2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

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2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Jackson » Thu Dec 20, 2012 5:57 pm

The thread I posted on this last week didn't get many responses, so I figured I would just go ahead and start this!

Post a list of your favorite albums of the year in this thread by Friday, January 18. I'll count lists with anywhere from 10 to 50 albums. While archival/reissues are not eligible, I'm going to go ahead and say that EPs are eligible unless there are strong objections. If you post comments about any albums, I'll post them with the final list.
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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Romain » Thu Dec 20, 2012 7:09 pm

Easy for me this year to make a list, I made it throughout the year.

It's an excellent year for me. A lot of gems....but only if you take a look at side of the year-end lists.

1. King Tuff - King Tuff 9,5/10
2. Electric Guest - Mondo 9,5/10

3. Eugene McGuinness - The Invitation to the voyage 9/10
4. Get Well Soon - The Scarlet Beast O'Seven Heads 9/10
5. Matt Elliott - The Broken Man 9/10

6. Lower Dens - Nootropics 8,5/10
7. Field Music - Plumb 8,5/10
8. The Irrepressibles - Nude 8,5/10
9. The Maccabees - Given to the Wild 8,5/10
10. Pepe Deluxé - Queen of the Wave 8,5/10
11. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel… 8,5/10
12. Calexico - Algiers 8,5/10
13. The Dodoz - Forever I Can Purr 8,5 /10
14. Piano Magic - Life Has Not Finished With Me Yet 8,5/10
15. Captain Kids - 67 songs 8,5/10
16. Lana Del Rey - Born to die (Paradise Edition) 8,5/10

17. Django Django - S/t 8/10
18. Dry The River - Shallow Bed 8/10
19. Efterklang - Piramida 8/10
20. Lambchop - Mr. M 8/10
21. Rover - Rover 8/10
22. Revolver - Let Go 8/10
23. We Have Band - Ternion 8/10
24. Tindersticks - Something Rain 8/10
25. And Also The Trees - Hunter Not The Hunted 8/10
26. Wild Nothing - Nocturne 8/10
27. The Hives - Lex Hives 8/10
28. Barbara Carlotti - L'amour, l'argent, le vent 8/10
29. Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral 8/10
30. Benjamin Biolay - Vengeance 8/10
31. Ez3kiel - The Naphtaline Orchestra 8/10
32. Rufus Wainwright - Out of the Game 8/10

33. Ewert and The Two Dragons - Good Man Down 7,5/10
34. Fanfarlo - Rooms Filled With Light 7,5/10
35. Jake Bugg - Jake Bugg 7,5/10
36. Breton - Other People's Problems 7,5/10
37. Trailer Trash Tracys - Ester 7,5/10
38. The Walkmen - Heaven 7,5/10
39. Grizzly Bear - Shields 7,5/10
40. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light 7,5/10
41. Tame Impala - Lonerism 7,5/10
42. HAL - The Time the Hour 7,5/10
43. The Vaccines - Come of Age 7,5/10
44. The Fresh and Onlys - Long Slow Dance 7,5/10

45. Sigur Ros - Valtari 7/10
46. Alt-J - An Awesome Wave 7/10
47. Dr. John - Locked Down 7/10
48. Beach House - Bloom 7/10
49. Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself 7/10
50. Stuck in the sound - Pursuit 7/10
51. Dyonisos - Bird'n'Roll 7/10
52. Skip the use - Can be late 7/10
53. Cat Power - Sun 7/10
54. The XX - Coexist 7/10
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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by FinnsMusic » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:09 pm

Wonderful year, one of the best in recent years... much better than 2011 and a little better than 2010 (although The Suburbs and My Dark Twisted Fantasy make that year fairly incredible, not to mention The ArchAndroid and Cosmogramma). Just like everyone else prematurely stating it, I believe "good kid, m.A.A.d city" will be a classic hip hop record in the years to come. Can't wait for 2013...

1. Kendrick Lamar // good kid, m.A.A.d city [4.5/5]
2. Frank Ocean // channel ORANGE [4.5/5]
3. Fiona Apple // The Idler Wheel... [4.5/5]
4. Flying Lotus // Until the Quiet Comes [4.5/5]
5. Grimes // Visions [4.5/5]
6. Godspeed You! Black Emperor // 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! [4.5/5]
7. Tame Impala // Lonerism [4/5]
8. Death Grips // The Money Store [4/5]
9. Swans // The Seer [4/5]
10. Beach House // Bloom [4/5]
11. Leonard Cohen // Old Ideas [4/5]
12. Killer Mike // R.A.P. Music [4/5]
13. Jessie Ware // Devotion [4/5]
14. Andy Stott // Luxury Problems [4/5]
15. Grizzly Bear // Shields [4/5]
16. Converge // All We Love We Leave Behind [4/5]
17. Chromatics // Kill for Love [4/5]
18. METZ / METZ [4/5]
19. Dexys Midnight Runners // One Day I'm Going to Soar [4/5]
20. Jack White // Blunderbuss [4/5]
21. El-P // Cancer 4 Cure [4/5]
22. Goat // World Music [4/5]
23. Bob Dylan // Tempest [4/5]
24. Bill Fay // Life is People [4/5]
25. Gojira // L'enfant sauvage [4/5]
26. Max Richter // Recomposed by Max Richter: Vivaldi - The Four Seasons (Konzerthaus Kammerorchester Berlin/André de Ridder; Daniel Hope) [4/5]
27. Caspian // Waking Season [4/5]
28. Staff Benda Bilili // Bouger le monde! [4/5]
29. Bobby Womack // The Bravest Man in the Universe [4/5]
30. The Men // Open Your Heart [4/5]
31. Ty Segall // Twins [4/5]
32. Liars // WIXIW [4/5]
33. Spiritualized // Sweet Heart Sweet Light [4/5]
34. Dr. John // Locked Down [4/5]
35. Dan Deacon // America [4/5]
36. Actress // R.I.P [4/5]
37. Sharon Van Etten // Tramp [4/5]
38. Kindness // World, You Need a Change of Mind [4/5]
39. Chairlift // Something [4/5]
40. Martin Rossiter // The Defenestration of St Martin [3.5/5]
41. Sean Price // Mic Tyson [3.5/5]
42. Miguel // Kaleidoscope Dream [3.5/5]
43. Japandroids // Celebration Rock [3.5/5]
44. Django Django // Django Django [3.5/5]
45. Crystal Castles // (III) [3.5/5]
46. Jamey Johnson // Livin' for a Song: A Tribute to Hank Cochran [3.5/5]
47. Cat Power // Sun [3.5/5]
48. Anaïs Mitchell // Young Man in America [3.5/5]
49. Taylor Swift // Red [3.5/5]
50. Lana Del Rey // Born to Die [3.5/5]

Special mentions:

Santigold // Master of My Make-Believe [3.5/5]
Skyzoo // A Dream Deferred [3.5/5]
Bruce Springsteen // Wrecking Ball [3.5/5]
P.O.S. // We Don't Even Live Here [3.5/5]
iamamiwhoami // kin [3.5/5]
Dirty Projectors // Swing Lo Magellan [3.5/5]
John Talabot // ƒIN [3.5/5]
Plan B // Ill Manors [3.5/5]

That's all for now.
Currently listening to albums from 2012 to stay 'up-to-date' with culture, as well as 'classic' electronic and indie albums, the additional hip hop record here and there, as well as my collection of comedy albums, from Louie C.K. to Bill Cosby.

