'Other Studio' recap: 01.06.12

It was part one of our two-week series on the best albums of 2012.

Here's last night's playlist:

-Curtis Stigers, "Let's Go Out Tonight"
-Frank Ocean, "Thinking About You"
-Death Grips, "I've Seen Footage"
-Mark Lanegan Band, "The Gravedigger's Song"
-The Smashing Pumpkins, "The Celestials"
-Father John Misty, "I'm Writing a Novel"
-Kendrick Lamar, "Backseat Freestyle"
-Mike Snow, "Paddling Out"
-Van Halen, "Stay Frosty"
-Shearwater, "Animal Life"

"The Other Studio" airs at 9 p.m. Sundays on 94.9 FM "The River."