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Strange Q2

Maybe the reason everyone's doing one of these is because they think the world will end before the end of the year. Ranked in batches and then in alphabetical order. So 1-5 are about equal, same as 6-22 etc. From 425 new releases and a short-list of 140.
100Volor Flex
My Story


Burial Worship
100Volor Flex
My Story


Burial Worship
99 Valance Drakes
Fallen Innocence


Glitch
99 Valance Drakes
Fallen Innocence


Glitch
98Untold
Change In A Dynamic Environment 2


House
98Untold
Change In A Dynamic Environment 2


House
97World's End Girlfriend
Starry Starry Night


Classical/ Soundtrack
97World's End Girlfriend
Starry Starry Night


Classical/ Soundtrack
96Waxahatchee
American Weekend


Acoustic/ Indie
96Waxahatchee
American Weekend


Acoustic/ Indie
95The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation
Egor


Jazz/ Ambient
95The Mount Fuji Doomjazz Corporation
Egor


Jazz/ Ambient
94Submerse
They Always Come Back


Future Garage
94Submerse
They Always Come Back


Future Garage
93Sluggart
Languish


Glitch
93Sluggart
Languish


Glitch
92Sky Architects
The Promise of Tomorrow


Post-Rock/ Emo
92Sky Architects
The Promise of Tomorrow


Post-Rock/ Emo
91Shlohmo
Vacation


Future Garage
91Shlohmo
Vacation


Future Garage
90 Richard Skelton
Verse of Birds


Ambient
90 Richard Skelton
Verse of Birds


Ambient
89Porya Hatami
Land


Ambient
89Porya Hatami
Land


Ambient
88 One Little Plane
Into The Trees


Acoustic/ Indie
88 One Little Plane
Into The Trees


Acoustic/ Indie
87 Olan Mill
Paths


Ambient
87 Olan Mill
Paths


Ambient
86Noisia
Imperial


DnB
86Noisia
Imperial


DnB
85Neotnas
Frozen Scenes


House
85Neotnas
Frozen Scenes


House
84Moon Ate the Dark
Moon Ate the Dark


Piano
84Moon Ate the Dark
Moon Ate the Dark


Piano
83 Moa Piller
Roraima


Wonky
83 Moa Piller
Roraima


Wonky
82Mister Lies & Different Sleep
Mass


Future Garage
82Mister Lies & Different Sleep
Mass


Future Garage
81Marissa Nadler
The Sister


Folk/ Indie
81Marissa Nadler
The Sister


Folk/ Indie
80 Kuba
Random Precision


Psybient
80 Kuba
Random Precision


Psybient
79Joy Wants Eternity
The Fog is Rising


Post-Rock
79Joy Wants Eternity
The Fog is Rising


Post-Rock
78 JBM
Stray Ashes


Folk
78 JBM
Stray Ashes


Folk
77 I am Oak
Nowhere or Tammensaari


Folk/ Indie
77 I am Oak
Nowhere or Tammensaari


Folk/ Indie
76 Himuro Yoshiteru
Our Turn, Anytime


Glitch
76 Himuro Yoshiteru
Our Turn, Anytime


Glitch
75 Gimu
A Silent Stroll on Sombre Street


Drone Ambient
75 Gimu
A Silent Stroll on Sombre Street


Drone Ambient
74 Gareth Clarke
Factory Brew


IDM
74 Gareth Clarke
Factory Brew


IDM
73 Ending Satellites
7 Billion Passengers & Only One Flight


Ambient
73 Ending Satellites
7 Billion Passengers & Only One Flight


Ambient
72Elias
Fossils


Alt Rock
72Elias
Fossils


Alt Rock
71Eguana
Lullaby


Downtempo/ Chill-Out
71Eguana
Lullaby


Downtempo/ Chill-Out
70Disclosure
The Face


Future Garage
70Disclosure
The Face


Future Garage
69 Clark
Irradelphic


IDM
69 Clark
Irradelphic


IDM
68 Chimera
Death By Misadventure


House
68 Chimera
Death By Misadventure


House
