Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012

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Frank Ocean - Channel Orange

Frontier Psychiatrist: Top 50 Albums of 2012

  1. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange
  2. 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
  3. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city
  4. Ty Segall – Slaughterhouse
  5. [tie] Ty Segall – Twins
  6. Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
  7. Grizzly Bear – Shields
  8. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
  9. Flying Lotus – Until the Quiet Comes
  10. Tame Impala – Lonerism
  11. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan
  12. Andrew Bird – Hands of Glory
  13. [tie] Andrew Bird – Break It Yourself
  14. Animal Collective – Centipede Hz
  15. Killer Mike – R.A.P. Music
  16. The Men – Open Your Heart
  17. Liars – WIXIW
  18. Spiritualized – Sweet Heart, Sweet Light
  19. Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  20. Swans – The Seer
  21. Schoolboy Q – Habits & Contradictions
  22. Twin Shadow – Confess
  23. Action Bronson & Party Supplies – Blue Chips
  24. Punch Brothers – Who’s Feeling Young Now?
  25. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  26. Lower Dens – Nootropics
  27. Grimes – Visions
  28. Lana del Rey – Born to Die
  29. Dan Deacon – America
  30. Anaïs Mitchell – Young Man in America
  31. Chromatics – Kill for Love
  32. Jessie Ware – Devotion
  33. A.C. Newman – Shut Down the Streets
  34. Sufjan Stevens – Silver & Gold
  35. Ed Schrader’s Music Beat – Jazz Mind
  36. High on Fire – De Vermis Mysteriis
  37. BBU – bell hooks
  38. Titus Andronicus – Local Business
  39. Spider Bags – Shake My Head
  40. The Menzingers – On The Impossible Past
  41. Django Django – Django Django
  42. Miguel – Kaleidoscope Dream
  43. The xx – Coexist
  44. Dr. John – Locked Down
  45. Purity Ring – Shrines
  46. Miike Snow – Happy To You
  47. Daughn Gibson – All Hell
  48. El-P – Cancer 4 Cure
  49. Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti – Mature Themes
  50. Thee Oh Sees – Putrifiers II
  51. Andy Stott – Luxury Problems
  52. Netherfriends – Middle America