2012 Indie Pop Album Releases

2012
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Type
EP (5)
LP (70)
Genre
Ambient (30)
Art Pop (24)
Folk (100)
Hip Hop (143)
Indie Pop (78)
Metal (76)
Pop (70)
Punk (33)
R&B (29)
Rock (336)
Soul (23)
Sep 11
The xx - Coexist
The xx
Coexist
78
critic score
(40)
74
user score
(396)
Apr 30
MARINA - Electra Heart
MARINA
Electra Heart
55
critic score
(11)
73
user score
(344)
Jul 10
Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
Dirty Projectors
Swing Lo Magellan
81
critic score
(34)
82
user score
(272)
Aug 28
Wild Nothing - Nocturne
Wild Nothing
Nocturne
77
critic score
(21)
81
user score
(179)
Apr 3
Of Monsters and Men - My Head Is an Animal
Of Monsters and Men
My Head Is an Animal
74
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(135)
Oct 9
Ellie Goulding - Halcyon
Ellie Goulding
Halcyon
71
critic score
(12)
76
user score
(133)
Mar 20
The Shins - Port of Morrow
The Shins
Port of Morrow
69
critic score
(32)
75
user score
(131)
Feb 21
Fun. - Some Nights
Fun.
Some Nights
57
critic score
(13)
57
user score
(129)
May 15
Best Coast - The Only Place
Best Coast
The Only Place
60
critic score
(23)
66
user score
(59)
Feb 21
Frankie Rose - Interstellar
Frankie Rose
Interstellar
75
critic score
(29)
77
user score
(48)
Sep 4
Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't
Jens Lekman
I Know What Love Isn't
76
critic score
(24)
77
user score
(47)
Feb 14
Poliça - Give You The Ghost
Poliça
Give You The Ghost
78
critic score
(19)
73
user score
(42)
Feb 27
The Ting Tings - Sounds From Nowheresville
The Ting Tings
Sounds From Nowheresville
46
critic score
(22)
45
user score
(40)
Mar 20
Lost In The Trees - A Church That Fits Our Needs
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs
78
critic score
(9)
81
user score
(37)
Feb 14
Tennis - Young & Old
Tennis
Young & Old
69
critic score
(28)
72
user score
(33)
Apr 17
Allo Darlin' - Europe
Allo Darlin'
Europe
78
critic score
(14)
77
user score
(31)
Mar 27
La Sera - Sees the Light
La Sera
Sees the Light
71
critic score
(18)
77
user score
(26)
Feb 20
SoKo - I Thought I Was an Alien
SoKo
I Thought I Was an Alien
65
critic score
(5)
81
user score
(24)
Apr 24
Electric Guest - Mondo
Electric Guest
Mondo
65
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(23)
Mar 6
The Magnetic Fields - Love at the Bottom of the Sea
The Magnetic Fields
Love at the Bottom of the Sea
67
critic score
(28)
64
user score
(22)
Feb 14
Field Music - Plumb
Field Music
Plumb
76
critic score
(21)
74
user score
(21)
Nov 6
(Sandy) Alex G - Trick
(Sandy) Alex G
Trick
80
critic score
(2)
79
user score
(21)
Jan 31
Hospitality - Hospitality
Hospitality
Hospitality
74
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(20)
May 21
Saint Etienne - Words and Music by Saint Etienne
Saint Etienne
Words and Music by Saint Etienne
76
critic score
(18)
73
user score
(20)
Sep 4
Stars - The North
Stars
The North
72
critic score
(11)
76
user score
(19)
Oct 15
Balthazar - Rats
Balthazar
Rats
70
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(19)
Feb 28
Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled with Light
Fanfarlo
Rooms Filled with Light
74
critic score
(16)
77
user score
(16)
Jun 5
Friends - Manifest!
Friends
Manifest!
68
critic score
(12)
66
user score
(16)
Oct 2
Matt & Kim - Lightning
Matt & Kim
Lightning
60
critic score
(9)
60
user score
(16)
Nov 13
El Perro Del Mar - Pale Fire
El Perro Del Mar
Pale Fire
65
critic score
(12)
72
user score
(16)
Feb 14
Islands - A Sleep & A Forgetting
Islands
A Sleep & A Forgetting
70
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(15)
Jul 30
Tulipa Ruiz - Tudo Tanto
Tulipa Ruiz
Tudo Tanto
81
user score
(13)
Oct 9
A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets
A.C. Newman
Shut Down the Streets
74
critic score
(14)
73
user score
(12)
Sep 25
Chris Cohen - Overgrown Path
Chris Cohen
Overgrown Path
71
critic score
(5)
79
user score
(11)
Oct 16
A Fine Frenzy - Pines
A Fine Frenzy
Pines
70
critic score
(2)
74
user score
(11)
Feb 28
TOPS - Tender Opposites
TOPS
Tender Opposites
65
critic score
(2)
73
user score
(10)
Jun 12
POP ETC - Pop Etc
POP ETC
Pop Etc
56
critic score
(12)
42
user score
(10)
Oct 2
Taken By Trees - Other Worlds
Taken By Trees
Other Worlds
70
critic score
(9)
74
user score
(10)
Oct 9
Freelance Whales - Diluvia
Freelance Whales
Diluvia
70
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(10)
Oct 23
of Montreal - Daughter of Cloud
of Montreal
Daughter of Cloud
62
critic score
(10)
59
user score
(10)
Sep 18
Mother Mother - The Sticks
Mother Mother
The Sticks
60
critic score
(4)
75
user score
(8)
Mar 6
Alex Winston - King Con
Alex Winston
King Con
71
critic score
(7)
71
user score
(7)
Jun 12
Jukebox the Ghost - Safe Travels
Jukebox the Ghost
Safe Travels
64
critic score
(8)
69
user score
(7)
Jul 24
Eternal Summers - Correct Behavior
Eternal Summers
Correct Behavior
72
critic score
(8)
75
user score
(7)
Sep 11
Seapony - Falling
Seapony
Falling
69
critic score
(4)
69
user score
(7)
May 15
Violens - True
Violens
True
69
critic score
(11)
75
user score
(6)
May 28
Citizens! - Here We Are
Citizens!
