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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.

176. Saint Etienne - Words and Music by Saint Etienne

Saint Etienne - Words and Music by Saint Etienne
May 21, 2012
Indie Pop
7.8
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177. Port St. Willow - Holiday

Port St. Willow - Holiday
May 15, 2012
Ambient
7.8
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178. Jack White - Blunderbuss

Jack White - Blunderbuss
April 24, 2012
Rock
7.8
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179. Future - Pluto

Future - Pluto
April 17, 2012
Hip Hop
7.8
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180. Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls

Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
April 10, 2012
Blues Rock
7.8
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181. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America

Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
February 28, 2012
Folk
7.8
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182. Merchandise - Children of Desire

Merchandise - Children of Desire
February 10, 2012
Post-Punk
7.8
Amazon
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183. Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV

Black Bananas - Rad Times Xpress IV
January 31, 2012
Alternative Rock
7.8
Amazon
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184. Lilacs & Champagne - Lilacs & Champagne

Lilacs & Champagne - Lilacs & Champagne
January 31, 2012
Electronic
7.8
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185. Gonjasufi - MU.ZZ.LE

Gonjasufi - MU.ZZ.LE
January 24, 2012
Experimental
7.8
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186. Kevin Drumm - Relief

Kevin Drumm - Relief
November 5, 2012
7.7
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187. U.S. Girls - Gem

U.S. Girls - Gem
October 23, 2012
Experimental
7.7
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188. Chelsea Wolfe - Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs

Chelsea Wolfe - Unknown Rooms: A Collection of Acoustic Songs
October 16, 2012
Experimental
7.7
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189. Beth Orton - Sugaring Season

Beth Orton - Sugaring Season
October 2, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
7.7
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190. The Gaslamp Killer - Breakthrough

The Gaslamp Killer - Breakthrough
September 18, 2012
Experimental
7.7
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191. Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't

Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't
September 4, 2012
Indie Pop
7.7
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192. Ryan Hemsworth - Last Words

Ryan Hemsworth - Last Words
August 21, 2012
7.7
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193. Evoken - Atra Mors

Evoken - Atra Mors
July 31, 2012
7.7
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194. Eric Copeland - Limbo

Eric Copeland - Limbo
July 24, 2012
Experimental
7.7
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195. Deep Time - Deep Time

Deep Time - Deep Time
July 10, 2012
7.7
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196. Mission of Burma - Unsound

Mission of Burma - Unsound
July 9, 2012
Post-Punk
7.7
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197. Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold

Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold
June 26, 2012
Alt-Country
7.7
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198. Dawnbringer - Into the Lair of the Sun God

Dawnbringer - Into the Lair of the Sun God
May 29, 2012
Heavy Metal
7.7
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199. Azealia Banks - 1991

Azealia Banks - 1991
May 29, 2012
Hip Hop
7.7
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200. Grass Widow - Internal Logic

Grass Widow - Internal Logic
May 29, 2012
Punk
7.7
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NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Pitchfork awarded albums throughout 2012.


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