Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012

Drowned in Sound: 100 Favourite Albums of 2012

  1. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
  2. [tie] Blondes – Blondes
  3. [tie] Chromatics – Kill for Love
  4. [tie] Swans – The Seer
  5. [tie] Liars – WIXIW
  6. Fiona Apple – The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than the Driver of the Screw and Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do
  7. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  8. School of Seven Bells – Ghostory
  9. Aesop Rock – Skelethon
  10. Julia Holter – Ekstasis
  11. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  12. Chairlift – Something
  13. Twilight Sad – No One Will Ever Know
  14. Polica – Give You the Ghost
  15. Perfume Genius – Put Your Back In 2 It
  16. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d City
  17. Jessie Ware – Devotion
  18. Killer Mike – RAP Music
  19. LHF – Keepers Of the Light
  20. FOE – Bad Dream Hotline
  21. Twin Shadow – Confess
  22. Motion Sickness of Time Travel – Motion Sickness of Time Travel
  23. Django Django – Django Django
  24. Cat Power – Sun
  25. Deftones – Koi No Yokan
  26. Yppah – Eighty One
  27. Errors – Have Some Faith in Magic
  28. John Talabot – Fin
  29. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
  30. Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory
  31. Efterklang – Pirimada
  32. Actress – R.I.P.
  33. Metric – Synthetica
  34. The Lost Rivers – Sin & Lostness
  35. Crystal Castles – iii
  36. Field Music – Plumb
  37. Grimes – Visions
  38. LV – Sebenza
  39. Blood Red Shoes – In Time To Voices
  40. Lana Del Rey – Born to Die
  41. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  42. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  43. The Maccabees – Given to the Wild
  44. Grizzly Bear – Shields
  45. Muse – The 2nd Law
  46. Scott Walker – Bish Bosch
  47. Yeasayer – Fragrant World
  48. Echo Lake – Wild Peace
  49. How to Dress Well – Total Loss
  50. Bloc Party – Four
  51. Shearwater – Animal Joy
  52. And You Will Know Us By The Trail of The Dead – Lost Songs
  53. Earth – Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
  54. Sigur Ros – Valtari
  55. Death Grips – The Money Store
  56. Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself
  57. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  58. Tindersticks – The Something Rain
  59. Eight and a Half – Eight and a Half
  60. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
  61. The Cribs – In the Belly of the Brazen Bull
  62. Future of the Left – The Plot Against Common Sense
  63. Purity Ring – Shrines
  64. The xx – Coexist
  65. First Aid Kit – The Lions’s Roar
  66. The Shins – Port of Morrow
  67. Orbital – Wonky
  68. Neil Young – Psychedelic Pill
  69. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  70. Stumbleine – Spiderwebbed
  71. Exitmusic – Passage
  72. Diiv – Oshin
  73. El-P – Cancer 4 Cure
  74. Richard Hawley – Standing at the Sky’s Edge
  75. Lower Dens – Nootropics
  76. Halls – Ark
  77. Dirty Three – Toward the Low Sun
  78. Magnetic Fields – Love at the Bottom of the Sea
  79. Nils Frahm – Screws
  80. The Walkmen – Heaven
  81. BATS – The Sleep of Reason
  82. Flying Lotus – Until The Quiet Comes
  83. Ghosting Season – The Very Last of the Saints
  84. dEUS – Following Sea
  85. Dan Deacon – America
  86. Darren Hayman and the Long Parliament – The Violence
  87. why? – Sod the Seed
  88. Lee Ranaldo – Between The Times and the Tide
  89. Passion Pit – Gossamer
  90. Beach House – Bloom
  91. I Like Trains – The Shallows
  92. Anais Mitchell – Young Man in America
  93. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
  94. Bruce Springsteen – Wrecking Ball
  95. ∆ (alt-J) – An Awesome Wave
  96. John Cale – Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood
  97. CFCF – Exercises
  98. Hot Chip – In Our Heads
  99. Hey Sholay – ((o))
  100. Cursive – I Am Gemini