Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2012


01
Radical Face
Always Gold

4.36
14 votes
02
Meraki
Curiosity: The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Meraki

4.34
19 votes
03
The Music Tapes
Mary's Voice

4.27
22 votes
04
Meraki
Meraki

4.27
15 votes
05
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.23
22 votes
06
Aoria
The Constant

4.19
13 votes
07
Keaton Henson
The Lucky EP

4.14
14 votes
08
Violent Soho
Tinderbox, Neighbour Neighbour EP

4.14
14 votes
09
HalfNoise
HalfNoise EP

4.14
14 votes
10
Scale the Summit
Redwoods

4.11
18 votes
11
Keaton Henson
Sweetheart, What Have You Done To Us

4.11
18 votes
12
We Lost the Sea
The Quietest Place on Earth

4.1
103 votes
13
Hammock
Departure Songs

4.1
558 votes
14
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.09
33 votes
15
From Indian Lakes
Able Bodies

4.09
286 votes
16
Hawk Eyes
Ideas

4.08
43 votes
17
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

4.08
20 votes
18
MC Tristan
The End of The World

4.07
21 votes
19
Zazen Boys
Stories

4.07
14 votes
20
The Unwinding Hours
Afterlives

4.07
14 votes
21
Hop Along
Get Disowned

4.07
197 votes
22
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.06
108 votes
23
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.06
168 votes
24
Milo Greene
Milo Greene

4.05
57 votes
25
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Half Measures

4.05
44 votes
26
Athletics
Who You Are Is Not Enough

4.05
100 votes
27
American Wolf
Tales of Kamanakera

4.04
24 votes
28
Astronoid
November

4.03
15 votes
29
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.03
37 votes
30
Swearin'
Swearin'

4.03
20 votes
31
Ben Howard
The Burgh Island EP

4.02
84 votes
32
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

4.02
42 votes
33
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4.02
131 votes
34
Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...

4.01
784 votes
35
Jizue
Novel

4.01
46 votes
36
Deftones
Koi No Yokan

4.01
2110 votes
37
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

4.01
352 votes
38
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

4.01
106 votes
39
My Chemical Romance
Number Three

4
106 votes
40
Amenra
Mass V

4
201 votes
41
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

4
141 votes
42
Jukebox the Ghost
Safe Travels

4
48 votes
43
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

4
39 votes
44
Matryoshka
Laideronnette

4
28 votes
45
TK From Ling Tosite Sigure
Flowering

4
25 votes
46
Micachu
Never

4
20 votes
47
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

4
19 votes
48
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

4
15 votes
49
Teen Suicide
DC snuff film

4
13 votes
50
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

4
1134 votes
51
Toundra
III

3.99
50 votes
52
Acres
Acres

3.99
112 votes
53
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

3.98
96 votes
54
Dot Hacker
Inhibition

3.98
180 votes
55
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

3.98
576 votes
56
Susanne Sundfor
The Silicone Veil

3.98
53 votes
57
Calexico
Algiers

3.98
22 votes
58
Everything In Slow Motion
Red

3.98
20 votes
59
All Human
Catholic Guilt or the Queerest of Thoughts

3.97
38 votes
60
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

3.97
17 votes
61
St. Vincent
Krokodil

3.97
116 votes
62
David Crowder Band
Give Us Rest

3.97
16 votes
63
Tame Impala
Lonerism

3.97
726 votes
64
Twenty One Pilots
Three Songs

3.96
28 votes
65
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.96
150 votes
66
In the Silence
A Fair Dream Gone Mad

3.96
47 votes
67
Dot Hacker
Dot Hacker

3.96
48 votes
68
My Chemical Romance
Number One

3.95
109 votes
69
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.95
134 votes
70
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.95
39 votes
71
Get Scared
Built For Blame, Laced With Shame

3.95
19 votes
72
The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope for No-Hopers

3.94
27 votes
73
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.94
629 votes
74
British Theatre
EP

3.94
34 votes
75
Something For Kate
Leave Your Soul To Science

3.94
17 votes
76
Pile
Dripping

3.94
33 votes
77
Anberlin
Vital

3.94
655 votes
78
The Early November
In Currents

3.94
240 votes
79
Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds
I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever

3.94
16 votes
80
July Talk
July Talk

3.94
16 votes
81
Alex G
Trick

3.93
23 votes
82
Rookie Town
New Forest Floors

3.93
15 votes
83
Sara Bareilles
Once Upon Another Time

3.93
15 votes
84
The Dandelion War
We Were Always Loyal To Lost Causes

3.93
14 votes
85
Memory Tapes
Grace/Confusion

3.93
14 votes
86
Frames
In Via

3.93
14 votes
87
Kap Bambino
Devotion

3.93
14 votes
88
The Elijah
I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created

3.93
86 votes
89
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories

3.92
1066 votes
90
Absent Hearts
August Earth

3.92
13 votes
91
Forever Came Calling
Contender

3.92
70 votes
92
Night Verses
Out Of The Sky

3.92
76 votes
93
Nadja & Vampillia
The Primitive World

3.91
23 votes
94
Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness

3.91
22 votes
95
Twelve Foot Ninja
Silent Machine

3.91
280 votes
96
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.9
68 votes
97
Skyharbor
Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos

3.9
188 votes
98
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.9
30 votes
99
Guided by Voices
The Bears For Lunch

3.89
38 votes
100
Kinoko Teikoku
Uzu Ni Naru

3.89
42 votes
101
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.89
50 votes
102
I The Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.89
140 votes
103
Love, Robot
Rebuild | Rebirth

3.88
78 votes
104
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.88
76 votes
105
Glocca Morra
Just Married

3.88
118 votes
106
The Seeking
Yours Forever

3.88
21 votes
107
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.88
53 votes
108
Basement
Colourmeinkindness

3.88
246 votes
109
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon

3.88
568 votes
110
Leech
If We Get There One Day...

