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Pitchfork's Highest Rated Albums of 2012


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

501. Torche - Harmonicraft

Torche - Harmonicraft
April 24, 2012
Sludge Metal
6.5
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



502. Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks

Paul Weller - Sonik Kicks
March 27, 2012
Rock
6.5
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



503. VCMG - Ssss

VCMG - Ssss
March 13, 2012
Techno
6.5
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



504. Heems - Nehru Jackets

Heems - Nehru Jackets
January 17, 2012
Hip Hop
6.5
Amazon
Rdio



505. Ultraísta - Ultraísta

Ultraísta - Ultraísta
October 2, 2012
Electronic
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



506. Echo Lake - Wild Peace

Echo Lake - Wild Peace
June 26, 2012
Shoegaze
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



507. d'Eon - LP

d'Eon - LP
June 5, 2012
Electronic
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



508. DVA - Pretty Ugly

DVA - Pretty Ugly
May 15, 2012
Experimental
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



509. Garbage - Not Your Kind of People

Garbage - Not Your Kind of People
May 15, 2012
Alternative Rock
6.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



510. PS I Love You - Death Dreams

PS I Love You - Death Dreams
May 8, 2012
Lo-Fi
6.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



511. White Hills - Frying on This Rock

White Hills - Frying on This Rock
March 20, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



512. Kindness - World, You Need A Change Of Mind

Kindness - World, You Need A Change Of Mind
March 20, 2012
Electronic
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



513. Tall Firs - Out of It and Into It

Tall Firs - Out of It and Into It
March 12, 2012
Indie Folk
6.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



514. Howlin' Rain - The Russian Wilds

Howlin' Rain - The Russian Wilds
February 14, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



515. Heartless Bastards - Arrow

Heartless Bastards - Arrow
February 14, 2012
Garage Rock
6.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



516. AraabMuzik - Instrumental University

AraabMuzik - Instrumental University
January 31, 2012
Hip Hop
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



517. Cardinal - Hymns

Cardinal - Hymns
January 24, 2012
Indie Rock
6.4
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



518. Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur

Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur
January 17, 2012
Alt-Country
6.4
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



519. Rachel Zeffira - The Deserters

Rachel Zeffira - The Deserters
December 10, 2012
Dream Pop
6.3
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



520. School of Seven Bells - Put Your Sad Down

School of Seven Bells - Put Your Sad Down
November 13, 2012
Dream Pop
6.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



521. Chrome Canyon - Elemental Themes

Chrome Canyon - Elemental Themes
October 9, 2012
Electronic
6.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



522. Willits + Sakamoto - Ancient Future

Willits + Sakamoto - Ancient Future
July 31, 2012
6.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



523. The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania

The Smashing Pumpkins - Oceania
June 18, 2012
Alternative Rock
6.3
iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



524. The Young - Dub Egg

The Young - Dub Egg
June 12, 2012
Indie Rock
6.3
Amazon
Spotify
Rdio



525. Regina Spektor - What We Saw From The Cheap Seats

Regina Spektor - What We Saw From The Cheap Seats
May 29, 2012
Indie Pop
6.3
iTunes
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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