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

4.27
13 votes
04
Meraki
Meraki

4.27
15 votes
05
Driftless Pony Club
Magnicifent

4.25
24 votes
06
Jambinai
Différance

4.24
19 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
Mark Lanegan
Dark Mark Does Christmas

4.17
18 votes
11
Swans
The Seer

4.16
1446 votes
12
Violent Soho
Tinderbox, Neighbour Neighbour EP

4.14
14 votes
13
Asaf Avidan
Different Pulses

4.13
15 votes
14
HalfNoise
HalfNoise EP

4.13
24 votes
15
The Music Tapes
Mary's Voice

4.13
24 votes
16
Codec
Horizontime

4.12
13 votes
17
Hammock
Departure Songs

4.1
718 votes
18
BUCK-TICK
Yume Miru Uchuu

4.09
16 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
The Oh Hellos
Through The Deep, Dark Valley

4.06
65 votes
23
Athletics
Who You Are Is Not Enough

4.06
149 votes
24
Keaton Henson
Dear...

4.05
110 votes
25
We Lost the Sea
The Quietest Place on Earth

4.05
194 votes
26
The Mayan Factor
Yesterday's Son

4.05
124 votes
27
St. Vincent
Krokodil

4.05
140 votes
28
Iridium
The Firethorn Sessions

4.05
22 votes
29
From Indian Lakes
Able Bodies

4.04
194 votes
30
Hop Along
Get Disowned

4.04
313 votes
31
Brendan Kelly and the Wandering Birds
I'd Rather Die Than Live Forever

4.04
26 votes
32
Hail the Sun
Elephantitis

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

4.04
471 votes
34
Planning for Burial
Quietly

4.03
30 votes
35
Lost in Kiev
Motions

4.03
15 votes
36
Anatomy Of The Bear
Anatomy Of The Bear

4.03
16 votes
37
River City Extension
Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Your Anger

4.03
17 votes
38
Toundra
III

4.03
76 votes
39
Astronoid
November

4.02
21 votes
40
Alex G
Trick

4.02
134 votes
41
TK From Ling Tosite Sigure
Flowering

4.02
32 votes
42
Amenra
Mass V

4.02
263 votes
43
Patrick Watson
Adventures in Your Own Backyard

4.01
92 votes
44
Deftones
Koi No Yokan

4.01
2817 votes
45
Ben Howard
Burgh Island

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

4
95 votes
47
Scale the Summit
Redwoods

4
31 votes
48
American Wolf
Tales of Kamanakera

4
30 votes
49
The Darcys
Aja

4
27 votes
50
Kap Bambino
Devotion

4
22 votes
51
The Unwinding Hours
Afterlives

4
18 votes
52
Ninth Paradise
Ninth Paradise

4
18 votes
53
Absent Hearts
August Earth

4
17 votes
54
The Tallest Man on Earth
There's No Leaving Now

4
685 votes
55
Tame Impala
Lonerism

4
1209 votes
56
Jizue
Novel

3.99
60 votes
57
Night Verses
Out Of The Sky

3.99
206 votes
58
The Prize Fighter Inferno
Half Measures

3.99
49 votes
59
Big Wreck
Albatross

3.99
43 votes
60
Lost In The Trees
A Church That Fits Our Needs

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

3.98
32 votes
62
Susanne Sundfor
The Silicone Veil

3.98
87 votes
63
Kinoko Teikoku
Uzu Ni Naru

3.98
78 votes
64
Saint Motel
Voyeur

3.98
50 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
Matryoshka
Laideronnette

3.98
43 votes
69
Murder by Death
Bitter Drink, Bitter Moon

3.97
113 votes
70
Right Away, Great Captain!
The Church of the Good Thief

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

3.97
1472 votes
72
Nadja & Vampillia
The Primitive World

3.96
28 votes
73
Dot Hacker
Inhibition

3.96
222 votes
74
Anathema
Weather Systems

3.96
814 votes
75
Teen Suicide
waste yrself

3.96
244 votes
76
Breaking Orbit
The Time Traveller

3.96
61 votes
77
Aidan Knight
Small Reveal

3.96
24 votes
78
Anberlin
Vital

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

3.95
43 votes
80
Pinegrove
Meridian

3.95
29 votes
81
Mutiny On The Bounty
Trials

3.95
19 votes
82
Milo Greene
Milo Greene

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

3.94
18 votes
84
Whirr/Anne
Split

3.94
18 votes
85
Waxahatchee
American Weekend

3.94
160 votes
86
Teen Suicide
i will be my own hell because there is a devil inside my body

3.94
352 votes
87
Daniel Rossen
Silent Hour/Golden Mile

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

3.94
16 votes
89
Swain
Repent. Repeat.

3.94
16 votes
90
Half Moon Run
Dark Eyes

3.94
176 votes
91
Acres
Acres

3.93
118 votes
92
Get Scared
Built For Blame, Laced With Shame

3.93
36 votes
93
Restorations
A/B

3.93
14 votes
94
Lord Huron
Lonesome Dreams

3.93
69 votes
95
Hawk Eyes
Ideas

3.92
59 votes
96
Joy Wants Eternity
The Fog is Rising

3.92
13 votes
97
Dot Hacker
Dot Hacker

3.92
50 votes
98
Janus
Nox Aeris

3.92
141 votes
99
The Early November
In Currents

3.92
312 votes
100
Ancients
Star Showers On The Euphrates

3.92
42 votes
101
Funeral Suits
Lily of the Valley

3.92
24 votes
102
British Theatre
EP

3.91
35 votes
103
The Elijah
I Loved I Hated I Destroyed I Created

3.91
111 votes
104
Les Friction
Les Friction

3.91
17 votes
105
Sara Bareilles
Once Upon Another Time

3.91
17 votes
106
Told Slant
Still Water

3.91
56 votes
107
Parabelle
Your Starry Eyes Will Never Make Us Even

3.91
64 votes
108
Ty Segall and White Fence
Hair

3.9
52 votes
109
Twelve Foot Ninja
Silent Machine

3.9
372 votes
110
Frames
In Via

3.9
30 votes
111
Deafheaven/Bosse-de-Nage
Split

3.9
20 votes
112
Rookie Town
New Forest Floors

3.9
20 votes
113
mewithoutYou
Ten Stories

3.9
690 votes
114
Leech
If We Get There One Day...

