Les Inrocks: Top 100 Albums of 2012

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alt-J - An Awesome Wave

Les Inrockuptibles: Top 100 Albums of 2012

  1. ∆ (alt-J) – An Awesome Wave – Amazon Reviews
  2. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  3. Liars – WIXIW
  4. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  5. Django Django – Django Django
  6. Hot Chip – In Our Heads
  7. Lana Del Rey – Born To Die
  8. Lescop – Lescop
  9. Alabama Shakes – Boys & Girls
  10. The xx – Coexist
  11. Beach House – Bloom
  12. Grizzly bear – Shields
  13. Ariel Pink’s Hautd Graffiti – Mature themes
  14. Cat Power – Sun
  15. Benjamin Biolay – Vengeance
  16. Chromatics – Kill for Love
  17. Matthew Dear – Beams
  18. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  19. Electric Guest – Mondo
  20. Grimes – Visions
  21. Lou Doillon – Places
  22. Kindness – World, You Need A Chance Of Mind
  23. Mermonte – Mermonte
  24. Kendrick Lamar – goof Kid, m.A.A.d city
  25. Citizens – Here We Are
  26. Breton – Other People’s Problem
  27. Eugene Mc Guiness – The invitation to the Voyage
  28. Spiritualized – Sweet heart, Sweet light
  29. The Bewitched Hands – Vampiric way
  30. DIIV – Oshim
  31. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – `Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  32. Richard Hawley – Standing at the Sky’s Edge
  33. Michael Kiwanuka – Home Again
  34. The Vaccines – Come of Age
  35. Willis Earl Beal – Acousmatic Sorcery
  36. Bill Fay – Life is People
  37. Chassol – X-Pianos
  38. Dominique A – Vers les lueurs
  39. Dean Dacon – America
  40. Neil Young with Crazy horse – Psychedelic Pill
  41. Swans – The Seer
  42. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
  43. Barbara Carlotti – L’Amour, l’Argent, le vent
  44. Actress – R.I.P.
  45. Two Door Cinema Club – Beacon
  46. Avec Pas D’Casque – Astronomie
  47. Beth Jeans Houghton – Yours Truly, Cellophane Nose
  48. Matthew E. White – Big Inner
  49. Poliça – Give You the Ghost
  50. O. Children – Apnea
  51. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz
  52. Jack White – Blunderbuss
  53. Chairlift – Something
  54. Cheek Mountain Thief – Cheek Mountain Thief
  55. The Magnetic North – Orkney Symphony of The Magnetic North
  56. Concrete Knives – Be Your Own King
  57. Jonathan Boulet – We Keep The Beat, Found The Sound, See The Need, Start The Heart
  58. Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II
  59. M. Ward – A Wasteland Companion
  60. The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion – Meat + Bone
  61. Friends – Manifest!
  62. Lower Dens – Nootropics
  63. Para One – Passion
  64. Rich Aucoin – We’re All Dying to Live
  65. Moon Duo – Circles
  66. Rick Ross – Rich Forever
  67. Dr. John – Locked Down
  68. How to Dress Well – Total Loss
  69. Baden Baden – Coline
  70. Flying Lotus – Until the Quiet Comes
  71. Rover – Rover
  72. Monogrenade – Tantale
  73. Holy Other – Held
  74. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
  75. Mina Tindle – Taranta
  76. Meridian Brothers – Desesperanza
  77. Die Antwoord – $O$
  78. James Levy & The Blood Red Rose – Pray to Be Free
  79. SKIP&DIE – Riots in the Jungle
  80. Klub des Loosers – La Fin De L’espèce
  81. Beachwood Sparks – The Tarnished Gold
  82. Father John Misty – Fear Fun
  83. Lucas Santtana – O Deus que devasta mas também cura
  84. The Maccabees – Given to the Wild
  85. Melody’s Echo Chamber – Melody’s Echo Chamber
  86. Zombie Zombie – Rituels d’un nouveau monde
  87. Prince Rama – Top Ten Hits of the End of the World
  88. Neil Halstead – Palindrome Hunches
  89. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  90. Pinkunoizu – Free Time!
  91. Of Montreal – Daughter of Cloud
  92. Lotus Plaza – Spooky Action at a Distance
  93. Cold Specks – I Predict a Graceful Expulsion
  94. Booba – Futur
  95. Bobby Womack – The Bravest Man in the Universe
  96. THEESatisfaction – Awe Naturale
  97. Théodore Paul & Gabriel – Please Her, Please Him
  98. The Spinto Band – Shy Pursuit
  99. Jason Lytle – Dept. of Disappearance
  100. Bang On! – [Sic]