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

4.21
14 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
1439 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
718 votes
17
BUCK-TICK
Yume Miru Uchuu

4.09
16 votes
18
HalfNoise
HalfNoise EP

4.09
22 votes
19
Empire! Empire! (I Was a Lonely Estate)
Empire! Empire! 4-Way Split

4.08
13 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
Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds
I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever

4.07
22 votes
23
We Lost the Sea
The Quietest Place on Earth

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

4.05
65 votes
25
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.05
109 votes
26
Athletics
Who You Are Is Not Enough

4.05
149 votes
27
St. Vincent
Krokodil

4.05
140 votes
28
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.05
22 votes
29
Hop Along
Get Disowned

4.04
310 votes
30
From Indian Lakes
Able Bodies

4.04
193 votes
31
Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...

4.04
469 votes
32
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

4.04
195 votes
33
Big Wreck
Albatross

4.04
42 votes
34
Planning for Burial
Quietly

4.03
30 votes
35
Lost in Kiev
Motions

4.03
15 votes
36
Toundra
III

4.03
76 votes
37
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.03
124 votes
38
Anatomy Of The Bear
Anatomy Of The Bear

4.03
16 votes
39
Alex G
Trick

4.03
132 votes
40
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.03
17 votes
41
Amenra
Mass V

4.03
262 votes
42
Astronoid
November

4.02
21 votes
43
TK From Ling Tosite Sigure
Flowering

4.02
32 votes
44
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.01
92 votes
45
Deftones
Koi No Yokan

4.01
2797 votes
46
Pond (AUS)
Beard, Wives, Denim

4.01
94 votes
47
Tame Impala
Lonerism

4
1195 votes
48
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

4
73 votes
49
Scale the Summit
Redwoods

4
30 votes
50
American Wolf
Tales of Kamanakera

4
30 votes
51
The Darcys
Aja

4
27 votes
52
The Unwinding Hours
Afterlives

4
18 votes
53
Ninth Paradise
Ninth Paradise

4
18 votes
54
Absent Hearts
August Earth

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

4
679 votes
56
Susanne Sundfor
The Silicone Veil

3.99
86 votes
57
Jizue
Novel

3.99
58 votes
58
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Half Measures

3.99
49 votes
59
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

3.99
154 votes
60
Night Verses
Out Of The Sky

3.99
206 votes
61
The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope for No-Hopers

3.98
32 votes
62
Kinoko Teikoku
Uzu Ni Naru

3.98
75 votes
63
Saint Motel
Voyeur

3.98
50 votes
64
Crooks
Nevermore

3.98
25 votes
65
Foreign Fields
Anywhere But Where I Am

3.98
24 votes
66
flatsound
Sleep

3.98
23 votes
67
British Theatre
Dyed In The Wool Ghost

3.98
23 votes
68
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

3.98
113 votes
69
Matryoshka
Laideronnette

3.98
43 votes
70
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

3.97
398 votes
71
Godspeed You! Black Emperor
'Allelujah! Don't Bend! Ascend!

3.97
1468 votes
72
Nadja & Vampillia
The Primitive World

3.96
28 votes
73
Dot Hacker
Inhibition

3.96
222 votes
74
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.96
60 votes
75
Aidan Knight
Small Reveal

3.96
24 votes
76
Acres
Acres

3.96
114 votes
77
Anberlin
Vital

3.96
766 votes
78
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.96
804 votes
79
Heroin Party
Summer Made Me Blue; Summer Gave Me The Sky

3.95
43 votes
80
Teen Suicide
waste yrself

3.95
242 votes
81
Teen Suicide
i will be my own hell because there is a devil inside my body

3.95
344 votes
82
Something For Kate
Leave Your Soul To Science

3.95
19 votes
83
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

3.95
19 votes
84
Milo Greene
Milo Greene

3.94
81 votes
85
Whirr/Anne
Split

3.94
18 votes
86
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

3.94
160 votes
87
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour/Golden Mile

3.94
33 votes
88
Swain
Repent. Repeat.

3.94
16 votes
89
The Lighthouse and the Whaler
This is an Adventure

3.94
16 votes
90
Get Scared
Built For Blame, Laced With Shame

3.93
36 votes
91
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.93
178 votes
92
Pinegrove
Meridian

3.93
28 votes
93
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

3.93
69 votes
94
Joy Wants Eternity
The Fog is Rising

3.92
13 votes
95
Dot Hacker
Dot Hacker

3.92
50 votes
96
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.92
62 votes
97
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.92
142 votes
98
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.92
42 votes
99
Funeral Suits
Lily of the Valley

3.92
24 votes
100
The Elijah
I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created

3.92
110 votes
101
British Theatre
EP

3.91
35 votes
102
Sara Bareilles
Once Upon Another Time

3.91
17 votes
103
Les Friction
Les Friction

3.91
17 votes
104
Told Slant
Still Water

3.91
56 votes
105
The Early November
In Currents

3.91
312 votes
106
My Chemical Romance
Number Three

3.91
135 votes
107
Twelve Foot Ninja
Silent Machine

3.9
369 votes
108
Frames
In Via

3.9
30 votes
109
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.9
25 votes
110
Rookie Town
New Forest Floors

3.9
20 votes
111
So Much Light
Supine/Spellbound

3.9
15 votes
112
Deafheaven/Bosse-de-Nage
Split

3.89
19 votes
113
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories

3.89
688 votes
114
Leech
If We Get There One Day...

