2012 Indie Rock Album Releases

2012
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Type
EP (12)
LP (97)
Genre
Ambient (30)
Art Pop (24)
Folk (100)
Hip Hop (143)
Indie Rock (111)
Metal (76)
Pop (70)
Punk (33)
R&B (29)
Rock (336)
Soul (23)
Sep 18
Grizzly Bear - Shields
Grizzly Bear
Shields
81
critic score
(31)
83
user score
(489)
Jan 24
Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory
78
critic score
(27)
82
user score
(318)
Jun 5
Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Japandroids
Celebration Rock
82
critic score
(27)
81
user score
(296)
Mar 20
The Shins - Port of Morrow
The Shins
Port of Morrow
69
critic score
(32)
75
user score
(132)
Feb 21
Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
Sleigh Bells
Reign of Terror
73
critic score
(26)
70
user score
(109)
Sep 4
Two Door Cinema Club - Beacon
Two Door Cinema Club
Beacon
62
critic score
(17)
68
user score
(104)
May 29
The Walkmen - Heaven
The Walkmen
Heaven
80
critic score
(28)
80
user score
(101)
Aug 21
Bloc Party - Four
Bloc Party
Four
68
critic score
(28)
65
user score
(87)
Apr 2
Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
Lotus Plaza
Spooky Action at a Distance
77
critic score
(14)
77
user score
(79)
Sep 4
The Vaccines - Come of Age
The Vaccines
Come of Age
63
critic score
(16)
67
user score
(70)
Jun 12
Metric - Synthetica
Metric
Synthetica
69
critic score
(24)
74
user score
(64)
Oct 23
Titus Andronicus - Local Business
Titus Andronicus
Local Business
75
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(57)
Jan 6
The Maccabees - Given to the Wild
The Maccabees
Given to the Wild
72
critic score
(15)
74
user score
(56)
Jul 24
The Antlers - Undersea
The Antlers
Undersea
76
critic score
(13)
80
user score
(54)
Oct 2
The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth
78
critic score
(23)
78
user score
(45)
Mar 6
Pond - Beard, Wives, Denim
Pond
Beard, Wives, Denim
70
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(44)
May 5
Hop Along - Get Disowned
Hop Along
Get Disowned
79
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(42)
Sep 18
Menomena - Moms
Menomena
Moms
81
critic score
(20)
80
user score
(39)
Aug 28
Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits
Divine Fits
A Thing Called Divine Fits
79
critic score
(19)
75
user score
(38)
Feb 21
Tindersticks - The Something Rain
Tindersticks
The Something Rain
80
critic score
(17)
77
user score
(36)
Jun 19
Walk the Moon - Walk The Moon
Walk the Moon
Walk The Moon
63
critic score
(5)
67
user score
(33)
Sep 11
The Raveonettes - Observator
The Raveonettes
Observator
67
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(31)
May 8
Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods
Silversun Pickups
Neck of the Woods
68
critic score
(15)
71
user score
(27)
Jun 5
The Temper Trap - The Temper Trap
The Temper Trap
The Temper Trap
52
critic score
(9)
59
user score
(26)
Mar 27
Half Moon Run - Dark Eyes
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes
73
critic score
(6)
79
user score
(23)
Oct 23
Paul Banks - Banks
Paul Banks
Banks
72
critic score
(14)
65
user score
(23)
Feb 7
The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know
The Twilight Sad
No One Can Ever Know
76
critic score
(17)
72
user score
(22)
May 22
Gossip - A Joyful Noise
Gossip
A Joyful Noise
52
critic score
(19)
56
user score
(22)
Mar 6
Now, Now - Threads
Now, Now
Threads
68
critic score
(4)
