Spin: 50 Best Albums of 2012

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Spin Magazine: 50 Best Albums of 2012

  1. Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE
  2. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
  3. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  4. DJ Rashad – TEKLIFE Vol. 1 – Welcome to the Chi
  5. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
  6. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  7. Swans – The Seer
  8. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
  9. Ty Segall – Twins
  10. Santigold – Master of My Make-Believe
  11. Future – Pluto
  12. Death Grips – NO LOVE DEEP WEB
  13. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  14. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  15. Baroness – Yellow & Green
  16. 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
  17. Grizzly Bear – Shields
  18. King Tuff – King Tuff
  19. Traxman – Da Mind of Traxman
  20. Pallbearer – Sorrow and Extinction
  21. Daphni – Jiaolong
  22. Torche – Harmonicraft
  23. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  24. Cat Power – Sun
  25. Action Bronson – Blue Chips
  26. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  27. Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror
  28. Jessie Ware – Devotion
  29. Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet on Sky
  30. Frankie Rose – Interstellar
  31. The xx – Coexist
  32. Goat – World Music
  33. Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II
  34. Mala – In Cuba
  35. Jack White – Blunderbuss
  36. Beak> – >>
  37. R. Kelly – Write Me Back
  38. Taylor Swift – Red
  39. Roc Marciano – Reloaded
  40. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz
  41. Purity Ring – Shrines
  42. Lindstrøm – Six Cups of Rebel
  43. Kathleen Edwards – Voyageur
  44. Deftones – Koi No Yokan
  45. Nicki Minaj – Pink Friday: Roman Reloaded
  46. Spoek Mathambo – Father Creeper
  47. Metric – Synthetica
  48. Best Coast – The Only Place
  49. Heems – Nehru Jackets
  50. fun. – Some Nights