The Highest Rated Albums of 2012


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26. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon

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Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
May 22, 2012
Indie Folk
Critic Score
83
14 reviews

27. Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando

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

28. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

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

29. Meursault - Something for the Weakened

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Meursault - Something for the Weakened
July 16, 2012
Indie Folk
Critic Score
82
8 reviews

30. Matthew E. White - Big Inner

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Matthew E. White - Big Inner
August 21, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
82
10 reviews

31. Sean Price - Mic Tyson

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

32. Dwight Yoakam - 3 Pears

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Dwight Yoakam - 3 Pears
September 18, 2012
Country
Critic Score
82
5 reviews

33. 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

34. 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
7 reviews

35. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America

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

36. Metz - Metz

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Metz - Metz
October 9, 2012
Noise Rock
Critic Score
82
15 reviews

37. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

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

38. Pig Destroyer - Book Burner

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Pig Destroyer - Book Burner
October 22, 2012
Grindcore
Critic Score
82
6 reviews

39. Dr. John - Locked Down

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Dr. John - Locked Down
April 3, 2012
Blues
Critic Score
82
15 reviews

40. LV - Sebenza

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

41. Julia Holter - Ekstasis

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

42. Screaming Females - Ugly

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

43. Chromatics - Kill for Love

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

44. 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

45. Goat - World Music

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Goat - World Music
August 20, 2012
Psychedelic Rock
Critic Score
81
8 reviews

46. Menomena - Moms

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

47. Carina Round - Tigermending

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Carina Round - Tigermending
May 1, 2012
Critic Score
81
5 reviews

48. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

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Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
January 31, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
Critic Score
81
20 reviews

49. Meshuggah - Koloss

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Meshuggah - Koloss
March 23, 2012
Progressive Metal
Critic Score
81
7 reviews

50. 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



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