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
Radical Face
Always Gold

4.32
14 votes
04
Meraki
Meraki

4.27
15 votes
05
Driftless Pony Club
Magnicifent

4.25
24 votes
06
Jambinai
Différance

4.25
18 votes
07
Aoria
The Constant

4.23
13 votes
08
MC Tristan
The End of The World

4.2
20 votes
09
The Sky Life
Caves

4.18
24 votes
10
Asaf Avidan
Different Pulses

4.18
14 votes
11
Mark Lanegan
Dark Mark Does Christmas

4.17
18 votes
12
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1423 votes
13
Violent Soho
Tinderbox, Neighbour Neighbour EP

4.14
14 votes
14
The Music Tapes
Mary's Voice

4.13
24 votes
15
Codec
Horizontime

4.12
13 votes
16
Hammock
Departure Songs

4.1
712 votes
17
HalfNoise
HalfNoise EP

4.09
22 votes
18
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Empire! Empire! 4-Way Split

4.08
13 votes
19
We Lost the Sea
The Quietest Place on Earth

4.07
194 votes
20
Zazen Boys
Stories

4.07
14 votes
21
The Dandelion War
We Were Always Loyal To Lost Causes

4.07
14 votes
22
American Wolf
Tales of Kamanakera

4.07
30 votes
23
Foreign Fields
Anywhere But Where I Am

4.07
23 votes
24
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.05
64 votes
25
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.05
109 votes
26
St. Vincent
Krokodil

4.05
140 votes
27
flatsound
Sleep

4.05
22 votes
28
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.05
22 votes
29
Athletics
Who You Are Is Not Enough

4.04
148 votes
30
Hop Along
Get Disowned

4.04
309 votes
31
From Indian Lakes
Able Bodies

4.04
193 votes
32
Alex G
Trick

4.04
132 votes
33
Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...

4.04
466 votes
34
Big Wreck
Albatross

4.04
42 votes
35
Planning for Burial
Quietly

4.03
30 votes
36
Lost in Kiev
Motions

4.03
15 votes
37
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.03
126 votes
38
Anatomy Of The Bear
Anatomy Of The Bear

4.03
16 votes
39
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.03
17 votes
40
Toundra
III

4.03
76 votes
41
Astronoid
November

4.02
21 votes
42
Amenra
Mass V

4.02
259 votes
43
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.02
90 votes
44
TK From Ling Tosite Sigure
Flowering

4.02
32 votes
45
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

4.01
94 votes
46
Deftones
Koi No Yokan

4.01
2781 votes
47
Tame Impala
Lonerism

4.01
1185 votes
48
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
676 votes
49
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4
73 votes
50
Saint Motel
Voyeur

4
48 votes
51
Scale the Summit
Redwoods

4
30 votes
52
The Darcys
Aja

4
27 votes
53
Crooks
Nevermore

4
24 votes
54
The Unwinding Hours
Afterlives

4
18 votes
55
Ninth Paradise
Ninth Paradise

4
18 votes
56
Absent Hearts
August Earth

4
17 votes
57
Susanne Sundfor
The Silicone Veil

3.99
86 votes
58
Jizue
Novel

3.99
57 votes
59
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Half Measures

3.99
49 votes
60
Heroin Party
Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky

3.99
43 votes
61
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.99
154 votes
62
Night Verses
Out Of The Sky

3.99
204 votes
63
The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope for No-Hopers

3.98
32 votes
64
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

3.98
112 votes
65
Kinoko Teikoku
Uzu Ni Naru

3.98
72 votes
66
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

3.98
23 votes
67
Dot Hacker
Inhibition

3.98
214 votes
68
Matryoshka
Laideronnette

3.98
42 votes
69
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

3.97
398 votes
70
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

3.97
1458 votes
71
Get Scared
Built For Blame, Laced With Shame

3.97
33 votes
72
Nadja & Vampillia
The Primitive World

3.96
28 votes
73
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.96
60 votes
74
Aidan Knight
Small Reveal

3.96
24 votes
75
Anberlin
Vital

3.96
764 votes
76
Acres
Acres

3.95
115 votes
77
Teen Suicide
waste yrself

3.95
236 votes
78
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

3.95
19 votes
79
Something For Kate
Leave Your Soul To Science

3.95
19 votes
80
Milo Greene
Milo Greene

3.94
81 votes
81
Pinegrove
Meridian

3.94
27 votes
82
Whirr/Anne
Split

3.94
18 votes
83
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

3.94
160 votes
84
Teen Suicide
i will be my own hell because there is a devil inside my body

3.94
334 votes
85
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.94
174 votes
86
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour/Golden Mile

3.94
33 votes
87
Swain
Repent. Repeat.

3.94
16 votes
88
The Lighthouse and the Whaler
This is an Adventure

3.94
16 votes
89
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.93
60 votes
90
Frames
In Via

3.93
29 votes
91
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

3.93
69 votes
92
Told Slant
Still Water

3.93
54 votes
93
Dot Hacker
Dot Hacker

3.92
50 votes
94
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.92
142 votes
95
Hawk Eyes
Ideas

3.92
60 votes
96
Funeral Suits
Lily of the Valley

3.92
24 votes
97
The Elijah
I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created

3.92
110 votes
98
The Early November
In Currents

3.92
308 votes
99
British Theatre
EP

3.91
35 votes
100
Sara Bareilles
Once Upon Another Time

3.91
17 votes
101
Twelve Foot Ninja
Silent Machine

3.91
365 votes
102
Rookie Town
New Forest Floors

3.9
20 votes
103
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.9
15 votes
104
Les Friction
Les Friction

3.9
15 votes
105
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.9
48 votes
106
My Chemical Romance
Number Three

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

3.89
19 votes
108
Leech
If We Get There One Day...