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Nick » Thu Dec 20, 2012 9:38 pm

1. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange
2. Beach House- Bloom
3. Grizzly Bear- Shields
4. Swans- The Seer
5. Tame Impala- Lonerism
6. Kendrick Lamar- Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
7. Godspeed You! Black Emperor- 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
8. Fiona Apple- The Idler Wheel...
9. Japandroids- Celebration Rock
10. Spiritualized- Sweet Heart Sweet Light
11. Grimes- Visions
12. Jack White- Blunderbuss
13. Chromatics- Kill for Love
14. Flying Lotus- Until the Quiet Comes
15. Dirty Projectors- Swing Lo Magellan
16. The XX- Coexist
17. Bob Dylan- Tempest
18. Cat Power- Sun
19. Killer Mike- R.A.P. Music
20. Cloud Nothings- Attack on Memory
21. Nas- Life is Good
22. Andy Stott- Luxury Problems
23. Leonard Cohen- Old Ideas
24. Death Grips- The Money Store
25. Passion Pit- Gossamer
26. Tanlines- Mixed Emotions
27. Sigur Ros- Valtari
28. Crystal Castles- Crystal Castles (III)
29. Converge- All We Love We Leave Behind
30. John Talabot- Fin

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by sonofsamiam » Thu Dec 20, 2012 10:57 pm

It seemingly started slow, but this turned out to be a great, and very deep, year.

01 | Wadada Leo Smith | Ten Freedom Summers
02 | Julia Holter | Ekstasis
03 | Burial | Kindred
04 | Swans | The Seer
05 | Ondatrópica | Ondatrópica
06 | Kelan Philip Cohran and The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble | Kelan Philip Cohran and The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble
07 | Kendrick Lamar | good kid, m.A.A.D. city
08 | Scott Walker | Bish Bosch
09 | Bill Fay | Life Is People
10 | Actress | R.I.P
11 | Frank Ocean | Channel Orange
12 | Charles Gayle | Streets
13 | Andy Stott | Luxury Problems
14 | Neneh Cherry and The Thing | The Cherry Thing
15 | Melody's Echo Chamber | Melody's Echo Chamber
16 | Killer Mike | R.A.P. Music
17 | Pallbearer | Sorrow and Extinction
18 | Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland | Black is Beautiful
19 | Flying Lotus | Until The Quiet Comes
20 | Georgia Anne Muldrow | Seeds
21 | Laurel Halo | Quarantine
22 | Ebo Taylor | Appia Kwa Bridge
23 | Lone | Galaxy Garden
24 | Miguel | Kaleidoscope Dream
25 | Sharon Van Etten | Tramp
26 | Holy Other | Held
27 | Fiona Apple | The Idler Wheel…
28 | Goat | World Music
29 | Four Tet | Pink
30 | Daughn Gibson | All Hell
31 | Christian Scott | Christian aTunde Adjuah
32 | Marissa Nadler | The Sister
33 | Peaking Lights | Lucifer
34 | Sun Araw, M. Geddes Gengras, and The Congos | Icon Give Thank
35 | Philip Glass | Rework_
36 | Andromeda Mega Express Orchestra | Bum Bum
37 | Spiritualized | Sweet Heart Sweet Light
38 | Bobby Womack | The Bravest Man in The Universe
39 | Liars | WIXIW
40 | Quakers | Quakers
41 | Vijay Iyer Trio | Accelerando
42 | Staff Benda Bilili | Bouger le monde!
43 | Tame Impala | Lonerism
44 | Chromatics | Kill for Love
45 | Godspeed You! Black Emperor | Allelujah! Don't Bend, Ascend!
46 | Lambchop | Mr. M
47 | Aesop Rock | Skelethon
48 | Frankie Rose | Interstellar
49 | Gregory Porter | Be Good
50 | SpaceGhostPurrp | Mysterious Phonk: The Chronicles of SpvcxxGhxztPvrrp
51 | iamamiwhoami | kin
52 | First Aid Kit | The Lion's Roar
53 | Big Boi | Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
54 | Pepe Deluxe | Queen of The Wave
55 | Bat for Lashes | The Haunted Man
56 | Rush | Clockwork Angels
57 | Aimee Mann | Charmer
58 | Efterklang | Piramida
59 | Tim Berne | Snakeoil
60 | Antibalas | Antibalas
61 | Saint Etienne | Words and Music by Saint Etienne
62 | Ricardo Villalobos | Dependent and Happy
63 | Cian Ciárán | Outside In
64 | Squarepusher | Ufabulum
65 | Leonard Cohen | Old Ideas
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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by cartoken » Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:56 pm

here's mine ! The Seer alone made this year excellent, not as good as 2010 though.
Some major albums are still in my list to listen to (Django Django, Alt-J )

