Spin's Highest Rated Albums of 2012

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This is an ordered list of Spin's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out Spin's Year End List.

1. Roc Marciano - Reloaded

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Roc Marciano - Reloaded
November 13, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
90

2. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

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Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
October 16, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
90

3. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream

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Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
October 2, 2012
R&B
Score
90

4. Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky

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Dinosaur Jr. - I Bet on Sky
September 18, 2012
Alternative Rock
Score
90

5. Baroness - Yellow & Green

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Baroness - Yellow & Green
July 17, 2012
Sludge Metal
Score
90

6. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

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Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17, 2012
R&B
Score
90

7. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

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Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
July 10, 2012
Art Pop
Score
90

8. DJ Rashad - Teklife Vol. 1: Welcome To The Chi

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DJ Rashad - Teklife Vol. 1: Welcome To The Chi
June 5, 2012
Juke
Score
90

9. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

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Japandroids - Celebration Rock
June 5, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
90

10. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music

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Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
May 15, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
90

11. Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe

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Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe
May 1, 2012
Electropop
Score
90

12. Torche - Harmonicraft

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Torche - Harmonicraft
April 24, 2012
Sludge Metal
Score
90

13. Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman

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Traxman - Da Mind of Traxman
April 17, 2012
Juke
Score
90

14. Meshuggah - Koloss

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Meshuggah - Koloss
March 23, 2012
Progressive Metal
Score
90

15. Spoek Mathambo - Father Creeper

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Spoek Mathambo - Father Creeper
March 13, 2012
Experimental
Score
90

16. The Men - Open Your Heart

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The Men - Open Your Heart
March 6, 2012
Noise Rock
Score
90

17. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory

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Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
January 24, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90

18. Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur

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Kathleen Edwards - Voyageur
January 17, 2012
Alt-Country
Score
90

19. Chief Keef - Finally Rich

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Chief Keef - Finally Rich
December 18, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
80

20. Lushlife - Plateau Vision

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Lushlife - Plateau Vision
December 17, 2012
Score
80

21. Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox

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Bruno Mars - Unorthodox Jukebox
December 11, 2012
Pop
Score
80

22. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch

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Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
December 4, 2012
Experimental
Score
80

23. Memory Tapes - Grace/Confusion

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Memory Tapes - Grace/Confusion
December 4, 2012
Electronic
Score
80

24. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27, 2012
R&B
Score
80

25. The Evens - The Odds

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The Evens - The Odds
November 20, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
80
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Spin awarded albums throughout 2012.


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