Top-50 Albums of 2012

It’s been another year, y’all! So here are my favorite albums from this past year! It’s been fun doing reviews for you on the regular, and I plan to continue into 2013. Thanks for liking, commenting, watching, and believing.

Here is a YouTube playlist of music from these 50 albums.

Top-15 EPs of 2012

Here is a YouTube playlist where you can hear music from all of these EPs.

Favorite Albums of 2011

1. Fleet Foxes- Helplessness Blues
2. Death Grips- Exmilitary
3. Battles- Gloss Drop
4. Shabazz Palaces- Black Up
5. PJ Harvey- Let England Shake
6. Big K.R.I.T.- Returnof4eva
7. La Dispute- Wildlife
8. Liturgy- Aesthethica
9. Nicolas Jaar- Space Is Only Noise
10. Kendrick Lamar- Section.80
11. Africa Hitech- 93 Million Miles
12. Danny Brown- XXX
13. James Blake- James Blake
14. St. Vincent- Strange Mercy
15. Disma- Towards the Megalith
16. Iceage- New Brigade
17. Tim Hecker- Ravedeath, 1972
18. Colin Stetson- New History Warfare Vol. 2: Judges
19. Cormorant- Dwellings
20. Destroyer- Kaputt
21. Chelsea Wolfe- Ἀποκάλυψις
22. Crystal Stilts- In Love With Oblivion
23. BADBADNOTGOOD- BBNG
24. Oneohtrix Point Never- Replica
25. SBTRKT- SBTRKT
26. Giles Corey- Giles Corey
27. Matana Roberts- Coin Coin Chapter One: Gens de Couleur Libres
28. Andrew Jackson Jihad- Knife Man
29. Timber Timbre- Creep On Creepin’ On
30. The Log.Os- λόγος
31. Vektor- Outer Isolation
32. Thundercat- The Golden Age of Apocalypse
33. The Roots- Undun
34. Veronica Falls- Veronica Falls
35. Shlohmo- Bad Vibes
36. ASAP Rocky- LiveLoveA$AP
37. Havok- Time Is Up
38. Holy Ghost!- Holy Ghost!
39. Toxic Holocaust- Conjure and Command
40. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart- Belong
41. Wormrot- Dirge
42. Rustie- Glass Swords
43. Dumbo Gets Mad- Elephants at the Door
44. Milo- I Wish My Brother Rob Was Here
45. Reks- R.E.K.S.
46. The Beastie Boys- The Hot Sauce Committee Pt. 2
47. Mogwai- Hardcore Will Never Die, but You Will
48. Cunninlynguists- Oneirology
49. Craft Spells- Idle Labor
50. Little Dragon- Ritual Union

Favorite Singles of 2011

1. Fleet Foxes- Helplessness Blues
2. Death Grips- Takyon (Death Yon)
3. James Blake- The Wilhelm Scream
4. PJ Harvey- The Words that Maketh Murder
5. Shabazz Palaces- Swerve… the reeping of all that is worthwhile (Noir not withstanding)
6. Holy Ghost!- Do It Again
7. Bon Iver- Holocene
8. Battles- Ice Cream
9. Liturgy- Returner
10. Africa Hitech- Out In the Streets
11. Kendrick Lamar- HiiiPower
12. Active Child- Playing House ft. How to Dress Well
13. Timber Timbre- Black Water
14. The Roots- Make My
15. La Dispute- King Park
16. John Maus- Believer
17. Macklemore x Ryan Lewis- Wings
18. Reks- 25th Hour
19. Big K.R.I.T.- Dreamin’
20. Cunninlynguists- Hard As They Come ft. Freddie Gibbs
21. Crystal Stilts- Shake the Shackles
22. Foo Fighters- Walk
23. Smith Westerns- Weekend
24. Theophilus London- Flying Overseas
25. SBTRKT- Wildfire
26. St. Vincent- Surgeon
27. Rustie- Ultra Thizz
28. TV On the Radio- Will Do
29. Radiohead- The Daily Mail
30. Metronomy- The Look
31. Rival Sons- Pressure and Time
32. Kate Bush- Wildman
33. Wild Flag- Future Crimes
34. Das Racist- Michael Jackson
35. Veronica Falls- Bad Feeling
36. The Horrors- Still Life
37. Craft Spells- After the Moment
38. Nas- Nasty
39. The Pains of Being Pure at Heart- Belong
40. Fucked Up- Queen of Hearts
41. Little Dragon- Nightlight
42. Colin Stetson- The Righteous Wrath of an Honorable Man
43. Gotye- Somebody That I Used To Know
44. Beastie Boys- Make Some Noise
45. M83- Midnight City
46. Tyler, The Creator- Yonkers
47. Purity Ring- Belispeak
48. Wild Beasts- Reach A Bit Further
49. Balkans- Edita V
50. The Drums- Money

Favorite EPs of 2011

1. Nicolas Jaar- Don’t Break My Love
2. Clams Casino- Rainforest
3. Valentin Stip- Anytime Will Do
4. Theophilus London- Lover’s Holiday
5. Oblivionized- Abhorrent Evolution
6. Hudson Mohawke- Satin Panthers
7. Cynic- Carbon-Based Anatomy
8. BADBADNOTGOOD- EP
9. Robin Pecknold- Three Songs
10. King Krule- King Krule

Favorite Music Videos of 2011

1. Macklemore x Ryan Lewis- Wings
2. St. Vincent- Cruel
3. Is Tropical- The Greeks
4. Battles- My Machines
5. Coma Cinema- Blue Suicide
6. James Blake- The Wilhelm Scream
7. Mastodon- Deathbound
8. Tyler, The Creator- Yonkers
9. M83- Midnight City
10. tUnE-yArDs- Bizness
11. Mr. Muthafuckin’ eXquire- The Last Huzzah! (feat. Despot, Das Racist, Danny Brown & El-P)
12. Times New Viking- No Room To Live
13. Radiohead- Lotus Flower
14. Maps & Atlases- Israeli Caves
15. Holy Ghost!- Wait and See
16. The Rural Alberta Advantage- Stamp
17. SBTRKT- Wildfire
18. Craft Spells- Your Tomb
19. Foo Fighters- White Limo
20. Liturgy- Returner