Best Alternative Rock Albums of 2012


01
The Sky Life
Caves

4.54
15 votes
02
Heroin Party
Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky

4.38
13 votes
03
Walk the Moon
Anna Sun

4.36
14 votes
04
Meraki
Curiosity: The Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Meraki

4.34
19 votes
05
Radical Face
Always Gold

4.31
16 votes
06
The Music Tapes
Mary's Voice

4.27
22 votes
07
Meraki
Meraki

4.27
15 votes
08
Aoria
The Constant

4.19
13 votes
09
Keaton Henson
The Lucky EP

4.14
14 votes
10
Violent Soho
Tinderbox, Neighbour Neighbour EP

4.14
14 votes
11
Scale the Summit
Redwoods

4.11
18 votes
12
Keaton Henson
Sweetheart, What Have You Done To Us

4.11
18 votes
13
Hammock
Departure Songs

4.11
590 votes
14
We Lost the Sea
The Quietest Place on Earth

4.1
106 votes
15
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

4.09
110 votes
16
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.09
33 votes
17
Hawk Eyes
Ideas

4.09
45 votes
18
From Indian Lakes
Able Bodies

4.08
296 votes
19
Athletics
Who You Are Is Not Enough

4.08
104 votes
20
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.08
26 votes
21
Milo Greene
Milo Greene

4.07
63 votes
22
MC Tristan
The End of The World

4.07
21 votes
23
The Unwinding Hours
Afterlives

4.07
14 votes
24
Zazen Boys
Stories

4.07
14 votes
25
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.07
14 votes
26
Hop Along
Get Disowned

4.07
203 votes
27
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

4.07
22 votes
28
HalfNoise
HalfNoise EP

4.06
16 votes
29
Told Slant
Still Water

4.06
18 votes
30
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.05
112 votes
31
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.05
174 votes
32
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Half Measures

4.05
44 votes
33
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

4.04
46 votes
34
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.04
36 votes
35
American Wolf
Tales of Kamanakera

4.04
24 votes
36
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4.04
53 votes
37
Matryoshka
Laideronnette

4.04
27 votes
38
Twenty One Pilots
Three Songs

4.03
30 votes
39
Astronoid
November

4.03
15 votes
40
Toundra
III

4.03
52 votes
41
Amenra
Mass V

4.03
209 votes
42
St. Vincent
Krokodil

4.03
120 votes
43
Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...

4.02
798 votes
44
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

4.01
354 votes
45
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

4.01
41 votes
46
Deftones
Koi No Yokan

4.01
2201 votes
47
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4
137 votes
48
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

4
1173 votes
49
TK From Ling Tosite Sigure
Flowering

4
27 votes
50
Micachu
Never

4
20 votes
51
Swearin'
Swearin'

4
20 votes
52
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

4
16 votes
53
Whirr/Anne
Split

4
14 votes
54
Teen Suicide
DC snuff film

4
14 votes
55
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
580 votes
56
My Chemical Romance
Number Three

4
108 votes
57
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

4
103 votes
58
Mestis
Basal Ganglia

4
103 votes
59
Acres
Acres

3.99
111 votes
60
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

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

3.99
152 votes
62
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.98
116 votes
63
Tame Impala
Lonerism

3.98
778 votes
64
Everything In Slow Motion
Red

3.98
20 votes
65
All Human
Catholic Guilt or the Queerest of Thoughts

3.97
38 votes
66
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.97
38 votes
67
Dot Hacker
Inhibition

3.97
182 votes
68
Night Verses
Out Of The Sky

3.97
81 votes
69
Jizue
Novel

3.97
48 votes
70
Frames
In Via

3.97
15 votes
71
Susanne Sundfor
The Silicone Veil

3.96
56 votes
72
Alex G
Trick

3.96
28 votes
73
The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope for No-Hopers

3.96
28 votes
74
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.96
14 votes
75
In the Silence
A Fair Dream Gone Mad

3.96
47 votes
76
Calexico
Algiers

3.96
24 votes
77
My Chemical Romance
Number One

3.95
112 votes
78
Get Scared
Built For Blame, Laced With Shame

3.95
20 votes
79
Anberlin
Vital

3.94
675 votes
80
British Theatre
EP

3.94
36 votes
81
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.94
655 votes
82
Jukebox the Ghost
Safe Travels

3.94
52 votes
83
Something For Kate
Leave Your Soul To Science

3.94
17 votes
84
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.94
135 votes
85
Nadja & Vampillia
The Primitive World

3.94
24 votes
86
Kap Bambino
Devotion

3.94
16 votes
87
Dot Hacker
Dot Hacker

3.93
46 votes
88
Sara Bareilles
Once Upon Another Time

3.93
15 votes
89
Absent Hearts
August Earth

3.93
15 votes
90
Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds
I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever

3.93
15 votes
91
Rookie Town
New Forest Floors

3.93
15 votes
92
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories

3.93
1092 votes
93
Sea Wolf
Old World Romance

3.93
21 votes
94
Memory Tapes
Grace/Confusion

3.93
14 votes
95
The Elijah
I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created

3.93
86 votes
96
The Early November
In Currents

3.92
242 votes
97
Pile
Dripping

3.91
35 votes
98
Suis La Lune
Riala

3.91
230 votes
99
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.9
178 votes
100
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.9
57 votes
101
Twelve Foot Ninja
Silent Machine

3.9
289 votes
102
Guided by Voices
The Bears For Lunch

3.9
40 votes
103
Leech
If We Get There One Day...

