Albums

2012 Music Year End List Aggregate

These numbers are obtained from the 52 lists found at the end of this page.


Honorable Mention:
Chairlift - Something (27), David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love This Giant (27), How to Dress Well - Total Loss (27), Neil Young and Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill (23), Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind (23), Lana Del Rey - Born To Die (23), Taylor Swift - Red (22), The Maccabees - Given to the Wild (22), Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions (22), Hot Chip - In Our Heads (22), Action Bronson / Party Supplies - Blue Chips (22), Baroness - Yellow & Green (22), Ty Segall - Twins (21), Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't (21), Carter Tutti Void - Transverse (21), Dr. John - Locked Down (21), Field Music - Plumb (21), Kindness - World, You Need a Change of Mind (20), Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland - Black Is Beautiful (20), Goat - World Music (19), Daphni - Jiaolong (19), Mac DeMarco - 2 (19), Dexys - One Day I'm Going to Soar (18), The Cribs - In the Belly of the Brazen Bull (18), Santigold - Master of My Make-Believe (18), Burial - Kindred (18), Dan Deacon - America (18), Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It (18), Future - Pluto (18), METZ - METZ (18), The Congos / Sun Araw / M. Geddes Gengras - Icon Give Thank (17), Bill Fay - Life Is People (17), Cooly G - Playin' Me (17), Divine Fits - A Thing Called Divine Fits (17), Ty Segall & White Fence - Hair (16), Shackleton - Music For the Quiet Hour / The Drawbar Organ EPs (16), Torche - Harmonicraft (16), Poliça - Give You The Ghost (16), Mumford & Sons - Babel (15), Niki & The Dove - Instinct (15), Titus Andronicus - Local Business (14), Matthew Dear - Beams (14), Jam City - Classical Curves (14), Edward Sharpe & the Magnetic Zeros - Here (13), Crystal Castles - (III) (13), The Mountain Goats - Transcendental Youth (13), The Gaslight Anthem - Handwritten (12), Lee Gamble - Diversions 1994-1996 (12), Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs - Trouble (12), Bob Mould - Silver Age (12)
How Points are Measured

1st Place:
10 points
2nd Place:
8 points
3rd place:
6 points
Top 10:
5 points
Top 25:
3 points
Other:
1 point
Recent Additions
Apr 14
NPR Music, Resident Advisor
Nov 12
Treble
Sep 18
Complex
Dec 03
TIME
Nov 20
Piccadilly Records
Jun 11
Uncut, Entertainment Weekly
Jun 08
The Guardian
May 03
Clash
Mar 16
Slant, Rolling Stone, PopMatters, Pazz & Jop, NME, MOJO, MAGNET, Idolator, Gigwise, FILTER, FACT Magazine, Exclaim!
Nov 26
BBC, Alternative Press, Obscure Sound
Nov 17
Under the Radar, SPIN, musicOMH, Pretty Much Amazing, Paste, No Ripcord, The 405, Tiny Mix Tapes, DIY, Cokemachineglow, American Songwriter, Rough Trade, AllMusic, Consequence of Sound
Nov 13
Gorilla vs. Bear, Stereogum, The Line of Best Fit, Beats Per Minute, A.V. Club, Pitchfork
Apr 25
Time Out London
Dec 21
Urban Outfitters
Dec 20
The Quietus
Dec 17
The Needle Drop
Dec 12
The Fly
Dec 10
Spinner
Dec 06
The Wire
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