Sterogum: Top 50 Albums of 2012

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Stereogum: Top Albums of 2012

  1. 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
  2. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  3. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.D City
  4. Swans – The Seer
  5. Jessie Ware – Devotion
  6. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  7. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  8. The Walkmen – Heaven
  9. Chairlift – Something
  10. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  11. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  12. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
  13. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – ‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  14. Chromatics – Kill for Love
  15. El-P – Cancer For Cure
  16. Grizzly Bear – Shields
  17. The Men – Open Your Heart
  18. Baroness – Yellow & Green
  19. Taylor Swift – Red
  20. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart Sweet Light
  21. Screaming Females – Ugly
  22. DIIV – Ocean
  23. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
  24. Sleigh Bells – Reign of Terror
  25. Nude Beach – II
  26. Grimes – Visions
  27. Beach House – Bloom
  28. Cat Power – Sun
  29. Purity Rings – Shine
  30. Torche – Harmonicraft
  31. ScHoolboy Q – Habits and Concentrations
  32. Ty Segall – Twins
  33. How to Dress Well – Total Loss
  34. Future – Pluto
  35. Swearin’ – Swearin’
  36. Chris Cohen – Overgrown Path
  37. Joey Bada$$ – 1999
  38. Mount Eerie – Ocean Roar
  39. Jessica Pratt – Jessica Pratt
  40. Converge – All We Love We Leave Behind
  41. Sun Kil Moon – Among the Leaves
  42. Sharon Von Etten – Tramp
  43. Action Bronson and Party Supplies – Blue Chips
  44. Bat for Lashes – The Haunted Man
  45. The Evens – The Odds
  46. Matthew E. White – Big Inner
  47. Rick Ross – Rich Forever
  48. The Shins – Port of Morrow
  49. Parquet Courts – Light Up Gold
  50. Flying Lotus – Until the Quiet Comes