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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.

26. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes

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Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
October 2, 2012
Electronic
Score
8.5

27. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

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Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
August 21, 2012
Psychedelic Pop
Score
8.5

28. Jessie Ware - Devotion

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Jessie Ware - Devotion
August 20, 2012
Soul
Score
8.5

29. TNGHT - TNGHT

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TNGHT - TNGHT
July 24, 2012
Electronic
Score
8.5

30. Baroness - Yellow & Green

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Baroness - Yellow & Green
July 17, 2012
Sludge Metal
Score
8.5

31. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure

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El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
May 22, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
8.5

32. Actress - R.I.P.

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Actress - R.I.P.
April 24, 2012
Experimental
Score
8.5

33. The Men - Open Your Heart

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The Men - Open Your Heart
March 6, 2012
Noise Rock
Score
8.5

34. Grimes - Visions

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Grimes - Visions
February 21, 2012
Synthpop
Score
8.5

35. John Talabot - ƒIN

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John Talabot - ƒIN
February 14, 2012
Deep House
Score
8.5

36. Azusa Plane - Where The Sands Turn to Gold

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Azusa Plane - Where The Sands Turn to Gold
January 30, 2012
Ambient
Score
8.5

37. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man

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Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
October 15, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
8.4

38. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream

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Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
October 2, 2012
R&B
Score
8.4

39. How to Dress Well - Total Loss

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How to Dress Well - Total Loss
September 18, 2012
Experimental
Score
8.4

40. Purity Ring - Shrines

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Purity Ring - Shrines
July 24, 2012
Experimental
Score
8.4

41. Passion Pit - Gossamer

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Passion Pit - Gossamer
July 24, 2012
Synthpop
Score
8.4

42. John Maus - A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material

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John Maus - A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material
July 17, 2012
Experimental
Score
8.4

43. Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance

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Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
April 2, 2012
Shoegaze
Score
8.4

44. The Shins - Port of Morrow

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The Shins - Port of Morrow
March 20, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
8.4

45. Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It

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Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
February 21, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
8.4

46. Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction

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Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
February 21, 2012
Doom Metal
Score
8.4

47. Frankie Rose - Interstellar

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Frankie Rose - Interstellar
February 21, 2012
Synthpop
Score
8.4

48. Goldfrapp - The Singles

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Goldfrapp - The Singles
February 7, 2012
Electronic
Score
8.4

49. Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions

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Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions
January 14, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
8.4

50. Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze

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Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze
September 25, 2012
Lo-Fi
Score
8.3
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2012.


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