3.9
54 votes
104
mewithoutYou
Other Stories

3.89
28 votes
105
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon

3.89
594 votes
106
Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness

3.88
26 votes
107
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour/Golden Mile

3.88
30 votes
108
Skyharbor
Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos

3.88
195 votes
109
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.88
51 votes
110
Basement
Colourmeinkindness

3.88
259 votes
111
Glocca Morra
Just Married

3.88
118 votes
112
Digital Summer
Breaking Point

3.88
21 votes
113
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.88
71 votes
114
Forever Came Calling
Contender

3.88
74 votes
115
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.88
1070 votes
116
Mouse On The Keys
Machinic Phylum

3.88
20 votes
117
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.87
131 votes
118
The Seeking
Yours Forever

3.87
23 votes
119
Title Fight
Floral Green

3.87
433 votes
120
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.87
76 votes
121
Solterra
Umbra

3.87
56 votes
122
Yellowcard
Southern Air

3.86
464 votes
123
Kaki King
Glow

3.86
18 votes
124
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.86
252 votes
125
I The Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.86
144 votes
126
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids

3.86
42 votes
127
Gatling
Beforemath

3.86
35 votes
128
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.86
35 votes
129
Duality and the Republic
Uno

3.86
14 votes
130
Heart To Heart
Heart To Heart

3.85
31 votes
131
The Antlers
Undersea

3.85
536 votes
132
Irreversible
Ashes

3.85
20 votes
133
Mac DeMarco
2

3.85
398 votes
134
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.85
501 votes
135
An Autumn For Crippled Children
Only The Ocean Knows

3.84
154 votes
136
toe
The Future Is Now

3.84
57 votes
137
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.84
19 votes
138
Gazpacho
March of Ghosts

3.84
53 votes
139
Aussitot Mort
Nagykanizsa

3.84
34 votes
140
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.84
98 votes
141
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave

3.84
616 votes
142
Ty Segall
Twins

3.83
120 votes
143
Love, Robot
Rebuild | Rebirth

3.83
78 votes
144
Beach House
Bloom

3.83
588 votes
145
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.83
32 votes
146
If These Trees Could Talk
Red Forest

3.83
190 votes
147
Atoma
Skylight

3.83
180 votes
148
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.83
40 votes
149
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.82
414 votes
150
DZ Deathrays
Bloodstreams

3.82
17 votes
151
Kinoko Teikoku
Uzu Ni Naru

3.82
42 votes
152
Family of the Year
Loma Vista

3.82
14 votes
153
The Spill Canvas
Gestalt

3.82
14 votes
154
Purity Ring
Shrines

3.82
360 votes
155
Balmorhea
Stranger

3.81
32 votes
156
The Casket Lottery
Real Fear

3.81
24 votes
157
North Atlantic Oscillation
Fog Electric

3.81
16 votes
158
El Ten Eleven
Transitions

3.81
16 votes
159
The Walkmen
Heaven

3.81
133 votes
160
Wild Nothing
Nocturne

3.81
378 votes
161
Menomena
Moms

3.81
110 votes
162
Joie de Vivre
We're All Better Than This

3.81
130 votes
163
Nothing
Downward Years to Come

3.81
78 votes
164
Last Dinosaurs
In A Million Years

3.81
65 votes
165
Trophywife
Hold Onto Your Luck

3.81
62 votes
166
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.81
54 votes
167
Holy Esque
Holy Esque

3.8
23 votes
168
The Classic Crime
Phoenix

3.8
296 votes
169
Father John Misty
Fear Fun

3.8
91 votes
170
Tall Ships
Everything Touching

3.8
30 votes
171
Zulu Winter
Language

3.8
20 votes
172
Cemeteries
The Wilderness

3.8
15 votes
173
Coasta
Sunzal

3.8
54 votes
174
Prawn
Ships

3.8
142 votes
175
The Gathering
Disclosure

3.8
93 votes
176
Marriages
Kitsune

3.79
102 votes
177
Stepdad
Wildlife Pop

3.79
17 votes
178
Lights Out Asia
Hy-Brasil

3.79
87 votes
179
House Of Heroes
Cold Hard Want

3.79
82 votes
180
Liars
WIXIW

3.79
110 votes
181
Crippled Black Phoenix
No Sadness Or Farewell

3.79
19 votes
182
The Dirty Heads
Cabin By The Sea

3.79
26 votes
183
Dinosaur Jr.
I Bet on Sky

3.79
454 votes
184
Asobi Seksu / Boris
Split

3.79
28 votes
185
Town Portal
Chronopoly

3.79
14 votes
186
Teen Suicide
i will be my own hell because there is a devil inside my body

3.78
81 votes
187
Caspian
Waking Season

3.78
161 votes
188
Gates
You Are All You Have Left to Fear

3.78
96 votes
189
White Lung
Sorry

3.78
80 votes
190
Pop Winds
Earth To Friend

3.78
16 votes
191
The Cult
Choice of Weapon

3.78
36 votes
192
Damien Jurado
Maraqopa

3.78
27 votes
193
Planning for Burial
Quietly

3.78
18 votes
194
Perfume Genius
Put Your Back N 2 It

3.77
248 votes
195
Now, Now
Threads

3.77
262 votes
196
Kraftklub
Mit K

3.77
26 votes
197
Caravels/Gifts From Enola
Well Worn

3.77
13 votes
198
Coheed and Cambria
The Afterman: Ascension

3.77
798 votes
199
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory

3.77
1010 votes
200
Walk the Moon
Walk the Moon

3.77
192 votes



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