1. Swans - The Seer (2012) 100/100
2. The Mars Volta -Noctourniquet (2012) 95/100
3. Sharon Van Etten -Tramp (2012) 95/100
4. Beach House -Bloom (2012) 90/100
5. Animal Collective- Centipede Hz (2012) 90/100
6. Tame Impala- Lonerism (2012) 90/100
7. Grizzly Bear- Shields (2012) 85/100
8. El-P -Cancer 4 Cure (2012) 85/100
9. Kendrick Lamar- good kid, m.A.A.d city (2012) 85/100
10. Sleigh Bells- Reign of Terror (2012) 85/100
11. Death Grips- The Money Store (2012) 80/100
12. Jessie Ware- Devotion (2012) 80/100
13. GOOD MUSIC - Cruel Summer (2012) 80/100
14. Japandroids- Celebration Rock (2012) 80/100
15. Tindersticks- The Something Rain (2012) 80/100
16. Chromatics- Kill for Love (2012) 80/100
17. Muse -The 2nd Law (2012) 80/100
18. Bear in Heaven- I Love You, It's Cool (2012) 75/100
19. Big Boi- Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors (2012) 75/100
20. John Talabot- ƒin (2012) 75/100
21. Who Made Who -Brighter (2012) 75/100
22. Dan Deacon- America (2012) 75/100
23. Spiritualized- Sweet Heart Sweet Light (2012) 75/100
24. Ty Segall Band- Slaughterhouse (2012) 75/100
25. Killer Mike -R.A.P. Music (2012) 75/100
26. Santigold- Master of My Make-Believe (2012) 70/100
27. Grimes- Visions (2012) 70/100
28. Godspeed You! Black Emperor- 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend! (2012) 70/100
29. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange (2012) 70/100
30. Pepe Deluxé- Queen of the Wave (2012) 70/100
31. The Men- Open Your Heart (2012) 70/100
32. Andy Stott -Luxury Problems (2012) 70/100
33. Vijay Iyer- Accelerando (Trio with Stephan Crump & Marcus Gilmore) (2012) 70/100
34. Aesop Rock- Skelethon (2012) 70/100

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Jackson » Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:38 pm

Great lists so far guys! Happy to see two new members participating.

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Post by Chris K. » Fri Dec 21, 2012 5:54 pm

1. Dirty Projectors, Swing Lo Magellan
2. Frank Ocean, Channel Orange
3. Kendrick Lamar, Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City
4. Tame Impalla, Lonerism
5. Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel…
6. Grizzly Bear, Shields
7. Chromatics, Kill for Love
8. Beach House, Bloom
9. Grimes, Visions
10. Bat For Lashes, The Haunted Man
11. Flying Lotus, Until the Quiet Comes
12. Godspeed You! Black Emperor, Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
13. Swans, The Seer
14. Killer Mike, R.A.P. Music
15. Julia Holter, Ekstasis
16. Ty Segall Band, Slaughterhouse
17. Japandroids, Celebration Rock
18. Andy Stott, Luxury Problems
19. Sharon Van Etten, Tramp
20. Spiritualized, Sweet Light Sweet Heart
21. Burial, Kindred EP
22. Arial Pink's Haunted Graffiti, Mature Themes
23. John Talabot, ƒIN
24. Frankie Rose, Interstellar
25. Cat Power, Sun
26. David Byrne and St Vincent, Love This Giant
27. Jessie Ware, Devotion
28. Passion Pit, Gossamer
29. El-P, Cancer for Cure
30. Perfume Genius, Put Your Back N 2 It
31. The xx, Coexist
32. Lotus Plaza, Spooky Action at a Distance
33. Mac DeMarco, 2
34. Chairlift, Something
35. Actress, R.I.P.
36. Sleigh Bells, Reign of Terror
37. Baroness, Yellow and Green
38. The Shins, Port of Morrow
39. Purity Ring, Shrines
40. Liars, WIXIW
41. Sigur Ros, valtari
42. The Death Grips, The Money Store
43. Animal Collective, Centipede Hz
44. Diiv, Oshin
45. Mount Eerie, Clear Moon
46. The Walkmen, Heaven
47. Crystal Castles, III
48. Lower Dens, Nootropics
49. Metz, Metz
50. Miguel, Kaleidoscope Dream

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by dumbangel » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:05 pm

1. Beach House - "Bloom"
2. Rufus Wainwright - "Out of the game"
3. The Explorers Club - "Grand hotel"
4. David Myhr - "Soundshine"
5. Chromatics - "Kill for love"
6. Dodgy - "Stand upright in a cool place"
7. Redd Kross - "Researching the blues"
8. Nick Waterhouse - "Time's all gone"
9. Jens Lekman - "I know what love isn't"
10. Menahan Street Band - "The crossing"
11. Field Music - "Plumb"
12. The Greg Foat Group - "Girl and robot with flowers"
13. The Beach Boys - "That's why god made the radio"
14. Shoes - "Ignition"
15. Guillemots - "Hello land!"
16. Rival Sons - "Head down"
17. Allah-Las - "Allah-Las"
18. Bryan Scary - "Daffy's elixir"
19. Tame Impala - "Lonerism"
20. The Junipers - "Paint the ground"

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Gillingham » Fri Dec 21, 2012 7:57 pm

1. Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
2. Burial - Kindred EP
3. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
4. Beach House - Bloom
5. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
6. Grizzly Bear - Shields
7. Four Tet - Pink
8. Claro Intelecto - Reform Club
9. Bob Dylan - Tempest
10. 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
11. Actress R.I.P.
12. Gonjasufi - MU.ZZ.Le
13. Dead Can Dance - Anastasis
14. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
15. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
16. The xx - Coexist
17. Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend
18. Sharon van Etten - Tramp
19. Lambchop - Mr. M
20. Sun Kil Moon - Among the Leaves
21. Django Django - Django Django
22. Blaudzun - Heavy Flowers
23. Sigur Rós - Valtari
24. Chromatics - Kill for Love
25. Spain - The Soul of Spain
26. The Tallest Man on Earth - There's No Leaving Now
27. Liars - WIXIW
28. Jack White - Blunderbuss
29. Clark - Iradelphic
30. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa

I agree that the first half of the year wasn't too promising. But together with the second half 2012 was more than descent.
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Post by Greg » Sat Dec 22, 2012 4:40 am

Grizzly Beard!

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Post by nicolas » Sat Dec 22, 2012 9:09 am

My list isn't ready yet but you can find my list in progress here

Too many things on my wishlist : Tame Impala, Alt J in the indie section; Neil Young in classic rock, and too many rots & world albums

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Post by Ddiamondd » Sat Dec 22, 2012 2:10 pm

Gillingham wrote: 8. Claro Intelecto - Reform Club
very pleased to see I helped out with that one :music-listening:

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Post by BleuPanda » Sat Dec 22, 2012 5:11 pm

My top 18, all of which received a 7.5 or higher, which I've noticed is the cut-off for albums I consider noteworthy for each year. I also included their overall rank, though I've only been listening to music for a few years, so that list just passed 800, and I've basically only listened to albums on this site so far, so some of these will still be in the bottom half...

