Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2012


01
Walk the Moon
Anna Sun

4.58
24 votes
02
Meraki
Curiosity: The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Meraki

4.35
20 votes
03
Ninth Paradise
Ninth Paradise

4.3
15 votes
04
The Menzingers
On the Impossible Past

4.28
746 votes
05
Radical Face
Always Gold

4.27
13 votes
06
Meraki
Meraki

4.27
15 votes
07
Driftless Pony Club
Magnicifent

4.25
24 votes
08
Aoria
The Constant

4.23
15 votes
09
MC Tristan
The End of The World

4.2
20 votes
10
Mark Lanegan
Dark Mark Does Christmas

4.17
18 votes
11
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1512 votes
12
Violent Soho
Tinderbox, Neighbour Neighbour EP

4.14
14 votes
13
Asaf Avidan
Different Pulses

4.13
16 votes
14
Codec
Horizontime

4.12
13 votes
15
Hammock
Departure Songs

4.1
726 votes
16
The Music Tapes
Mary's Voice

4.08
24 votes
17
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Empire! Empire! 4-Way Split

4.08
13 votes
18
Keaton Henson
Sweetheart, What Have You Done To Us

4.08
13 votes
19
The Dandelion War
We Were Always Loyal To Lost Causes

4.07
14 votes
20
Athletics
Who You Are Is Not Enough

4.06
159 votes
21
The Sky Life
Caves

4.05
30 votes
22
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.05
22 votes
23
Hop Along
Get Disowned

4.04
329 votes
24
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.04
115 votes
25
Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...

4.04
494 votes
26
From Indian Lakes
Able Bodies

4.04
204 votes
27
Sarah Blasko
I Awake

4.04
13 votes
28
We Lost the Sea
The Quietest Place on Earth

4.04
200 votes
29
Planning for Burial
Quietly

4.03
30 votes
30
Lost in Kiev
Motions

4.03
15 votes
31
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.03
17 votes
32
Deftones
Koi No Yokan

4.01
2914 votes
33
Tame Impala
Lonerism

4
1267 votes
34
Amenra
Mass V

4
276 votes
35
American Wolf
Tales of Kamanakera

4
30 votes
36
The Darcys
Aja

4
27 votes
37
The Unwinding Hours
Afterlives

4
20 votes
38
Zazen Boys
Stories

4
18 votes
39
Absent Hearts
August Earth

4
17 votes
40
Joy Wants Eternity
The Fog is Rising

4
15 votes
41
St. Vincent
Krokodil

4
150 votes
42
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
702 votes
43
Susanne Sundfor
The Silicone Veil

3.99
94 votes
44
Toundra
III

3.99
81 votes
45
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.99
833 votes
46
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

3.99
101 votes
47
Night Verses
Out Of The Sky

3.99
210 votes
48
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Half Measures

3.99
51 votes
49
Teen Suicide
waste yrself

3.98
384 votes
50
Kinoko Teikoku
Uzu Ni Naru

3.98
96 votes
51
The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope for No-Hopers

3.98
32 votes
52
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.98
154 votes
53
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

3.98
24 votes
54
Foreign Fields
Anywhere But Where I Am

3.98
24 votes
55
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

3.98
68 votes
56
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.98
44 votes
57
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

3.98
22 votes
58
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

3.97
1529 votes
59
Anatomy Of The Bear
Anatomy Of The Bear

3.97
17 votes
60
Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds
I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever

3.97
33 votes
61
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

3.97
98 votes
62
(Sandy) Alex G
Trick

3.97
237 votes
63
Nadja & Vampillia
The Primitive World

3.96
28 votes
64
Told Slant
Still Water

3.96
54 votes
65
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

3.96
78 votes
66
Anberlin
Vital

3.96
783 votes
67
Jizue
Novel

3.96
62 votes
68
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

3.96
412 votes
69
Aidan Knight
Small Reveal

3.96
24 votes
70
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

3.96
118 votes
71
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour/Golden Mile

3.96
35 votes
72
Heroin Party
Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky

3.96
46 votes
73
Dot Hacker
Inhibition

3.94
218 votes
74
Sara Bareilles
Once Upon Another Time

3.94
18 votes
75
Whirr/Anne
Split

3.94
18 votes
76
Matryoshka
Laideronnette

3.94
44 votes
77
Milo Greene
Milo Greene

3.94
78 votes
78
TK From Ling Tosite Sigure
Flowering

3.94
34 votes
79
Jambinai
Différance

3.94
25 votes
80
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

3.94
264 votes
81
Swain
Repent. Repeat.

3.94
16 votes
82
The Lighthouse and the Whaler
This is an Adventure

3.94
16 votes
83
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.94
182 votes
84
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.94
63 votes
85
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.93
66 votes
86
Acres
Acres

3.93
120 votes
87
Saint Motel
Voyeur

3.93
56 votes
88
Teen Suicide
i will be my own hell because there is a devil inside my body

3.93
540 votes
89
Pinegrove
Meridian

3.92
32 votes
90
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.92
44 votes
91
Dot Hacker
Dot Hacker

3.92
50 votes
92
flatsound
Sleep

3.92
25 votes
93
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

3.92
136 votes
94
Get Scared
Built For Blame, Laced With Shame

3.92
37 votes
95
The Elijah
I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created

3.92
117 votes
96
Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness

3.92
36 votes
97
Funeral Suits
Lily of the Valley

3.92
24 votes
98
Twelve Foot Ninja
Silent Machine

3.91
377 votes
99
The Early November
In Currents

3.91
320 votes
100
Les Friction
Les Friction

3.91
17 votes
101
Scale the Summit
Redwoods

3.91
33 votes
102
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.91
54 votes
103
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.91
16 votes
104
British Theatre
EP

3.9
36 votes
105
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories

3.9
1430 votes
106
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

3.9
150 votes
107
Deafheaven/Bosse-de-Nage
Split

3.9
20 votes
108
Rookie Town
New Forest Floors

3.9
20 votes
109
Pile
Dripping

3.9
67 votes
110
Something For Kate
Leave Your Soul To Science

3.89
19 votes
111
Leech
If We Get There One Day...

