Indie Rock

The Best Indie Rock Albums of 2012

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1. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

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Japandroids - Celebration Rock
June 5, 2012
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

2. Grizzly Bear - Shields

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Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
82
27 reviews

3. The Evens - The Odds

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The Evens - The Odds
November 20, 2012
Critic Score
80
5 reviews

4. The Walkmen - Heaven

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The Walkmen - Heaven
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

5. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

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Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
79
25 reviews

6. Tindersticks - The Something Rain

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Tindersticks - The Something Rain
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

7. Graham Coxon - A+E

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Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
79
15 reviews

8. Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance

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Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
78
10 reviews

9. The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth

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The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
78
20 reviews

10. Cat Power - Sun

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Cat Power - Sun
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
78
31 reviews

11. Divine Fits - A Thing Called the Divine Fits

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Divine Fits - A Thing Called the Divine Fits
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

12. The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know

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The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know
February 7, 2012
Critic Score
76
15 reviews

13. Murder by Death - Bitter Drink Bitter Moon

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Murder by Death - Bitter Drink Bitter Moon
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

14. The Antlers - Undersea

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The Antlers - Undersea
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
75
11 reviews

15. Titus Andronicus - Local Business

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Titus Andronicus - Local Business
October 23, 2012
Critic Score
75
16 reviews

16. The Sea and Cake - Runner

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The Sea and Cake - Runner
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

17. Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital

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Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
74
11 reviews

18. The Futureheads - Rant

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The Futureheads - Rant
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
74
8 reviews

19. Gaz Coombes - Here Come the Bombs

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Gaz Coombes - Here Come the Bombs
May 21, 2012
Critic Score
73
8 reviews

20. Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon

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Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

21. Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim

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Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
72
9 reviews

22. Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO

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Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
72
13 reviews

23. The Wedding Present - Valentina

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The Wedding Present - Valentina
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
72
10 reviews

24. Ramona Falls - Prophet

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Ramona Falls - Prophet
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
72
5 reviews

25. The Maccabees - Given to the Wild

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The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
January 6, 2012
Critic Score
71
11 reviews

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