1. Frank Ocean - Channel ORANGE (#30 overall, 9.5/10)
2. Swans - The Seer (#89, 9/10)
3. Grizzly Bear - Shields (#166, 9/10)
4. Tame Impala - Lonerism (#192, 9/10)
5. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan (#294, 8.5/10)
6. Grimes - Visions (#309, 8.5/10)
7. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city (#344, 8.5/10)
8. Beach House - Bloom (#348, 8.5/10)
9. Hot Chip - In Our Heads (#377, 8.5/10)
10. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel... (#393, 8.5/10)
11. Julia Holter - Ekstasis (#465, 8/10)
12. Chromatics - Kill for Love (#477, 8/10)
13. Cat Power - Sun (#481, 7.5/10)
14. Jack White - Blunderbuss (#488, 7.5/10)
15. Japandroids - Celebration Rock (#524, 7.5/10)
16. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp (#529, 7.5/10)
17. Lower Dens - Nootropics (#537, 7.5/10)
18. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory (#555, 7.5/10)

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Nassim » Fri Dec 28, 2012 10:00 am

1. Burial - Kindred
2. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
3. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
4. Hot Chip - In Our Heads
5. Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
6. Frank Ocean - channel ORANGE
7. Swans - The Seer
8. Four Tet - Pink
9 Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
10. John Talabot - fin
11. Big Boi - Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
12. Gojira - L'enfant Sauvage
13. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
14. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
15. Aesop Rock - Skelethon
16. Lambchop - Mr. M
17. The Men - Open Your Heart
18. Dan Deacon - America
19. METZ - METZ
20. Grizzly Bear - Shields

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by schaefer.tk » Fri Dec 28, 2012 3:15 pm

01. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, m.A.A.d. City
02. Swans - The Seer
03. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
04. Alt-J - An awesome Wave
05. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet comes
06. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
07. Tame Impala - Lonerism
08. Beach House - Bloom
09. Neneh Cherry & The Thing - The Cherry Thing
10. Benjamin Damage/Doc Daneeka - They! Live
11. Cat Power - Sun
12. Bobby Womack - The bravest Man in the Universe
13. Grimes - Visions
14. Jessie Ware - Devotion
15. Grizzly Bear - Shields
16. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
17. Norah Jones - Little Broken Hearts
18. Dr. John - Locked Down
19. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
20. Phantom Ghost - Pardon my English
21. Michael Kiwanuka - Home again
22. Jack White - Blunderness
23. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
24. Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
25. Fraktus - Millenium
26. Chromatics - Kill for Love
27. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Bill
28. THEESatisfaction - Awe Naturale
29. Big Boi - Vicious Lies and dangerous Rumos
30. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
31. Pet Shop Boys - Elysium
32. Dexys - One Day I'm going to soar
33. Deichkind - Befehl von ganz unten
34. Max Richter - Vivaldi The Four Seasons - Recomposed by Max Richter
35. The Men - Open your Heart
36. Seeed - Seeed
37. Azealia Banks - 1991 EP
38. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
39. Sharon van Etten - Tramp
40. The Shins - Port of Morrow
41. The xx - Coexist
42. Django Django - Django Django
43. Robert Hood - Motor: Nighttime World 3
44. Actress - R.I.P.
45. Lambchop - Mr. M
46. Caronlina Chocolate Drops - Leaving Eden
47. Nas - Life is good
48. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
49- El-P - Cancer for cure
50. Die Heiterkeit - Herz aus Gold
51. David Byrne & St. Vincent - Love this Giant
52. Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions
53. Roc Marciano - Reloaded
54. Metz - Metz
55. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
56. Die Türen - ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
57. Nina Kraviz - Nina Kraviz
58. Purity Ring - Shrines
59. Bob Dylan - Tempest
60. Stubborn Heart - Stubborn Heart
61. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
62. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
63. Jay Farrar, Will Johnson, Anders Parker & Yim Yames - New Multitudes
64. Lee Fields & the Expressions - Faithful Man
65. Esperanza Spalding - Radio Music Society
66. Hot Chip - In our Heads
67. Twin Shadow - Confess
68. Polica - Phantom Ghost
69. Quantic & Alice Russell - Look around the Corner
70. Rocket Juice & the Moon - Rocket Juice & the Moon
71. Mohn - Mohn
72. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
73. Super700 - Under the No Sky
74. Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
75. Regina Spector - What we saw from the cheap seats

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Post by Dan » Sun Dec 30, 2012 8:02 pm

Here is my list. I'll wait until the deadline of 11th January to post it properly in case there are any changes. I've listened to many more albums of 2012 than the 33 on my list, but those are the albums I've given a rating of 3.5 stars and above.

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Post by Romain » Mon Dec 31, 2012 8:14 am

Jackson, i Just changed my list for the integration of "9. Pepe Deluxé - Queen of the wave 8,5/10".
Thanks.

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Post by Stephan » Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:41 am

Great:
1. Beach House - Bloom

Very good:
2. The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now
3. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
4. iamamiwhoami - kin
5. Bob Dylan - Tempest
6. Shovels & Rope - O' Be Joyful

Good:
7. Bill Fay - Life Is People
8. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
9. Anaïs Mitchell - Young Man in America
10. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
11. Dr. John - Locked Down
12. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
13. Gregory Porter - Be Good
14. Ondatrópica - Ondatrópica
15. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas

Not a great year in my opinion. Despite the large number of pretty good albums there is just one great album, and even that probably won't crack my top 300.

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Post by Gillingham » Mon Dec 31, 2012 3:03 pm

Greg wrote:Grizzly Beard!
LOL!
Ddiamondd wrote:
Gillingham wrote: 8. Claro Intelecto - Reform Club
very pleased to see I helped out with that one :music-listening:
Yes, cheers for that!

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Post by Stephan » Thu Jan 03, 2013 10:59 am

I added Shovels & Rope's O' Be Joyful as my #6, great country album.

Edit: And Bill Fay at #7. Forgot about that one.

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Post by Jirin » Sat Jan 05, 2013 2:16 am

1. Grimes - Visions
2. Auktyon - Top
3. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
4. Wadada Leo Smith - Ten Freedom Summers
5. Frankie Rose - Interstellar
6. Screaming Females - Ugly
7. Jenny Scheinman - Mischeif & Mayhem
8. Pepe Deluxe - Queen of the Wave
9. Ewert and the Two Dragons - Good Man Down
10. Grupo de Expertos Solynieve - El eje de la Tierra
11. Ondatropica - Ondatropica
12. Big Big Train - English Electric
13. Lindstrom - Six Cups Of Rebel
14. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa
15. The 2 Bears - Be Strong
16. Dr John - Locked Down
17. Laura Gibson - La Grande
18. Lambchop - Mr M
19. Mi and L'au - If Beauty Is A Crime
20. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel Is Wiser
21. The XX - Coexiest
22. Chromatics - Kill For Love
23. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
24. Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
25. Godspeed You Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
26. Frank Ocean - Channel ORANGE
27. Dark Time Sunshine - AMX
28. bvdub - Serentiy
29. Klaus & Kisnki - Herrerros y fatigas
30. Electric Guest - Mondo
31. Beach House - Bloom
32. Chairlift - Something
33. Susanne Sundfor - The Silcone Veil
34. The Menzingers - Of The Impossible Past
35. Carolina Chocolate Drops - Leaving Eden
36. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
37. Death Grips - The Money Store
38. Eugene McGuinness - The Invitation To The Voyage
39. Bowerbirds - The Clearing
40. David Byrne & St Vincent - Love This Giant
41. Myrra Ros - Kveldulfur
42. Tu Fawning - A Monument
43. Anais Mitchell - Young Man In America
44. Burial - Kindred
45. Alt-j - An Awesome Wave
46. The Toure-Raichel Collective - The Tel Aviv Sessoin
47. Peaking Lights - Lucifer
48. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
49. Tame Impala - Lonerism
50. Dead Can Dance - Anastasis

