Critic Album Ratings
Pitchfork
Pitchfork

Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2012


BY YEAR:
Recent - 2014 - 2013 - 2012 - 2011 - 2010 - 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - All Time
This is an ordered list of Pitchfork's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out Pitchfork's Year End List.

451. Rufus Wainwright - Out of the Game

Rufus Wainwright - Out of the Game
May 1, 2012
Folk
Rating: 6.8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



452. Yellow Ostrich - Strange Land

Yellow Ostrich - Strange Land
March 6, 2012
Indie Rock
Rating: 6.8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



453. Big K.R.I.T. - 4eva N a Day

Big K.R.I.T. - 4eva N a Day
March 5, 2012
Hip Hop
Rating: 6.8
Amazon
Rdio



454. Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun

Dirty Three - Toward the Low Sun
February 28, 2012
Post-Rock
Rating: 6.8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



455. Young Magic - Melt

Young Magic - Melt
February 14, 2012
Experimental
Rating: 6.8
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



456. Shigeto - Lineage

Shigeto - Lineage
January 31, 2012
Glitch Hop
Rating: 6.8
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



457. Imbogodom - And They Turned Not When They Went

Imbogodom - And They Turned Not When They Went
January 24, 2012
Rating: 6.8
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



458. Matthew Dear - Headcage

Matthew Dear - Headcage
January 17, 2012
Electronic
Rating: 6.8
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



459. Dawn Richard - Whiteout

Dawn Richard - Whiteout
December 1, 2012
R&B
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



460. Isis - Temporal

Isis - Temporal
November 6, 2012
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



461. Night Moves - Colored Emotions

Night Moves - Colored Emotions
October 16, 2012
Synthpop
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



462. MellowHype - Numbers

MellowHype - Numbers
October 9, 2012
Hip Hop
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



463. Stars - The North

Stars - The North
September 4, 2012
Indie Pop
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



464. Melvins - Freak Puke

Melvins - Freak Puke
June 5, 2012
Sludge Metal
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



465. Dexys - One Day I'm Going to Soar

Dexys - One Day I'm Going to Soar
June 4, 2012
Soul
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



466. Suckers - Candy Salad

Suckers - Candy Salad
April 24, 2012
Indie Rock
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



467. Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded

Nicki Minaj - Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
April 3, 2012
Hip Hop
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



468. Graham Coxon - A+E

Graham Coxon - A+E
April 2, 2012
Indie Rock
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



469. Rusko - Songs

Rusko - Songs
March 27, 2012
Dubstep
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



470. Tyga - Careless World: Rise of the Last King

Tyga - Careless World: Rise of the Last King
February 28, 2012
Hip Hop
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



471. Hodgy Beats - Untitled EP

Hodgy Beats - Untitled EP
February 24, 2012
Hip Hop
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Rdio



472. Phèdre - Phèdre

Phèdre - Phèdre
February 14, 2012
Indie Pop
Rating: 6.7
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



473. Mux Mool - Planet High School

Mux Mool - Planet High School
February 7, 2012
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



474. Jacques Greene - Concealer

Jacques Greene - Concealer
January 30, 2012
House
Rating: 6.7
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



475. Steve Hauschildt - Sequitur

Steve Hauschildt - Sequitur
November 13, 2012
Drone
Rating: 6.6
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



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


Page Select:
1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6 - 7 - 8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17 - 18 - 19 - 20 - 21 - 22 - 23 - 24 - 25 - 26 - 27 - 28

PITCHFORK'S HIGHEST RATED ALBUMS OF ...
2014
2013
2011
2010

Lykke Li shares new track "Gunshot"
Parquet Courts - "Sunbathing Animal" (Official Video)
Watch: Sky Ferreira – “I Blame Myself” Video
Video: Real Estate - "Crime"
Album Stream: Future - "Honest"
Listen: Swans - "Oxygen"