My Top 50 Albums of 2012

For the third year in a row, I’m doing my best albums of the year list. But since I’ve put my music blog on hiatus, I won’t bother writing a long introduction. Just the usual disclaimers about how this is my musical taste, and I haven’t heard every single album that came out in 2012. Anyway, here are my top 50 albums (including EPs) of this year.

  1. Invalids -Eunoia
  2. Tall Ships - Everything Touching
  3. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
  4. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
  5. Te’ - Therefore The Illusion of Density Breach, The Tottering World “Forget” Tomorrow 
  6. Hymns - Cardinal Sins / Contrary Virtues
  7. The xx - Coexist
  8. LITE - past, present, future
  9. Purity Ring - Shrines
  10. Sigur Ros - Valtari
  11. Love Among The Mannequins - Radial Images 
  12. Deftones - Koi No Yokan
  13. toe - The Future Is Now
  14. The Mars Volta - Noctourniquet
  15. Blacklisters - BLKLSTRS
  16. Shoes & Socks Off - Miles of Mad Water
  17. Baroness - Yellow & Green 
  18. Cancer Bats - Dead Set on Living
  19. Liars - WIXIW
  20. Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
  21. Holy State - Electric Picture Palace
  22. TM Hunter - Le Forte
  23. Lana del Rey - Born To Die
  24. Pulled Apart By Horses - Tough Love
  25. Meshuggah - Koloss
  26. Southern Line - Light Bridge Over Heavy Waters
  27. Passion Pit - Gossamer 
  28. So Much Light - Supine/Spellbound
  29. Blood Red Shoes - In Time to Voices
  30. The Cast of Cheers - Family
  31. Mermonte - Mermonte
  32. Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
  33. Maps & Atlases - Beware and Be Grateful
  34. Mutiny on the Bounty - Trial
  35. Time Colums - Mana
  36. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
  37. Luke Sital-Singh - Fail For You
  38. Eda Brig - Eda Brig
  39. Death Grips - No Love Deep Web
  40. Bloc Party - Four
  41. Crystal Castles - III
  42. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
  43. Hold Your Horse Is - Frimley
  44. Wot Gorilla? - Kebnekaise
  45. Tame Impala - Lonerism
  46. Best Coast - The Only Place
  47. Young Guns - Bones
  48. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
  49. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  50. Gnarwolves - CRU 

EDIT: Gnarwolves. How the fuck did I forget Gnarwolves

24 December 2012 ·

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