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A.V. Club's Highest Rated Albums of 2012

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

1. Tig Notaro - Live

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Tig Notaro - Live
October 30, 2012
Comedy
Score
100

2. METZ - METZ

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METZ - METZ
October 9, 2012
Noise Rock
Score
100

3. Woods - Bend Beyond

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Woods - Bend Beyond
September 18, 2012
Lo-Fi
Score
100

4. Swans - The Seer

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Swans - The Seer
August 28, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
100

5. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

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Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17, 2012
R&B
Score
100

6. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel

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Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
June 19, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
100

7. Japandroids - Celebration Rock

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Japandroids - Celebration Rock
June 5, 2012
Garage Rock
Score
100

8. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure

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El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
May 22, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
100

9. Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile

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Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile
March 20, 2012
Indie Folk
Score
100

10. The Men - Open Your Heart

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The Men - Open Your Heart
March 6, 2012
Noise Rock
Score
100

11. Memory Tapes - Grace/Confusion

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Memory Tapes - Grace/Confusion
December 4, 2012
Electronic
Score
91

12. Solange - True

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Solange - True
November 27, 2012
R&B
Score
91

13. The Coup - Sorry to Bother You

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The Coup - Sorry to Bother You
October 30, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
91

14. Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill

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Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
October 30, 2012
Rock
Score
91

15. ...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs

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...And You Will Know Us By the Trail of Dead - Lost Songs
October 23, 2012
Alternative Rock
Score
91

16. P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here

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P.O.S. - We Don't Even Live Here
October 22, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
91

17. Freelance Whales - Diluvia

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Freelance Whales - Diluvia
October 9, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
91

18. Tame Impala - Lonerism

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Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Score
91

19. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream

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Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
October 2, 2012
R&B
Score
91

20. Balmorhea - Stranger

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Balmorhea - Stranger
October 2, 2012
Score
91

21. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes

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Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
October 2, 2012
Electronic
Score
91

22. Grizzly Bear - Shields

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Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Indie Folk
Score
91

23. Calexico - Algiers

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Calexico - Algiers
September 11, 2012
Alt-Country
Score
91

24. The xx - Coexist

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The xx - Coexist
September 11, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
91

25. Bob Mould - Silver Age

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Bob Mould - Silver Age
September 4, 2012
Alternative Rock
Score
91
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings A.V. Club awarded albums throughout 2012.


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