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Post by Rocky Raccoon » Sat Jan 05, 2013 8:27 pm

1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
2. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
3. Jack White - Blunderbuss
4. Bhi Bhiman - Bhiman
5. Cat Power - Sun
6. Death Grips - The Money Store
7. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
8. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
9. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
10. Bat for Lashes - Haunted Man
11. Bob Dylan - Tempest
12. Allo Darlin' - Europe
13. Cate Le Bon - Cyrk
14. The Coup - Sorry to Bother You
15. Beach House - Bloom
16. The XX - Coexist
17. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
18. Sleigh Bells - Reign of Terror
19. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
20. Best Coast - The Only Place

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Post by Charlie Driggs » Sun Jan 06, 2013 11:27 am

1. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
2. Synik - Syn City
3. BadBadNotGood - BBNG 2
4. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa
5. Neneh Cherry & The Thing - The Cherry Thing
6. Willis Earl Beal - Acousmatic Sorcery
7. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
8. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
9. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
10. Dean Blunt & Inga Copeland - Black Is Beautiful
11. Mac DeMarco - 2
12. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
13. Tame Impala - Lonerism
14. Vijay Iyer Trio - Accelerando
15. Lee Fields & The Expressions - Faithful Man
16. Lilacs & Champagne - s.t.
17. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
18. Parov Stelar - The Princess
19. Josephine Foster - Blood Rushing
20. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes

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Post by Chambord » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:36 pm

1. First Aid Kit – The Lion’s Roar
2. Bat For Lashes – The Haunted Man
3. Alt-J – An Awesome Wave
4. Leonard Cohen – Old Ideas
5. The Shins – Port of Morrow
6. Beach House – Bloom
7. Mark Lanegan – Blues Funeral
8. Anywhere – Anywhere
9. Dinosaur Jr. – I Bet On Sky
10. Jack White – Blunderbuss

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Post by Brad » Mon Jan 07, 2013 8:55 pm

(THIS LIST HAS BEEN REVISED!!! See below)
My Picks:
1 - Swans - The Seer/We Rose From Your Bed With the Sun in Our Head
2 - Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel…
3 - Grizzly Bear - Shields
4 - Lower Dens - Nootropics
5 - Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions
6 - Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
7 - Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
8 - The Men - Open Your Heart
9 - Hush Arbors/Arbouretum - Aureola
10 - Beach House - Bloom
11 - The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now
12 - First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
13 - Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself
14 - Jack White - Blunderbuss
15 - Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
16 - Pepe Deluxe - Queen Of The Wave
17 - Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
18 - Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
19 - Tame Impala - Lonerism
20 - Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
21 - Damien Jurado - Maraqopa
22 - Here We Go Magic - Here We Go Magic
23 - Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
24 - Tennis - Young & Old
25 - Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action At A Distance
26 - Moonface - With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery
27 - Of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks
28 - Lee Fields & The Expressions - Faithful Man
29 - The Walkmen - Heaven
30 - Death Grips - The Money Store
31 - The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Aufheben
32 - Grass Widow - Internal Logic
33 - Lambchop - Mr. M
34 - John Talabot - ƒIN
35 - DIIV - Oshin
36 - The Shins - Port Of Morrow
37 - Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
38 - Japandroids - Celebration Rock
39 - Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves
40 - Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
41 - Cloud Nothings - Attack On Memory
42 - Peaking Lights - Lucifer
43 - M. Ward - A Wasteland Companion
44 - Liars - WIXIW
45 - Grimes - Visions
46 - King Tuff - King Tuff
47 - Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend
48 - The Chromatics - Kill For Love
49 - Bear In Heaven - I Love You, It's Cool
50 - El-P - Cancer 4 Cure

Thanks!
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Post by Craig » Tue Jan 08, 2013 12:59 pm

My Top 50

1. Tame Impala | Lonerism
2. Frank Ocean | Channel Orange
3. The Shins | Port of Morrow
4. Grizzly Bear | Shields
5. Cloud Nothings | Attack on Memory
6. Sharon Van Etten | Tramp
7. Beach House | Bloom
8. The Maccabees | Given to the Wild
9. The Tallest Man on Earth | There's no Leaving Now
10. Japandroids | Celebration Rock
11. The XX | Coexist
12. Alt-J | An Awesome Wave
13. The Rubens | The Rubens
14. Fiona Apple | The Idler Wheel
15. Chromatics | Kill for Love
16. First Aid Kit | The Lion's Roar
17. Chairlift | Something
18. Bruce Sprinsteen | Wrecking Ball
19. The Men | Open Your Heart
20. Grimes | Visions
21. El-P | Cancer for Cure
22. Jack White | Blunderbuss
23. Spiritualized | Sweet Heart Sweet Light
24. Lower Dens | Nootropics
25. The Walkmen | Heaven
26. Killer Mike | RAP Music
27. Dirty Projectors | Swing Lo Magellan
28. Bloc Party | Four
29. The Gaslight Anthem | Handwritten
30. Matthew Dear | Beams
31. Yeahsayer | Fragrent World
32. Hot Chip | In Our Heads
33. Divine Fits | A Thing Called Divine Fits
34. Flying Lotus | Until the Quite Comes
35. Godspeed You! Black Emperor | 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
36. Kendrick Lamar | Good Kid M.A.A.D City
37. Bat For Lashes | The Haunted Man
38. Ball Park Music | Museum
39. Animal Collective | Centipede Hz
40. Liars | WIXIW
41. Django Django | Django Django
42. Andrew Bird | Break It Yourself
43. Damien Jurado | Maraqopa
44. Anais Mitchell | Young Man in America
45. Lotus Plaza | Spooky Action at a Distance
46. Death Grips | The Money Store
47. Polica | Give you the Ghost
48. Mount Eerie | Clear Moon
49. Perfume Genius | Put Your Back N 2 It
50. Lambchop | Mr M

Cheers

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Post by VanillaFire1000 » Wed Jan 09, 2013 9:35 am

I'll admit, I haven't been keeping up with as much new music as I usually do, but I think I can make a top 10.

