Jim DeRogatis: Top 40 Albums of 2012

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Jim DeRogatis: Top 40 Albums of 2012 (as published by WBEZ)

  1. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  2. Kelly Hogan – I Like to Keep Myself in Pain
  3. Frank Ocean – Channel ORANGE
  4. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
  5. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light
  6. EI-P – Cancer 4 Cure
  7. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  8. Aimee Mann – Charmer
  9. Lupe Fiasco – Food & Liquor II: The Great American Rap Album Pt. 1
  10. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  11. Neneh Cherry – The Cherry Thing
  12. Patti Smith – Banga
  13. Bassnectar – Vava Voom
  14. Jack White – Blunderbuss
  15. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
  16. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
  17. Bob Mould – Silver Age
  18. Lester Bangs – Infinite Stretch
  19. Passion Pit – Gossamer
  20. Ty Segall – Slaughterhouse
  21. The dB’s – Falling Off the Sky
  22. Screaming Females – Ugly
  23. John Cale – Shifty Adventures in Nookie Wood
  24. Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral
  25. Santigold – Master of My Make-Believe
  26. Best Coast – The Only Place
  27. Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
  28. Dr. John – Locked Down
  29. Sinead O’Connor – How About I Be Me (And You Be You)?
  30. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  31. Yeasayer – Fragrant World
  32. Willis Earl Beal – Acousmatic Sorcery
  33. Redd Kross – Researching the Blues
  34. Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man in the Universe
  35. Django – Django
  36. The Shins – Port of Morrow
  37. Mission of Burma – Unsound
  38. Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind
  39. Neil Young – Americana
  40. Bob Dylan – Tempest