The Highest Rated Albums of 2012


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26. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

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Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
September 4, 2012
Experimental
Critic Score
82
11 reviews

27. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America

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Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
February 28, 2012
Folk
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

28. Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II

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Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
February 14, 2012
Experimental
Critic Score
82
14 reviews

29. Punch Brothers - Who's Feeling Young Now?

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Punch Brothers - Who's Feeling Young Now?
February 14, 2012
Bluegrass
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

30. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind

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Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
October 9, 2012
Metalcore
Critic Score
82
13 reviews

31. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

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Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
July 10, 2012
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
82
24 reviews

32. Julia Holter - Ekstasis

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Julia Holter - Ekstasis
March 6, 2012
Experimental
Critic Score
81
16 reviews

33. Screaming Females - Ugly

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Screaming Females - Ugly
April 3, 2012
Punk Rock
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

34. Nas - Life is Good

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Nas - Life is Good
July 17, 2012
Hip Hop
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

35. Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line

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Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line
November 26, 2012
Ambient
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

36. Chromatics - Kill for Love

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Chromatics - Kill for Love
March 26, 2012
Synthpop
Critic Score
81
19 reviews

37. METZ - METZ

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METZ - METZ
October 9, 2012
Noise Rock
Critic Score
81
13 reviews

38. Menomena - Moms

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Menomena - Moms
September 18, 2012
Experimental Rock
Critic Score
81
15 reviews

39. Darren Hayman and The Long Parliament - The Violence

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Darren Hayman and The Long Parliament - The Violence
November 5, 2012
Folk
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

40. Oren Ambarchi / Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke - Imikuzushi

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Oren Ambarchi / Keiji Haino / Jim O'Rourke - Imikuzushi
February 28, 2012
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

41. Dan Deacon - America

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Dan Deacon - America
August 28, 2012
Electronic
Critic Score
81
18 reviews

42. Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage

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Gojira - L'Enfant Sauvage
June 26, 2012
Death Metal
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

43. Allo Darlin' - Europe

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Allo Darlin' - Europe
April 17, 2012
Indie Pop
Critic Score
81
12 reviews

44. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

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Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
9 reviews

45. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light

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Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
April 17, 2012
Space Rock
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

46. Loudon Wainwright III - Older Than My Old Man Now

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Loudon Wainwright III - Older Than My Old Man Now
April 17, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

47. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg

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Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg
October 15, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

48. LV - Sebenza

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LV - Sebenza
August 27, 2012
Dubstep
Critic Score
81
6 reviews

49. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse

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Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
June 26, 2012
Garage Rock
Critic Score
80
13 reviews

50. Lower Dens - Nootropics

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Lower Dens - Nootropics
May 1, 2012
Shoegaze
Critic Score
80
18 reviews



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