Here We Are
66
critic score
(7)
74
user score
(6)
Aug 20
Stealing Sheep - Into The Diamond Sun
Stealing Sheep
Into The Diamond Sun
69
critic score
(12)
69
user score
(6)
Oct 8
Sun Airway - Soft Fall
Sun Airway
Soft Fall
71
critic score
(7)
75
user score
(6)
Jan 24
Ingrid Michaelson - Human Again
Ingrid Michaelson
Human Again
74
critic score
(3)
62
user score
(5)
Apr 2
Lightships - Electric Cables
Lightships
Electric Cables
79
critic score
(11)
71
user score
(5)
Jun 5
The Mynabirds - Generals
The Mynabirds
Generals
77
critic score
(8)
78
user score
(5)
Oct 8
Dog Is Dead - All Our Favourite Stories
Dog Is Dead
All Our Favourite Stories
72
critic score
(8)
71
user score
(5)
Oct 23
Egyptian Hip Hop - Good Don't Sleep
Egyptian Hip Hop
Good Don't Sleep
69
critic score
(9)
71
user score
(5)
Jan 31
Imperial Teen - Feel the Sound
Imperial Teen
Feel the Sound
67
critic score
(15)
62
user score
(4)
Oct 15
Patrick Wolf - Sundark and Riverlight
Patrick Wolf
Sundark and Riverlight
67
critic score
(13)
74
user score
(4)
Jun 12
Jaill - Traps
Jaill
Traps
62
critic score
(10)
73
user score
(3)
Sep 24
The Bewitched Hands - Vampiric Way
The Bewitched Hands
Vampiric Way
83
user score
(3)
Oct 1
Tim Burgess - Oh No I Love You
Tim Burgess
Oh No I Love You
68
critic score
(9)
65
user score
(3)
Feb 14
Phèdre - Phèdre
Phèdre
Phèdre
64
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(2)
May 7
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. - Maps
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.
Maps
50
critic score
(5)
55
user score
(2)
Jul 9
Summer Camp - Always
Summer Camp
Always
68
critic score
(4)
84
user score
(2)
Sep 4
Azure Ray - As Above So Below
Azure Ray
As Above So Below
64
critic score
(7)
62
user score
(2)
Oct 2
Tilly & the Wall - Heavy Mood
Tilly & the Wall
Heavy Mood
56
critic score
(6)
73
user score
(2)
Jan 9
Dear Reader - Idealistic Animals
Dear Reader
Idealistic Animals
59
critic score
(6)
75
user score
(1)
Apr 30
The Analog Affair - Good Vibes
The Analog Affair
Good Vibes
73
user score
(1)
May 22
Pure Bathing Culture - Pure Bathing Culture
Pure Bathing Culture
Pure Bathing Culture
50
critic score
(2)
75
user score
(1)
May 28
Stevie Jackson - (I Can't Get No) Stevie Jackson
Stevie Jackson
(I Can't Get No) Stevie Jackson
62
critic score
(8)
65
user score
(1)
Jun 26
Milk Maid - Mostly No
Milk Maid
Mostly No
67
critic score
(9)
73
user score
(1)
Jul 24
Heavenly Beat - Talent
Heavenly Beat
Talent
64
critic score
(8)
70
user score
(1)
Oct 1
Field Music - Field Music Play...
Field Music
Field Music Play...
70
critic score
(6)
85
user score
(1)
Oct 16
The Luyas - Animator
The Luyas
Animator
69
critic score
(8)
85
user score
(1)
Feb 21
Jonquil - Point of Go
Jonquil
Point of Go
64
critic score
(8)
Feb 28
Xray Eyeballs - Splendor Squalor
Xray Eyeballs
Splendor Squalor
56
critic score
(3)
Apr 10
Tigercats - Isle of Dogs
Tigercats
Isle of Dogs
75
critic score
(3)
Nov 13
Social Studies - Developer
Social Studies
Developer
71
critic score
(3)

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