3.89
56 votes
112
Yellowcard
Southern Air

3.89
620 votes
113
Frames
In Via

3.89
32 votes
114
Radiator Hospital
Some Distant Moon

3.89
18 votes
115
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.89
214 votes
116
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.88
104 votes
117
Everything in Slow Motion
Red

3.88
26 votes
118
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.88
1382 votes
119
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.88
71 votes
120
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.88
137 votes
121
Love, Robot
Rebuild | Rebirth

3.87
92 votes
122
Mac DeMarco
2

3.87
866 votes
123
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.87
34 votes
124
Glocca Morra
Just Married

3.87
162 votes
125
My Chemical Romance
Number Three

3.87
135 votes
126
Swearin'
Swearin'

3.87
30 votes
127
Amarionette [US]
Dangerous Times and My Dangerous Ways

3.87
15 votes
128
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon

3.87
732 votes
129
Have Mercy
My Oldest Friend

3.87
26 votes
130
Lone Wolf
The Lovers

3.86
22 votes
131
Beach House
Bloom

3.86
1632 votes
132
Teen Suicide
DC snuff film

3.86
117 votes
133
Micachu and the Shapes
Never

3.86
28 votes
134
Flood of Red
They Must Be Building Something

3.86
14 votes
135
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
136
Kitten
Cut It Out

3.86
14 votes
137
Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band
One of My Kind

3.86
14 votes
138
The Antlers
Undersea

3.86
602 votes
139
Aussitot Mort
Nagykanizsa

3.86
38 votes
140
I the Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.85
193 votes
141
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.85
177 votes
142
David Crowder Band
Give Us Rest

3.85
17 votes
143
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.85
80 votes
144
Lambchop
Mr. M

3.85
30 votes
145
Stepdad
Wildlife Pop

3.85
20 votes
146
Dope Body
Natural History

3.85
71 votes
147
If These Trees Could Talk
Red Forest

3.85
274 votes
148
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.85
289 votes
149
Kaki King
Glow

3.84
38 votes
150
Motion City Soundtrack
Making Moves

3.84
19 votes
151
Skyharbor
Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos

3.84
261 votes
152
Solterra
Umbra

3.84
60 votes
153
Title Fight
Floral Green

3.84
610 votes
154
Forever Came Calling
Contender

3.84
83 votes
155
My Chemical Romance
Number One

3.84
137 votes
156
Basement
Colourmeinkindness

3.84
428 votes
157
Ocean is Theory
Future Fears

3.83
24 votes
158
Astronoid
November

3.83
21 votes
159
White Fence
Family Perfume Vol. 1

3.83
18 votes
160
Dry The River
Shallow Bed

3.83
130 votes
161
Nothing
Downward Years to Come

3.83
152 votes
162
Caspian
Waking Season

3.82
239 votes
163
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.82
71 votes
164
Atoma
Skylight

3.82
198 votes
165
HalfNoise
HalfNoise EP

3.82
28 votes
166
Yowie
Damning With Faint Praise

3.82
14 votes
167
Caravels/Gifts From Enola
Well Worn

3.82
14 votes
168
Wild Nothing
Nocturne

3.82
618 votes
169
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave

3.82
1782 votes
170
Coasta
Sunzal

3.82
66 votes
171
DZ Deathrays
Bloodstreams

3.82
19 votes
172
Ty Segall
Twins

3.82
168 votes
173
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.81
623 votes
174
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.81
246 votes
175
Holy Esque
Holy Esque

3.81
48 votes
176
Lights Out Asia
Hy-Brasil

3.81
93 votes
177
The Casket Lottery
Real Fear

3.81
29 votes
178
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.81
29 votes
179
Delicate Steve
Positive Force

3.81
13 votes
180
What The Blood Revealed
Harbour of Devils

3.81
13 votes
181
Ane Brun
It All Starts With One

3.81
13 votes
182
Purity Ring
Shrines

3.81
498 votes
183
White Lung
Sorry

3.81
116 votes
184
Prawn
Ships

3.8
164 votes
185
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids

3.8
56 votes
186
Heart To Heart
Heart To Heart

3.8
33 votes
187
Now, Now
Threads

3.8
187 votes
188
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.8
546 votes
189
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.8
15 votes
190
Balmorhea
Stranger

3.8
42 votes
191
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.8
158 votes
192
The Classic Crime
Phoenix

3.79
170 votes
193
Geographer
Myth

3.79
34 votes
194
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory

3.79
1208 votes
195
The Brave Little Abacus
Okumay

3.79
35 votes
196
Last Dinosaurs
In A Million Years

3.79
222 votes
197
The Seeking
Yours Forever

3.79
31 votes
198
toe
The Future Is Now

3.79
78 votes
199
Shakey Graves
Roll The Bones

3.79
40 votes
200
An Autumn For Crippled Children
Only The Ocean Knows

3.79
234 votes



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