Best Albums of 2012: version 2.0

Best Albums of 2012
Version 2.0 2.1 (January-June)
For previous years see
LPs
  1. Japandroids – Celebration Rock
  2. Shearwater – Animal Joy
  3. Damien Jurado – Maraqopa
  4. Dr. Dog – Be the Void 
  5. John K. Samson – Provincial 
  6. Gift of Gab – The Next Logical Progression
  7. Ben Kweller – Go Fly a Kite 
  8. Father John Misty – Fear Fun
  9. Andrew Bird – Break it Yourself 
  10. Bahamas – Barchords 
  11. fun. – Some Nights 
  12. Rocky Votolato – Television of Saints
  13. Dent May – Do Things 
  14. Sigur Ros – Valtari
  15. The Lumineers – The Lumineers 
  16. Matt Pryor – May Day 
  17. Matt Pryor – Still There’s a Light 
  18. Beach House – Bloom
  19. Sun Kil Moon – Among the Leaves 
  20. Brendan Benson – What Kind of World
  21. Great Lake Swimmers – New Wild Everywhere
  22. James Vincent McMorrow – Early in the Morning
  23. Craig Finn – Clear Heart Full Eyes
  24. Jack White – Blunderbuss
  25. For all the Girls (Drew Danburry) – For all the Girls
  26. Lyrics Born – Lyrics Born Variety Show: Season 5
  27. Rufus Wainwright – Out of the Game 
  28. Galactic – Carnivale Electricos
  29. Fanfarlo – Rooms Filled with Light

    EPs
    1. RA Scion – Beg, Borrow, Steal [Free EP]
    2. Damien Jurado – Maraqopa Sessions Blue/Red/Yellow 3×7″ series
    3. Rocky Votolato – The Let Go EP  
    4. Josh Ritter – Bringing in the Darlings
    5. Sam Means – Nona 
    6. Less than Jake – Seasons Greetings 

      Singles / 7 inches / Misc
      1. Iron & Wine – One More Try [single] b/t Trouble
      2. Blue Scholars – May Day [single]
      3. Jeremy Enigk – Last Rights [Damien Jurado cover] [Free Download from Seattle Times]
      4. Andrew Bird – The Crown Salesman [single] b/t So Much Wine
      5. Bon Iver – Towers [single] b/t Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)
      6. Cold War Kids – Minimum Day [single]
      7. Beach House – Lazuli [single] b/t Equal Mind

      Best Albums of 2012: version 1.0

      Best Albums of 2012
      Version 1.0 (January-March)
      For previous years see
      LPs
      1. Shearwater – Animal Joy
      2. Damien Jurado – Maraqopa
      3. Dr. Dog – Be the Void
      4. Andrew Bird – Break it Yourself
      5. Gift of Gab – The Next Logical Progression
      6. fun. – Some Nights
      7. John K. Samson – Provincial
      8. Father John Misty – Fear Fun
      9. Ben Kweller – Go Fly a Kite
      10. Rocky Votolato – Television of Saints
      11. Matt Pryor – May Day 
      12. Matt Pryor – Still There’s a Light 
      13. Great Lake Swimmers – New Wild Everywhere
      14. Beach House – Bloom
      15. Craig Finn – Clear Heart Full Eyes
      16. For all the Girls (Drew Danburry) – For all the Girls
      17. Lyrics Born – Lyrics Born Variety Show: Season 5
      18. Galactic – Carnivale Electricos
      19. Fanfarlo – Rooms Filled with Light

        EPs
        1. RA Scion – Beg, Borrow, Steal [Free EP]
        2. Damien Jurado – Maraqopa Sessions Blue/Red/Yellow 3×7″ series
        3. Rocky Votolato – The Let Go EP  
        4. Josh Ritter – Bringing in the Darlings
        5. Less than Jake – Seasons Greetings 

          Singles / 7 inches / Misc
          1. Jeremy Enigk – Last Rights [Damien Jurado cover] [Free Download from Seattle Times]
          2. Andrew Bird – The Crown Salesman [single] b/t So Much Wine
          3. Bon Iver – Towers [single] b/t Bruised Orange (Chain of Sorrow)
          4. Cold War Kids – Minimum Day [single]