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Best Indie Rock Albums of 2012

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1. Grizzly Bear - Shields

Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
85
Based on
21 reviews





2. The Walkmen - Heaven

The Walkmen - Heaven
May 29, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
22 reviews





3. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
January 24, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
16 reviews





4. The Evens - The Odds

The Evens - The Odds
November 20, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
5 reviews





5. Tindersticks - The Something Rain

Tindersticks - The Something Rain
February 21, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
80
Based on
10 reviews





6. The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth

The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth
October 2, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
79
Based on
16 reviews





7. Divine Fits - A Thing Called the Divine Fits

Divine Fits - A Thing Called the Divine Fits
August 28, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
78
Based on
14 reviews





8. The Antlers - Undersea

The Antlers - Undersea
July 24, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
11 reviews





9. The Henry Clay People - Twenty-Five For The Rest of Our Lives

The Henry Clay People - Twenty-Five For The Rest of Our Lives
June 26, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
4 reviews





10. The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know

The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know
February 7, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
15 reviews





11. Cat Power - Sun

Cat Power - Sun
September 4, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
77
Based on
21 reviews





12. Murder by Death - Bitter Drink Bitter Moon

Murder by Death - Bitter Drink Bitter Moon
September 25, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
6 reviews





13. Titus Andronicus - Local Business

Titus Andronicus - Local Business
October 23, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
15 reviews





14. The Futureheads - Rant

The Futureheads - Rant
April 3, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
7 reviews





15. Graham Coxon - A+E

Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
75
Based on
8 reviews





16. The Sea and Cake - Runner

The Sea and Cake - Runner
September 18, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
5 reviews





17. Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital

Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital
September 25, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
11 reviews





18. Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon

Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon
June 12, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
74
Based on
7 reviews





19. Black Mountain - Year Zero: The Original Soundtrack

Black Mountain - Year Zero: The Original Soundtrack
April 3, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on
6 reviews





20. Ramona Falls - Prophet

Ramona Falls - Prophet
May 1, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on
5 reviews





21. White Rabbits - Milk Famous

White Rabbits - Milk Famous
March 6, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
73
Based on
10 reviews





22. Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO

Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO
June 12, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
11 reviews





23. PAWS - Cokefloat!

PAWS - Cokefloat!
October 8, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
6 reviews





24. The Wedding Present - Valentina

The Wedding Present - Valentina
March 20, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
9 reviews





25. The Shins - Port of Morrow

The Shins - Port of Morrow
March 20, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
72
Based on
19 reviews





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NOTE: Albums must be rated by at least 4 publications to be included in this list.

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