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bobbyray21
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Your top albums of 2012

Feel free to include reasonable carry-overs from 2011.

My humble list (which will surely change as I listen to more albums):
1. Edward Sharpe & Magnetic Zeros -- Here
2. Santigold -- Master of my make believe
3. The Shins -- Port of Morrow
4. Jack White -- Blunderbuss
5. John Mayer -- born and raised (mostly on the strength of the Walt Grace song)

Honorable mention: new B.o.B
This post was edited on 8/20 at 11:15 pm



Freauxzen
USA Fan
Utah
Member since Feb 2006
22801 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
1. Walkmen - Heaven
2. Dr. Dog - Be the Void
3. Jack White - Blunderbuss
4. The Beach Boys - That's Why God Made the Radio
5. The Lumineers - The Lumineers


Meursault
Member since Sep 2003
23097 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
1. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
2. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
3. Beach House - Bloom
4. The Men - Open Your Heart
5. Chromatics - Kill For Love

Hon. mention:
Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Seeet Light
DIIV - Oshin
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
This post was edited on 7/11 at 11:02 pm


kadillak
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Member since Nov 2007
4831 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Haven't really been impressed with that many studio albums lately, but I'll include mixtapes to feel the void.

1) channel ORANGE - Frank Ocean
2) Echoes of Silence - The Weeknd (mixtape, 2011)
3) LiveLoveA$AP - A$AP Rocky (mixtape, 2011)
4) Hello Forever - The Pro Letarians (mixtape)
5) Church Clothes - Lecrae (mixtape)

Nas's album just came out so that might be in there when I'm able to give it a listen.


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TheDoc
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doc is no more
Member since Dec 2005
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re: Your top albums of 2012
Cory Branan - mutt
Lee Bains an the glory fires - bomb in gilead
Alabama shakes - boys and girls
The Shins - Port of Morrow
Hot chip - in our heads


The Seaward
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2006
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re: Your top albums of 2012
in no particular order:

Beach House- Bloom
Tallest Man on Earth- There's No Leaving Now
Japanroids- Celebration Rock
Cloud Nothings- Attack on Memory
Ramona Falls- Prophet

I bought 4 2012 albums last night (Dirty Projectors, Twin Shadow, The Men, and Father John Misty), so this top 5 could change soon.
This post was edited on 7/11 at 11:26 pm


TigerHam85
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re: Your top albums of 2012
as of right now .

1. aesop rock - skelethon

2.


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NachoReb
Ole Miss Fan
The Classic City
Member since Feb 2012
1129 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Silversun Pickups - Neck of the Woods
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls
Metric - Synthetica
Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
Jack White - Blunderbuss


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redneck hippie
Tulsa
Member since Dec 2008
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re: Your top albums of 2012
Jack White - Blunderbuss
Turnpike Troubadours - Goodbye Normal Street
Dr John - Locked Down
Delta Spirit - Delta Spirit
Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan


legba
Alabama Fan
at the crossroads
Member since Oct 2010
521 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Van Halen-A Different Kind of Truth

Big Wreck-Albatross

Rush-Clockwork Angels

Jack White - Blunderbuss

Beach House-Bloom


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Freauxzen
USA Fan
Utah
Member since Feb 2006
22801 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
quote:

Delta Spirit - Delta Spirit
Forgot about that. Also awesome.


Jester
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Feb 2006
17459 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Jazzkamikaze - The Return of Jazzkamikaze
Storm Corrosion - Storm Corrosion
Regina Spektor - What We Saw From the Cheap Seats
Emily Wells - Mama
Rush - Clockwork Angels


Baloo
LSU Fan
Formerly MDGeaux
Member since Sep 2003
44896 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Hmmm.. I could be off on release dates, please correct me if so:

Japanadroids – Celebration Rock
Cloud Nothings – Attack on Memory
Screaming Females – S/T
Craig Finn – Clear Heart, Full Eyes
Trampled by Turtles – Stars and Satellites


Bdog9090
Mississippi St. Fan
Jackson, MS.
Member since Mar 2010
89 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
In no order:

Beach House - Bloom (seeing them tonight in Memphis)
Beat Connection - The Garden Palace
Jonquil - Point of Go
Tennis - Young and Old
Twin Shadow - Confess


simbo
Member since Jun 2011
1664 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
1 RUSH - Clockwork Angels
2 Dr John - Locked Down
3 Van Halen - A Different Kind of Truth
4 SLASH - Apocalyptic Love
5 ??????


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Cdawg
Mississippi St. Fan
TigerFred's Living Room
Member since Sep 2003
41182 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Jack White - Blunderbuss
The Cult - Choice of Weapon
Killing Joke - MMXII
Alabama Shakes - Boys & Girls

5th spot reserved.


The Seaward
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2006
6065 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Reserved for that upcoming Grizzly Bear album, eh?


Meursault
Member since Sep 2003
23097 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
quote:

Reserved for that upcoming Grizzly Bear album, eh?


I know I'm looking forward to it! That, Animal Collective, [eta: Tame Impala,] and Titus Andronicus are the main future 2012 releases on my radar.

Btw, if you haven't listened to DIIV yet, I think you would like them. Similar to Real Esate, Ducktails, and Wild Nothing.
This post was edited on 7/12 at 9:07 am


The Seaward
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Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2006
6065 posts

re: Your top albums of 2012
Yeah, I am pretty stoked for new Animal Collective and Titus Andronicus. Very good chance those two could finish 1 and 2 on my year-end list.

Haven't listened to DIIV. I will try to give it a listen sometime soon.


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gokevin
LSU Fan
Member since Dec 2009
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re: Your top albums of 2012
1. Dr. Dog - Be the Void
2. The Shins - Port of Morrow
3. The Lumineers - The Lumineers
4. Gold Motel - Gold Motel
5. Tie between Edward Sharpe & Bowerbirds


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