Pitchfork΄s Best Albums of 2012


Kendrick Lamar

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1. Kendrick Lamar - good kid, m.A.A.d. city
Genre: Hip Hop
Rating: 9.5

2. Frank Ocean - Channel Orange
Genre: R&B
Rating: 9.5

3. Godspeed You! Black Emperor - 'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!
Genre: Post-Rock
Rating: 9.3

4. Grizzly Bear - Shields
Genre: Indie Folk
Rating: 9.1

5. Beach House - Bloom
Genre: Dream Pop
Rating: 9.1

6. Tame Impala - Lonerism
Genre: Psychedelic Rock
Rating: 9.0

7. Swans - The Seer
Genre: Post-Rock
Rating: 9.0

8. Fiona Apple - The Idler Wheel
Genre: Singer-Songwriter
Rating: 9.0

9. Dirty Projectors - Swing Lo Magellan
Genre: Experimental Rock
Rating: 8.8

10. Japandroids - Celebration Rock
Genre: Garage Rock
Rating: 8.8

11. Spiritualized - Sweet Heart Sweet Light
Genre: Space Rock
Rating: 8.8

12. Andy Stott - Luxury Problems
Genre: Dub Techno
Rating: 8.7

13. Ty Segall Band - Slaughterhouse
Genre: Garage Rock
Rating: 8.7

14. Death Grips - The Money Store
Genre: Hip Hop
Rating: 8.7

15. Chromatics - Kill for Love
Genre: Synthpop
Rating: 8.7

16. Burial - Kindred
Genre: Dubstep
Rating: 8.7

17. Converge - All We Love We Leave Behind
Genre: Metalcore
Rating: 8.6

18. Twin Shadow - Confess
Genre: New Wave
Rating: 8.6

19. Killer Mike - R.A.P. Music
Genre: Hip Hop
Rating: 8.6

20. Julia Holter - Ekstasis
Genre: Experimental
Rating: 8.6

21. Cloud Nothings - Attack on Memory
Genre: Indie Rock
Rating: 8.6

22. METZ - METZ
Genre: Noise Rock
Rating: 8.5
23. Flying Lotus - Until the Quiet Comes
Genre: Electronic
Rating: 8.5

24. Ariel Pink's Haunted Graffiti - Mature Themes
Genre: Psychedelic Pop
Rating: 8.5

25. Jessie Ware - Devotion
Genre: Soul
Rating: 8.5

26. TNGHT - TNGHT
Genre: Electronic
Rating: 8.5

27. Baroness - Yellow & Green
Genre: Sludge Metal
Rating: 8.5

28. El-P - Cancer 4 Cure
Genre: Hip Hop
Rating: 8.5

29. Actress - R.I.P.
Genre: Experimental
Rating: 8.5

30. The Men - Open Your Heart
Genre: Noise Rock
Rating: 8.5

31. Grimes - Visions
Genre: Experimental
Rating: 8.5

32. John Talabot - ƒIN
Genre: Deep House
Rating: 8.5

33. Azusa Plane - Where The Sands Turn to Gold
Genre: Ambient
Rating: 8.5

34. Bat For Lashes - The Haunted Man
Genre: Indie Pop
Rating: 8.4

35. Miguel - Kaleidoscope Dream
Genre: R&B
Rating: 8.4

36. How to Dress Well - Total Loss
Genre: Experimental
Rating: 8.4

37. Passion Pit - Gossamer
Genre: Electronic
Rating: 8.4

38. Purity Ring - Shrines
Genre: Experimental
Rating: 8.4

39. Lotus Plaza - Spooky Action at a Distance
Genre: Shoegaze
Rating: 8.4

40. The Shins - Port of Morrow
Genre: Indie Rock
Rating: 8.4

41. Frankie Rose - Interstellar
Genre: Synthpop
Rating: 8.4

42. Perfume Genius - Put Your Back N 2 It
Genre: Indie Pop
Rating: 8.4

43. Pallbearer - Sorrow and Extinction
Genre: Doom Metal
Rating: 8.4

44. Schoolboy Q - Habits & Contradictions
Genre: Hip Hop
Rating: 8.4

45. Dum Dum Girls - End of Daze
Genre: Lo-Fi
Rating: 8.3

46. Wild Nothing - Nocturne
Genre: Indie Pop
Rating: 8.3

47. Nas - Life is Good
Genre: Hip Hop
Rating: 8.3

48. DIIV - Oshin
Genre: Shoegaze
Rating: 8.3

49. Mount Eerie - Clear Moon
Genre: Indie Folk
Rating: 8.3

50. Motion Sickness of Time Travel - Motion Sickness of Time Travel
Genre: Ambient
Rating: 8.3