67 Christine Leakely
The Sound of Confusion


Pop
67 Christine Leakely
The Sound of Confusion


Pop
66 Cassette Organ
Dreamhouse Study


Ambient
66 Cassette Organ
Dreamhouse Study


Ambient
65Boy Friend
Egyptian Wrinkle


Indie-Electronic
65Boy Friend
Egyptian Wrinkle


Indie-Electronic
64BADBADNOTGOOD
BBNG2


Jazz/ Hip-hop
64BADBADNOTGOOD
BBNG2


Jazz/ Hip-hop
63Anoice
The Black Rain


Classical/ Post-Rock
63Anoice
The Black Rain


Classical/ Post-Rock
62Yppah
Eighty One


Electronic
62Yppah
Eighty One


Electronic
61 Valesak Gavotte
The Sword and the Shield


Folk/ Experimental
61 Valesak Gavotte
The Sword and the Shield


Folk/ Experimental
60Thrupence
Voyages


Downtempo
60Thrupence
Voyages


Downtempo
59The Samuel Jackson Five
The Samuel Jackson Five


Post-Rock
59The Samuel Jackson Five
The Samuel Jackson Five


Post-Rock
58The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope For No-Hopers


Post-Rock
58The Pirate Ship Quintet
Rope For No-Hopers


Post-Rock
57 The Cinematic Orchestra
In Motion #1


Ambient/ Classical
57 The Cinematic Orchestra
In Motion #1


Ambient/ Classical
56The Boats
Ballads of the Research Department


Ambient
56The Boats
Ballads of the Research Department


Ambient
55 Shrine
Somnia


(Dark) Ambient
55 Shrine
Somnia


(Dark) Ambient
54Samuel Lockridge
When I Rise


Folk
54Samuel Lockridge
When I Rise


Folk
53Saltillo
Monocyte


Dark Trip-Hop
53Saltillo
Monocyte


Dark Trip-Hop
52 Retral
Feeling Alone


Future Garage
52 Retral
Feeling Alone


Future Garage
51Ramphastos
Southern Gothic


Electronic/ Trip-hop
51Ramphastos
Southern Gothic


Electronic/ Trip-hop
50 Pinkcourtesyphone
Foley Folly Folio


Ambient
50 Pinkcourtesyphone
Foley Folly Folio


Ambient
49 Pan and Me
Paal


Downtempo
49 Pan and Me
Paal


Downtempo
48Olkin Donder
Oben Glex


Glitch
48Olkin Donder
Oben Glex


Glitch
47Of Monsters and Men
My Head is an Animal


Indie
47Of Monsters and Men
My Head is an Animal


Indie
46Mount Eerie
Clear Moon


Lo-fi
46Mount Eerie
Clear Moon


Lo-fi
45Mirroring
Foreign Body


Acoustic/ Ambient
45Mirroring
Foreign Body


Acoustic/ Ambient
44Lorn
Ask The Dust


Glitch-Hop
44Lorn
Ask The Dust


Glitch-Hop
43Lemaitre
Relativity 2


Electronic/ Dance
43Lemaitre
Relativity 2


Electronic/ Dance
42Lapalux
When You're Gone


Glitch-hop
42Lapalux
When You're Gone


Glitch-hop
41 Kiyoko
Sea of Trees


Ambient/ Glitch
41 Kiyoko
Sea of Trees


Ambient/ Glitch
40 Kidnap Kid
Alphaville


Electronic
40 Kidnap Kid
Alphaville


Electronic
39John Talabot
fin


Electronic/ House
39John Talabot
fin


Electronic/ House
38Johann Johannson
Copenhagen Dreams


Classial
38Johann Johannson
Copenhagen Dreams


Classial
37iamamiwhoami
Kin


Art Pop
37iamamiwhoami
Kin


Art Pop
36Hilary Hahn and Hauschka
Silfra


Classical/ Ambient
36Hilary Hahn and Hauschka
Silfra


Classical/ Ambient
35 Hermitude
Hyperparidise


Hip-hop
35 Hermitude
Hyperparidise


Hip-hop
34 Grasscut
Unearth


Indie
34 Grasscut
Unearth


Indie
33Gang Colours
The Keychain Collection


Downtempo
33Gang Colours
The Keychain Collection


Downtempo
32Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...


Pop
32Fiona Apple
The Idler Wheel...


