Year-End Lists

Notable, browsable lists of the year's best music, movies, books, and TV shows. Year-end lists are fingerprints; aggregate statistics are smudges. Therefore, we make no tallies. Follow the link for each list to see essential commentary from its authors, at the source.

Filter: Top 20 Albums of 2012

04 December 2012

Filter Magazine: Top 20 Albums of 2012

[see also 2011]

  1. Tame ImpalaLonerism
  2. Frank OceanChannel Orange
  3. GrimesVisions
  4. Kendrick Lamargood kid, m.A.A.d city
  5. Diamond RugsDiamond Rugs
  6. Cat PowerSun
  7. Mumford & SonsBabel
  8. Godspeed You! Black Emperor‘Allelujah! Don’t Bend! Ascend!
  9. Niki & The DoveInstinct
  10. Beach HouseBloom
  11. Miike SnowHappy to You
  12. LiarsWixiw
  13. Sigur RósValtari
  14. DiivOshin
  15. Father John MistyFear Fun
  16. ChromaticsKill for Love
  17. Fiona AppleThe Idler Wheel…
  18. Flying LotusUntil the Quiet Comes
  19. Jack WhiteBlunderbuss
  20. The xxCoexist