Under The Radar's Highest Rated Albums of 2012

www.undertheradarmag.com
Comments ()
This is an ordered list of Under The Radar's highest rated albums of 2012. Check out Under The Radar's Year End List.

1. Yeasayer - Fragrant World

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Yeasayer - Fragrant World
August 21, 2012
Experimental
Score
90

2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

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

3. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
June 19, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
90

4. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
October 15, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
85

5. Menomena - Moms

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Menomena - Moms
September 18, 2012
Experimental Rock
Score
85

6. Grizzly Bear - Shields

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Grizzly Bear - Shields
September 18, 2012
Indie Folk
Score
85

7. Animal Collective - Centipede Hz

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
September 4, 2012
Experimental
Score
85

8. Dan Deacon - America

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Dan Deacon - America
August 28, 2012
Indietronica
Score
85

9. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch

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

10. Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
October 30, 2012
Rock
Score
80

11. Paul Banks - Banks

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Paul Banks - Banks
October 23, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
80

12. Tame Impala - Lonerism

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Score
80

13. Taken By Trees - Other Worlds

Amazon
Spotify
Taken By Trees - Other Worlds
October 2, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
80

14. Ultraísta - Ultraísta

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Ultraísta - Ultraísta
October 2, 2012
Electronic
Score
80

15. John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
John Cale - Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood
October 2, 2012
Art Rock
Score
80

16. Efterklang - Piramida

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Efterklang - Piramida
September 25, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
80

17. Divine Fits - A Thing Called the Divine Fits

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Divine Fits - A Thing Called the Divine Fits
August 28, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
80

18. Wild Nothing - Nocturne

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Wild Nothing - Nocturne
August 28, 2012
Dream Pop
Score
80

19. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
August 21, 2012
Psychedelic Pop
Score
80

20. Purity Ring - Shrines

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Purity Ring - Shrines
July 24, 2012
Synthpop
Score
80

21. Laetitia Sadier - Silencio

iTunes
Amazon
Laetitia Sadier - Silencio
July 24, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
80

22. Passion Pit - Gossamer

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Passion Pit - Gossamer
July 24, 2012
Synthpop
Score
80

23. Nas - Life is Good

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Nas - Life is Good
July 17, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
80

24. Twin Shadow - Confess

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Twin Shadow - Confess
July 10, 2012
New Wave
Score
80

25. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

iTunes
Amazon
Spotify
Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
July 10, 2012
Experimental Rock
Score
80
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Under The Radar awarded albums throughout 2012.


Page Select:
UNDER THE RADAR'S HIGHEST RATED ALBUMS OF ...
2016
2015
2013
2011

Paste: The 25 Best Albums of 2016 (So Far)
pastemagazine.com
Paste: The 25 Best Albums of 2016 (So Far)
Exclaim!'s Top 27 Albums of 2016 So Far
exclaim.ca
Exclaim!'s Top 27 Albums of 2016 So Far
NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums of 2016 (So Far)
npr.org
NPR Music's 30 Favorite Albums of 2016 (So Far)
Pitchfork's Top 50 Rap Mixtapes of the Millennium
pitchfork.com
Pitchfork's Top 50 Rap Mixtapes of the Millennium
Video: Angel Olsen – “Shut Up Kiss Me”
stereogum.com
Video: Angel Olsen – “Shut Up Kiss Me”
thump: The 25 Best Albums of 2016 So Far
thump.vice.com
thump: The 25 Best Albums of 2016 So Far
Video: The Strokes - "Threat of Joy"
youtube.com
Video: The Strokes - "Threat of Joy"
Video: Blood Orange - "Augustine"
youtube.com
Video: Blood Orange - "Augustine"