3.88
52 votes
111
Kraftklub
Mit K

3.88
24 votes
112
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.87
51 votes
113
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.87
125 votes
114
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.87
1052 votes
115
Kaki King
Glow

3.87
15 votes
116
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.87
164 votes
117
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.86
502 votes
118
Heart To Heart
Heart To Heart

3.86
32 votes
119
Solterra
Umbra

3.86
53 votes
120
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.86
35 votes
121
Gatling
Beforemath

3.86
35 votes
122
Sea Wolf
Old World Romance

3.86
21 votes
123
Whirr/Anne
Split

3.86
14 votes
124
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
125
Mac DeMarco
2

3.86
352 votes
126
Ty Segall
Twins

3.85
110 votes
127
Irreversible
Ashes

3.85
20 votes
128
Yellowcard
Southern Air

3.85
454 votes
129
Coasta
Sunzal

3.85
52 votes
130
Geographer
Myth

3.84
16 votes
131
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.84
19 votes
132
The Antlers
Undersea

3.84
536 votes
133
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.84
489 votes
134
Prawn
Ships

3.84
136 votes
135
An Autumn For Crippled Children
Only The Ocean Knows

3.84
136 votes
136
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave

3.84
580 votes
137
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids

3.83
42 votes
138
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.83
36 votes
139
Khoma
All Erodes

3.83
18 votes
140
Atoma
Skylight

3.83
180 votes
141
Aussitot Mort
Nagykanizsa

3.83
32 votes
142
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour/Golden Mile

3.83
29 votes
143
Last Dinosaurs
In A Million Years

3.83
63 votes
144
Mouse On The Keys
Machinic Phylum

3.83
20 votes
145
DZ Deathrays
Bloodstreams

3.82
17 votes
146
The Spill Canvas
Gestalt

3.82
14 votes
147
HEALTH
MAX PAYNE 3

3.82
25 votes
148
Beach House
Bloom

3.82
570 votes
149
the GazettE
Division

3.82
30 votes
150
The Walkmen
Heaven

3.82
133 votes
151
White Lung
Sorry

3.82
76 votes
152
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.81
408 votes
153
North Atlantic Oscillation
Fog Electric

3.81
16 votes
154
El Ten Eleven
Transitions

3.81
16 votes
155
Trophywife
Hold Onto Your Luck

3.81
61 votes
156
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.81
94 votes
157
Gates
You Are All You Have Left to Fear

3.81
88 votes
158
If These Trees Could Talk
Red Forest

3.81
193 votes
159
Purity Ring
Shrines

3.81
334 votes
160
Joie de Vivre
We're All Better Than This

3.8
128 votes
161
Menomena
Moms

3.8
110 votes
162
Holy Esque
Holy Esque

3.8
23 votes
163
Zulu Winter
Language

3.8
20 votes
164
House Of Heroes
Cold Hard Want

3.8
81 votes
165
Gazpacho
March of Ghosts

3.8
49 votes
166
Wild Nothing
Nocturne

3.79
370 votes
167
The Classic Crime
Phoenix

3.79
146 votes
168
Stepdad
Wildlife Pop

3.79
17 votes
169
toe
The Future Is Now

3.79
58 votes
170
Balmorhea
Stranger

3.79
31 votes
171
Nothing
Downward Years to Come

3.79
76 votes
172
Annabel
Youth In Youth

3.79
38 votes
173
Crippled Black Phoenix
No Sadness Or Farewell

3.79
19 votes
174
The Dirty Heads
Cabin By The Sea

3.79
26 votes
175
Tall Ships
Everything Touching

3.79
28 votes
176
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.79
28 votes
177
Weird Dreams
Choreography

3.79
14 votes
178
Woodkid
Run Boy Run

3.79
14 votes
179
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky

3.78
440 votes
180
Liars
WIXIW

3.78
111 votes
181
The Gathering
Disclosure

3.78
92 votes
182
The Casket Lottery
Real Fear

3.78
23 votes
183
Walk the Moon
Walk the Moon

3.78
170 votes
184
Said the Whale
Little Mountain

3.78
32 votes
185
Pop Winds
Earth To Friend

3.78
16 votes
186
Lights Out Asia
Hy-Brasil

3.78
84 votes
187
Caspian
Waking Season

3.78
152 votes
188
The Cult
Choice of Weapon

3.78
34 votes
189
Marriages
Kitsune

3.78
94 votes
190
From Indian Lakes
Songs From Indian Lakes

3.77
22 votes
191
The Sidekicks
Awkward Breeds

3.77
50 votes
192
You Blew It!
Grow Up, Dude

3.77
219 votes
193
Caravels/Gifts From Enola
Well Worn

3.77
13 votes
194
Coheed and Cambria
The Afterman: Ascension

3.77
773 votes
195
Teen Suicide
I Will Be My Own Hell Because There...

3.77
75 votes
196
Poets of the Fall
Temple of Thought

3.77
64 votes
197
Flying Colors
Flying Colors

3.76
90 votes
198
John K. Samson
Provincial

3.76
70 votes
199
Inga Copeland and Dean Blunt
Black Is Beautiful

3.76
19 votes
200
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory

3.76
988 votes



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