1. Allo Darlin - Europe
2. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
3. Grimes - Oblivion
4. Gentleman Jesse - Leaving Atlanta
5. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
6. Various Artists - The Man With the Iron Fists Soundtrack
7. The xx - Coexist
8. The Toure-Raichel Collective - The Tel Aviv Sessions
9. Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
10. Beach House - Bloom

We're not putting comedy albums on these lists right?

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Post by SuperFurry » Wed Jan 09, 2013 11:39 am

We're not putting comedy albums on these lists right?
Frank Ocean makes me laugh! :lol:

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Post by Jackson » Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:58 pm

VanillaFire1000 wrote: 3. Grimes - Oblivion
I'm guessing you mean Visions?

Also, I'll extend the deadline a week in an effort to get more lists submitted.

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Post by Matski » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:06 pm

Cheers Jackson. I've been trying to cram in all the records on my 'must-hear' list that I'm yet to catch up on for tomorrow but I keep on finding more to add to it! Considering that last year we had until the end of January to complete our lists, it would be really handy to at least get another few days or so.

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Post by Jackson » Thu Jan 10, 2013 3:09 pm

Matski wrote:Cheers Jackson. I've been trying to cram in all the records on my 'must-hear' list that I'm yet to catch up on for tomorrow but I keep on finding more to add to it! Considering that last year we had until the end of January to complete our lists, it would be really handy to at least get another few days or so.
OK, the deadline is now January 18.

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Post by antonius » Thu Jan 10, 2013 7:06 pm

1.Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
2.Frank Ocean - Orange
3.Alt-J - An Awesome wave
4.Tindersticks - The something rain
5.First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
6.Voices from the lake
7.Jessie Ware - Devotion
8.John Talabot - Fin
9.Tallest Man - There's no leaving now
10.Karriem Riggins - Alone/Together

11.Roberto Fonseca - Yo
12.Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
13.Burial - Kindred/Truant/Rough Sleeper
14.Andrew Bird - Break it yourself
15.Bill Fay - Life is people
16.Jens Lekman - I Know what love isn't
17.Lana Del Rey - EP
18.Disclosure - The Face EP
19.Wadada Leo Smith - Ten Freedom summers
20.Alabama Shakes - Boys and girls

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Post by nicolas » Thu Jan 10, 2013 11:12 pm

Jackson wrote:
Matski wrote:Cheers Jackson. I've been trying to cram in all the records on my 'must-hear' list that I'm yet to catch up on for tomorrow but I keep on finding more to add to it! Considering that last year we had until the end of January to complete our lists, it would be really handy to at least get another few days or so.
OK, the deadline is now January 18.
Great news!! One more week is all I need!

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Post by Miguel » Fri Jan 11, 2013 1:27 pm

Albums 2012

1. The Explorers Club - Grand Hotel
2. The Beach Boys - That's Why God Makes the Radio
3. Shonen Knife - Pop Tune
4. Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches
5. A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets
6. Euros Childs - Summer Special
7. Los Punsetes - Una montaña es una montaña
8. Mayka Makovski - Thanks for the Boots
9. Damien Jurado - Maraqopa
10. Silvia Pérez Cruz - 11 de novembre
11. Grupo de Expertos Solynieve - El eje de la Tierra
12. Burning Hearts - Extinctions
13. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
14. Michael Kiwanuka - Home Again
15. Cate Le Bon - Cyrk
16. Remate - Una araña a punto de comerse una mosca
17. Espanto - Rock'n'roll
18. Beachwood Sparks - The Tarnished Gold
19. Joe Walsh - Analog Man
20. The Db's - Falling off the Sky
21. Las Tocayas - Díselo a tu tía
22. Susanna Hoffs - Someday
23. Saint Etienne - Words and Music by Saint Etienne
24. Laura Gibson - La Grande
25. Julia Stone - By the Horns
26. Pete Seeger & Lorry Wyatt -A More Perfect Union
27. Anni B. Sweet - Oh, Monsters
28. Lorena Álvarez y La Banda Municipal - Anónimo
29. Jens Lekman - I Know What Love Isn't
30. Lee Fields - Faithfull Man
31. Joe Jackson - The Duke
32. Blaudzun - Heavy Flowers
33. Rosie Thomas - With Love
34. Willie Wright - This Is Not A Dream
35. Various Artists - Just Tell Me That You Want. A Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
36. Lana Del Rey - Born to Die
37. Bruce Springsteen - Wrecking Ball
38. Tindersticks - The Something Rain
39. The Afternoons - Fan Fiction
40. Sun Kil Moon - Among the Leaves
41. Jimmy Cliff - Rebirth
42. Air - Le voyage dans la lune
43. Angel Kaplan - Pictures from the Past
44. Diana Krall - Glad Rag Doll
45. Roberta Flack - Let It Be Roberta: Roberta Flack Sings The Beatles
46. Richard James - Pictures in the Morning
47. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
48. The Durutti Column - Short Stories for Pauline
49. Bill Fay - Life is People
50. Lambchop - Mr. M


Best cover albums:

Nick Waterhouse - Time’s All Gone
Hidrogenesse - Un dígito binario dudoso. Recital para Alan Turing
Beth Orton - Sugaring Seanson
The Explorers Club - Grand Hotel
Lee Fields - Faithfull Man


I've made a playlist on spotify, with a song from each album, except five that are not available. In those cases, I put a link to songs from these albums.

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Post by Jackson » Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:43 pm

Miguel wrote:Albums 2012

1. The Explorers Club - Grand Hotel
2. The Beach Boys - That's Why God Makes the Radio
3. Shonen Knife - Pop Tune
4. Neil Halstead - Palindrome Hunches
5. A.C. Newman - Shut Down the Streets
You and dumbangel are two of a perfect pair. Two votes for That's Why God Made the Radio!

