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December 3, 2012


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top 2012 albums

mphtmnslt Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012
What are your favorite music recordings released this year? I have a lot, and it's hard to narrow that down to 25, but here is my list in no particular order:

Andrew Bird - Hands of Glory
Tame Impala - Lonerism
Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself
The Evens - The Odds
Main Attrakionz - Bossalinis & Fooliyones
Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
Maths Time Joy - Hideaway
Calexico - Algiers
Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
Corin Tucker Band - Kill My Blues
Lower Dens - Nootropics
Felix - Oh Holy Molar
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
Grizzly Bear - Shields
Murder by Death - Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon
Jaill - Traps
Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE
Hank Haint - Blackout
Poor Moon - Illusion
Bondax - Only You Know
Romare - Meditations on Afrocentrism
Daniel Rossen - Silent Hour / Golden Mile

your thoughts?

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Ant1-Her0-Project Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Rival Sons - Head Down
Aesop Rock - Skelethon
Sean Price - Mic Tyson
Band Of Skulls -Sweet Sour
El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
Mumford & Sons - Babel
Jack White - Blunderbuss
TheNAUGHTicalLife Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Professional Writer
Main Attrakionz is my shit. 808s & Dark Grapes was a great mixtape.
TheOneTheyCallDusk Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Nada Surf - The Stars are Indifferent to Astronomy
fun. - Some Nights
Cranberries - Roses
Andrew Bird - Break it Yourself
Killing Joke - MMXII
Santigold - Master of My Make-Belief
Beach House - Bloom
Metric - Synthetica

And others that aren't coming to mind right now.
CaramelGrape Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012  Hobbyist
My top 5 are:

1. channel ORANGE - Frank Ocean
(The rest in no particular order)
good kid, m.A.A.d city - Kendrick Lamar
Coexist - The xx
Kaleidoscope Dream - Miguel
Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumours - Big Boi
empchang Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2012
Mixtapes - Even On the Worst Nights
The Sidekicks - Awkward Breeds
Cheap Girls - Giant Orange
Dan Vapid & The Cheats - S/T
Propagandhi - Failed States

There are others, but I thought I'd up the punx a bit considering the other lists posted here.
mightybearrr Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012  Professional Filmographer
For the most part though I was more a fan of random songs that came out throughout the year as opposed to albums. Otherwise...

Killer Mike- R.A.P. Music (Easily my favorite of the damn year)
El-P- Cancer for Cure
Guano Padano- 2
Aesop Rock- Skelethon
Flying Lotus- Until the Quiet Comes
The xx- Coexist
St. Vincent & David Byrne- Love This Giant
Big K.R.I.T.- Live from the Underground
Kendrick Lamar- good kid, m.A.A.d city
Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
ShoTheVipa Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2012
Haven't really been keeping up with music in the last half of the year and as such there's a lot albums that I still need to listen to, but these stand out from the ones I have heard:

Tragic Idol - Paradise Lost
Weather Systems - Anathema
Epicloud - Devin Townsend Project
De Vermis Mysteriis - High On Fire
Dead End Kings - Katatonia
Driving Towards The Daylight - Joe Bonamassa
Wrecking Ball - Bruce Springsteen
Awoken Broken - Primal Rock Rebellion
ThISoMessedUp Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Fools and worthless liars (deluxe version) - Deaf Havana
Jake Bugg - Jake bugg
GdeeeeLovr96 Featured By Owner Dec 6, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
(Both By Green Day)
tk-for-short Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Student Digital Artist
was tres sub par
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