Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2012

pitchfork.com
Comments ()
This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

351. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
January 31, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
74

352. Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend
January 24, 2012
Dream Pop
Score
74

353. Laura Gibson - La Grande

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Laura Gibson - La Grande
January 24, 2012
Folk
Score
74

354. Jakob Olausson - Morning and Sunrise

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Jakob Olausson - Morning and Sunrise
January 16, 2012
Score
74

355. Ernest Gonzales - Natural Traits

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Ernest Gonzales - Natural Traits
January 16, 2012
Score
74

356. Kylesa - From the Vaults, Vol. 1

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Kylesa - From the Vaults, Vol. 1
November 20, 2012
Score
73

357. Guided By Voices - The Bears for Lunch

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Guided By Voices - The Bears for Lunch
November 13, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
73

358. Dirty Projectors - About To Die

Amazon
Spotify
Dirty Projectors - About To Die
November 6, 2012
Experimental Rock
Score
73

359. Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory
October 30, 2012
Indie Folk
Score
73

360. Blank Realm - Go Easy

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Blank Realm - Go Easy
October 16, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Score
73

361. Sun Airway - Soft Fall

Amazon
Spotify
Sun Airway - Soft Fall
October 8, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
73

362. Robert Hood - Motor: Nighttime World 3

Amazon
Robert Hood - Motor: Nighttime World 3
September 25, 2012
Score
73

363. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Meat and Bone
September 18, 2012
Alternative Rock
Score
73

364. Calexico - Algiers

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Calexico - Algiers
September 11, 2012
Alt-Country
Score
73

365. Oren Ambarchi - Sagittarian Domain

Amazon
Spotify
Oren Ambarchi - Sagittarian Domain
August 28, 2012
Score
73

366. Matthew Dear - Beams

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Matthew Dear - Beams
August 28, 2012
Electronic
Score
73

367. JJ Doom - Key to the Kuffs

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
JJ Doom - Key to the Kuffs
August 21, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
73

368. Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang - En Yay Sah

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Janka Nabay & The Bubu Gang - En Yay Sah
August 7, 2012
Afrobeat
Score
73

369. Ice Choir - Afar

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Ice Choir - Afar
July 24, 2012
Dream Pop
Score
73

370. Micachu and the Shapes - Never

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Micachu and the Shapes - Never
July 24, 2012
Experimental
Score
73

371. Idjut Boys - Cellar Door

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Idjut Boys - Cellar Door
July 24, 2012
Score
73

372. Dusted - Total Dust

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Dusted - Total Dust
July 10, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
73

373. The Amazing - Gentle Stream

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
The Amazing - Gentle Stream
June 19, 2012
Folk
Score
73

374. Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble
June 12, 2012
Electronic
Score
73

375. Jam City - Classical Curves

iTunes
Apple Music
Amazon
Spotify
Jam City - Classical Curves
June 5, 2012
Electronic
Score
73
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2012.


Page Select:
PITCHFORK'S HIGHEST RATED ALBUMS OF ...
2016
2015
2013
2011

Connect with AOTY
Pitchfork's 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time
pitchfork.com
Pitchfork's 50 Best Ambient Albums of All Time
Album Stream: Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
other-people.network
Album Stream: Nicolas Jaar - Sirens
New Track: Beck – “Up All Night”
stereogum.com
New Track: Beck – “Up All Night”
Listen to Bon Iver’s New Song “8 (circle)”
pitchfork.com
Listen to Bon Iver’s New Song “8 (circle)”
Nicolas Jaar Announces New Album 'Sirens'
pitchfork.com
Nicolas Jaar Announces New Album 'Sirens'
Lady Gaga Unveils 'Joanne' Track List
rollingstone.com
Lady Gaga Unveils 'Joanne' Track List
New Track: Swet Shop Boys – “Shottin'”
stereogum.com
New Track: Swet Shop Boys – “Shottin'”
New Track: Jim James – “Same Old Lie”
stereogum.com
New Track: Jim James – “Same Old Lie”