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Post by HRS » Mon Jan 14, 2013 12:24 am

Weak year; I hope 2013 overpowers it

1. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
2. Swans - The Seer
3. Wadada Leo Smith - Ten Freedom Summers
4. Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
5. Antony and the Johnsons - Cut the World
6. Tame Impala - Lonerism
7. Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
8. Scott Walker - Bish Bosch
9. Grimes - Visions
10. Patti Smith - Banga
11. Laurel Halo - Quarantine
12. Josephine Foster - Blood Rushing
13. Beth Orton - Sugaring Season
14. Ondatropica - Ondatropica
15. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
16. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
17. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
18. Dr John - Locked Down
19. Beth Jeans Houghton & The Hooves Of Destiny - Yours Truly Cellophane Nose
20. Liars - WIXIW
21. Beach House - Bloom
22. The Men - Open Your Heart
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Post by Brad » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:05 am

Jackson - I'm going to post an updated list on Friday because I have a new #1 and a couple other additions since the deadline extension. Hopefully this won't cause too much trouble. If so, you can ignore it. Just a warning!

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Post by Kingoftonga » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:31 am

Not a great year, but better than 2011. Probably no big surprises on my list; haven't had as much time to branch out this year as I would have liked.

1. Liars - WIXIW
2. Grizzly Bear - Shields
3. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
4. Grimes - Visions
5. Swans - The Seer
6. Godspeed You Black Emperor - Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
7. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
8. Chromatics - Kill for Love
9. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel...
10. Kendrick Lamar - Good Kid, m.a.a.d City
11. Dr. John - Locked Down
12. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
13. The xx - Coexist
14. Jack White - Blunderbuss
15. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
16. Actress - R.I.P.
17. Flaming Lips - The Flaming Lips and Heady Fwends
18. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure

Albums I listened to a few times but never really connected with: Lonerism, Bloom, Django Django, Old Ideas
Albums I still need to listen to: Celebration Rock, Bish Bosch, Sweet Heart Sweet Light, Mr. M, Love This Giant

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Post by Otisredding » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:41 pm

1 Frank Ocean: Channel Orange
2 Grizzly Bear: Shields
3 Kendrick Lamar: Good Kid, M.A.A.D City
4 Dirty Projectors: Swing Lo Magellan
5 Alt-J: An Awesome Wave
6 Leonard Cohen: Old Ideas
7 Japandroids: Celebration Rock
8 Killer Mike: R.A.P. Music
9 Miguel: Kaleidoscope Dream
10 Bob Dylan: Tempest
11 Hidrogenesse: Un digito binario dudoso: Recital para Alan Turing
12 Saint Etienne: Words And Music By Saint Etienne
13 Grupo De Expertos Solynieve: El eje de la Tierra
14 Lambchop: Mr. M
15 The xx: Coexist
16 Liars: WIXIW
17 Scott Walker: Bish Bosch
18 John Talabot: fin
19 Grimes: Visions
20 El-P: Cancer4Cure
21 Cloud Nothings: Attack On Memory
22 Death Grips: The Money Store
23 Bobby Womack: The Bravest Man In The Universe
24 Los Evangelistas: Homenaje a Enrique Morente
25 Schoolboy Q: Habits & Contradictions
26 Chromatics: Kill For Love
27 Sharon Van Etten: Tramp
28 Klaus & Kinski: Herreros y fatigas
29 THEESatisfaction: Awe Naturale
30 Tindersticks: The Something Rain
31 Bob Mould: Silver Age
32 Converge: All We Love We Leave Behind
33 Dr. John: Locked Down
34 Spiritualized: Sweet Heart Sweet Light
35 Los Punsetes: Una montaña es una Montaña
36 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
37 Neneh Cherry & The Thing: Cherry Thing
38 Neil Young & Crazy Horse: Psychedelic Pill
39 Swans: The Seer
40 Andrew Bird: Break It Yourself
41 La Bien Querida: Ceremonia
42 First Aid Kit: The Lion's Roar
43 Django Django: Django Django
44 Ty Segall: Twins
45 Twin Shadow: Confess
46 Screaming Females: Ugly
47 Hot Chip: In Our Heads
48 Actress: R.I.P.
49 Lorena Álvarez Y Su Banda Municipal: Anónimo
50 Cristina Lliso: Si alguna vez

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Post by Brad » Thu Jan 17, 2013 9:44 pm

My Revised Picks:

1 - Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
2 - Swans - The Seer/We Rose From Your Bed With the Sun in Our Head
3 - Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel…
4 - Grizzly Bear - Shields
5 - Lower Dens - Nootropics
6 - Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions
7 - Sharon Van Etten - Tramp
8 - Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
9 - Cat Power - Sun
10 - The Men - Open Your Heart
11 - Hush Arbors/Arbouretum - Aureola
12 - Beach House - Bloom
13 - The Tallest Man On Earth - There's No Leaving Now
14 - First Aid Kit - The Lion's Roar
15 - Andrew Bird - Break It Yourself
16 - Jack White - Blunderbuss
17 - Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
18 - Pepe Deluxe - Queen Of The Wave
19 - Alt-J - An Awesome Wave
20 - Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
21 - Tame Impala - Lonerism
22 - Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
23 - Damien Jurado - Maraqopa
24 - Here We Go Magic - Here We Go Magic
25 - Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
26 - Tennis - Young & Old
27 - Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action At A Distance
28 - Moonface - With Siinai: Heartbreaking Bravery
29 - Of Montreal - Paralytic Stalks
30 - Lee Fields & The Expressions - Faithful Man
31 - The Walkmen - Heaven
32 - Death Grips - The Money Store
33 - The Brian Jonestown Massacre - Aufheben
34 - Grass Widow - Internal Logic
35 - Lambchop - Mr. M
36 - John Talabot - ƒIN
37 - DIIV - Oshin
38 - The Shins - Port Of Morrow
39 - Mark Lanegan Band - Blues Funeral
40 - Japandroids - Celebration Rock
41 - Sun Kil Moon - Among The Leaves
42 - Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d city
43 - Cloud Nothings - Attack On Memory
44 - Peaking Lights - Lucifer
45 - M. Ward - A Wasteland Companion
46 - Liars - WIXIW
47 - Grimes - Visions
48 - King Tuff - King Tuff
49 - Porcelain Raft - Strange Weekend
50 - The Chromatics - Kill For Love

Sorry for any confusion!

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by nicolas » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:18 pm

I've always been appalled, and never will get used to, see this quasi monopoly of indie rock in a vast majority of lists here, as well as on critics' lists. To me, as you will see it in my list tomorrow, indie is just a part among others of what music really is every year.
Sometimes this site should be renamed "Acclaimed indie rock" especially when it comes to contemporary lists. :whistle:

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Jirin » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:46 pm

nicolas wrote:I've always been appalled, and never will get used to, see this quasi monopoly of indie rock in a vast majority of lists here, as well as on critics' lists. To me, as you will see it in my list tomorrow, indie is just a part among others of what music really is every year.
Sometimes this site should be renamed "Acclaimed indie rock" especially when it comes to contemporary lists. :whistle:
I agree with you in principle but I think the majority of what we see from other genres comes off as retro-imitation. Like, hey, that's awesome, sounds just like Otis Redding. Hmm...why don't I just go listen to Otis Redding instead?

