End of the Year 2012 List

Top Album of 2012

  1. Title Fight – Floral Green
  2. Every Time I Die – Ex Lives
  3. The Chariot- One Wing
  4. Basement- Colourmeinkindness
  5. Anthony Green- Beautiful Things
  6. Minus The Bear- Infinity Overhead
  7. Circa Survive- Violent Waves
  8. Converge- All We Love We Leave Behind
  9. Enter Shikari- A Flashflood of Colour
  10. Make Do and Mend- Everything You Ever Loved
  11. The Neighbourhood- I’m  Sorry…
  12. Balance And Composure- 7” Acoustic
  13. The Ghost Inside – Get What You Give
  14. Sithu Aye- Isles EP


Albums That Hit Home for Me Overall (released any year)

  1. Title Fight – Floral Green
  2. Vampire Weekend – Contra
  3. Phantogram – Eyelid Movies
  4. The Chariot – Long Live
  5. Every Time I Die – Ex Lives
  6. Basement- Colourmeinkindness
  7. Anthony Green- Avalon
  8. Radiohead- Hail To The Thief
  9. The Neighbourhood- I’m  Sorry…
  10. Balance And Composure- 7” Acoustic
  11. La Dispute- Wildlife
  12. Balance And Composure- Separation
  13. Title Fight- Shed
  14. Title Fight- The Last Thing You Forget
  15. Every Time I Die- Gutter Phenomenon
  16. Every Time I Die- New Junk Aesthetic
  17. Touche Amore- Parting The Sea Between Brightness And Me
  18. Touche Amore/La Dispute split- Searching For A Pulse/The Worth of the World
  19. The Ghost Inside – Get What You Give

Top Songs 2012 (Released in 2012)

  1. Lefty by Title Fight
  2. Typical Miracle by Every Time I Die
  3. Sweater Weather by The Neighbourhood
  4. Covet by Basement
  5. Leaf by Title Fight
  6. Holy Book of Dilemma by Every Time I Die
  7. Head In The Ceiling Fan by Title Fight
  8. One Love by Anthony Green ft. Nate Ruess
  9. Lines by Big Boi ft. Phantogram
  10. Breakers by Local Natives
  11. Disassemble by Make Do and Mend

Top Songs in 2012 Overall

  1. Safe In Your Skin by Title Fight
  2. Where Am I? by Title Fight
  3. No Son of Mine by Every Time I Die
  4. Fitter. Happier by Radiohead
  5. Castle Builders by La Dispute
  6. Sweater Weather by The Neighbourhood
  7. Covet by Basement
  8. Le Prologue by letlive
  9. The Most Beautiful Bitter Fruit by La Dispute
  10. Guitarred And Feathered by Every Time I Die
  11. The City by The Chariot
  12. Nightlife by Phantogram
  13. Dreamcatchers by Title Fight
  14. Emergency Broadcasting System by Every Time I Die
  15. And Shot Each Other by The Chariot
  16. Your Screen Door by Title Fight
  17. You’re A Liar by Jamie Rhoden

Artist/Band of the Year

  1. Every Time I Die
  2. Title Fight
  3. Basement
  4. The Neighbourhood
  5. Balance And Composure
  6. La Dispute
  7. Anthony Green
  8. Phantogram
  9. Radiohead
  10. The Ghost Inside
  11. Touche Amore
  12. Circa Survive

Artists/Bands to see Big things From in 2013

  1. Balance And Composure
  2. Local Natives
  3. La Dispute
  4. Brand New
  5. Phantogram
  6. Mansions
  7. Every Time I Die
  8. Title Fight
  9. Tyler, The Creator
  10. Earl Sweatshirt
  11. Justin Timberlake
  12. The Neighborhood

Albums I Need More Time with 2012

  1. Bad Books – II
  2. Circa Survive – Violent Waves
  3. Big Boi- Vicious Lies and Dangerous Rumors
  4. Hostage Calm- Please Remain Calm
  5. Now, Now- Threads
  6. Frank Ocean- Channel Orange
  7. Happy Body Slow Brain – Sleepy EP
  8. Metric- Synthetica
  9. Maps And Atlases- Beware and Be Grateful
  10. Mixtapes- Even On The Worst Nights

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