Drowned in Sound's Highest Rated Albums of 2012

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1. The xx - Coexist

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The xx - Coexist
September 11, 2012
Indie Pop
Score
100

2. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

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Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
September 4, 2012
Experimental
Score
100

3. Swans - The Seer

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

4. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon

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Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
May 22, 2012
Indie Folk
Score
100

5. Death Grips - The Money Store

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Death Grips - The Money Store
April 24, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
100

6. Actress - R.I.P.

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Actress - R.I.P.
April 24, 2012
Experimental
Score
100

7. Blondes - Blondes

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Blondes - Blondes
February 7, 2012
House
Score
100

8. Deftones - Koi No Yokan

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Deftones - Koi No Yokan
November 13, 2012
Alternative Metal
Score
90

9. Stumbleine - Spiderwebbed

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Stumbleine - Spiderwebbed
October 30, 2012
Score
90

10. Why? - Mumps, etc.

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Why? - Mumps, etc.
October 9, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
90

11. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes

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Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
October 2, 2012
Electronic
Score
90

12. Efterklang - Piramida

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Efterklang - Piramida
September 25, 2012
Post-Rock
Score
90

13. Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber

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Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber
September 25, 2012
Dream Pop
Score
90

14. Bob Dylan - Tempest

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Bob Dylan - Tempest
September 11, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Score
90

15. Gallows - Gallows

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Gallows - Gallows
September 11, 2012
Hardcore Punk
Score
90

16. Cat Power - Sun

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Cat Power - Sun
September 4, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90

17. Why? - Sod in the Seed

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Why? - Sod in the Seed
August 14, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
90

18. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

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

19. Aesop Rock - Skelethon

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Aesop Rock - Skelethon
July 10, 2012
Hip Hop
Score
90

20. Twin Shadow - Confess

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Twin Shadow - Confess
July 10, 2012
New Wave
Score
90

21. Echo Lake - Wild Peace

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Echo Lake - Wild Peace
June 26, 2012
Shoegaze
Score
90

22. The Chapman Family - Cruel Britannia

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The Chapman Family - Cruel Britannia
June 18, 2012
Score
90

23. Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense

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Future of the Left - The Plot Against Common Sense
June 12, 2012
Noise Rock
Score
90

24. Liars - WIXIW

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Liars - WIXIW
June 5, 2012
Experimental Rock
Score
90

25. The Walkmen - Heaven

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The Walkmen - Heaven
May 29, 2012
Indie Rock
Score
90
NOTE: This is not a year end list. This list is ordered by the ratings Drowned in Sound awarded albums throughout 2012.


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