The Keystone Politics Top 10 Albums of the Year

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Trolling one’s own blog is a basic human right, so I’m going to have to interrupt the political blogging with my 10 favorite albums of the year. 2012 was a pretty excellent year for music I like, and it was unusually hard to narrow it down to 10 favorites, so I’ve included an extended list of the top 25.

In no particular order:

1. Shigeto – Lineage
2. Frank Ocean – channel ORANGE
3. Ty Segall Band – Slaughterhouse
4. The Alchemist – Russian Roulette
5. Union – Analogtronics
6. Blu & Exile – Give Me My Flowers While I Can Still Smell Them
7. Mount Eerie – Ocean Roar
8. Kendrick Lamar – good kid, m.A.A.d. city
9. Tame Impala – Lonerism
10. Heavenly Beat – Talent

Runners up:

11. Diiv – Oshin
12. Jonti – Sine & Moon
13. Daughn Gibson – All Hell
14. Teen Daze – All of Us, Together
15. Teengirl Fantasy – Tracer
16. Kaki King – Glow
17. House Shoes – Let It Go
18. Metz – Metz
19. Jeremiah Jae – Raw Money Raps
20. Roc Marciano – Reloaded
21. Oddisee – People Hear What They See
22. Beach House – Bloom
23. Sharon Van Etten – Tramp
24. Tycho – Dive
25. Domo Genesis x The Alchemist – No Idols mixtape

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2 Responses to The Keystone Politics Top 10 Albums of the Year

  1. Jake Sternberger says:

    As a Contributing Writer, I want it to be known that this list does not reflect my Top 10 albums of the year. All of my top albums of 2012 are from 1987.
    1. Document – R.E.M.
    2. Kiss Me, Kiss Me, Kiss Me – The Cure
    3. Whitney – Whitney Houston
    4. Faith – George Michael
    5. Come on Pilgrims – Pixies
    6. Whitesnake – Whitesnake
    7. Among the Living – Anthrax
    8. Whenever You Need Somebody – Rick Astley
    9. Locust Abortion Technician – Butthole Surfers
    10. Kick – INXS