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The Highest Rated Albums of 2012


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26. Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar

Mount Eerie - Ocean Roar
September 4, 2012
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
11 reviews

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27. Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando

Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando
March 13, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
4 reviews

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28. Yellowcard - Southern Air

Yellowcard - Southern Air
August 14, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
4 reviews

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29. Meshuggah - Koloss

Meshuggah - Koloss
March 23, 2012
Progressive Metal
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
6 reviews

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30. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan

Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
July 10, 2012
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
22 reviews

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

Earth - Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
February 14, 2012
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
14 reviews

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32. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
January 31, 2012
Singer-Songwriter
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
15 reviews

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33. Chromatics - Kill for Love

Chromatics - Kill for Love
March 26, 2012
Synthpop
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
18 reviews

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34. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America

Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
February 28, 2012
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
83
Based on
5 reviews

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35. Julia Holter - Ekstasis

Julia Holter - Ekstasis
March 6, 2012
Experimental
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
16 reviews

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36. Nas - Life is Good

Nas - Life is Good
July 17, 2012
Hip Hop
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
18 reviews

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

Punch Brothers - Who's Feeling Young Now?
February 14, 2012
Bluegrass
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
6 reviews

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38. Menomena - Moms

Menomena - Moms
September 18, 2012
Experimental Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
14 reviews

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39. Dan Deacon - America

Dan Deacon - America
August 28, 2012
Electronic
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
17 reviews

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40. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light

Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
April 17, 2012
Space Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
20 reviews

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41. METZ - METZ

METZ - METZ
October 9, 2012
Noise Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
13 reviews

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42. Allo Darlin' - Europe

Allo Darlin' - Europe
April 17, 2012
Indie Pop
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
12 reviews

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43. Beach House - Bloom

Beach House - Bloom
May 15, 2012
Dream Pop
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
18 reviews

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44. Screaming Females - Ugly

Screaming Females - Ugly
April 3, 2012
Punk Rock
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
9 reviews

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45. Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line

Raime - Quarter Turns Over a Living Line
November 26, 2012
Ambient
CRITIC SCORE
82
Based on
7 reviews

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46. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse

Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
June 26, 2012
Garage Rock
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
13 reviews

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47. Darren Hayman and The Long Parliament - The Violence

Darren Hayman and The Long Parliament - The Violence
November 5, 2012
Folk
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
7 reviews

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48. Carina Round - Tigermending

Carina Round - Tigermending
May 1, 2012
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
4 reviews

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49. Grimes - Visions

Grimes - Visions
February 21, 2012
Synthpop
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
23 reviews

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50. Twin Shadow - Confess

Twin Shadow - Confess
July 10, 2012
New Wave
CRITIC SCORE
81
Based on
19 reviews

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