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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2012


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This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

301. Amadou & Mariam - Folila

Amadou & Mariam - Folila
April 10, 2012
World
7.4
iTunes
Amazon
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302. Alex Winston - King Con

Alex Winston - King Con
March 6, 2012
Indie Pop
7.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



303. Suzanne Ciani - Lixiviation

Suzanne Ciani - Lixiviation
February 28, 2012
7.4
Amazon
Spotify
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304. Trust - TRST

Trust - TRST
February 28, 2012
Synthpop
7.4
iTunes
Amazon
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305. Windy & Carl - We Will Always Be

Windy & Carl - We Will Always Be
February 14, 2012
Ambient
7.4
iTunes
Amazon
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306. The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know

The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know
February 7, 2012
Indie Rock
7.4
iTunes
Amazon
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307. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
January 31, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
7.4
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308. Hospitality - Hospitality

Hospitality - Hospitality
January 31, 2012
Indie Pop
7.4
iTunes
Amazon
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309. Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend

Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend
January 24, 2012
Dream Pop
7.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
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310. Laura Gibson - La Grande

Laura Gibson - La Grande
January 24, 2012
Folk
7.4
Amazon
Spotify
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311. Guided By Voices - The Bears for Lunch

Guided By Voices - The Bears for Lunch
November 13, 2012
Indie Rock
7.3
iTunes
Amazon
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312. Dirty Projectors - About To Die

Dirty Projectors - About To Die
November 6, 2012
Experimental Rock
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
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313. Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory

Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory
October 30, 2012
Indie Folk
7.3
iTunes
Amazon
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314. Blank Realm - Go Easy

Blank Realm - Go Easy
October 16, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
7.3
iTunes
Amazon
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315. Sun Airway - Soft Fall

Sun Airway - Soft Fall
October 8, 2012
Indie Pop
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



316. Robert Hood - Motor: Nighttime World 3

Robert Hood - Motor: Nighttime World 3
September 25, 2012
7.3
Amazon
Rdio



317. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone
September 18, 2012
Alternative Rock
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
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318. Calexico - Algiers

Calexico - Algiers
September 11, 2012
Alt-Country
7.3
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319. Matthew Dear - Beams

Matthew Dear - Beams
August 28, 2012
Electronic
7.3
iTunes
Amazon
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320. Oren Ambarchi - Sagittarian Domain

Oren Ambarchi - Sagittarian Domain
August 28, 2012
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
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321. JJ Doom - Key to the Kuffs

JJ Doom - Key to the Kuffs
August 21, 2012
Hip Hop
7.3
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
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322. Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang - En Yay Sah

Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang - En Yay Sah
August 7, 2012
Afrobeat
7.3
iTunes
Amazon
Rdio



323. Micachu and the Shapes - Never

Micachu and the Shapes - Never
July 24, 2012
Experimental
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



324. Ice Choir - Afar

Ice Choir - Afar
July 24, 2012
Dream Pop
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



325. Dusted - Total Dust

Dusted - Total Dust
July 10, 2012
Experimental
7.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2012.


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