The Best Experimental Albums of 2012

2. Actress - R.I.P.

Actress - R.I.P.
April 24, 2012
Critic Score
81
17 reviews

4. Deerhoof - Breakup Song

Deerhoof - Breakup Song
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
78
17 reviews

5. Soap&Skin - Narrow

Soap&Skin - Narrow
February 13, 2012
Critic Score
78
5 reviews

6. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch

Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
December 4, 2012
Critic Score
77
24 reviews

7. Micachu and the Shapes - Never

Micachu and the Shapes - Never
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
77
15 reviews

8. Xiu Xiu - Always

Xiu Xiu - Always
March 6, 2012
Critic Score
75
17 reviews

9. Animal Collective - Centipede Hz

Animal Collective - Centipede Hz
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
75
36 reviews

10. Here We Go Magic - A Different Ship

Here We Go Magic - A Different Ship
May 8, 2012
Critic Score
75
19 reviews

11. Holly Herndon - Movement

Holly Herndon - Movement
November 13, 2012
Critic Score
75
10 reviews

12. AU - Both Lights

AU - Both Lights
April 3, 2012
Critic Score
74
12 reviews

14. Lee Ranaldo - Between the Times and the Tides

Lee Ranaldo - Between the Times and the Tides
March 20, 2012
Critic Score
74
17 reviews

15. U.S. Girls - Gem

U.S. Girls - Gem
October 22, 2012
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

16. Eric Copeland - Limbo

Eric Copeland - Limbo
July 24, 2012
Critic Score
73
5 reviews

17. OMBRE - Believe You Me

OMBRE - Believe You Me
August 21, 2012
Critic Score
73
7 reviews

18. The Gaslamp Killer - Breakthrough

The Gaslamp Killer - Breakthrough
September 18, 2012
Critic Score
73
14 reviews

20. Spoek Mathambo - Father Creeper

Spoek Mathambo - Father Creeper
March 13, 2012
Critic Score
72
15 reviews

21. Exitmusic - Passage

Exitmusic - Passage
May 22, 2012
Critic Score
72
11 reviews

22. Ryat - Totem

Ryat - Totem
June 12, 2012
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

23. The Music Tapes - Mary's Voice

The Music Tapes - Mary's Voice
September 4, 2012
Critic Score
72
7 reviews

24. Levek - Look A Little Closer

Levek - Look A Little Closer
September 25, 2012
Critic Score
71
7 reviews

25. Black Moth Super Rainbow - Cobra Juicy

Black Moth Super Rainbow - Cobra Juicy
October 9, 2012
Critic Score
71
14 reviews
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