3.89
56 votes
109
Joy Wants Eternity
The Fog is Rising

3.89
14 votes
110
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.89
214 votes
111
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.89
41 votes
112
Pile
Dripping

3.89
59 votes
113
Glocca Morra
Just Married

3.89
145 votes
114
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.89
1268 votes
115
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories

3.89
683 votes
116
Micachu and the Shapes
Never

3.88
26 votes
117
Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds
I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever

3.88
17 votes
118
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.88
71 votes
119
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.88
33 votes
120
Yellowcard
Southern Air

3.88
581 votes
121
Radiator Hospital
Some Distant Moon

3.88
16 votes
122
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon

3.87
676 votes
123
My Chemical Romance
Number One

3.87
135 votes
124
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.87
77 votes
125
Mac DeMarco
2

3.87
722 votes
126
Amarionette [US]
Dangerous Times and My Dangerous Ways

3.87
15 votes
127
Everything in Slow Motion
Red

3.87
26 votes
128
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.86
83 votes
129
Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness

3.86
36 votes
130
Aussitot Mort
Nagykanizsa

3.86
36 votes
131
The Spill Canvas
Gestalt

3.86
18 votes
132
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids

3.86
50 votes
133
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
134
Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band
One of My Kind

3.86
14 votes
135
Kitten
Cut It Out

3.86
14 votes
136
Flood of Red
They Must Be Building Something

3.86
14 votes
137
The Antlers
Undersea

3.85
596 votes
138
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.85
284 votes
139
Stepdad
Wildlife Pop

3.85
20 votes
140
Lone Wolf
The Lovers

3.85
20 votes
141
Beach House
Bloom

3.85
756 votes
142
Skyharbor
Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos

3.85
250 votes
143
Title Fight
Floral Green

3.85
581 votes
144
I the Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.85
187 votes
145
Forever Came Calling
Contender

3.85
81 votes
146
Kaki King
Glow

3.84
38 votes
147
Basement
Colourmeinkindness

3.84
404 votes
148
Dope Body
Natural History

3.84
69 votes
149
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.84
171 votes
150
If These Trees Could Talk
Red Forest

3.83
263 votes
151
All Human
Catholic Guilt or the Queerest of Thoughts

3.83
66 votes
152
Alex G
Rules

3.83
42 votes
153
Ocean is Theory
Future Fears

3.83
24 votes
154
White Fence
Family Perfume Vol. 1

3.83
18 votes
155
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.83
580 votes
156
Solterra
Umbra

3.83
59 votes
157
Love, Robot
Rebuild | Rebirth

3.83
88 votes
158
Wild Nothing
Nocturne

3.83
580 votes
159
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

3.83
23 votes
160
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.82
71 votes
161
Dry The River
Shallow Bed

3.82
124 votes
162
Caspian
Waking Season

3.82
224 votes
163
The Casket Lottery
Real Fear

3.82
28 votes
164
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave

3.82
1592 votes
165
Ty Segall
Twins

3.82
164 votes
166
DZ Deathrays
Bloodstreams

3.82
19 votes
167
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.81
226 votes
168
Nothing
Downward Years to Come

3.81
150 votes
169
Holy Esque
Holy Esque

3.81
48 votes
170
Memory Tapes
Grace/Confusion

3.81
16 votes
171
Atoma
Skylight

3.81
196 votes
172
Purity Ring
Shrines

3.81
482 votes
173
toe
The Future Is Now

3.81
74 votes
174
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.81
29 votes
175
Swearin'
Swearin'

3.81
29 votes
176
Irreversible
Ashes

3.81
21 votes
177
Caravels/Gifts From Enola
Well Worn

3.81
13 votes
178
What The Blood Revealed
Harbour of Devils

3.81
13 votes
179
The End of the Ocean
In Excelsis

3.81
13 votes
180
Ane Brun
It All Starts With One

3.81
13 votes
181
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.81
504 votes
182
Heart To Heart
Heart To Heart

3.8
33 votes
183
Prawn
Ships

3.8
162 votes
184
Last Dinosaurs
In A Million Years

3.8
146 votes
185
Klone
The Dreamer's Hideaway

3.8
28 votes
186
Teen Suicide
DC snuff film

3.8
70 votes
187
White Lung
Sorry

3.8
108 votes
188
Lights Out Asia
Hy-Brasil

3.8
93 votes
189
An Autumn For Crippled Children
Only The Ocean Knows

3.79
220 votes
190
Geographer
Myth

3.79
34 votes
191
Jukebox the Ghost
Safe Travels

3.79
58 votes
192
Coasta
Sunzal

3.79
58 votes
193
Tall Ships
Everything Touching

3.79
19 votes
194
El Ten Eleven
Transitions

3.79
19 votes
195
Balmorhea
Stranger

3.79
40 votes
196
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.79
140 votes
197
Lambchop
Mr. M

3.79
28 votes
198
El-Creepo!
Aloha

3.79
14 votes
199
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory

3.79
1128 votes
200
The Seeking
Yours Forever

3.78
30 votes



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