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My Top Albums Of 2012

A list I made today. Went through some of the albums I’ve listened this year, other top lists, some music blogs and music websites. Couldn’t make just one Top 10 list. Proved to be pretty hard. Made a quick Top 5 tho. It’s in the end.

Rock / Indie:
 
Field Music – Plumb
Donald Fagen – Sunken Condos
Ben Folds Five – The Sound Of The Life Of The Mind
Grizzly Bear – Shields
alt-J – An Awesome Wave
David Byrne & St. Vincent – Love This Giant 
Chairlift – Something
Tame Impala – Lonerism
Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
Grimes – Visions
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Lost Songs 
Hexvessel – No Holier Temple
Godspeed You! Black Emperor – Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!

Electric-ish:
 
Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs – Trouble
Todd Terje – It’s The Arps
Crozet – We’ll Be Gone By Then
Diiv – Oshin
Vcgm – SSSS
Ghost Monkey – Boxy Music
Disasterpeace – Fez
Lindström – Smalhans
Lone – Galaxy Garden
Machinedrum – SXLND EP
Mux Mool – Planet High School

 
Hard Rock / Metal:
 
Van Halen – A Different Kind Of Truth
Deftones – Koi No Yokan
Aerosmith – Music From Another Dimension (without the ballads)
Ginger – 555% / Mutation – The Frankenstein Effect / Hey!Hello! – S/T (Ginger released 3+1+1 albums this year)
Gallows – Gallows
Testament – Dark Roots Of Earth
Turbonegro – Sexual Harassment
The Darkness – Hot Cakes
Torche – Harmonicraft

Bubblin’ under:

Com Truise – In Decay
Futurecop! – The Movie
Mitch Murder – Glass Cities
Nitemoves – Longlines
The Men – Open Your Heart
Passion Pit – Gossamer
John Maus – A Collection of Rarities and Previously Unreleased Material
Purity Ring – Shrines
Sekuoia & Rain Dog – Finest Ego / Faces Series Vol. 3
S. Mahabra – S. Mahabra
Seams – Tourist / Sleeper
The Shins – Port Of Morrow
Slow Magic – Triangle
Slugabed – Time Team
Uppermost – One
Swans – The Seer
Lambchop – Mr. M

Top 5 of all of the above.


Van Halen – A Different Kind Of Truth

Field Music – Plumb

Mutation – The Frankenstein Effect

Disasterpeace – Fez

Deftones – Koi No Yokan

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Best In Music 2009

Best Albums 2009:

Top 10

1. St. Vincent – Actor
    http://www.myspace.com/stvincent

Junior Boys – Begone Dull Care
    http://www.myspace.com/juniorboys
Super Furry Animals – Dark Days/Light Years
    http://www.myspace.com/superfurry
<Code> – Resplendent Grotesque
    http://www.myspace.com/codeblackmetal
Telefon Tel Aviv – Immolate Yourself
    http://www.myspace.com/telefontelaviv
Wilco – Wilco (The Album)
    http://www.myspace.com/wilco
Daniel Johnston – Is and Always Was
    http://www.myspace.com/dannyjohnston
Bonnie "Prince" Billy – Beware
    http://www.myspace.com/princebonniebilly

Black Moth Super Rainbow – Eating Us

    http://www.myspace.com/blackmothsuperrainbow
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – The Century Of Self
    http://www.myspace.com/trailofdead

Bubblin' Under:

Uncle Skeleton – Pancho Chumley
A Psychedelic Guide To Monsterism Island
Norah Jones – The Fall
Manic Street Preachers – Journal For Plague Lovers
Shogun Kunitoki – Vinonaamakasio
Kris Kristofferson – Closer To The Bone
Julian Casablancas – Phrazes For The Young
Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions – Through The Devil Softly
The Flaming Lips – Embryonic
Doves – Kingdom Of Rust
Calvin Harris – Ready For The Weekend
Asobi Seksu – Hush
Dinosaur Jr – Farm
Fever Ray – Fever Ray
Rubik – Dada Bandits

The Best Rock Albums 2009:

The Wildhearts – ¡Chutzpah!
    http://www.myspace.com/thewildhearts
Them Crooked Vultures – Them Crooked Vultures
    http://www.myspace.com/crookedvultures
Wolfmother – Cosmic Egg
    http://www.myspace.com/wolfmother
The Black Crowes – Before The Frost… Until The Freeze
    http://www.myspace.com/theblackcrowes
Death – …For The Whole World To See
    http://www.myspace.com/deathprotopunk
Gallows – Grey Britain
    http://www.myspace.com/gallows
Sorry And The Sinatras - Highball Roller
    http://www.myspace.com/sorryandthesinatras

Best Songs:

1. Bonnie "Prince" Billy – I Won't Ask Again

Bruce Springsteen – A Night With The Jersey Devil
<Code> – Rattle Of Black Teeth
<Code> – In The Privacy Of Your Own Bones
Super Furry Animals – White Socks/Flip Flops
Rubik – Wasteland
St. Vincent – Actor Out Of Work
St. Vincent – Black Rainbow
St. Vincent – Laughing With A Mouth Of Blood
Röyksopp – Girl And The Robot
Pete Yorn & Scarlett Johansson – Blackie's Dead
Passion Pit – Little Secrets
Neon Indian – Mind, Drips
…And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead – Far Pavillions
Hudson Mohawke – Gluetooth
Magenta Skycode – Escaping Outdoors
Magenta Skycode – We're Going to Climb
The Lemonheads – Beautiful (Christina Aguilera cover)
Doves – Jetstream
Doves – Winter Hill
Brendan Benson – Eyes On The Horizon
Beyonce – Single Ladies (Japanese Pop Star Remix)
Dinosaur Jr – See You
The Wildhearts – You Took The Sunshine From New York
The Wildhearts – Chutzpah
The Wildhearts – The Snake, The Lion, The Monkey And The Spider

Weird goods:

Sufjan Steven – The BQE
Andrew W.K. – 55 Cadillac

Shit:

KISS – Ihan Sama
Chikenfoot – En Muista
Marilyn Manson – The High End Of Low (Ihan Paska)
Telefon Tel Aviv guy dead

Most Played:

The Wildhearts – ¡Chutzpah!
Super Furry Animals – Dark Days/Light Years
<Code> – Resplendent Grotesque
St. Vincent – Actor
Junior Boys – Begone Dull Care
Telefon Tel Aviv – Immolate Yourself
Soft Rock

Live 2009:

Coldplay – Bergen
Fever Ray – Tavastia
Kraftwerk – Suvilahti
Flaming Lips – Suvilahti
DJ Hedgehog ft. DJ Innocuous – Hanna ja Willen häät

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