Indie Folk

The Best Indie Folk Albums of 2012

1. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

2. Grizzly Bear - Shields

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

3. Meursault - Something for the Weakened

Amazon
Meursault - Something for the Weakened
July 16, 2012
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

4. Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
80
12 reviews

5. Angel Olsen - Half Way Home

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Angel Olsen - Half Way Home
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
79
6 reviews

6. Lost In The Trees - A Church That Fits Our Needs

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Lost In The Trees - A Church That Fits Our Needs
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
77
9 reviews

7. Father John Misty - Fear Fun

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Father John Misty - Fear Fun
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

8. Bowerbirds - The Clearing

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Bowerbirds - The Clearing
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
76
18 reviews

9. Lucy Rose - Like I Used To

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Lucy Rose - Like I Used To
September 24, 2012
Critic Score
75
6 reviews

10. Choir of Young Believers - Rhine Gold

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Choir of Young Believers - Rhine Gold
April 10, 2012
Critic Score
74
12 reviews

11. Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves of Destiny - Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves of Destiny  - Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
74
10 reviews

12. Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains - E Volo Love

Amazon
Spotify
Frànçois & the Atlas Mountains - E Volo Love
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
70
9 reviews

13. Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory
October 30, 2012
Critic Score
69
10 reviews

14. Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here
May 29, 2012
Critic Score
65
15 reviews

15. Dry The River - Shallow Bed

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Dry The River - Shallow Bed
April 17, 2012
Critic Score
64
12 reviews

16. Tall Firs - Out of It and Into It

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Tall Firs - Out of It and Into It
March 12, 2012
Critic Score
61
7 reviews

17. Poor Moon - Poor Moon

Amazon
Spotify
Poor Moon - Poor Moon
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
60
6 reviews

18. Husky - Forever So

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Husky - Forever So
July 10, 2012
Critic Score
59
11 reviews

19. Poor Moon - Illusion

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Poor Moon - Illusion
March 27, 2012
Critic Score
58
5 reviews


MORE GENRES:

YOU MAY ALSO LIKE:

Connect with AOTY
The best music of 2016 so far: The A.V. Club’s catch-up guide
avclub.com
The best music of 2016 so far: The A.V. Club’s catch-up guide
The Quietus' Top 100 Albums Of 2016 So Far
thequietus.com
The Quietus' Top 100 Albums Of 2016 So Far
Watch The National & St. Vincent play new song “Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie & Johnny)”
consequenceofsound.net
Watch The National & St. Vincent play new song “Prom Song 13th Century (Frankie & Johnny)”
Video: Kanye West – “Wolves” (Feat. Sia, Vic Mensa, & Kim Kardashian)
stereogum.com
Video: Kanye West – “Wolves” (Feat. Sia, Vic Mensa, & Kim Kardashian)
French Montana and Drake Share “No Shopping” Video
pitchfork.com
French Montana and Drake Share “No Shopping” Video
Mac Miller Announces New Album, Shares New Track Featuring Anderson .Paak
pitchfork.com
Mac Miller Announces New Album, Shares New Track Featuring Anderson .Paak
New Track: Pusha T & Jeremih – “Paid”
stereogum.com
New Track: Pusha T & Jeremih – “Paid”
New Track: Phantogram – “Run Run Blood”
stereogum.com
New Track: Phantogram – “Run Run Blood”