77
user score
(20)
Nov 20
The Evens - The Odds
The Evens
The Odds
80
critic score
(6)
77
user score
(20)
Oct 15
Balthazar - Rats
Balthazar
Rats
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(19)
Aug 13
Spector - Enjoy It While It Lasts
Spector
Enjoy It While It Lasts
62
critic score
(10)
65
user score
(18)
Aug 28
Minus the Bear - Infinity Overhead
Minus the Bear
Infinity Overhead
60
critic score
(11)
65
user score
(15)
Jan 1
Guided By Voices - Let's Go Eat the Factory
Guided By Voices
Let's Go Eat the Factory
67
critic score
(26)
64
user score
(14)
Apr 30
Mystery Jets - Radlands
Mystery Jets
Radlands
66
critic score
(12)
74
user score
(14)
May 7
The Cribs - In the Belly of the Brazen Bull
The Cribs
In the Belly of the Brazen Bull
67
critic score
(17)
73
user score
(14)
Sep 18
The Sea and Cake - Runner
The Sea and Cake
Runner
76
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(14)
Jan 17
The Big Pink - Future This
The Big Pink
Future This
61
critic score
(23)
63
user score
(13)
May 21
The Enemy - Streets in the Sky
The Enemy
Streets in the Sky
29
critic score
(6)
32
user score
(13)
Oct 16
Pinback - Information Retrieved
Pinback
Information Retrieved
65
critic score
(13)
76
user score
(13)
Mar 26
Blood Red Shoes - In Time to Voices
Blood Red Shoes
In Time to Voices
73
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(12)
Apr 3
Breton - Other People's Problems
Breton
Other People's Problems
70
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(12)
Jan 16
Tribes - Baby
Tribes
Baby
67
critic score
(12)
67
user score
(11)
Apr 2
Graham Coxon - A+E
Graham Coxon
A+E
78
critic score
(16)
74
user score
(11)
May 15
mewithoutYou - Ten Stories
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories
70
critic score
(4)
79
user score
(11)
Jul 24
Fang Island - Major
Fang Island
Major
70
critic score
(11)
64
user score
(11)
Jun 11
Maximo Park - The National Health
Maximo Park
The National Health
63
critic score
(17)
68
user score
(10)
Mar 13
Delta Spirit - Delta Spirit
Delta Spirit
Delta Spirit
67
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(9)
May 21
Gaz Coombes - Here Come the Bombs
Gaz Coombes
Here Come the Bombs
70
critic score
(9)
75
user score
(9)
Jun 12
Guided By Voices - Class Clown Spots a UFO
Guided By Voices
Class Clown Spots a UFO
71
critic score
(14)
78
user score
(9)
Feb 7
Ezra Furman - The Year of No Returning
Ezra Furman
The Year of No Returning
68
critic score
(3)
79
user score
(8)
Apr 24
The Raveonettes - Into The Night
The Raveonettes
Into The Night
70
critic score
(4)
76
user score
(7)
Nov 13
Guided By Voices - The Bears for Lunch
Guided By Voices
The Bears for Lunch
68
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(7)
Mar 6
Yellow Ostrich - Strange Land
Yellow Ostrich
Strange Land
65
critic score
(9)
68
user score
(6)
Jun 26
Paul Banks - Julian Plenti Lives...
Paul Banks
Julian Plenti Lives...
64
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(6)
Sep 11
The Helio Sequence - Negotiations
The Helio Sequence
Negotiations
68
critic score
(10)
83
user score
(6)
Sep 25
Frightened Rabbit - State Hospital
Frightened Rabbit
State Hospital
75
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(6)
Nov 12
Clinic - Free Reign
Clinic
Free Reign
64
critic score
(13)
67
user score
(6)
Aug 14
Wild Cub - Youth
Wild Cub
Youth
63
critic score
(7)
73
user score
(5)
Oct 8
PAWS - Cokefloat!
PAWS
Cokefloat!