3.89
56 votes
115
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.89
214 votes
116
Glocca Morra
Just Married

3.89
146 votes
117
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.89
1266 votes
118
Micachu and the Shapes
Never

3.88
26 votes
119
Yellowcard
Southern Air

3.88
588 votes
120
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon

3.88
678 votes
121
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.88
71 votes
122
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.88
33 votes
123
My Chemical Romance
Number One

3.88
136 votes
124
Pile
Dripping

3.88
60 votes
125
Radiator Hospital
Some Distant Moon

3.88
16 votes
126
Mac DeMarco
2

3.87
734 votes
127
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.87
77 votes
128
Amarionette [US]
Dangerous Times and My Dangerous Ways

3.87
15 votes
129
Have Mercy
My Oldest Friend

3.87
52 votes
130
Everything in Slow Motion
Red

3.87
26 votes
131
Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness

3.86
36 votes
132
Aussitot Mort
Nagykanizsa

3.86
36 votes
133
The Spill Canvas
Gestalt

3.86
18 votes
134
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids

3.86
50 votes
135
Melody's Echo Chamber
Melody's Echo Chamber

3.86
84 votes
136
Duality and the Republic
Uno

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

3.86
14 votes
138
Flood of Red
They Must Be Building Something

3.86
14 votes
139
Kitten
Cut It Out

3.86
14 votes
140
Love, Robot
Rebuild | Rebirth

3.86
90 votes
141
The Antlers
Undersea

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

3.85
254 votes
143
David Crowder Band
Give Us Rest

3.85
17 votes
144
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.85
284 votes
145
Lone Wolf
The Lovers

3.85
20 votes
146
Stepdad
Wildlife Pop

3.85
20 votes
147
I the Mighty
Karma Never Sleeps

3.85
188 votes
148
Title Fight
Floral Green

3.85
589 votes
149
Beach House
Bloom

3.85
1520 votes
150
Kaki King
Glow

3.84
38 votes
151
Forever Came Calling
Contender

3.84
82 votes
152
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.84
171 votes
153
All Human
Catholic Guilt or the Queerest of Thoughts

3.84
68 votes
154
If These Trees Could Talk
Red Forest

3.84
265 votes
155
Dope Body
Natural History

3.84
69 votes
156
Basement
Colourmeinkindness

3.84
407 votes
157
Solterra
Umbra

3.83
60 votes
158
Ocean is Theory
Future Fears

3.83
24 votes
159
White Fence
Family Perfume Vol. 1

3.83
18 votes
160
Lambchop
Mr. M

3.83
29 votes
161
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.83
600 votes
162
Caspian
Waking Season

3.82
228 votes
163
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.82
71 votes
164
Dry The River
Shallow Bed

3.82
124 votes
165
The Casket Lottery
Real Fear

3.82
28 votes
166
Nothing
Downward Years to Come

3.82
150 votes
167
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave

3.82
1600 votes
168
Ty Segall
Twins

3.82
166 votes
169
Wild Nothing
Nocturne

3.82
588 votes
170
Purity Ring
Shrines

3.82
485 votes
171
DZ Deathrays
Bloodstreams

3.82
19 votes
172
Mark Lanegan
Blues Funeral

3.81
226 votes
173
Holy Esque
Holy Esque

3.81
48 votes
174
Memory Tapes
Grace/Confusion

3.81
16 votes
175
Atoma
Skylight

3.81
196 votes
176
toe
The Future Is Now

3.81
74 votes
177
Swearin'
Swearin'

3.81
29 votes
178
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.81
29 votes
179
Alex G
Rules

3.81
42 votes
180
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.81
510 votes
181
Ane Brun
It All Starts With One

3.81
13 votes
182
The End of the Ocean
In Excelsis

3.81
13 votes
183
What The Blood Revealed
Harbour of Devils

3.81
13 votes
184
Caravels/Gifts From Enola
Well Worn

3.81
13 votes
185
Heart To Heart
Heart To Heart

3.8
33 votes
186
Prawn
Ships

3.8
162 votes
187
Last Dinosaurs
In A Million Years

3.8
219 votes
188
Teen Suicide
DC snuff film

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

3.8
222 votes
190
White Lung
Sorry

3.8
108 votes
191
Lights Out Asia
Hy-Brasil

3.8
93 votes
192
Geographer
Myth

3.79
34 votes
193
Coasta
Sunzal

3.79
58 votes
194
Jukebox the Ghost
Safe Travels

3.79
58 votes
195
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory

3.79
1158 votes
196
The Seeking
Yours Forever

3.79
31 votes
197
Tall Ships
Everything Touching

3.79
38 votes
198
Now, Now
Threads

3.79
178 votes
199
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.79
142 votes
200
Balmorhea
Stranger

3.79
40 votes



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