Best Indie Rock Albums of 2012

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1. Grizzly Bear - Shields

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Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

2. The Evens - The Odds

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

3. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

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Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
January 24, 2012
Critic Score
80
17 reviews

4. The Walkmen - Heaven

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The Walkmen - Heaven
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
80
22 reviews

5. Tindersticks - The Something Rain

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Tindersticks - The Something Rain
February 21, 2012
Critic Score
80
10 reviews

6. The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth

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

7. 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
77
14 reviews

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

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The Henry Clay People - Twenty-Five For The Rest of Our Lives
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
77
4 reviews

9. The Antlers - Undersea

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The Antlers - Undersea
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
77
11 reviews

10. 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

11. Cat Power - Sun

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Cat Power - Sun
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
76
21 reviews

12. 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

13. Titus Andronicus - Local Business

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

14. The Futureheads - Rant

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The Futureheads - Rant
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
75
7 reviews

15. Graham Coxon - A+E

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Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Critic Score
75
8 reviews

16. The Sea and Cake - Runner

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The Sea and Cake - Runner
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
74
5 reviews

17. Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon

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Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
74
7 reviews

18. Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital

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Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
73
11 reviews

19. Black Mountain - Year Zero: The Original Soundtrack

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Black Mountain - Year Zero: The Original Soundtrack
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
72
6 reviews

20. Ramona Falls - Prophet

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

21. White Rabbits - Milk Famous

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White Rabbits - Milk Famous
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
72
10 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
11 reviews

23. PAWS - Cokefloat!

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PAWS - Cokefloat!
October 8, 2012
Critic Score
71
6 reviews

24. The Wedding Present - Valentina

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The Wedding Present - Valentina
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
71
9 reviews

25. The Shins - Port of Morrow

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The Shins - Port of Morrow
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
71
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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