71
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(5)
Jan 16
Diagrams - Black Light
Diagrams
Black Light
66
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(4)
Feb 7
Bahamas - Barchords
Bahamas
Barchords
75
critic score
(5)
70
user score
(4)
Mar 6
White Rabbits - Milk Famous
White Rabbits
Milk Famous
71
critic score
(15)
80
user score
(4)
Mar 20
Margot & The Nuclear So And So's - Rot Gut, Domestic
Margot & The Nuclear So And So's
Rot Gut, Domestic
70
critic score
(5)
83
user score
(4)
Jun 5
Speedy Ortiz - Sports
Speedy Ortiz
Sports
76
user score
(4)
Jun 12
Wintersleep - Hello Hum
Wintersleep
Hello Hum
70
critic score
(3)
85
user score
(4)
Aug 14
Dignan Porch - Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen
Dignan Porch
Nothing Bad Will Ever Happen
68
critic score
(9)
72
user score
(4)
Aug 15
Swearin' - Swearin'
Swearin'
Swearin'
79
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(4)
Oct 8
Tall Ships - Everything Touching
Tall Ships
Everything Touching
74
critic score
(9)
82
user score
(4)
Oct 16
Jason Lytle - Dept. of Disappearance
Jason Lytle
Dept. of Disappearance
70
critic score
(15)
81
user score
(4)
Feb 3
Walk the Moon - Anna Sun EP
Walk the Moon
Anna Sun EP
70
critic score
(1)
73
user score
(3)
Feb 21
Cursive - I Am Gemini
Cursive
I Am Gemini
62
critic score
(12)
60
user score
(3)
Mar 6
Kaiser Chiefs - Start the Revolution Without Me
Kaiser Chiefs
Start the Revolution Without Me
67
critic score
(5)
64
user score
(3)
Mar 20
The Wedding Present - Valentina
The Wedding Present
Valentina
72
critic score
(10)
80
user score
(3)
Apr 3
The Futureheads - Rant
The Futureheads
Rant
73
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(3)
Apr 17
Maps & Atlases - Beware and Be Grateful
Maps & Atlases
Beware and Be Grateful
69
critic score
(15)
73
user score
(3)
Apr 17
Bleeding Knees Club - Nothing to Do
Bleeding Knees Club
Nothing to Do
72
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(3)
May 1
Ramona Falls - Prophet
Ramona Falls
Prophet
74
critic score
(5)
77
user score
(3)
Jun 19
White Arrows - Dry Land Is Not a Myth
White Arrows
Dry Land Is Not a Myth
60
critic score
(9)
76
user score
(3)
Jul 23
Sebadoh - Secret EP
Sebadoh
Secret EP
71
critic score
(4)
56
user score
(3)
Aug 7
Opossom - Electric Hawaii
Opossom
Electric Hawaii
64
critic score
(14)
79
user score
(3)
Sep 18
The Corin Tucker Band - Kill My Blues
The Corin Tucker Band
Kill My Blues
69
critic score
(14)
79
user score
(3)
Sep 24
The Bewitched Hands - Vampiric Way
The Bewitched Hands
Vampiric Way
83
user score
(3)
Sep 25
Murder by Death - Bitter Drink Bitter Moon
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink Bitter Moon
76
critic score
(6)
74
user score
(3)
Feb 28
Plants and Animals - The End of That
Plants and Animals
The End of That
65
critic score
(8)
93
user score
(2)
Mar 20
Robert Pollard - Mouseman Cloud
Robert Pollard
Mouseman Cloud
65
critic score
(6)
65
user score
(2)
Apr 10
Grand Duchy - Let the People Speak
Grand Duchy
Let the People Speak
54
critic score
(5)
68
user score
(2)
Apr 24
Suckers - Candy Salad
Suckers
Candy Salad
66
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(2)
May 14
Zulu Winter - Language
Zulu Winter
Language
58
critic score
(10)
65
user score
(2)
May 15
Cornershop - Urban Turban - The Singhles Club
Cornershop
Urban Turban - The Singhles Club
70
critic score
(9)
87
user score
(2)
Sep 25
The Soft Pack - Strapped
The Soft Pack
Strapped
67
critic score
(12)
70
user score
(2)
Oct 2
Yo La Tengo - Stupid Things
Yo La Tengo
Stupid Things
72
user score
(2)
Mar 27
Zeus - Busting Visions
Zeus
Busting Visions
66
critic score
(8)
73
user score
(1)
Apr 23
Holy Esque - Holy Esque
Holy Esque
Holy Esque
80
critic score
(2)
80
user score
(1)
Jun 12
Wymond Miles - Under the Pale Moon
Wymond Miles
Under the Pale Moon
73
critic score
(8)
74
user score
(1)
Jun 12
The Young - Dub Egg
The Young
Dub Egg
70
critic score
(7)
70
user score
(1)
Jun 26
The Henry Clay People - Twenty-Five For The Rest of Our Lives
The Henry Clay People
Twenty-Five For The Rest of Our Lives
75
critic score
(4)
95
user score
(1)
Sep 3
Sauna Youth - Dreamlands
Sauna Youth
Dreamlands
72
critic score
(5)
72
user score
(1)
Sep 11
Adventures - Adventures
Adventures
Adventures
78
user score
(1)
Sep 18
James Iha - Look To The Sky
James Iha
Look To The Sky
54
critic score
(7)
60
user score
(1)
Sep 18
The Whigs - Enjoy the Company
The Whigs
Enjoy the Company
66
critic score
(7)
60
user score
(1)
Jan 24
Cardinal - Hymns
Cardinal
Hymns
58
critic score
(8)
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