Contemporary jazz definitely needs more exposure.

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Jackson » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:26 pm

nicolas wrote:I've always been appalled, and never will get used to, see this quasi monopoly of indie rock in a vast majority of lists here, as well as on critics' lists. To me, as you will see it in my list tomorrow, indie is just a part among others of what music really is every year.
Sometimes this site should be renamed "Acclaimed indie rock" especially when it comes to contemporary lists. :whistle:
I'm bored by the likes of Grizzly Bear and Beach House too, but what about the lack of electronic or experimental music in your lists?

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Jackson » Thu Jan 17, 2013 11:29 pm

By the way, if anyone is pressed for time, I'm probably not going to start compiling these until Tuesday.

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Brad » Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:48 am

nicolas wrote:I've always been appalled, and never will get used to, see this quasi monopoly of indie rock in a vast majority of lists here, as well as on critics' lists. To me, as you will see it in my list tomorrow, indie is just a part among others of what music really is every year.
Sometimes this site should be renamed "Acclaimed indie rock" especially when it comes to contemporary lists. :whistle:
sorry nicolas, I listen to as much as I possibly can, but I won't pretend I don't like what I like....

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by acroamor » Fri Jan 18, 2013 1:53 am

I'm usually just a lurker, but I think it's about time I start posting more regularly. 2012 was great year in music in my opinion, almost as good as 2011 and way better than 2010.

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. Tame Impala - Lonerism
3. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
4. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
5. Jack White - Blunderbuss
6. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
7. Leonard Cohen - Old Ideas
8. Dan Deacon - America
9. Swans - The Seer
10. Lana Del Rey - Born To Die
11. Chromatics - Kill For Love
12. Bob Dylan - Tempest
13. Alabama Shakes - Boys And Girls
14. Carly Rae Jepsen - Curiosity (EP)
15. Burial - Kindred (EP)

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by DaveC » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:01 am

First post.

I tried and failed to love some of this year's critical favourites like Lonerism, The Seer, and good kid, m.A.A.d city.

This is what I did like.

1. Beach House - Bloom
2. The Toure-Raichel Collective - The Tel Aviv Session
3. Burial - Kindred EP
4. Jessie Ware - Devotion
5. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
6. Ebo Taylor - Appia Kwa Bridge
7. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
8. Deerhoof - Breakup Song
9. Sharon van Etten - Tramp
10. Ondatropica - Ondatropica
11. Exitmusic - Passage
12. Lower Dens - Nootropics
13. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
14. Grizzly Bear - Shields
15. Bill Fay- Life is People
16. Electric Guest - Mondo
17. The xx - Coexist
18. Crystal Castles - (III)
19. Bat for Lashes - Haunted Man
20. Marissa Nadler - The Sister
21. Sigur Ros - Valtari
22. Neil Young & Crazy Horse - Psychedelic Pill
23. Lana Del Ray - Born To Die
24. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
25. Actress - R.I.P.
26. Jack White - Blunderbuss
27. The Twilight Sad - No One Can Ever Know
28. Melody's Echo Chamber - Melody's Echo Chamber
29. Grimes - Visions
30. John Talabot – fIN
31. Chromatics - Kill for Love
32. First Aid Kit - The Lion’s Roar
33. Alt-J - An Awesome wave

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by Jackson » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:36 am

Brad wrote:
nicolas wrote:I've always been appalled, and never will get used to, see this quasi monopoly of indie rock in a vast majority of lists here, as well as on critics' lists. To me, as you will see it in my list tomorrow, indie is just a part among others of what music really is every year.
Sometimes this site should be renamed "Acclaimed indie rock" especially when it comes to contemporary lists. :whistle:
sorry nicolas, I listen to as much as I possibly can, but I won't pretend I don't like what I like....
I don't think he was talking to you...unless Godspeed and Swans count as "indie rock" now?

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Re: 2012 AMF EOY Album Poll

Post by jamieW » Fri Jan 18, 2013 3:47 am

1. Silversun Pickups—Neck of the Woods
2. John Talabot—fIN
3. Chromatics—Kill for Love
4. Wadada Leo Smith—Ten Freedom Summers
5. The Mars Volta—Noctourniquet
6. Crystal Castles—(III)
7. Burial—Kindred
8. Chairlift—Something
9. Bobby Womack—The Bravest Man in the Universe
10. Grizzly Bear—Shields
11. Grimes—Visions
12. Air—Le voyage dans la lune
13. Dr. John—Locked Down
14. Swans—The Seer
15. Tindersticks—The Something Rain
16. Richard Hawley—Standing at the Sky’s Edge
17. Saint Etienne—Words and Music by Saint Etienne
18. Polica—Give You the Ghost
19. Lana Del Rey—Born to Die
20. Benjamin Biolay—Vengeance
21. Killer Mike—R.A.P. Music
22. Delerium—Music Box Opera
23. Kendrick Lamar—good kid, m.A.A.d city
24. Scott Walker—Bish Bosch
25. Godspeed You! Black Emperor—‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
26. Goat—World Music
27. Sigur Ros—Valtari
28. Quakers—Quakers
29. The XX—Coexist
30. Nas—Life is Good
31. Electric Guest—Mondo
32. Iamamiwhoami—Kin
33. Frank Ocean—Channel Orange
34. Big Big Train—English Electric (Part One)
35. Twin Shadow—Confess
36. Beach House—Bloom
37. Earth—Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light II
38. Mount Eerie—Clear Moon
39. alt-J—An Awesome Wave
40. Aesop Rock—Skelethon
41. Ondatropica—Ondatropica
42. Bruce Springsteen—Wrecking Ball
43. Peaking Lights—Lucifer
44. Purity Ring—Shrines
45. Liars—WIXIW
46. Neneh Cherry & the Thing—Cherry Thing
47. Gojira—L’Enfant Sauvage
48. Julia Holter—Ekstasis
49. Hot Chip—In Our Heads
50. Portico Quartet—Portico Quartet

Honorable Mentions:

Bat For Lashes—The Haunted Man
Bill Fay—Life is People
Cloud Nothings—Attack on Memory
Dirty Three—Towards the Low Sun
Django Django—Django Django
First Aid Kit—The Lion’s Roar
Frankie Rose—Interstellar
Jessie Ware—Devotion
Marillion—Sounds That Can’t Be Made
Niki and the Dove—Instinct
Schoolboy Q—Habits and Contradictions
The Cranberries—Roses

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