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.

51. Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions

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Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions
January 14, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
84

52. Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze

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Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze
September 25, 2012
Lo-Fi
Score
83

53. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

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Wild Nothing - Nocturne
August 28, 2012
Dream Pop
Score
83

54. Nas - Life is Good

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Nas - Life is Good
July 17, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
83

55. DIIV - Oshin

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DIIV - Oshin
June 26, 2012
Shoegaze
Score
83

56. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon

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Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
May 22, 2012
Indie Folk
Score
83

57. Motion Sickness of Time Travel - Motion Sickness of Time Travel

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Motion Sickness of Time Travel - Motion Sickness of Time Travel
May 14, 2012
Ambient
Score
83

58. Lambchop - Mr. M

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Lambchop - Mr. M
February 21, 2012
Alt-Country
Score
83

59. Mac DeMarco - 2

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Mac DeMarco - 2
October 16, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
82

60. Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB

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Death Grips - NO LOVE DEEP WEB
October 1, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
82

61. Ricardo Villalobos - Dependent and Happy

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Ricardo Villalobos - Dependent and Happy
September 25, 2012
Minimal
Score
82

62. Freddie Gibbs - Baby Face Killa

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Freddie Gibbs - Baby Face Killa
September 25, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
82

63. Krallice - Years Past Matter

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Krallice - Years Past Matter
August 25, 2012
Black Metal
Score
82

64. Four Tet - Pink

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Four Tet - Pink
August 20, 2012
Electronic
Score
82

65. Samothrace - Reverence to Stone

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Samothrace - Reverence to Stone
July 31, 2012
Score
82

66. Aesop Rock - Skelethon

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Aesop Rock - Skelethon
July 10, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
82

67. Anhedonist - Netherwards

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Anhedonist - Netherwards
June 5, 2012
Doom Metal
Score
82

68. Lone - Galaxy Garden

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Lone - Galaxy Garden
May 1, 2012
Electronic
Score
82

69. Lower Dens - Nootropics

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Lower Dens - Nootropics
May 1, 2012
Shoegaze
Score
82

70. Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair

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Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair
April 24, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
82

71. The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends

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The Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends
April 21, 2012
Alternative Rock
Score
82

72. High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis

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High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis
April 3, 2012
Stoner Metal
Score
82

73. Dawn Richard - Armor On

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Dawn Richard - Armor On
March 27, 2012
R&B
Score
82

74. Drudkh - Eternal Turn of the Wheel

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Drudkh - Eternal Turn of the Wheel
March 13, 2012
Black Metal
Score
82

75. Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando

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Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando
March 13, 2012
Score
82
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2012.


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