It’s been an exciting year for Dim Mak and we’re already looking forward to 2012. We celebrated our 15th year anniversary with several vault compilations and an unforgettable party at Dim Mak Studios, embarked on two nationwide tours, unleashed a handful of wild and highly talked-about music videos, and put out more albums & singles that we’re proud of than can be counted on 10 digits alone. How will we top 2011 next year? Well, you’ll just have to wait and see.

Below are some Top 10 lists of songs we obsessed over this year, be it at Dim Mak HQ or on the dance floor at Dim Mak Studios and Cannonball Sundays at Drai’s. What were your top songs from this year?

Luke Mulderink
(General Manager, Dim Mak)
1. Mr. Dream – “Holy Name”
2. Afrojack & Steve Aoki – “No Beef ft Miss Palmer”
3. Calvin Harris – “Awooga”
4. Beatnik Jr – “I Am What You Are”
5. Foster The People – “Pumped Up Kicks”
6. Chris Brown ft Lil Wayne & Busta Rhymes – “Look at me Now”
7. Myback – “Blomman”
8. Autoerotique – “Turn Up the Volume”
9. The M Machine – “Promise Me a Rose Garden”
10. John Dahlback – “One Last Ride” (Felix Cartal Remix)

Runners Up:
1. Atari Teenage Riot – “The Only Slight Glimmer of Hope”
2. The Strokes – “Under Cover of Darkness”
3. Dan Sena ft Del the Funky Homosapien – “Song of Siren”
4. Tune-yards – “Bizness”
5. The Cults – “Abducted”
6. St. Vincent – “Surgeon”

Bryan Linares
(Director of Marketing & Promotions, Dim Mak)
1. The Weeknd – “The Party & The After Party”
2. Foster The People – “Miss You”
3. Kavinsky feat. Lovefoxxx – “Nightcall”
4. Gotye feat. Kimba – “Somebody The I Used To Know”
5. Carte Blanche feat. Alexis Taylor – “With You”
6. Afrojack & Steve Aoki – “No Beef”
7. Drake – “Marvin’s Room”
8. Cassius – “The Sound of Violence (Aeroplane Remix)”
9. Florence The Machine – “Shake It Out”
10. Avicii – “Levels”
Jacob Lee
(Executive Assistant, Steve Aoki)
1. Mustard Pimp – “The Pharaohs”
2. Etienne De Crecy – “Binary”
3. M83 – “Midnight City”
4. Kavinsky feat. Lovefoxxx – “Nightcall”
5. Adventure – “Rio”
6. Future Islands – “Balance”
7. Cults – “Abducted”
8. Felix Cartal – “Don’t Turn On The Lights”
9. Diplo & Oliver Twizt – “Go (PeaceTreaty Remix)”
10. Gesaffelstein – “Hatred”
Will Runzel
(Booking & Event Promotion, Dim Mak Live)
1. SBTRKT – “Wildfire”
2. M83 – “Midnight City”
3. Kendrick Lamar – “Rigamortis”
4. Dillon Francis – “IDGAFOS”
5. Felix Cartal – “Don’t Turn On The Lights”
6. The Weeknd – “The Morning”
7. Mustard Pimp – “ZHM”
8. Lana Del Rey – “Diet Mtn Dew:
9. Kids These Days – “Darling”
10. Poolside – “Do You Believe?”
Andrew Huang
(Retail Marketing & Merch Production Manager, Dim Mak)
1. Azari & III – Manic
2. Metronomy – “The Look (Moonlight Matters Remix)”
3. The Human League – “Night People (Villa Remix)”
4. Gesaffelstein – “Glass”
5. Black Rose – “Anthem”
6. TWR72 – “Summer of ’91 (Acid Version)”
7. Riton – “A.C.P.”
8. Blawan – “Getting Me Down”
9. Carte Blanche feat. Alexis Taylor – “With You”
10. Sinden & SBTRKT – “Seekwal”
POSTED BY Tim Gauthier