Pop
31 Exosphere
Where Nobody Goes


Glitch/ Ambient
31 Exosphere
Where Nobody Goes


Glitch/ Ambient
30DJ Madd
The Real & The Shadow


Dubstep
30DJ Madd
The Real & The Shadow


Dubstep
29Clams Casino
Instrumental Mixtape 2


Hip-hop
29Clams Casino
Instrumental Mixtape 2


Hip-hop
28 Carlos Cipa
The Monarch and the Visceroy


Piano
28 Carlos Cipa
The Monarch and the Visceroy


Piano
27Caravan Palace
Panic


Electroswing
27Caravan Palace
Panic


Electroswing
26Blackdaylight
Exile


Hip-hop
26Blackdaylight
Exile


Hip-hop
25 Beyond Sensory Experience
Modern Day Diablist


Ambient
25 Beyond Sensory Experience
Modern Day Diablist


Ambient
24 2econd Class Citizen
The Small Minority


Hip-hop
24 2econd Class Citizen
The Small Minority


Hip-hop
23Abel Korzeniowski
W.E.


Classical/ Soundtrack
23Abel Korzeniowski
W.E.


Classical/ Soundtrack
22Zelianople
The World is a House on Fire


Drone
22Zelianople
The World is a House on Fire


Drone
21The Post Riot Era
Schism


Drone ambient
21The Post Riot Era
Schism


Drone ambient
20The New Law
The Fifty Year Storm


Trip-hop
20The New Law
The Fifty Year Storm


Trip-hop
19 Ryan Davis
Particles of Bliss


Tech House
19 Ryan Davis
Particles of Bliss


Tech House
18Portico Quartet
Portico Quartet


Jazz
18Portico Quartet
Portico Quartet


Jazz
17Port St. Willow
Holiday


Indie/ Ambient
17Port St. Willow
Holiday


Indie/ Ambient
16Paco Sala
Ro-Me-Ro


Ambient/ Downtempo
16Paco Sala
Ro-Me-Ro


Ambient/ Downtempo
15 Little Gang
Half of Everything


Alt Rock
15 Little Gang
Half of Everything


Alt Rock
14Kubrick's Cube
Odissey


Electronic
14Kubrick's Cube
Odissey


Electronic
13Kira Kira
Feathermagnetik


Folk/ Classical/ Ambient
13Kira Kira
Feathermagnetik


Folk/ Classical/ Ambient
12Geskia!
Muon


Glitch/ Ambient
12Geskia!
Muon


Glitch/ Ambient
11 Elassar
The Sun We Rise


Chamber Pop
11 Elassar
The Sun We Rise


Chamber Pop
10DJ Food
The Search Engine


Breakbeat
10DJ Food
The Search Engine


Breakbeat
9Desolate
Celestial Light Beings


Dubstep/ Ambient
9Desolate
Celestial Light Beings


Dubstep/ Ambient
8 Biosphere
L'incoronazione di Poppea


Ambient/ Opera
8 Biosphere
L'incoronazione di Poppea


Ambient/ Opera
7 Anklebiter
Raintree


Glitch/ Ambient
7 Anklebiter
Raintree


Glitch/ Ambient
6Anenon
Inner Hue


Ambient/ Downtempo
6Anenon
Inner Hue


Ambient/ Downtempo
5Pepe Deluxe
Queen of the Wave


My favourite 2012 release at this point. I thought the madness would weaken after a while but it just gets better.
5Pepe Deluxe
Queen of the Wave


My favourite 2012 release at this point. I thought the madness would weaken after a while but it just gets better.
4Listening Mirror
Resting in Aspic


Deep, dense, lush ambient to lose yourself in.
4Listening Mirror
Resting in Aspic


Deep, dense, lush ambient to lose yourself in.
3Burial
Kindred


I retract my previous statement that this is better than Untrue, but that doesn't change the fact that it's awesome.
3Burial
Kindred


I retract my previous statement that this is better than Untrue, but that doesn't change the fact that it's awesome.
2Bersarin Quartett
II


Toeing the line between emotional indulgence and just enough restraint to make it socially acceptable to fall in love to.
2Bersarin Quartett
II


Toeing the line between emotional indulgence and just enough restraint to make it socially acceptable to fall in love to.
1Amon Tobin
Amon Tobin


We are not worthy.
1Amon Tobin
Amon Tobin


We are not worthy.
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