The Highest Rated Albums of 2012

1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
July 17, 2012
Critic Score
92
32 reviews

3. Tame Impala - Lonerism

Tame Impala - Lonerism
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
87
28 reviews

5. Swans - The Seer

Swans - The Seer
August 28, 2012
Critic Score
87
29 reviews

6. John Talabot - ƒIN

John Talabot - ƒIN
February 14, 2012
Critic Score
85
16 reviews

8. Voices From the Lake - Voices From the Lake

Voices From the Lake - Voices From the Lake
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

9. X-TG - Desertshore/The Final Report

X-TG - Desertshore/The Final Report
December 11, 2012
Critic Score
84
5 reviews

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

Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
May 15, 2012
Critic Score
84
22 reviews

11. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America

Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
83
10 reviews

12. The Men - Open Your Heart

The Men - Open Your Heart
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

14. Andy Stott - Luxury Problems

Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
October 29, 2012
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

16. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure

El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
83
27 reviews

18. Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage

Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
June 26, 2012
Critic Score
83
7 reviews

19. Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando

Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
83
5 reviews

20. Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold

Parquet Courts - Light Up Gold
August 18, 2012
Critic Score
83
22 reviews

21. Death Grips - The Money Store

Death Grips - The Money Store
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
82
21 reviews

22. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream

Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
October 2, 2012
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

23. Jessie Ware - Devotion

Jessie Ware - Devotion
August 20, 2012
Critic Score
82
28 reviews

24. High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis

High on Fire - De Vermis Mysteriis
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

25. Sean Price - Mic Tyson

Sean Price - Mic Tyson
October 30, 2012
Critic Score
82
5 reviews
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