Brian’s Top Albums/Songs 2012

December 22, 2012 No comments
Written by Brian Vendiola

Top 10 Albums

10. Wild Nothing – Nocturne

9. Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory

8. Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan

7. Beach House – Bloom

6. Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse

5. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d city

4. Frank Ocean – Channel Orange

3. Grizzly Bear – Shields

2. Tame Impala – Lonerism

1. Death Grips – The Money Store/No Love Deep Web

Honorable Mentions

Daniel Rossen – Silent Hour / Golden Mile EP

Twin Shadow – Confess

Grimes – Visions

Chairlift – Something

Daughn Gibson – All Hell

Mac DeMarco – 2

Metz – S/T

These are my favourite songs of 2012. I decided to choose one song per album/EP/what-have-you (or else I would’ve just listed the whole album). Put these songs in a playlist and enjoy the best 2012 jams. They’re in no particular order:

Animal Collective – Honeycomb 

Beach House – Lazuli 

Chairlift – Sidewalk Safari 

Chromatics – Kill For Love 

Cloud Nothings – Separation 

Daniel Rossen – Golden Mile 

Daughn Gibson – Tiffany Lou 

David Byrne & St. Vincent – Weekend In The Dust 

Death Grips – The Fever (Aye Aye) 

Death Grips – Hunger Games 

Death Grips – True Vulture 

DIIV – How Long Have You Known? 

Dirty Projectors – Swing Lo Magellan 

Eternal Summers – Millions 

Fiona Apple – Every Single Night 

Frank Ocean – Forest Gump 

Gorillaz – Do Ya Thing

Grimes – Genesis 

Grizzly Bear – Sun In Your Eyes 

Jacques Greene – Ready 

Japandroids – The House That Heaven Built 

Jessie Ware – Sweet Talk 

Kendrick Lamar – Poetic Justice 

Kool A.D – Manny Pacquiao 

Le1f – Wut 

Lower Dens – Brains 

Mac DeMarco – Ode to Viceroy 

Majical Clouds – What That Was 

Mouse On Mars – Polaroyced 

Passion Pit – Carried Away 

Purity Ring – Fine Shrine

The Shins – Simple Song 

Sky Ferreira – Everything Is Embarassing 

Tame Impala – Music To Walk Home By 

Twin Shadow – When The Movie’s Over 

Ty Segall Band – Wave Goodbye 

Wild Nothing – Paradise 

Wilis Earl Beal – Take Me Away 

 

 

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