[director: Jerome LOL]




23 FRANK OCEAN | Pyramids

[director: Nabil]




22 CHAIRLIFT | I Belong in Your Arms (Japanese version)

[directors: Caroline Polachek + Eric Epstein]




21 RYAN HEMSWORTH | Charly Wingate

[directors: Hector de la Vallee + Octave Abaji]




20 TORO Y MOI | So Many Details

[directed by HARRYS]




19 JESSIE WARE | Sweet Talk

[directed by Joel Wilson]




18 ANTWON | Living Every Dream

[director: Brandon Tauszik]




17 CAPTAIN MURPHY | Du∆lity

[director: ???]




16 NITE JEWEL | One Second of Love

[director: Delaney Bishop]




15 LANA DEL REY | Ride

[director: Anthony Mandler]




14 DIE ANTWOORD | Baby’s On Fire

[directors: NINJA + Terence Neale]




13 M.I.A. | Bad Girls

[director: Romain Gavras]




12 TAME IMPALA | Feels Like We Only Go Backwards

[directors: Joe Pelling + Becky Sloan]




11 PHÉDRE | In Decay

[director: Jesse Ewles]




10 SHABAZZ PALACES | are you…can you…were you? (felt)

[directed by Maikoiyo Alley-Barnes]




09 PURE BATHING CULTURE | Ivory Coast

[director: Sean Pecknold]




08 FLYING LOTUS | Until the Quiet Comes

[director: Kahlil Joseph]




07 EARL SWEATSHIRT | Chum

[director: Hiro Murai]




06 KILLER MIKE | Big Beast

[director: Thomas C. Bingham]




05 ODD FUTURE | Oldie

[director: Lance Bangs]




04 DANNY BROWN | Grown Up

[director: Greg Brunkalla]




03 MAJOR LAZER | Get Free

[director: SoMe]




02 ZEBRA KATZ | Ima Read

[director: RUBEN XYZ]




01 GRIMES | Oblivion

[director: Emily Kai Bock]

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