We’re already a month into 2012 and therefore it’s time to take a quick look back at what local artists were up to in January. big events as , ’s 50th Anniversary blowout at , the Best of the Beat Awards last weekend, there’s already been a healthy amount of big events featuring NOLA bands. As always, there’s plenty of filling the clubs here and the ongoing Carnival season, the in town is only going to heat up for the next 2 1/2 weeks leading to . Check out the newly-minted tracks below and get down to some this Carnival season.

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