3.89
56 votes
115
Tigers on Trains
Foundry

3.89
214 votes
116
Yellowcard
Southern Air

3.89
595 votes
117
Pile
Dripping

3.89
59 votes
118
Glocca Morra
Just Married

3.89
150 votes
119
Grizzly Bear
Shields

3.89
1276 votes
120
Micachu and the Shapes
Never

3.88
26 votes
121
Solterra
Soul, Earth, Sun

3.88
71 votes
122
Mount Eerie
Clear Moon

3.88
688 votes
123
Radiator Hospital
Some Distant Moon

3.88
16 votes
124
Tacoma Narrows Bridge Disaster
Exegesis

3.87
77 votes
125
Call Me No One
Last Parade

3.87
34 votes
126
Mac DeMarco
2

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

3.87
15 votes
128
Have Mercy
My Oldest Friend

3.87
26 votes
129
Everything in Slow Motion
Red

3.87
26 votes
130
Teen Suicide
DC snuff film

3.86
74 votes
131
My Chemical Romance
Number Three

3.86
133 votes
132
Aussitot Mort
Nagykanizsa

3.86
36 votes
133
Sea Oleena
Sleeplessness

3.86
36 votes
134
The Spill Canvas
Gestalt

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

3.86
86 votes
136
Sore Eyelids
Sore Eyelids

3.86
50 votes
137
Duality and the Republic
Uno

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
Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band
One of My Kind

3.86
14 votes
141
Love, Robot
Rebuild | Rebirth

3.86
90 votes
142
Skyharbor
Blinding White Noise: Illusion & Chaos

3.86
258 votes
143
David Crowder Band
Give Us Rest

3.85
17 votes
144
The Antlers
Undersea

3.85
600 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
Beach House
Bloom

3.85
1542 votes
149
Title Fight
Floral Green

3.85
592 votes
150
Andrew Bird
Break It Yourself

3.84
286 votes
151
Kaki King
Glow

3.84
38 votes
152
Forever Came Calling
Contender

3.84
84 votes
153
Kishi Bashi
151a

3.84
171 votes
154
Solterra
Umbra

3.84
59 votes
155
If These Trees Could Talk
Red Forest

3.84
266 votes
156
Dope Body
Natural History

3.84
69 votes
157
Basement
Colourmeinkindness

3.83
411 votes
158
Ocean is Theory
Future Fears

3.83
24 votes
159
White Fence
Family Perfume Vol. 1

3.83
18 votes
160
My Chemical Romance
Number One

3.83
134 votes
161
Atoma
Skylight

3.83
196 votes
162
Japandroids
Celebration Rock

3.82
605 votes
163
Merchandise
Children of Desire

3.82
71 votes
164
Caspian
Waking Season

3.82
229 votes
165
The Casket Lottery
Real Fear

3.82
28 votes
166
Dry The River
Shallow Bed

3.82
128 votes
167
Nothing
Downward Years to Come

3.82
150 votes
168
Wild Nothing
Nocturne

3.82
590 votes
169
Alt-J
An Awesome Wave

3.82
819 votes
170
DZ Deathrays
Bloodstreams

3.82
19 votes
171
Purity Ring
Shrines

3.81
486 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
Lights Out Asia
Hy-Brasil

3.81
93 votes
176
Swearin'
Swearin'

3.81
29 votes
177
Lambchop
Mr. M

3.81
29 votes
178
Maserati
Maserati VII

3.81
29 votes
179
The Mountain Goats
Transcendental Youth

3.81
510 votes
180
Ty Segall
Twins

3.81
168 votes
181
Irreversible
Ashes

3.81
21 votes
182
What The Blood Revealed
Harbour of Devils

3.81
13 votes
183
Ane Brun
It All Starts With One

3.81
13 votes
184
Caravels/Gifts From Enola
Well Worn

3.81
13 votes
185
Balmorhea
Stranger

3.8
41 votes
186
Heart To Heart
Heart To Heart

3.8
33 votes
187
Prawn
Ships

3.8
162 votes
188
An Autumn For Crippled Children
Only The Ocean Knows

3.8
222 votes
189
White Lung
Sorry

3.8
108 votes
190
toe
The Future Is Now

3.8
76 votes
191
Cloud Nothings
Attack on Memory

3.8
1168 votes
192
All Human
Catholic Guilt or the Queerest of Thoughts

3.79
68 votes
193
Geographer
Myth

3.79
34 votes
194
Now, Now
Threads

3.79
177 votes
195
Jukebox the Ghost
Safe Travels

3.79
58 votes
196
Coasta
Sunzal

3.79
58 votes
197
Royal Thunder
CVI

3.79
72 votes
198
The Seeking
Yours Forever

3.79
31 votes
199
Tall Ships
Everything Touching

3.79
38 votes
200
Gates
You Are All You Have Left to Fear

3.79
136 votes



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