Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012

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Pitchfork: Top 50 Albums of 2012

  1. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city – Amazon
  2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  3. 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
  4. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  5. Swans – The Seer
  6. Grimes – Visions
  7. Beach House – Bloom
  8. Chromatics – Kill for Love
  9. Death Grips – The Money Store
  10. Grizzly Bear – Shields
  11. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  12. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  13. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
  14. Andy Stott – Luxury Problems
  15. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  16. Burial – Kindred EP
  17. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  18. Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse
  19. [tie] Ty Segall and White Hair – Hair
  20. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  21. Jessie Ware – Devotion
  22. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Mature Themes
  23. Flying Lotus – Until the Quiet Comes
  24. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
  25. Purity Ring – Shrines
  26. Schoolboy Q – Habits & Contradictions
  27. Julia Holter – Ekstasis
  28. John Talabot – fIN
  29. How to Dress Well – Total Loss
  30. Cat Power – Sun
  31. The Men – Open Your Heart
  32. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light
  33. Action Bronson – Blue Chips
  34. Actress – R.I.P.
  35. Chairlift – Something
  36. TNGHT – TNGHT EP
  37. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
  38. Future – Pluto
  39. Lotus Plaza – Spooky Action at a Distance
  40. Hot Chip – In Our Heads
  41. DIIV – Oshin
  42. Dum Dum Girls – End of Daze EP
  43. Rick Ross – Rich Forever
  44. Mac DeMarco – 2
  45. Metz – Metz
  46. El-P – Cancer 4 Cure
  47. Rustie – Essential Mix
  48. Pallbearer – Sorrow and Extinction
  49. Peaking Lights – Lucifer
  50. Crystal Castles – Crystal Castles [III]
  51. Lambchop – Mr. M